27 days old

Satellite Systems Engineer

Lockheed Martin
Colorado Springs, CO
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This is a Lockheed Martin Space position on the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) Site Activation Team (SAT) / Mission Control Team (MCT) at Schriever AFB (SAFB) in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The AEHF Program develops and fields a constellation of geo-synchronous satellites to provide worldwide, secure, survivable, protected communications to Milstar and AEHF users. The AEHF SAT/MCT is responsible for conducting AEHF satellite launch readiness planning, and will perform console operations during launch, orbit raising, payload activation, and on-orbit test using Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN) ground system resources and the AEHF Command and Control System - Consolidated (CCS-C) ground system

This is an AEHF Operations Controller 2 (OC2) position as part of the on-console real-time support to the AEHF MCT launch and orbit raising operations team. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: provide technical support of AEHF spacecraft operations by successfully completing the MCT training program and achieving OC2 certification; perform all tasks associated with 24/7 on-console satellite operations; perform satellite operations planning and scheduling; plan and execute AEHF real-time operations pass plans; monitor and analyze spacecraft telemetry data; support launch readiness events; build and verify satellite commands; develop satellite commanding procedures; and develop telemetry display definitions.

Work shift: Normal day-time shift hours during readiness planning and training activities, but will require off-shift and weekend support during exercises, rehearsals, and the multi-month period (~7 months) of Launch/Orbit Raising/Test operations

Required Skills/Education: Associates or Bachelors degree and 2 years of satellite-related experience required. Relevant military experience can be substituted for degree

Basic Qualifications
Demonstrated technical ability to learn in detail the AEHF satellite subsystems.
Demonstrated technical ability to perform AEHF on-orbit satellite operations
Demonstrated teamwork, communications, and inter-personal skills
Ability to receive a DoD Interim Secret or DoD Secret clearance prior to start
Must be able to work off shifts and weekends

Desired skills
Demonstrated experience performing launch or on-orbit satellite operations
Demonstrated experience analyzing satellite telemetry data
Demonstrated experience with MILSATCOM CCS-C or other C2 ground systems
Demonstrated experience with the AFSCN
Software and/or tool development experience
Active DoD Secret or Top Secret

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Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status

Job Location(s): Colorado Springs Colorado

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