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Lockheed Martin Satellite Systems Engineer in Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Description: The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.

At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing people are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems. Our culture encourages employees to dream big, perform with excellence and create incredible products. We provide the resources, inspiration and focus and if you have the passion and courage to dream big, we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

In this role as a Satellite Systems Engineer you will have the opportunity to conduct mission/program-specific operations during readiness, execution, and evaluation phases. You will develop detailed plans and procedures to provide maximum mission support in areas such as orbit dynamics and performance analysis, provide technical direction for mission support, plan for critical activities, and provide alternate operating techniques. You will have the opportunity to work with different organizations and sites to implement various efforts across the IC. This includes resiliency test and tactics development as well as ops development.

During the initial training period, the successful candidate will learn the system and may concurrently support tools creation, data analysis, and maintenance.

This Position requires the completion of a formal training program and certification to perform duties.

This position will require 24x7 rotating shift in support of program activities.

No clearance required prior to start however a TS/SCI with adjudicated polygraph will be required for this position.

Basic Qualifications:

• Experience or understanding of spacecraft operations

• Experience supporting critical operations

• Experience in any of these Engineering functions:

o System integration

o Planning

o Software testing

o System modeling or analysis

Desired Skills:

• Experience with astrodynamics and orbital mechanics including classical orbital (Keplerian) elements

• Understanding of Satellite maneuver tools/techniques

• STK/orbital analysis program experience

• Microsoft Office proficiency (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint)

• Matrix mathematics, vector analysis, and an understanding of physics

• Knowledge of feedback control and classic mechanics

• Knowledge of basic coding skills in one or more programming language

• Experience with MATLAB, SQL, HTML, Python, UNIX/Linux

• Experience establishing customer intimacy

• Problem solving, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work across sites

Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.

Clearance Level: TS/SCI w/Poly

Other Important Information You Should Know

Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.

Ability to Work Remotely: Onsite Full-time: The work associated with this position will be performed onsite at a designated Lockheed Martin facility.

Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.

Schedule for this Position: Rotating 40 hour week as assigned by leader

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.

The application window will close in 90 days; applicants are encouraged to apply within 5 - 30 days of the requisition posting date in order to receive optimal consideration.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Business Unit: SPACE

Relocation Available: Possible

Career Area: Systems Engineering: Other

Type: Full-Time

Shift: Multiple shifts available