Lockheed Martin Systems Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Description: This Space Systems Company position is for a

Ground System Engineer as a member of the

Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) team at the

Mission Control Station backup facility at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, CO.

Provides real time, operational support to Air Force

crews and contractor test teams for the operation

and maintenance of system software and equipment

(identifying system problems, trouble shooting, and

correcting both software and hardware failures).

Utilizes strong analytical and troubleshooting

approach / skills as required. Performs software

maintenance support for Linux, AIX, SGI, PC

compatible computers, and associated switching,

network, and communications circuits and equipment.

Provides feedback to Software Depot on software


Provides limited SYBASE system

administration support for multiple system databases.

Provides limited UNIX system administration support.

Participates in software version testing and

evaluation and provides feedback to the development

and test community.

Assists Configuration Management in software upgrades and changes.

Documents all software problems and follows up with

accurate resolution.

Interfaces with Air Force and

contractor personnel to ensure proper operation of

the SBIRS software and hardware and ensures the

timely resolution to problems and/or deficiencies.

Maintain Access Control and works closely with

System Administrators to ensure proper system

operation and that problems are resolved with

minimal downtime.

Provides maintenance and

support for on-going systems, including monitoring of

system performance and data backups.

Identifies source of software problems and determines appropriate solutions. Job requires interfacing with

the customer and contractor engineers concerning

hardware and software installations, and developing

briefings regarding system status and anomaly

resolution on a regular basis.

Must be able to travel.

Shift work required.

Applicants selected will be subject to a government

security investigation and must meet eligibility

requirements for access to classified information.

Basic Qualifications:

General knowledge/skill of UNIX and/or LINUX, basic

knowledge of software scripting

Must be willing and able to work a shift schedule,

which includes weekends and holidays supporting

24/7 operations.

Strong communication skills. Ability

to work as a member of a team in a dynamic


Security Clearance : TS/SCI

Desired Skills:

Satellite Operations experience, C2 System Anomaly

Resolution experience, Satellite Ground Systems

operations experience, experience with SBIRS, DSP,

GEO, HEO, AIX, LINUX, Shell Scripting, Perl, Python.

Strong personal interaction skills.



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.

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