Lockheed Martin Systems Engineer / Exterior communications / EXCOMM in Marinette, Wisconsin
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The LCS T&E Systems Engineer will perform the following tasks:
Work with the (EXCOMM) Exterior Communication engineers to coordinate LCS EXCOMM T&E activities including planning, documentation, test procedures & execution of shipboard installation, configuration, testing, debug, trials, & certification, for the EXCOMMs.
-Implement the EXCOMM test strategy & schedule, integrated with the ship production, HM&E, cable, navigation, and combat systems test schedules.
-Work with the Weapons and C2 engineers to coordinate LCS C2 T&E activities including planning, documentation, test procedures & execution of shipboard installation, configuration, testing, debug, trials, & certification, for the weapons-sensor systems onboard LCS Freedom class ships.
-Perform the required setup, configuration, and verification of EXCOMM interfaces, including timing inputs, RF distribution and test, coordinating with other LM teams (design, implementation), vendors, and government as required.
-Perform the required setup, configuration, and verification of Weapons and Sensors, to include their Combat System interfaces with other LM teams (design, implementation), vendors, and government as required.
-Work with the Navigation engineers to coordinate LCS navigation T&E activities including planning, documentation, & execution of shipboard installation, testing, trials, & certification, for the ship
-Work with the (TSCE) Total Ships Computing Environment engineers to coordinate LCS TSCE T&E activities including planning, documentation, & execution of shipboard installation, testing, trials, & certification, for the shipTSCE systems.
Working knowledge of the ARC-210, PRC-117, PRC-150, Mini-DAMA, DMR, SHF, Power Amplifiers, MM-7000 TACAN, LINK-16, TCDL, Maritime Radios, EPIRBs is preferred
Working knowledge of the associated system antennas, to include RF knowledge, RF/Antenna Testing (VSWR, Insertion Loss, DTF, Power Out, SINAD and Phase Matching) is preferred.
-Support Stage 4-7 testing for other areas dependent on or affected by EXCOMMs, Wepaons/C2, Navigation and TSCE.
Identify, communicate, and coordinate problems and deficiencies impacting Mission systems equipment installation and test, and develop and support mitigation strategies as appropriate.
- Assist to coordinate the development & documentation of daily test plans & status to manage & track test dependencies & progress.
-Support Trials planning & conduct with the shipyard and LM teams for Missions Systems area. Support underway test events and subsequent trial card resolution as required.
Ability to work overtime as required.
Desired Skills: Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, concentrations in Electromagnetics or Communications preferred
Knowledge of communications systems (design, implementation, debug, test), certification processes (IATO, ATO, Frequency Allocations, etc.), basic networking knowledge, and network support of associated systems
Ability to coordinate production, vendors, and outside agencies for required installation, light-off, test, and support of major milestones.
Ability to research design and implementation issues, read and translate drawings, and communicate implementation approaches and deficiencies.
Ability to perform analysis and studies in depth, make professional presentations, and keep up with technical advancements in above areas.
KEYMAT/CRYPTO loading preferred
Basic knowledge of systems implementation and integration, including planning, scheduling, and resolving dependencies.
Basic experience planning, coordinating, and executing complex projects, including all technical, schedule, and budget aspects.
Communication skills required for effective interface with management, ship constructor, vendors, and the customer on complex program and technical aspects and issues.
Able to work independently and unsupervised, self-starter, motivated, work well with multiple teams, including military customer and US Navy crew.
Analytical skills to effectively track, manage, and status multiple technical and construction items and issues.
CCI/COMSEC familiarization required
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