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Data Processing Engineer

at Lockheed Martin Corporation

Posted: 10/16/2019
Job Reference #: 520261

Job Description

Req ID

LMCareers Business Unit

Work Schedule
FLEX9x80A-Friday off in 2nd week w/flex hrs/day

Security Clearance



Business Area
Aeronautics Company

6G4P00:PD Flight Test

Relocation/Housing Stipend Available

Job Code/Title
E1382:Electronics Engineer

Job Class
Electronics Engineering

Job Category
Experienced Professional


Industry Job Title
Data Processing Engineer

Req Type

Job Description
Lockheed Martin’s Advanced Development Program is looking for someone to join the historic Skunk Works™ as a flight test data processing engineer. The candidate will be responsible for all aspects of system administration, implementation, and operations for assigned programs in Palmdale.

The candidate will interface with personnel in the development of data and system requirements, designs and installation. Works with instrumentation engineers to identify data processing needs and identify cost-saving solutions. The candidate must have strong analytical and troubleshooting skills and be able to work independently. Occasional extended hours and weekends are required.
The position will be responsible for ensuring data quality and that appropriate metrics are in place and utilized to support quality data products.

Tasks include:
• Receive, process and troubleshoot IRIG 106 formatted data products per established processes
• Coordinate with Instrumentation Engineering, Operations Engineering, IT administration, and leadership on issues, status and capabilities
• Diagnosis and resolution of problems encountered in the recovery of test data
• Support IT assignments as required

At this level the successful candidate will expected to be familiar with the data processing field and be familiar with server system administration and desktop support. The candidate will continue actively work to expand his or her knowledge of the discipline and of specific tasking.

The applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. This position requires an active Secret security clearance.

Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. This position requires occasional travel and odd-shift work.

Basic Qualifications
• Experience with designing and implementing solutions
• Experience with troubleshooting missing data and malfunctioning network systems
• Experience with Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and Outlook

Desired skills
The ideal candidate possesses:
• Experience with IT infrastructure operations, computer networking, and/or software programming concepts
• Experience in data processing and network system administration
• Capability to develop, test, and troubleshoot data processing algorithms for aircraft data
• Programming in C/C++
• Security+ certification
• Subject Matter Expert in data collection systems
• Experience working with the LM application Common Data Processing
• Experience with installation of Network Server systems for data processing
• Experience working in flight test
• Hardware and/or software programming experience
• Understanding of IRIG 106
• Experience with various instrumentation vendors hardware and software
• Symvionics IADS (Interactive Analysis and Display System) use and programming
• Experience with and/or knowledge of working with communications protocols, specifically Fibre Channel, MIL-STD-1553, IEE-1394, CAIS Bus (Common Airborne Instrumentation System Bus), RS-485
• Demonstrated ability to develop and implement process improvement initiatives
• Excellent communication skills
• Bachelor's degree in relevant field (electrical engineering, computer engineering, mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, computer science, etc.)





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.

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.

City, State
Palmdale, CA