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E1072:Software Engineer
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How would you like to say you helped the first humans step foot on the red planet? NASA is sending humans to Mars and Lockheed Martin Space Systems is building the spacecraft that will take them there. We need the best engineers on our team to ensure mission success. Think you have the skills? Come work on the Orion team that builds software for the next generation of human space flight vehicles.

This opening is for a Software Engineer for the NASA Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (Orion MPCV) Program supporting Orion Software Integrated Product Team (IPT).

The core responsibility of this role is to develop and test software for the Guidance, Navigation, Controls and Propulsion system on the Orion MPCV. Experience with C/C++ in an embedded environment is a must. Familiarity with the software development lifecycle and the ability to apply good coding standards and style is highly desired. Familiar with IBM Rhapsody, Linux System, real time embedded programming and python is a plus. The candidate should be driven, self managed, must have excellent oral and written communication skills and an ability to work effectively in a rapid paced, team environment.

Want to learn more about Orion – see our links below
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– Fun facts: What flew on Orion’s maiden voyage? (Hint: All kinds of things!)

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or closely related technical field with 2 years of software engineering/development experience or 0 years with a Masters degree.

Proficiency with C / C++

Experience utilizing an integrated development environment (IDE)

Python / Scripting Experience

Linux / Unix Experience

A demonstrated interest and ability to learn new tools and technologies and successfully leverage those to successfully complete projects in a timely manner is required.

Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing is required.

The ability to work well in a team environment and independently is required.

Desired skills
IBM Rhapsody / Model Driven development
Perforce and an understanding of Software Control Management
Green Hills Integrity / Embedded programming
Guidance, Navigation and Control a plus
Propulsion knowledge/experience a plus
General Orion experience a plus
JIRA / Agile Methodology

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.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow.

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): Houston Colorado, Houston Texas
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9x80A-9,9,9,9,8 hrs/d in wk1, /9,9,9,9,off in wk2
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Houston, Littleton