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Lockheed Martin Senior Computer Systems Architect in Fort Worth, Texas


Lockheed Martin Aeronautics. Be More Than You Can Imagine .

Our customers include both the U.S. Military and international governments and organizations. Our global reach and technical depth offer an endless amount of opportunities for up-and-coming engineers seeking a place to make their mark – or for seasoned engineers seeking their next career challenge. Join us and see where your Lockheed Martin Aeronautics journey will take you!

Seeking computer systems architect with experience in heterogeneous laboratory environments to become a member of the Labs & Technical Services (L&TS) Computer Resources Engineering (CRE) team. Successful candidate will be responsible for technical direction of the F-35 Reprogramming Labs technical design, system development, system hardening, and overall system verification. Candidate will participate in all project phases including proposal development, technical and strategic direction, integration of new technologies, as well as final checkout and delivery.

Detailed responsibilities include:

a. Providing detailed computer and network designs that are compliant with cyber-security and system processing requirements.

b. Generating detailed computer and network design artifacts.

c. Providing network specifications to sub-system suppliers.

d. Evaluating and providing feedback to suppliers on their system and network designs.

e. Establishing and documenting best practices and policies for sustainment of computer systems (i.e. best practices for system backups, mass storage designs, or periods processing).

f. Providing expert IT-related integration skills to augment the L&TS system engineering teams during integration.

Candidates must exhibit excellent problem-solving skills, be a team player, possess excellent communications and interpersonal skills, and be able to adjust work schedule periodically to support program activities.

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access and a Secret clearance updated within the last 5 years to start.

Some travel may be required.

A level 5 employee Typically has 14 - 20 years of professional experience.

What’s In It For You

Our employees play an active role in strengthening the quality of life where we live and work by volunteering more than 850,000 hours annually. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:




•Paid time off

•Work/life balance

•Career development

•Mentorship opportunities

•Rewards & recognition

Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s comprehensive benefits package here.

Fort Worth, TX

This position is in Fort Worth, TX  Discover Fort Worth.

Basic Qualifications:

•Bachelor's degree in a STEM discipline.

•Security+ CE and/or CISSP certification

•System administration experience in supporting/managing various OS platforms such as Linux (SLES and Redhat), MS Windows (desktop and Server), or UNIX (Solaris 9/10).

•Experience in network design, implementation, and troubleshooting.

Desired Skills:

•Advanced understanding of LANs/WANs, demonstgrated through related professional level networking experience.

•CISCO and/or Extreme network switch experience.

•Working knowledge of RMF/JSIG policies and procedures.

•Working knowledge of standard network services (DNS, DHCP, NTP, SNMP, etc)

•Experience with configuring VMs, scripting, C/C++, PERL, Oracle Database, PostgreSQL Database, mariaDB, NetApp Data ONTAP and MS Office applications including VISIO.

•Any additional vendor provided advanced technical training and/or certifications.

•Must be able to provide 2nd and/or 3rd shift and weekend support as required.

•F-35 Program clearances.

•Must be willing to mentor junior-level team members.



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.


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