Data Engineer

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Aerospace Corporation
Aerospace, Software, Computer, Java, Python, Object Oriented Programming, Linux, Systems, Apache, SQL
Full Time

Job Description

In an era of dynamic change in space, Aerospace is addressing a generation of complex challenges. We operate the only federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) committed exclusively to the space enterprise. Our technical experts span every discipline of space-related science and engineering. Join our team and thrive in a career that matters to the world and you personally.


The Analytics Software Department develops data analysis pipelines, tools and platforms to enable the full exploitation of historical and streaming data sets for a variety of civil and national security space customers. Do you want to develop data analytics platforms and do innovative work on the open-source data processing frameworks with the ability to intelligently scale? Join us on the Analytics Software Department team in The Aerospace Corporation!

Key Functions

  • Independently evaluates, selects, and applies engineering techniques, procedures and criteria, using judgment in making adaptations and modifications. Assignments typically have specified objectives.
  • Contacts are primarily internal, with infrequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts on routine matters.
  • Works on complex computer science solutions, develop scalable and distributed software systems that require research, awareness, and interactivity.
  • Quickly learns new technical skills to tackle some of technology's greatest challenges.



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from a recognized institution
  • 2 or more years of industry-related experience
  • Experience in building systems using at least two different languages: Java, Python and other programming languages
  • Design of highly scalable web services and distributed systems
  • Proficiency in Object Oriented Programming and at least one of the following languages: Java, Python, Javascript
  • Knowledge of Unix/Linux Operating Systems
  • Experience working with open-source data analytics/data pipeline frameworks in the Apache ecosystem.
  • Knowledge of Microservice architecture
  • Experience with relational databases
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Present project updates to management in order to ensure that project development remains aligned with management vision
  • Must work well in a team environment
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in interdisciplinary teams
  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to adapt to changing organizational need
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance, which is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.

  • Master's degree, further education or experience in engineering, computer science or other technical related fields
  • Experience in leading software development teams
  • Experience in microservice architectures and development
  • Experience with SQL, NoSQL, or time-series databases
  • Experience with data visualization frameworks or development
  • Experience with cloud deployment and management tools
  • Active Secret security clearance

Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you're an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone ator by email at . You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster and the supplement, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

Company Information

A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation. A team that takes pride in our readiness to solve some of the most complex technical challenges in existence. With challenges spanning government to commercial, you’ll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are literally evolving our nation's space and launch capabilities. We all share a common passion and aspiration – to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves. When you join our team, you’ll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game-changing innovators. Are you ready to launch your career?

Dice Id : 90970895
Position Id : R000013
Originally Posted : 3 months ago

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