Flight Software Architect

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Aerospace Corporation
Aerospace, Development, Engineering
Full Time

Job Description

The Aerospace Corporation is the trusted partner to the nation's space programs, solving the hardest problems and providing unmatched technical expertise. As the operator of a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC), we are broadly engaged across all aspects of space- delivering innovative solutions that span satellite, launch, ground, and cyber systems for defense, civil and commercial customers. When you join our team, you'll be part of a special collection of problem solvers, thought leaders, and innovators. Join us and take your place in space.

At Aerospace, we are committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace for all employees to share in our common passion and aspiration - to carry out a mission much bigger than ourselves.

You will partner with the Government to ensure mission success of the Space Force Development Corps to develop, acquire and deploy Next generation Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) space assets that defend against, defeat, and deter adversary behavior in space. As the Next Generation OPIR Block 0 space flight software engineer, your primary responsibilities will be to provide direction and oversight of the development, integration, and testing of the NG OPIR software portfolio. You will be a critical resource in the discovery and implementation of SMC 2.0 and acceleration of assets to orbit.

What You'll Be Doing
  • Deliver supplying sound, coordinated, and straightforward technical information to aid government decisions
  • Monitor, assess and report progress contractor design/build/test/integration status
  • Support cost, schedule and technical risk assessments
  • Work with directly with government military and civil personnel and contractors
  • Oversee and execute Engineering & Technology Group (ETG) activities assessing the flight software development requirements, design feasibility, and engineering and design reviews

What You Need to be Successful

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in an applicable field
  • 12 or more years of applicable experience
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with customers, contractors, other FFRDC and SETA personnel
  • Ability to effectively present technical material to senior DoD and other US government officials
  • Active Secret security clearance with ability to obtain Top Secret/SCI which is issued by the US government. U.S citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance
  • Some travel is required

How You Can Stand Out

It would be impressive if you have one or more of these:
  • Advanced degree in electrical engineering
  • Experience with commercial or military analog and digital space electronics design processes
  • Familiarity with major space system development
  • Active Top Secret/SCI security clearance preferred

We are all unique, from diverse backgrounds and all walks of life, yet one thing bonds all of us to each other-the belief that we can make a difference. This core belief empowers us to do our best work at The Aerospace Corporation.

Ways We Reward Our Employees

During your interview process, our team will provide details of our industry-leading benefits.

Benefits vary and are applicable based on Job Type. A few highlights include:
  • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans
  • Paid holidays, sick time, and vacation
  • Standard and alternate work schedules, including telework options
  • 401(k) Plan - Employees receive a total company-paid benefit of 8%, 10%, or 12% of eligible compensation based on years of service and matching contributions; employees are immediately eligible and vested in the plan upon hire
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Variable pay program for exceptional contributions
  • Relocation assistance
  • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career
  • Education assistance programs
  • An inclusive work environment built on teamwork, flexibility, and respect

We are all unique, from diverse backgrounds and all walks of life, yet one thing bonds all of us to each other-the belief that we can make a difference. This core belief empowers us to do our best work at The Aerospace Corporation.

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 at 310.336.5432 or by email at ieo.mailbox@aero.org. You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law 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 : R002004
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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