Mission Development & Integration/Data Transport Engineering

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Aerospace Corporation
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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.

We remain committed to maintaining a safe environment for hiring as we look forward to the future of work. Click here for information on Aerospace's COVID-19 directives and safety procedures implemented to keep our workplace safe.

Mission Development & Integration Directorate/Data Transport Engineering within the Enterprise Ground and Operations Division is seeking an experienced Project Engineer/Sr. Project Engineer to assist Space Systems Command (SSC) in the acquisition and fielding of ground antenna network command and control, antenna development and integration, and network transport systems. You will help transition the Space Force to a modernized, secure, and resilient Enterprise ground architecture.

What You'll Be Doing
  • Leading and assisting acquisition, development, and integration of ground antenna network systems while providing objective input to strategies, plans, risks, and issues
  • Working across the Directorate and Division to integrate evolving capabilities across systems to ensure resilient and secure command and control from satellite operations centers to hybrid antenna networks via various ground communications networks
  • Assisting and advising the SSC customer utilizing systems engineering, systems development, integration and testing expertise, and analytic capability to include architecture modeling and simulation
  • Participating in architectural trades and assessments for validation of technical solutions and operational concepts and to ensure functional and performance requirements and objectives can be satisfied
  • Reviewing program roadmaps and strategies to identify development gaps and provide recommendations for resolution
  • Participating in lifecycle readiness activities, program acquisitions, contract execution assessments, and assist with innovative acquisition strategies

What You Need to be Successful - Project Engineer

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, or a related technical discipline
  • Experience in systems engineering and integration of ground systems
  • Experience working with mixed government, SETA, and FFRDC teams in systems engineering projects and tasks
  • Experience with the elements and processes associated with a government system acquisition lifecycle
  • Familiarity with various types of ground antenna networks and communications network transport technologies
  • A minimum of 8 years of related experience
  • Willing to travel approximately 10% of the time
  • This position requires Secret clearance with ability to obtain and maintain TS/SCI clearance, which is issued by the US government. U.S citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance

What You Need to be Successful - Senior Project Engineer

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, or a related technical field
  • Experience leading technical teams in the investigation and analysis of key ground system technologies
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively assess and recommend incorporating modern ground technologies into future ground architectures
  • Experience working with mixed government, SETA, and FFRDC teams in architecture, strategy, and systems engineering projects and tasks
  • Experience with the elements and processes associated with a government system acquisition lifecycle
  • Familiarity with various types of ground antenna networks and communications network transport technologies
  • A minimum of 12 years of related experience
  • Willing to travel approximately 10% of the time
  • This position requires Secret clearance with ability to obtain and maintain TS/SCI clearance, which is issued by the US government. U.S citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance

How You Can Stand Out

It would be impressive if you have one or more of these:
  • Advanced academic degree in systems engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, computer engineering, or a related engineering or scientific field
  • Strong working knowledge of ground system architectures, especially antenna networks, and advanced communications network transport technologies
  • Experience prototyping key ground system technologies
  • Experience integrating across multiple disparate ground communications systems
  • Experience with satellite operations command and control systems
  • Experience with cloud computing and service-oriented architectures.

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.

Grade-Based Pay Range

(Min - Mid - Max)
$98,294 - $159,916 - $221,537

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 : R003050
Originally Posted : 1 month ago

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