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Aerospace Corporation
Aerospace, Security, Research, Development, Engineering, Project, Engineer
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.

Do you like to learn? Do you want the ability to create requirements, build capability, and see it in use in short timelines? Are you interested in working on challenging problems across a diverse set of capabilities? If you answered yes to all these questions, Aerospace has the job for you!

The selected applicant will support the Aerospace lead in developing and delivering space control capabilities to guarantee space superiority for our nation. This position is focused on supporting all aspects of executing programs within the tightly integrated program office consisting of military, Aerospace, and SETA personnel. The work location is embedded within the government program office, so there is frequent interaction with the government and support contractors. This Aerospace role will also interface with National Security Space mission partners including other US Space Force organizations, Air Force organizations including research laboratories, other military Services, the Intelligence Community, Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs), University Affiliated Research Centers (UARCs), and with contractors that are building and integrating capabilities.

What You'll Be Doing
  • Contribute to requirements development, capability evaluation, and implementation of solutions for challenging problems across a diverse set of capabilities.
  • Work with subject matter experts from the Engineering and Technology Group (ETG) to support system development
  • Develop, evaluate, and implement concepts, solutions, and Tactics, Techniques and Procedures for addressing challenging problems across a diverse set of capabilities
  • Develop Courses of Action to inform decisions related to executability and inform customers and management of activities
  • Provide system engineering support. This includes technical oversight and insight of multiple prime contractors, working with the Enterprise community
  • Collaborate and help technical teams to ensure that program office and ETG staff are effectively teamed to work closely with AF customer, contractors, SETA personnel, other FFRDCs, and UARCs. Strong emphasis will be placed on delivering high quality technical products in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrated creation of sound, lasting working relations with customer senior management and all levels of customer/contractor staff

This position is available as a Project Engineer or Senior Project Engineer

What You Need to be Successful

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, mathematics, or related technical discipline
  • 8 or more years of relevant technical experience that includes systems engineering experience for the Project Engineer position
  • Current Top Secret/SCI clearance required, which is issued by the US government. U.S citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance
  • Ability to obtain additional security accesses
  • Experience working internal and external organizations such as customer, Aerospace, and contractors
  • Experience in space systems development
  • Demonstrated systems engineering experience
  • Ability to support a moderate amount of travel

What You Need to be Successful - Senior Project Engineer

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, mathematics, or related technical discipline
  • 12 or more years of relevant technical experience that includes systems engineering experience for the Senior Project Engineer position
  • Current Top Secret/SCI clearance required, which is issued by the US government. U.S citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance
  • Ability to obtain additional security accesses
  • Experience building and maintaining effective teams and develop good working interpersonal relations with internal and external organizations such as customer, Aerospace, and contractors
  • Experience in space systems development
  • Demonstrated systems engineering experience
  • Demonstrated ability to implement effort objectives in rapid timelines (months to year)
  • Ability to support a moderate amount of travel

How You Can Stand Out

It would be impressive if you have one or more of these:
  • Demonstrated organizational and project leadership skills with the ability to lead multidisciplinary teams
  • Experience in the Space Superiority mission area
  • Experience with space systems acquisitions
  • Experience with agile acquisition
  • Experience with Space Operations
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and mitigate risks
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in building up teams and achieving team goals
  • Experience working closely with Engineering & Technology Group (ETG), program office peers, customers, and contractor personnel to quickly resolve issues
  • Relevant experience in areas such as: requirements traceability; integration and test; flight hardware; flight software; ground software; firmware, command and control; communications and digital signal processing technologies; mission analysis; cyber; and launch support

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 : R002435
Originally Posted : 1 month ago

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