Software Engineer

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Aerospace Corporation
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.

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.

The Information Systems and Cyber Division couples the latest in technologies, such as cloud, containerization, microservices, real-time operating systems, and visualization frameworks, with expertise in digital engineering, software architecture, software engineering, process improvement, and software development to deliver responsive, resilient, high-performance software intensive systems to our IC, DoD, and civilian customers.

We are seeking a Software Engineer to join our Software Tools and Assurance Department!

This position will be a hybrid work model and offers partially remote, with some onsite work required in El Segundo, CA.

What You'll Be Doing
  • Providing software systems engineering skills to space, ground, and launch systems in the national security, civil, and commercial domains.
  • Applying skills and adaptability in various areas that may include resolution of software systems issues. Support may include software development; software architectures; enterprise systems; technology recommendations; cloud and virtualization deployments; microservices and API development; and systems modeling.
  • Identifying exciting and innovative opportunities for adopting new technologies to solve existing needs and predicting future challenges.
  • Influence team members with creative changes and improvements by challenging status quo and demonstrating risk taking.
  • Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned as needed


This position can be filled as a Software Engineer (Engineering Specialist) or Sr. Software Engineer (Sr. Engineering Specialist)

What You Need to be Successful

Minimum Requirements for Engineering Specialist:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university program in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, or related field.
  • Typically 8 or more years of industry work experience.
  • Ability to lead tasks and work on multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Strong software engineering life-cycle experience and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in at least one of the following areas:
    • Distributed systems, cloud native application patterns and tools, microservices architectures, application migrations to cloud platform.
    • Model-based software engineering and complex systems modeling.
    • Alternative software development methodologies (Agile, DevOps, etc.).
  • Posses a high level of personal and professional accountability.
  • Willing to travel occasionally.
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance, which is issued by the US government. U.S citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.


Minimum Requirements for Sr. Engineering Specialist:
  • All of the above requirements for Engineering Specialist
  • Typically, 12 or more years of industry work experience.


How You Can Stand Out

It would be impressive if you have one or more of these:
  • Master's degree from an accredited program in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, or related field.
  • 8 or more years of industry work experience.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in two or more of the following areas:
    • Distributed systems, cloud native application patterns and tools, microservices architectures, application migrations to cloud platform.
    • Model-based software engineering and complex systems modeling.
    • Alternative software development methodologies (Agile, DevOps, etc.).


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 : R005322
Originally Posted : 5 months ago

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