Space Enterprise Modeling Lead

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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.

Aerospace is seeking an innovative, expert systems engineer to help establish the role of characterizing the broad space enterprise across multiple mission areas. The newly instantiated Enterprise Architectures & Requirements (IAR) subdivision within Space Systems Architect Division is chartered to characterize the scope of national security space, identify gaps and shortfalls in space's capability to meet warfighter needs, and use those gaps to direct investments in needed analyses, programs of record, and science and technology. The IAR Lead Enterprise Architect will model the space architecture at a level of detail needed to describe the space order of battle and associated capabilities for use in programmatic and investment decisions. This position will require collaboration with multiple team members, especially with sister organizations within SSC.

What You'll Be Doing
  • Characterize the current and planned space enterprise architecture and identify needed analyses to prioritize the value of enterprise capabilities
  • Lead system-of-systems and cross-mission area analyses
  • Support definition, integration and delivery of space architectures and support architectural assessments to identify capability gaps
  • Synthesize warfighter needs and proposed requirements from multiple sources to develop a list of enterprise requirements
  • Promote architecture and systems engineering model interoperability and node/module integration with other areas within SSC
  • Lead and perform analyses and coordination required to participate in national studies and other activities to determine high-level architectures that provide max warfighter support
  • Perform acquisition planning and evaluation with a focus on providing Government decision makers with technically sound information concerning cost, schedule, and requirements


What You Need to be Successful - Project Engineer

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in engineering, science or math
  • 8 or more years of relevant professional engineering / scientific experience including program office and engineering
  • Some travel required (post COVID-19)
  • Ability to effectively work with multiple stakeholder organizations
  • Proven systems engineering experience on complex system or system-of-systems architectures
  • Current SCI access, which is issued by the US government. U.S citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance


What You Need to be Successful - Sr Project Engineer

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in engineering, science or math
  • 12 or more years of relevant professional engineering / scientific experience including program office and engineering
  • Some travel required (post COVID-19)
  • Ability to proactively work across multiple SSC, other DoD, Agency and commercial organizations
  • Proven experience in analyzing and optimizing system or system-of-systems architectures
  • Current SCI access, 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 technical degree in engineering, science, or math
  • Current, or ability to obtain SAP accesses


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 : R005923
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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