Special Program Software Engineer and Agile Development Subject Matter Expert

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Aerospace Corporation
Aerospace, 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.

The Warfighting & Counterspace Department of the Special Programs Division provides technical expertise, systems engineering and mission assurance to the United States Space Force's Warfighting Enterprise Division of the Special Programs Directorate. The Warfighting & Counterspace Department is involved in the development and continued improvement of several ground-based systems that play key roles in our nation's defense. This position applies software expertise to a classified program within the department.

What You'll Be Doing
  • Provide software expertise to a significant classified program within the Special Programs Division
  • Integrate yourself into the Program Office software team and help guide and assess the prime contractor's continuing software development
  • Apply your expertise to assist in the understanding of risks and issues impacting the on going software development and assist in understanding and correcting known issues
  • Be the key contributor to the Aerospace program team in the area of software

What You Need to be Successful

Minimum Requirements:

Project Engineer
  • Eight years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor's degree in software engineering or other STEM area
  • Experience with software engineering concepts and the software development life cycle
  • Experience with software development to include code development, testing, troubleshooting and problem resolution
  • Experience working effectively in a team consisting of government and support contractors
  • This position requires a current Top Secret security clearance and the ability to obtain additional clearances which are issued by the US government. US citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance

Senior Project Engineer
  • Twelve years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor's degree in software engineering or other STEM area
  • Experience with software engineering concepts and the software development life cycle
  • Experience with leading a software development team to include code development, testing, troubleshooting and problem resolution
  • Experience working effectively in a team consisting of government and support contractors
  • This position requires a current Top Secret security clearance and the ability to obtain additional clearances which are issued by the US government. US 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:
  • Graduate degree in software engineering or other STEM area
  • Experience with software in a ground based radio frequency system
  • Experience with satellite communications systems
  • Experience with one or more Department of Defense system
  • Current SCI clearance

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 : R002097
Originally Posted : 1 month ago

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