Special Programs Systems Engineer and Senior Project Leader

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Aerospace Corporation
Aerospace, Systems
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 systems engineering expertise to the largest program in the department

What You'll Be Doing
  • Apply systems engineering experience and discipline to an on-going classified program
  • Provide mission assurance to the program
  • Help assure the Aerospace team is applying expertise to the appropriate aspects of the program
  • Prepare technical reports and presentations to disseminate findings, guidance and technical information
  • This position requires less than 25% travel

What You Need to be Successful

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline from a recognized institution
  • Twelve years of relevant experience
  • Systems engineering experience to include both process and technical expertise
  • Ability to work effectively with matrixed technical expertise, government, SETA and prime contractors and other FFRDCs
  • Experience with at least one DoD ground system
  • Familiarity with agile software development processes
  • Familiarity with the cybersecurity risk management framework
  • Familiarity with radio frequency systems
  • Clear written and oral communications
  • The position requires a current Top Secret clearance and the ability to obtain and maintain 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:
  • Advanced degree in a technical discipline
  • Applicable experience with radio frequency systems
  • Experience with agile software development
  • 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 : R002098
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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