Systems Engineer for Integration and Testing

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Aerospace Corporation
Aerospace, Systems, Project, Engineer, Development, DCE, System, Engineering
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 Aerospace Corporation Space Systems Group (SSG) serves as the technical and programmatic advisor to the United States Space Force (USSF) Space Systems Command (SSC) [formerly Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC)] for acquiring, developing and fielding capabilities for the United States Space Command and joint warfighter as well as to maintain America's comprehensive military advantage in space.

As a Senior Project Engineer in the Space Development Division supporting the SSC Development Corps engineering division (SSC/DCE), you will lead Aerospace's efforts to provide systems engineering and independent assessments in support of experimentation, prototyping, and pre-production programs including cross-cutting assessments of technical risks and opportunities.

What You'll Be Doing
  • Provide systems engineering, integration, and test support across mission areas.
  • Proactively cross-pollinate cybersecurity best practices
  • Support System of Systems standardization, implementation of modular open systems approaches (MOSA), and interchangeability.
  • Support digital engineering initiatives and standardization
What You'll Be Doing
  • Provide systems engineering, integration, and test support across mission areas.
  • Proactively cross-pollinate cybersecurity best practices
  • Support System of Systems standardization, implementation of modular open systems approaches (MOSA), and interchangeability.
  • Support digital engineering initiatives and standardization

What You Need to be Successful

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in a relevant Engineering, Math or Science subject area
  • At least 12 years of progressively more responsible related experience in engineering, computer science, or technology development.
  • Track record of leading integrated multidisciplinary teams and ability to interface effectively with senior management from the Government customer and development contractors
  • Strong background in Systems Engineering and Integration
  • Demonstrated ability to succinctly describe complex technical issues to engineering staff, senior leadership, and customers to influence outcomes
  • Willingness to travel approximately 10 to 20 percent of the time
  • This position requires current Secret clearance and the ability to obtain and maintain SCI access, which is issued by the U.S. 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:
  • Experience in space systems, space technology development, DoD acquisition processes
  • Previous team management experience and/or Aerospace Corporation program office experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a high-pressure environment with rapidly changing priorities and a demanding customer
  • Demonstrated ability as a self-starter and to work with limited project definition and evolving expectations
  • Ability to lead through influence and not through direct line management

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 : R002636
Originally Posted : 1 month ago

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