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Filter by Date: May 18, 2019

Filter by Location: Chantilly, VA, US, 20151

Company: The Aerospace Corporation

Requisition ID: 45181 

All Locations: Chantilly, VA (Virginia) 

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?

Responsibilities

Summary

We are looking for a highly motivated technology experts to assist in the development and evolution of enterprise platform services.  Drawing on expertise in acquiring, developing, and fielding cloud-based software systems as well as modern software development methodologies, the Cloud Engineer/Senior Cloud Engineer will serve as a senior technical advisor to the National Reconnaissance Office in designing and acquiring a state-of-the-art software platform to support ground software applications and services for deployment into a hybrid cloud environment. The Cloud Engineer/Senior Cloud Engineer will also support the application developments evolution to leverage infrastructure and software service providers. The Cloud Engineer/Senior Cloud Engneer will coordinate reach-back to Aerospace technical staff to bring industry-leading subject matter expertise to bear on critical customer needs.


Key Functions

  • Serves as a senior advisor to the US Government in the architecture and development of a state-of-the-art software platform for hosting a diverse set of mission and business applications
  • Ensures the program office and developer team fully exploit the capabilities of commercial cloud environments, Government software services offerings, in acquiring, designing, developing, and fielding software solutions
  • Assists the US Government in architecting technology modernization initiatives leveraging cloud capabilities which may include efforts in areas such as
    • cloud native software solutions,
    • data centricity,
    • edge/fog/mist architectures,
    • continuous integration and continuous delivery,
    • micro services architectures, etc.
  • Assists the US Government in developing requirements for availability, resiliency, and extensibility of services as new missions and applications are integrated
  • Proactively identifies new technologies and commercially available capabilities for integration into the platform


In addition to the above, the Senior Cloud Engineer may also:

  • Coordinate with enterprise stakeholders to ensure that user needs are properly understood and satisfied
  • Assist the US Government in formulating acquisition strategies for achieving its architectural vision
  • Participate in pre-solicitation efforts and source selections to help the government achieve best-value solutions from industry

Qualifications

Required

For the Clound Engineer the following is required

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, enterprise architecture, engineering, information technology, mathematics or related field. 
  • 8 or more years of increasingly responsible professional engineering/scientific experience
  • Experience in the development, acquisition, or deployment of cloud-based software applications/services
  • Familiarity with the systems engineering and software development lifecycles
  • Current TS/SCI clearance with SSBI, which is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required

 

For the Senior Cloud Engineer the following is required

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, enterprise architecture, engineering, information technology, mathematics or related field. 
  • 12 or more years of increasingly responsible professional engineering/scientific experience
  • Strong experience with the systems engineering and software development lifecycles
  • Experience with US Government acquisition and systems engineering processes
  • Experience working with software developers in a technical oversight role, such as supporting software release planning, quality assurance, deployment, or sustainment
  • Current TS/SCI clearance with SSBI, which is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required

 

Preferred 

  • An advanced degree in computer science, enterprise architecture, engineering, information technology, mathematics or related field. 
  • Expertise in agile-based software development and software architecture
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of organizational change management models and initiatives
  • Ability to solve complex problems and deliver impartial assessments to customers

Transcript Requirement

None

 

Additional Requisition Details

Clearance Requirement: TS/SSBI 

Access: SCI 

Polygraph: Counter Intelligence Polygraph 

Relocation Available:  Yes 

Employment Type: Regular 

Work Schedule: Full Time 

 

Company Statement

The Aerospace Corporation has provided independent technical and scientific research, development, and advisory services to national security space programs since 1960. We operate a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the United States Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office, and support all national security space programs. We also apply more than 50 years of experience with space systems to provide critical solutions to technologically complex systems in such areas as communications, shipping, law enforcement, and cyber, among others.

From our inception, our highly skilled technical staff has focused on ensuring the success of every mission and developing the most effective and economic space-related hardware and software in the world. Our greatest asset is the technical expertise of our people. Our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities are staffed by some of the leading scientists in the world.

All Aerospace employees working in organizations with technical responsibilities are required to apply for and maintain at least a Secret clearance.  U.S. citizenship is required for those positions.

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 poster and the supplement, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement


Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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