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Applied Computational Imaging and Visualization Section Manager

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Filter by Date: May 15, 2019

Filter by Location: El Segundo, CA, US, 90245

Company: The Aerospace Corporation

Requisition ID: 45362 

All Locations: El Segundo, CA (California)  

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?


The Visualization and Immersive Technologies Department (VITD) develops a wide variety of innovative tools and applications in support of many of our government customers.  From virtual reality and augmented reality, to web, cloud, and desktop visualization, VITD evaluates and creates unique visual experiences that present data and analysis to key decision makers. 


We are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive engineering manager for our Applied Computational Imaging and Visualization Section to join our dynamic department. The ideal candidate will demonstrate behavior that is consistent with the company's values of Dedication to Mission Success, Technical Excellence, and Commitment to Our People, Integrity, and Objectivity.


Key Functions

  • Overall planning, execution, and success of complex technical projects
  • Effectively communicate with cross functional teams and manage multiple projects with competing priorities
  • Define and execute against project plans and commitments; manage the day-to-day activities of the software development team
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a demonstrated hands-on approach
  • Mentor and empower section staff.  Grow and develop talent
  • Support the department mission of fostering a positive work culture that drives engagement from staff
  • Knowledge of the software development lifecycle



  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or equivalent scientific and engineering discipline
  • Experience in leading software development teams in projects
  • Able to write and review project proposals and give constructive feedback and critique
  • Proven experience in delivering successful multi-year application projects
  • Able to engage customers and able to communicate project status and proposals
  • Project management experience with Agile and other methodologies
  • Ability to obtain Top Secret or SCI security clearance, which is issued by the US government. US citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.



  • Seven or more years of experience in a technical or engineering role with increasing responsibility
  • Masters or Advanced degree in Computer Science or other technical area of study.
  • In depth knowledge of cloud platforms and front-end visualization frameworks
  • Able to work with external contractors and objectively evaluate progress
  • Current or active Top Secret/SCI security clearance

Transcript Requirement

Transcripts are required for this position.


Additional Requisition Details

Clearance Requirement: Secret 

Access: None 

Polygraph: None 

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 You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster and the supplement, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement

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