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Filter by Date: Feb 13, 2019

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

Company: The Aerospace Corporation

Requisition ID: 42790 

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 Economic and Market Analysis Center (EMAC) supports Aerospace’s core mission through functional coverage in four domains: Government Acquisition Support, Industrial Base (IB) Assessments & Risk Analysis, Economic and Market Analysis, and Integrated Decision Frameworks and Modeling. 


Key Functions


  • Spearhead the development of business intelligence analytics tools for government customers
  • Possible projects may include building recommender systems, anomaly detection, market trend forecasting, predictive portfolio and financial analytics, and automated company assessment tools
  • Participates with an interdisciplinary team in ongoing research or technical programs with academic collaboration partners
  • Applies standard techniques and procedures to carry out a series of prescribed scientific and/or engineering tasks






  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, Natural Sciences or related STEM disciplines
  • At least two years of experience in machine learning or/and statistics ( Master's degree can be used in lieu of experience)
  • Extensive expertise in machine learning and statistics to include predictive modeling, parametric and nonparametric analysis 
  • Experience building an analytics pipeline to include acquisition & curation of both structured and unstructured business and technical data, onboarding onto datastores (for example, AWS or Google Compute), training of learning models, and distribution of analytics products
  • Experience with data visualization packages 
  • Expert developer in Python, R, Julia, or Scala
  • Deep knowledge of core ML and Data Processing libraries in the chosen development language
  • Extensive knowledge of Natural Language Processing
  • Strong interpersonal, communication skills (written and oral), leadership and problem-solving abilities as well as the ability to present to senior management
  • Must be a team player and possess the ability to work with multidisciplinary and cross-organizational teams of contractor, FFRDC, and government personnel with flexibility and versatility
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance 




  • Master's or Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, Natural Sciences or related STEM disciplines 
  • Current TS/SCI clearance 
  • Business undergraduate degree or equivalent experience (ability to support business case analysis or assess company/technology viability)
  • Familiarity with the aerospace/defense industry
  • Experience with Graph Databases, for example, MongoDB or Neo4j, and familiarity writing queries in Cypher
  • Experience with Spark, Hadoop, Hive, or Pig
  • Experience with Flask
  • Experience with deep learning architectures




Transcript Requirement

Transcripts are required for this position.


Additional Requisition Details

Clearance Requirement: None 

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.


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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