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Filter by Date: Jul 29, 2019

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

Company: The Aerospace Corporation

Requisition ID: 44730 

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 clandestine 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 Digital and Integrated Circuit Electronics Department facilitates the utilization of electronics in space by the application of industry-standard tools and our specialized resources and expertise to the issues relevant in the implementation of Architectures/chip/board/unit/sub-system/system space-based electronics.


Key Functions

  • Review high-speed digital board designs, to provide our government customers assessments of space flight worthiness
  •  Review schematics, board stack-up, board artwork, worst case circuit analyses, test data to identify design deficiencies and provide recommendations for corrective action
  •  Provide technical consultation and assist in hardware anomaly resolution
  •  Provide timely communication of technical issues, along with recommendations for corrective action, to program management and technical peers
  •  Provide clear and concise written reports, presentations, to program management and technical peers
  •  Travel is required (as needed to support tasks)



  • Degree from an accredited university in Electrical Engineering or another related field.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance, which is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.
  • Detailed understanding of signal integrity, power integrity circuit mechanisms.
  • Detailed understanding of high speed digital electrical characterization test methods and test equipment.
  • Detailed knowledge of standard digital circuit interface operation is required (CMOS, RS422, LVDS, ECL/PECL, CML).
  • Minimum 8 years of related experience.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interface effectively with program offices in a proactive manner.



  • Ability to obtain Sensitive Compartmented Information access (SCI).

Transcript Requirement

Transcripts are required for this position.


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.


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, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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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