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Filter by Date: Jul 15, 2019

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

Company: The Aerospace Corporation

Requisition ID: 45195 

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?

Responsibilities

The Mission C2 directorate addresses Battle Management Command and Control (BMC2) and Space Situational Awareness (SSA) supporting the Air Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) Space Superiority Directorate. Aerospace is one of the FFRDC leads for IT Platform Architecture, Acquisition, Mission capabilities studies, systems engineering and innovation with emergent technologies. The delivered capabilities will be essential early enablers to conducting timely, integrated, Air Force operations in the contested space environment.  The MC2 Platform Architecture Engineer will be Aerospace’s focal point for leading the MC2 Architecture design and development, leading ETG studies and analysis, to ensure the SMC government team meets architecture objectives and that the MC2 Architecture is well coordinated across key mission partners, including SMC, AFSPC, SSDP, AFRCO, and AFRL.  

 

Key Functions

  • Directly support the AF team as a member of the AF/FFRDC/SETA team
  • Actively support the development of architectures, acquisition plans, requirements, test strategies, and transition to operations for MC2
  • Identify contributions that Aerospace can make to the MC2 effort, coordinate the integration of those efforts into the program plan, and execute delivery through individual and team contributions
  • Coordinate and lead Aerospace matrix support for the execution of tasks
  • Ensure close coordination across multiple Aerospace and Air Force organizations responsible for the MC2 enterprise
  • Moderate Travel required

 

This position is available as an Aerospace Project Engineer or Aerospace Senior Project Engineer 

Qualifications

Required for Project Engineer

  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in space, ground, or software system acquisition or systems engineering
  • Experience in distributed cloud information systems
  • Experience with Cloud based hosting platforms including AWS
  • Understanding of developing DevOps CI/CD pipelines
  • Understanding of Container Management Systems such as Kubernetes
  • Understanding of Microservice Architectures and Service APIs
  • Demonstrated ability to interact and build effective relationships and teams with government customers, other FFRDCs, UARCs, SETA contractors, and Aerospace personnel
  • Agile Software development/management
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Top-Secret SCI clearance. US citizenship is required

 

Preferred 

  • Software Development experience
  • Database Design
  • Network Design
  • Big Data Processing systems such as Spark and Hadoop
  • Experience in government acquisition of software-intensive systems in the space or operational domains
  • Knowledge of all phases of developing large scale systems architectures, using metrics and from a diverse data set.
  • Demonstrated success in working with multiple stake holders
  • Cybersecurity/IA experience in architecture work

 

Required for Sr. Project Engineer

  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 12 years of experience in space, ground, or software system acquisition or systems engineering
  • Experience leading and building teams
  • Experience with space situational awareness or space command & control
  • Experience in distributed cloud information systems
  • Experience with Cloud based hosting platforms including AWS
  • Understanding of developing DevOps CI/CD pipelines
  • Understanding of Container Management Systems such as Kubernetes
  • Understanding of Microservice Architectures and Service APIs
  • Demonstrated ability to interact and build effective relationships and teams with government customers, other FFRDCs, UARCs, SETA contractors, and Aerospace personnel
  • Agile Software development/management
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Top-Secret SCI clearance. US citizenship is required

 

Preferred 

  • Current Top-Secret SCI clearance with SSBI
  • Software Development experience
  • Database Design
  • Network Design
  • Big Data Processing systems such as Spark and Hadoop
  • Knowledge of process for operational and tactical military operations in the land, air, or sea domains that can be applied to the space domain
  • Experience in government acquisition of software-intensive systems in the space or operational domains
  • Knowledge of all phases of developing large scale systems architectures, using metrics and from a diverse data set.
  • Demonstrated success in working with multiple stake holders
  • Experience working with SMC, AFRL, AFRCO, AFSPC
  • SMC program office experience
  • Cybersecurity/IA experience in architecture work

 

Transcript Requirement

Transcripts are required for this position.

 

Additional Requisition Details

System Job Title: PROJ ENGINEER 

Clearance Requirement: Top Secret 

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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