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Filter by Date: May 10, 2019

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

Company: The Aerospace Corporation

Requisition ID: 44919 

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

We're looking for a full-stack developer with experience of delivering tools using cloud technologies.  The qualified candidate will become part of the Analytics Software Department and will design and develop cloud-native applications for data pipelines, data analytics, and data collection systems.

 

Key Functions

  • Independently evaluates, selects, and applies engineering techniques, procedures and criteria, using judgment in making adaptations and modifications. Assignments typically have specified objectives. Contacts are primarily internal, with infrequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts on routine matters.
  • Works on complex computer science solutions, develop scalable and distributed software systems which requires research, awareness, and interactivity.
  • Quickly learns new technical skills to tackle some of technology's greatest challenges

 

This position is available as a Software Engineer or Sr. Software Engineer

Qualifications

Qualifications for Software Engineer

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or a related technical field
  • 5 or more years of relevant work experience in software development
  • Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to: Java, C++, or Python
  • Present project updates to management to ensure that project development remains aligned with management's vision
  • Ability to adapt to changing organizational need
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance, which is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance

 

Preferred

  • Master’s degree, further education or experience in engineering, computer science or other technical related fields
  • Active Secret security clearance
  • Experience with relational and non-relational databases
  • Experience in Web UI development with HTML, JavaScript, CSS, and similar technologies.
  • Knowledge of data analytics tools for data pipelines, storages, and presentations

 

Qualifications for Sr. Software Engineer

Required

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Computer Science, or a related technical field
  • 8 or more years of relevant work experience in software development
  • Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to: Java, C++, or Python
  • Experience in building cloud-based applications and services
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to application development, deployment, and operations
  • Ability to adapt to changing organizational need
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance, which is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.

 

Preferred

  • Master’s degree or Ph.D. in engineering, computer science or other technical related fields
  • Experience in leading software development teams
  • Active Secret security clearance
  • Experience working with two or more from the following: web application development, mobile application development, distributed and parallel systems, and/or developing large software systems.

 

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 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


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