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Filter by Date: Mar 13, 2019

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

Company: The Aerospace Corporation

Requisition ID: 44757 

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?


Aerospace is seeking a Manager for the Technology Evaluation & Analysis Section within the Information Systems and Cyber Division. This section typically consists of about ten software engineers responsible for providing space-related software and related technology expertise in support of program office and internal corporate requirements.


Key Functions

  • Obtaining and managing staff work assignments
  • Leading tasks and initiatives
  • Ensuring the technical quality of section products
  • Developing staff through formal and informal performance management, evaluation, mentoring, and tasking
  • Business functions (e.g., budget, resource allocation, corporate policies and practices)
  • Hiring
  • Providing software systems engineering skills and technical support to space and ground systems.
  • Applying skills and demonstrating adaptability in various areas that may include resolution of issues in software and related technologies. Support may include, but is not limited to software engineering; technology recommendations; risk assessments; flight and ground systems; system integration and interfaces; risk assessments; enterprise systems; model-based systems engineering; and other software system related areas and other related areas.
  • Participating in technical interchange meetings, reviews, briefings, and personal contact with Aerospace, customer, and contractor personnel.



  • B. S. in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, or other technical area of study
  • Eight or more years of technical experience in software engineering environments
  • Experience with the software system life-cycle
  • Must be able to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to lead and delegate tasks and teams
  • Willing to hire, develop staff members and learn new skills
  • Able to work on multiple tasks concurrently
  • Strong written and oral communications and interpersonal skills are essential
  • Willing to travel occasionally
  • Current/active Secret security clearance is required. 




  • Current Top Secret/SCI level clearance
  • Advanced technical degree, Masters or PhD

Transcript Requirement

Transcripts are required for this position.


Additional Requisition Details

System Job Title: MANAGER-ENGRG 

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.


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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