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Filter by Date: Apr 30, 2019

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

Company: The Aerospace Corporation

Requisition ID: 44984 

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?



Aerospace is looking for a recent college graduate in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology, or a related field for a position as a Web application developer willing to learn how to develop applications for the ServiceNow platform. Candidate will participate on an agile Scrum team, developing and customizing applications and business processes for ServiceNow.

Aerospace uses ServiceNow as its primary IT Service Management (ITSM) platform and ITIL v3 as its model for ITSM practices. ServiceNow is a Web-based SaaS application and platform that can be customized and extended through a combination of configuration changes and code, primarily in JavaScript. Candidate will receive training and mentorship in ServiceNow development with the goal of becoming a fully-productive developer creating solutions to Aerospace business needs on the platform.

Common efforts include developing new workflows and service catalog items, customizing ITSM processes, extending and refining the configuration management database (CMDB), implementing new ServiceNow modules, and integrating ServiceNow with other IT systems, primarily through RESTful interfaces.



  • With provided training and mentorship, quickly adapt existing Web development skills to the ServiceNow platform and become a productive member of the ServiceNow development team
  • Design and develop solutions on the ServiceNow platform, including creation and modification of applications, forms, workflow, interfaces and any other customization required to support ITSM/ITIL processes
  • Assist in the implementation and enhancement/customization of ServiceNow modules and features (e.g., CMDB, Knowledge, Discovery, Orchestration) based on process owners’ needs
  • Develop and maintain integrations between ServiceNow and other information systems
  • Actively participate as a developer in Aerospace’s ServiceNow Scrum team and associated Scrum events (daily standups, backlog refinement, sprint planning, sprint demonstrations, and retrospectives)
  • Work closely with Aerospace ServiceNow administrators to test developed capabilities and transition them from development to operations
  • Communicate with managers, end users, and process owners frequently to establish requirements and guide development.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology or related field of study
  • Demonstrated examples of Web development experience
  • Demonstrated experience in JavaScript required, as ServiceNow uses JavaScript extensively for both front-end and back-end scripting
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to obtain a US Government Clearance: Must be a US Citizen to obtain a clearance



  • Experience with general Web languages, techniques, and protocols (e.g., HTTP, REST, HTML, CSS, XML) a strong plus
  • Experience building applications that use an underlying relational database a plus
  • Experience in general emerging ServiceNow Web technologies (Angular, Highcharts) a plus
  • Experience participating in agile (particularly Scrum) development teams a plus


  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to use a computer to complete activities.
  • Ability to communicate with individuals and groups in person, by phone and telepresence.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will typically work in an office environment.

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Additional Requisition Details

Clearance Requirement: Secret 

Access: None 

Polygraph: None 

Relocation Available:  [[relo]] 

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 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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