Posted: Monday, March 6, 2017 3:17 PM
Requisition ID: 11361
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 nations 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?
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES
Provides professional engineering/scientific support to the laser beacon team within the Photonics Technology Department. Develops critical hardware and software needed for calibration of on:orbit assets. Supports research activities in the lab as well as extended field deployments. Has or can develop working knowledge of a broad range of disciplines, including optics, lasers, mechanical and electrical design, controls software and data collection.
Independently evaluates, selects, and applies engineering techniques, procedures and criteria, using judgment in making adaptations and modifications.
Works with Project Leader and management to provide support to inter:organizational and outside customer contacts.
Engineering assignments: Performs analytical studies, conducts tests, develops details of specifications, prepares details of analytical report findings, assists in planning and development of studies and design projects.
Systems engineering assignments: Participates in development of program interfaces between hardware and computer systems; diagnoses both hardware and software simulation tool problems; designs improvements to simulation environments; develops and/or revises programs for data reduction and analysis.
Project engineering assignments: Performs analytical studies, conducts integration tests, and develops details of acquisition hardware/software and database specifications.
Technology assignments: Assists in technology planning and development; performs testing and evaluation of materials and devices; develops procurement specifications and test procedures; prepares details of analytical reports, including preliminary findings and recom mendations. 13;
Bachelors degree in an appropriate technical discipline from a recognized institution
2 or more years of increasingly responsible and related engineering/scientific experience
Masters or Ph.D. in appropriate discipline.
Familiarity with lasers or optical systems. Programming experience in C++, LabView, or related languages.
Basic skills in mechanical engineering (CAD/SolidWorks) or electrical engineering.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENTS
Must be willing and able to support extended field campaigns (domestic and international).
Field campaigns include working long/unusual hours and the physical movement/set up of field hardware.
Transcript Requirement 13;
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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
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