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Requisition ID: 10201 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?ResponsibilitiesSUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIESWorks independently with both internal and external customers and with technical support, as a technical authority, consultant, primary investigator, or project leader. May lead or organize technical efforts or project teams. Interfaces between customers and Aerospace technical and management staff. May mentor less experienced MTS and serve as role model. KEY FUNCTIONSBecome a member of a small elite technical team within Project West Wing (PWW), International Space Systems group [Defensive Systems Directorate (DSD)] Conduct technical intelligence systems analyses of current foreign space programAnalyze spacecraft subsystemsOccasional non-standard working hours will be required to support to real-world eventsDevelop customer relationships and prepare technical reports, briefings, and other materials as required Identify new areas of concern in Space Domain Awareness, and proactively develop recommendations for further global data collection and researchResponsively assess the potential impact of current worldwide space and counterspace activities on U.S. national security space operationsIdentify short- and long-term technical challenges for a diverse customer base, including the USAF, the intelligence community, and other government and commercial customersPeriodic travel required for coordination with Aerospace/PWW personnel and U.S. Government agencies throughout the country. International travel to cover technical conferences or meetings is possible. Qualifications REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSRequires a Bachelor's degree in Science, Engineering, or Mathematics8 or more years of increasingly responsible professional engineering/scientific experienceA strong interest in, and enthusiasm for, understanding global space activities and operationsPrior background in space systems engineering, space domain awareness, data analyses from space systems, EO and RF sensor systems, or related fieldsShould have demonstrated skills and experience with fusing and analyzing information from multiple sources and extrapolating this information to answer specific and general space system questions A self-starter, motivated to impact high-interest space situations. The potential exists to develop your own areas of expertise in the analysis of space systemsEnjoyworking with a small teamReading comprehension and translation skills in selected foreign languages is of interestSuperior written and oral communication skills and an ability to work well with other analysts and communicate to senior military and civilian customersMust have, or be eligible forTOP SECRET clearance and SCI access PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSAdvanced degreeFamiliarity with spacecraft telemetry and spacecraft anomaly resolutionUnderstanding of EO and RF sensor systemsUnderstanding of astrodynamics fundamentals and experience with related analysis tools such as STK (Systems [previously Satellite] Took Kit) or SOAP (Aerospace's Satellite Orbit Analysis Program), as well as basic programming skills in Unix and analytical tools like MATLAB or Python An affinity for puzzles and problem solving is a plusPrior experience and familiarity with USAF and IC customers Transcript RequirementTranscripts are required for this position. Additional Requisition DetailsSystem Job Title: PROJ ENGINEER  Clearance Requirement: TS/SSBI Access: SCI Polygraph: Counter Intelligence Polygraph Relocation Available: Yes Employment Type: Regular Work Schedule: Full Time  Company StatementThe 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 CommitmentThe 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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