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Requisition ID: 10604 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 RESPONSIBILITIESThe Aerospace Corporation is seeking a Research Scientist for an internship opportunity. This position will be located in El Segundo, California.The qualified candidate will become part of the Space Science Department in the Space Science Applications Laboratory and will work alongside Aerospace scientists and engineers on scientific data processing and analysis, and hardware development related to on-orbit and ground-based GPS sensors. KEY FUNCTIONSDevelop software for processing GPS radio occultation data.Process raw GPS radio occultation data into standard geophysical products using established software.Analyze GPS radio occultation data and perform science studies.Modify/develop ground testing software for and perform test on space-based GPS receivers.Write technical reports and/or peer-reviewed publications documenting progress and results and scientific findings.Participates with an interdisciplinary team in ongoing research or technical programs with academic collaboration partners.Applies standard techniques and procedures to carry out a series of prescribed scientific and/or engineering tasks.Training and mentorship will be provided.QualificationsPerformance standards to be successful in this internship position include:Strong written and oral communication skillsMust work well in a team environmentMust possess strong organizational, time management and project management skillsDemonstrated flexibility and ability to adapt to changing organizational needEffective interpersonal skills to coordinate efforts and work with other internal and external organizationsDemonstrates behavior that is consistent with the company’s values of Dedication to Mission Success, Technical Excellence, Commitment to Our People, Integrity and Objectivity REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSBachelor’s degree completed and currently enrolled at an accredited college/university degree program pursuing a Masters degree in physics, computer programming, electrical engineering or related programExperience with Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint and Excel)Minimum GPA 3.0Must be able to obtain a security clearanceUS Citizenship requiredExperience programming in at least one language (e.g. C, C++, Fortran, Matlab, IDL)Basic understanding GPS radio occultation technique PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSGPA 3.5 or higherActive security clearanceExperience in working in an autonomous work environment on complex projectsAbility to disseminate hardware product sheets and manualsExperience operating GNSS receivers for science measurementsExperence analyzing ground-based GPS data and GPS radio occultation dataExperience analyzing scientific or technical data in Matlab, IDL or Python Temporary housing assistance is not available. The Aerospace Corporation functions as the nation’s independent testing, assessment, and research center for national security space systems, specializing in advanced military space systems. Aerospace offers summer internship positions at our headquarters in El Segundo, California, and our campuses in Chantilly, Virginia, Colorado and New Mexico to give students the opportunity to work in the scientific, technical, or administrative areas of the company.Transcript RequirementTranscripts are required for this position. Additional Requisition DetailsSystem Job Title: MTS INTERN REQ Clearance Requirement: Secret Access: None Polygraph: None Employment Type: Casual 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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