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Posted: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 9:15 AM

Requisition ID: 39681
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?
Responsibilities 13;
As an optical communications engineer you will participate in the definition, design, development, and evaluation of advanced optical communication (lasercom) systems. Your systems engineering, modeling and simulation, and/or hardware efforts will impact cutting:edge space and ground lasercom systems.

***This position can be filled as an Aerospace Senior Member of Technical Staff or Engineering Specialist***

Key Functions
:Perform analysis, modeling and/or hardware testbed development related to optical communications.
:Assist in the definition and implementation of research projects.
:Interface with Aerospace internal and external customers, and external contractors.
:Document work products in technical reports and/or briefings to customers and colleagues.
:Perform work as an individual or as part of a team, under the guidance and leadership of experienced staff. 13;
Qualifications 13;
:Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field from an accredited university.
:2+ years of experience since obtaining a bachelors degree.
:Experience with fiber/commercial telecom or free space optical comm.
:Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
:This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance, which is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.

Required for Consideration as an Engineering Specialist (In addition)
:MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering or related field from an accredited university.
:8+ years of experience since obtaining a bachelors degree.
:Ability to complete assigned tasking with minimal supervision.

:Current and active Secret or Top Secret government clearance.
:RF communication and optical communication experience.
:Experience with military communication systems. 13;
Transcript Requirement 13;
Transcripts are required for this position.
Additional Requisition Details
System Job Title
Clearance Requirement: Top Secret
Counter Intelligence Polygraph
Relocation Available:
Employment Type:
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.


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