02 Jan
New Glenn Avionics, Software, or GN&C Systems Engineer
California, Losangelesafb , 90009 Losangelesafb USA

The Aerospace Corporation is the trusted partner to the nation's space programs, solving the hardest problems and providing unmatched technical expertise. As the operator of a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC), we are broadly engaged across all aspects of space- delivering innovative solutions that span satellite, launch, ground, and cyber systems for defense, civil and commercial customers. When you join our team, you'll be part of a special collection of problem solvers, thought leaders, and innovators. Join us and take your place in space. At Aerospace, we are committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace for all employees to share in our common passion and aspiration - to carry out a mission much bigger than ourselves. The Launch Systems Division (LSD) helps our customers develop launch vehicles and innovative solutions in support of military, human space flight, and commercial applications by collaborating with organizations such as the United States Space Force, NASA, DARPA, OSL, and FAA. Our people provide customers timely, beneficial, decision quality information and analyses to solve technical and programmatic issues to outpace the threat.We are seeking a well-qualified individual with proven leadership and outstanding communication abilities to be part of a team that provides technical support on all aspects of design and analysis of Blue Origin's New Glenn flight hardware. We are committed to supporting the United States Space Force, Space Systems Command, Assured Access to Space (AATS) Directorate (SSC/AATS). We are the guardian of Assured Access to Space! Our team ensures that the emerging launch vehicles meet National Security Space Launch (NSSL) requirements for Non-Recurring Design Validation (NRDV) and recurring verification. We coordinate and maintain support for the evaluation of launch vehicle design, operational capabilities, and mission assurance processes. We offer flexible work schedule arrangements that could help you achieve a work-life balance. Are you ready to launch your career?Position is considered an on-site position but combination of onsite/telework is acceptable depending on ability to support the Space Force customer's needs.What You'll Be Doing

  • Lead and facilitate collaborative efforts between the Space Force and launch vehicle providers to evaluate their launch vehicle designs, qualification, and operational capability
  • Coordinate multi-discipline engineering team efforts to ensure that launch vehicle designs, analysis, testing, and documentation are aligned with Space Force requirements
  • Provide technical advice and recommendations to resolve or mitigate risk associated with flight hardware
  • Communicate status and progress of technical activities, issues, and accomplishments through reports and briefings to Aerospace, Space Force, NRO/Office of Space Launch (OSL) and contractor teams
What You Need to be Successful - Senior Project LeaderMinimum Requirements:
  • Typically, 12+ years of professional growth and related experience including launch or space vehicle hardware
  • STEM Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited program
  • Expertise in either Avionics, Software, or GN&C (strong familiarity with the other two)
  • Strong familiarity with launch or space vehicle hardware design, analysis, and testing
  • Track record in coordinating or participating in multi-disciplinary technical team efforts
  • This position requires ability to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance, which is issued by the US government. U.S citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance
How You Can Stand OutIt would be impressive if you have one or more of these:
  • An advanced STEM degree
  • Hands-on experience working with launch vehicle or spacecraft hardware
  • Familiarity with two other subject areas
  • Ability in the design, analysis, and testing of launch vehicle or spacecraft hardware
  • Proficient in design, analysis, and testing of launch vehicle systems
  • Experience with building launch vehicle or spacecraft systems in model-based environments
  • Familiar with NSSL processes, specifications, and standards
  • Experience using Python or other programming languages for data review and analysis
  • Innovative and futuristic thinking to drive continuous improvement
Ways We Reward Our Employees During your interview process, our team will provide details of our industry-leading benefits.Benefits vary and are applicable based on Job Type. A few highlights include:
  • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans
  • Paid holidays, sick time, and vacation
  • Standard and alternate work schedules, including telework options
  • 401(k) Plan - Employees receive a total company-paid benefit of 8%, 10%, or 12% of eligible compensation based on years of service and matching contributions; employees are immediately eligible and vested in the plan upon hire
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Variable pay program for exceptional contributions
  • Relocation assistance
  • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career
  • Education assistance programs
  • An inclusive work environment built on teamwork, flexibility, and respect
We are all unique, from diverse backgrounds and all walks of life, yet one thing bonds all of us to each other-the belief that we can make a difference. This core belief empowers us to do our best work at The Aerospace Corporation. 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 ieo.mailbox@aero.org . You can also review Know Your Rights , as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement .

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