02 Jan
Electrical / Software Engineer
California, Elsegundo , 90245 Elsegundo 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. EXCITING TIMES AT AEROSPACE CORPORATION! The Communications Technologies and Engineering Division (CTED) Team at Aerospace Corporation helps our customers solve the hardest problems in Satellite Communications, Signal Intelligence (SIGINT), and Position, Navigation and Timing (PNT). CTED provides solutions broadly covering architectures, policies, system design, performance, and development of cutting-edge prototypes in our laboratories. The division interacts with all major space customers to address their needs from terrestrial networks, ground stations and wireless systems to spacecraft, with a strong focus on robust and resilient communications. Departmental Summary: The Communication Software Implementation Department (CSID) within CTED performs proof-of-concept studies, implements new algorithms, and builds prototypes for signal processing applications. We are subject matter experts who provide technical advice to our customers on satellite communication systems. We are seeking to hire an Electrical / Software Engineer to support in a hybrid work model which offers partially remote with some onsite work required in El Segundo, California. What You'll Be Doing:

  • The chosen candidate will design, build, code, and test software/hardware prototypes for signal processing applications
  • D eliver tech demos and briefings to staff and customers
  • Pitch ideas for new research and development projects
  • Adapt to changing industry trends and explore new concepts outside your comfort zone
What You Need to be Successful:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, or related discipline
  • Minimum 1- year of industry experience and/or year pursuing an advanced degree
  • Software development experience in one or more of these languages: Python, C/C, Golang, Rust, Swift, and Julia
  • U nderstanding of digital signal processing and RF communication fundamentals
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance issued by the U.S. government
How You Can Stand Out:
  • Master's degree or higher in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, or related discipline
  • Experience in satellite communications, CubeSats, or GPS/GNSS/PNT systems
  • Development experience in software-defined radio environment such as GNU Radio
  • Familiarity with Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning techniques
  • Currently holding an active U.S. Government Security Clearance
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 The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law and the supplement , as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement .

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