02 Jan
Engineering Manager - Communication Systems Modeling Simulation (Hybrid)
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! Value of innovation starts here! We are hiring a Communications Systems Engineering - Modeling/Simulation Section Manager to support within the Communication Systems Engineering Department (CSED), as you will be essential in solving the most challenging problems for space systems.The selected individual will provide technical direction to your team to conduct modeling and simulations to designs and evaluate communication systems, signals, and signal processing algorithms. Your leadership is so essential and will help shape the future of communication in the space systems and the organization's capabilities. This role can be in a hybrid work model which offers partially remote with some onsite work required in El Segundo, California. What You'll Be Doing

  • Managing and delivering hands-on support to a team of engineers to model and simulate industry-edge communication satellite systems, signals, and signal processing algorithm designs
  • You will focus your team to perform high-fidelity simulations and high-performance computing to support impactful research, laboratory, and systems engineering for communication system designs
  • Collaborate with U.S. Space Force customer on specific programs and solve their challenging engineering problems
  • Hire, develop, and maintain a team of engineers
  • Support personnel actions, career growth, performance improvement, and recognition
  • Identify opportunities for additional, expanded, and new business
  • Implement a work environment of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)
  • Provide insight into the organization's goals, with a focus on coordinating their implementation with subordinates, peers, and management
What You Need to be Successful Minimum Requirements:
  • DoD Secret Level Security Clearance required for consideration. After beginning with Aerospace, the selected candidate will be in for a Top-Secret Level Security and SCI access.
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)
  • Minimum of 6-years of hands-on engineering experience in developing software for modeling simulation of communication systems, signals, and digital signal processing algorithms or related discipline
  • Experience programming in MATLAB, C/C, or Python
  • Experience with modern software development practices for code design, documentation, programming, testing such as Agile, DevOps, Confluence, version control, or database management
  • Superior interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills to work effectively with customers, peers, managers, and industry partners
  • Demonstrated effective team building, mentorship, and interpersonal skills toward engineers
  • Ability to support occasional travel
How You Can Stand Out It would be impressive if you have one or more of these:
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering with a focus in Communication Systems and Signals
  • Six or more years of hands-on engineering experience in developing software for modeling simulation of communication systems, signals, and digital signal processing algorithms or related discipline
  • Experience with parallel or concurrent computing like using cloud or clusters
  • Leading changes to organizational capabilities like software or hardware tools for engineering development, processes, products
  • Experience with hands-on modeling simulation for systems engineering i.e., model-based system engineering (MBSE), requirements analysis, development, decomposition, and verification
  • Experience with GPS/GNSS signals and systems, wireless standards like 5G, or commercial technology
  • Project lead, project engineering, or management experience
  • Previous experience proposal or business development
  • Experience with government or commercial space programs
  • Advanced degree specializing in communication systems, signals, digital signal processing, or related discipline
Grade-Based Pay Range (Min - Mid - Max)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 : Workplace Discrimination is Illegal , as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement .

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