02 Jan
Mission Assurance Team Structures Lead
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. The National Systems Group serves as the technical advisor to the Intelligence Community and its mission partners involved in the collection and distribution of national and tactical intelligence, including electronics programs, advanced technologies, ground and communications, imagery programs, and systems engineering and launch. As the Mission Assurance Team Structures Engineering Leader, you will perform independent launch vehicle risk assessments for National Reconnaissance Office / Office of Space Launch (NRO/OSL) missions. This is a full-time position which will follow a hybrid work model, offering partially remote work as business needs allow with onsite work required in our El Segundo, CA location. What You'll Be Doing

  • Provide technical risk assessments of launch vehicle hardware for NRO/OSL missions as a member of the Mission Assurance Team Structures Panel
  • Assess design, analysis, manufacturing, and test of metallic and composite structures
  • Actively network with contractors, government agencies, and other Aerospace organizations to support Mission Assurance Team risk assessments
  • Brief technical issues to management in support of launch readiness
What You Need to be Successful Minimum Requirements:
  • BS degree in Engineering or Science
  • 12 years of progressively more responsible engineering experience
  • 10 years of experience in launch vehicle structures
  • Experience working with DOD customers, contractors, and/or FFRDC teams
  • Willing to travel domestically approximately 25 % and to work off-business hours to support launches
  • This position requires a current Secret clearance and the ability to obtain SCI access, w hich is issued by the US government. U.S citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.
How You Can Stand Out It would be impressive if you have one or more of these:
  • Advanced degree in Engineering or Science
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with strong interpersonal skills; ability to interface effectively with senior Aerospace, Air Force, and contractor leadership
  • Current and active TS/SCI security clearance and polygraph
Grade-Based Pay Range (Min - Mid - Max)$137,000 - $182,000 - $222,000Ways 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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