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ID #44644868
State California
City Elsegundo
Job type Permanent
Salary TBD
Source Aerospace Corporation
Showed 2022-08-06
Date 2022-08-05
Deadline 2022-10-04
Category Et cetera
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Advanced Mission Technologies Lead

California, Elsegundo, 90245 Elsegundo USA
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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.

We remain committed to maintaining a safe environment for hiring as we look forward to the future of work. Click here for information on Aerospace's COVID-19 directives and safety procedures implemented to keep our workplace safe.

The Advanced Mission Technologies Lead will provide technical leadership and expertise to the Advanced Technology Branch as it works with innovative organizations that create novel and next-generation solutions for the Space Domain Awareness and Combat Power program portfolio (SDACP).

The Space Domain Awareness and Combat Power missions cover the entire threat response chain from the Space Domain Awareness function through the multidomain effects needed for space superiority. These programs include major system acquisitions for multiple ground and space segments, future architecture definition at the data/software/hardware levels, and research and technology for continuous evolution of space warfighting capabilities.

The job requires the ability to understand the needs of a variety of operational and program partners, passion for science and technology, and the ability to work independently in an ambitious program office environment.

What You'll Be Doing
  • Provide technical expertise and programmatic support to technology demonstration programs and operational experiments for the Advanced Technology Branch
  • Participate in technological efforts across the DoD to identify candidate solutions for application to SDACP programs
  • Work with mix of partner organizations including industry, Government labs, programs of record, and operators to define future mission concepts
  • Propose new development programs and assist Government advocacy efforts to fund and gain partner agreement

Telecommuting for this position could be up to 20%.

What You Need to be Successful - Project Leader

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, mathematics, or physical sciences
  • 8 or more years of dynamically responsible related experience in systems engineering or program management
  • Proven ability to work in a program office environment with a mix of government, FFRDC, and SETA personnel
  • Travel is required
  • Current TS/SCI with Special Access Programs (SAP) eligibility, which are issued by the US government. U.S citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance

What You Need to be Successful - Senior Project Leader

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, mathematics, or physical sciences
  • 12 or more years of dynamically responsible related experience in systems engineering or program management
  • Track record of forming and leading teams
  • Proven track record in a program office environment with a mix of government, FFRDC, and SETA personnel
  • Travel is required
  • Current TS/SCI with Special Access Programs (SAP) eligibility, which are issued by the US government. U.S citizenship is required to acquire a security clearance

How You Can Stand Out

It would be impressive if you have one or more of these:
  • Active TS/SCI or Special Access Programs clearances
  • Advanced degree in technical subject area (engineering, science or math)
  • Experience in research and development (R&D) or demonstration programs
  • An excellent personal technical reputation and a record of personal technical achievement
  • Prior experience in SDA or space control missions

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 [email protected] . 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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