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ID #44644742
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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Project Leader/Sr. Project Leader - Mission Assurance Team Propulsion 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.

Job Summary

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 Propulsion Project Leader/Senior Project Leader, you will lead a team of launch vehicle liquid and solid propulsion technical experts to perform independent risk assessments for National Reconnaissance Office / Office of Space Launch (NRO/OSL) missions.

This is a full-time position based in El Segundo, CA with remote consideration .

What You'll Be Doing
  • Lead the Mission Assurance Team Propulsion Panel to provide technical risk assessments for NRO missions
  • Manage resources and tasking to evaluate complex technical launch vehicle issues
  • Provide expertise on propulsion, pneumatic, and hydraulic issues
  • Actively network with contractors, government agencies, and other Aerospace organizations to support MAT risk assessments
  • Brief technical issues to management in support of launch readiness

What You Need to be Successful

Minimum Requirements for Level 2 Project Leader:
  • BS degree in Engineering or Science
  • 12 years of progressively more responsible engineering experience
  • 10 years experience in launch vehicle propulsion systems
  • Proven ability to organize and lead a team of technical experts
  • Experience working with DOD customers, contractors, and/or FFRDC teams
  • Willing to travel domestically approx. 25% and to work off-business hours to support customer needs (as required)
  • 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.

Job Summary

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 Propulsion Project Leader/Sr. Project Leader, you will lead a team of launch vehicle liquid and solid propulsion technical experts to perform independent risk assessments for National Reconnaissance Office / Office of Space Launch (NRO/OSL) missions.

This is a full-time position based in El Segundo, CA with remote consideration .

What You'll Be Doing
  • Lead the Mission Assurance Team Propulsion Panel to provide technical risk assessments for NRO missions
  • Manage resources and tasking to evaluate complex technical launch vehicle issues
  • Provide expertise on propulsion, pneumatic, and hydraulic issues
  • Actively network with contractors, government agencies, and other Aerospace organizations to support MAT risk assessments
  • Brief technical issues to management in support of launch readiness

What You Need to be Successful

Minimum Requirements for the Level 2 Project Leader:
  • BS degree in Engineering or Science
  • 8 years of progressively more responsible engineering experience
  • 6 years experience in launch vehicle propulsion systems
  • Experience working with DOD customers, contractors, and/or FFRDC teams
  • Willing to travel domestically approx. 25% and to work off-business hours to support customer needs (as required)
  • 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.

In addition to the above, the Level 3 Sr. Project Engineer requires:
  • 12 years of total progressively more responsible engineering experience
  • 10 years of total experience in launch vehicle propulsion systems
  • Proven ability to organize and lead a team of technical experts
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

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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