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ID #44738478
State Virginia
City Chantilly
Job type Permanent
Salary TBD
Source Aerospace Corporation
Showed 2022-08-10
Date 2022-08-09
Deadline 2022-10-08
Category Et cetera
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Mission Assurance Project Engr/Sr. Project Engineer

Virginia, Chantilly, 20151 Chantilly 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 National Systems Group serves as the technical adviser to the National Reconnaissance Office and its mission partners involved in the collection and distribution of national and tactical intellience, including electronics programs, ground and communications, imagery programs, and sysems enieering and launch.

We are looking for a Mission Assurance Engineer (Project Engineer/Sr. Project Engineer) to provide Mission Assurance, Space Industrial Base and Supply Chain Engineering expertise for the Enterprise Engineering department within the Systems Engineering & Launch Division.

What You'll Be Doing
  • You will provide direct support to the customer's Systems Engineering Directorate's Mission Assurance Executive (MAE)
  • Lead the development, collection of information, and authored agency guidance regarding mission assurance policies for the agency and acquisition programs
  • Perform independent assessments to support enterprise and program mission success by reviewing proposed vendor command media's compliance with required mission assurance standards in acorance to the program's risk level
  • Identify and mitigate emerging mission assurance risks and technical challenges with coordination between enterprise team members
  • Develop and monitor internal as well as external mitigation projects to address furthering verification maturities, critical technology needs impacting technology availability and supply chain policy proram plans

What You Need to be Successful

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, sciences, mathematics, or an appropriate technical discipline
  • Minimum 8 or more years relevant experience
  • Experience with space-related mission assurance specifications and standards
  • Experience implementing ground and space supply chain policy and artifact development for govrnent programs
  • Experience with systems engineering approaches to provide sound and objective technical solutions for customer mission systems.
  • Familiarity with current and planned national security space and ground systems
  • This position requires the ability to have and maintain a current and active TS/SSBI/SCI security clearance, which is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance
  • Ability to travel more than 15%

In addition to the above, the Senior Project Engineer must have:
  • 12 or more years of increasingly responsible professional system engineering and/or mission assurance experience
  • Understand cybersecurity, counterfeit policies, threats and vulnerabilities in various SW and HW designs
  • Experience with developing Program Protection Plans for government programs

How You Can Stand Out

It would be impressive if you have one or more of these:
  • Experience with U.S. space industrial base
  • Experience with identifying space critical technologies which ranges from technologies with diminshing suppliers to new technologies that have not been qualified for space use
  • An advanced degree

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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