Algorithm Developer & Analyst

    • El Segundo, CA

Requisition ID: 50741

All Locations: El Segundo, CA (California)

A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation. A team that takes pride in our readiness to solve some of the most complex technical challenges in existence. With challenges spanning government to commercial, you'll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are literally evolving our nation's space and launch capabilities. We all share a common passion and aspiration - to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves. When you join our team, you'll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game-changing innovators. Are you ready to launch your career?

Responsibilities

Aerospace's Systems Analysis and Modeling Section within the Engineering Applications Department (EAD) is seeking a highly motivated Algorithm Developer & Analyst to join their team! This section develops a wide variety of software applications, modeling and simulation (M&S) capabilities, and performs quality analyses to support civil, commercial, and national security space customers.

Key Functions:

  • Support a wide variety of space systems customers as both a developer (algorithm and software development) and an analyst (setting up and executing batch simulation runs, custom post processing, drawing trends and insights).
  • Work closely with industry leading engineers and scientists in the development of maintainable, high performance applications and M&S capabilities.
  • Continuous learning in new areas of space programs, missions and analysis tools to analyze complex enterprise-level problems
  • Design, develop, and maintain software for a variety of engineering applications, including technical/scientific computing, high performance computing, simulations, and graphics visualization.
  • Work on teams to help define innovative next generation space systems.
  • Deliver timely completion of developed capability and analysis efforts
  • Deliver high-quality reports and briefings, and present recommendations to customers and Aerospace management.


This position can be filled as an Algorithm Developer & Analyst or Sr. Algorithm Developer & Analyst.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications for Algorithm Developer & Analyst
  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in an appropriate technical discipline from a recognized institution
  • Two or more years of relevant experience in algorithm development and analysis
  • Experience with numerical analysis and mathematical algorithms
  • Experience with scripting languages such as MATLAB and Python
  • Experience with batch simulation set up and script development for post processing
  • Experience in C, C++, and/or object-oriented languages
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Dependability and good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work both independently and cooperatively within a team
  • Ability to manage multiple simultaneous tasks, and be flexible and adaptable to changes in tasking
  • Demonstrated strong work ethic, self-motivation and willingness to take initiative
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI security clearance, which is issued by the US government. US citizenship is required to obtain a clearance.



Required Qualifications for Sr. Algorithm Developer & Analyst
  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in an appropriate technical discipline from a recognized institution
  • Five or more years of relevant experience in algorithm development and analysis
  • Experience with numerical analysis and mathematical algorithms
  • Strong proficiency with scripting languages such as MATLAB and Python
  • Strong proficiency with batch simulation set up and script development for post processing
  • Strong proficiency in C, C++, and/or object-oriented languages
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Dependability and good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work both independently and cooperatively within a team
  • Ability to manage multiple simultaneous tasks, and be flexible and adaptable to changes in tasking
  • Demonstrated strong work ethic, self-motivation and willingness to take initiative
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI security clearance, which is issued by the US government. US citizenship is required to obtain a clearance.


Preferred
  • Advanced degree in mathematics, computer science, or related field
  • Current/active Top Secret/SCI clearance is highly desired
  • Strong analytical and mathematical skills
  • Familiarity with space architecture and mission areas
  • Experience in orbital mechanics, orbit determination, geolocation techniques, or satellite communications
  • Experience in algorithm development, modeling, and simulation
  • Experience in practicing professional software development processes
  • Experience in data science and/or machine learning


Transcript Requirement

Transcripts are required for this position.

Additional Requisition Details

Clearance Requirement: Top Secret

Access: SCI

Polygraph: None

Relocation Available: Yes

Employment Type: Regular

Work Schedule: Full Time

Company Statement

The Aerospace Corporation has provided independent technical and scientific research, development, and advisory services to national security space programs since 1960. We operate a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the United States Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office, and support all national security space programs. We also apply more than 50 years of experience with space systems to provide critical solutions to technologically complex systems in such areas as communications, shipping, law enforcement, and cyber, among others.

From our inception, our highly skilled technical staff has focused on ensuring the success of every mission and developing the most effective and economic space-related hardware and software in the world. Our greatest asset is the technical expertise of our people. Our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities are staffed by some of the leading scientists in the world.

All Aerospace employees working in organizations with technical responsibilities are required to apply for and maintain at least a Secret clearance. U.S. citizenship is required for those positions.

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 atieo.mailbox@aero.org. You can also reviewThe Equal Employment Opportunity is the Lawposter andthe supplement, as well as thePay Transparency Policy Statement.

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