Fault Management Digital Engineer

Requisition ID: 38866

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 clandestine 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?


The Digital and Integrated Circuit Electronics Department facilitates the utilization of electronics in space by the application of industry-standard tools and our specialized resources and expertise to the issues relevant in the implementation of Architectures/chip/board/unit/sub-system/system space-based electronics.

This role can be filled as an Aerospace Member of Technical Staff or Engineering Specialist depending on experience

Key Functions

  • Review Fault Management aspects of Command and Data Handling designs, to provide our government customers assessments of space flight worthiness
  • Review schematics, board stack-up, board artwork, worst case circuit analyses, cabling, interface design, test data to identify design deficiencies and provide recommendations for corrective action
  • Provide technical assessment for hardware/software anomaly resolution
  • Provide timely communication of technical issues, along with recommendations for corrective action, to program management and technical peers
  • Provide clear and concise written reports, presentations, to program management and technical peers
  • Travel is required (as needed to support tasks)


  • Degree in electrical engineering from an accredited university
  • At least 2 years of related experience after Bachelor's degree
  • Ability to obtain DoD Secret level clearance
  • In depth understanding of signal integrity, power integrity circuit mechanisms
  • In depth understanding of Command & Data Handling electrical characterization, test methods and test equipment
  • In depth understanding of standard digital circuit interface operation (CMOS, RS-422, LVDS, and ASIC/FPGA)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interface effectively with program offices in a proactive manner

Required for consideration as an Engineering Specialist (In Addition)
  • At least 8 years of related experience post Bachelor's degree
  • Current and active Secret clearance
  • Demonstrated experience in leading teams in development and analysis of fault management systems

  • Current and active Top Secret SCI clearance

Transcript Requirement

Transcripts are required for this position.

Additional Requisition Details

System Job Title : MEMBER-TECH STF

Clearance Requirement: Secret

Access: SCI

Polygraph: Counter Intelligence Polygraph

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.

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, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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