Front-End Software Engineer

    • Chantilly, VA

Requisition ID: 56641

All Locations: Chantilly, VA (Virginia)

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

The Aerospace Corporation is seeking a Front-End Software Engineer to join our Software Implementation and Integration Department. This group is responsible for full life cycle software engineering and architecture support to the Intelligence Community (IC) including:

  • Leading and participating in agile software development.
  • Providing software and system acquisition, architecting, and engineering expertise.
  • Advising the customer on matters of policy, standards, and following best practices.
  • Engaging in research, education, and technical community activities.
  • Working closely with geographically dispersed staff to deliver solutions.
  • Providing software engineering expertise at technical interchange meetings with Aerospace, customer, and contractor personnel.


Key Functions
  • Providing software engineering support to extensive space and ground systems.
  • Developing modern web-based user interfaces in a rapid prototyping environment.
  • Supporting research and development efforts for software systems ranging from embedded systems all the way to cloud computing.
  • Designing software infrastructure to support dataset management and automated testing.
  • Collaborating with an interdisciplinary team in ongoing research or technical programs with academic partners.


Qualifications

Required for Front End Software Engineer
• A Bachelor's or advanced degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline.
• 5 or more years of hands-on experience designing, writing, and testing web-based user interfaces using JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
• 3 or more years of experience with a common JavaScript framework such as AngularJS or ReactJS
• 3 or more years of experience designing against RESTful APIs
• Ability to effectively communicate (written and verbal) and work in a team environment.
• This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance, which is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.

Required for Sr. Front End Software Engineer
• A Bachelor's or advanced degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline.
• 8 or more years of hands-on experience designing, writing, and testing web-based user interfaces using JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
• 5 or more years of experience with a common JavaScript framework such as AngularJS or ReactJS
• 5 or more years of experience designing against RESTful APIs
• Ability to effectively communicate (written and verbal) and work in a team environment.
• This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance, which is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.

Preferred
• Active Top Secret/SCI security clearance
• Advanced Degree in Computer Science or related discipline.
• Prior participation in agile software development.
• Experience writing automated UI tests using a common tool such as Selenium
• Experience supporting cross-browser development.

Transcript Requirement

Transcripts are required for this position.

Additional Requisition Details

Clearance Requirement: Secret

Access: None

Polygraph: None

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 supplement, as well as thePay Transparency Policy Statement.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC
Job Segment: Front End, Developer, Engineer, Software Engineer, Embedded, Technology, Engineering


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