Project Engineer

Requisition ID: 40928

All Locations: Albuquerque, NM (New Mexico)

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?


The Space Innovative Directorate is seeking a Project Engineer to provide systems engineering and technical support in the areas of evolving ground systems into enterprise level solutions, ground system integration, operations planning and execution, and ground system testing to the Advanced Systems and Development Directorate.


Support government personnel in the acquisition, integration and operations of space missions. Support development and integration of evolving ground systems, provide assessments and recommendations regarding: space and ground networks and connectivity, modification to operations and concepts of operations, and coordination of facility/infrastructure upgrades. This position will require extensive interaction with DoD and USAF organizations including AFRL, AFSPC, STP, and ORS. Position is based at Kirtland AFB, New Mexico. Infrequent travel required.



BS degree in engineering, mathematics, or physical sciences is required or an equivalent combination of training and experience

Minimum of 8 yrs experience in mission operations, planning, mission integration, mission readiness, and launch or on-orbit operations

Strong knowledge of systems engineering lifecycle and principles is required

Candidate must be highly motivated, have strong interpersonal skills, and a demonstrated capability to work effectively with contractors, customers, and co-workers

Demonstrated strong oral and written communications skill are required

Secret level security clearance is required


Knowledge of ground system architectures, especially those used in support of space situation awareness missions and ground antennas

Experience in ground system integration and testing, launch preparation, space flight operations, and end-of-life preparation are highly desirable

TS/SCI desired


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Additional Requisition Details

System Job Title : PROJ ENGINEER

Clearance Requirement: Secret

Access: None

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.

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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