Project Engineer

Requisition ID: 46867

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?

Responsibilities

This position is for a Project Engineer within a tightly integrated program office of Air Force, Aerospace, and SE&I contractor. The work for this position is located at Kirtland Air Force Base. The selected applicant will serve as a key member of a small team supporting satellite communications advanced demonstration projects. The Aerospace Project Engineer will also frequently interact with contractors that are developing space and ground operations capabilities. A successful candidate will have demonstrated dependability on completing tasks within time constraints.

This position can be filled at a Level 2: Project Engineer or a Level 3: Sr. Project Engineer.

Key Functions

• Provide technical support to ground operations

• Identify risks and inform Aerospace management and the customer

• Lead ETG (Engineering & Technology Group) efforts for ground operations testing and anomaly

resolutions

• Generate and deliver written reports and presentations to the customer and Aerospace management

• Provide risk assessments and mitigation recommendations

• Establish and maintain the confidence and trust of the government customer

Qualifications

Required

Level 2: Project Engineer

• B.S. degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or related technical discipline

• 8 or more years of experience that includes experience in ground operations

• Current TS/SSBI, active SCI clearance with the ability to pass a CI polygraph exam and obtain additional

security accesses

• Excellent oral and written communication skills

• Ability to travel as needed

Required

Level 3: Sr. Project Engineer

• B.S. degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or related technical discipline

• 12 or more years of experience that includes expertise in ground operations

• Leadership experience and initiative in resolving programmatic and technical issues

• Experience leading activities that require coordination among multiple organizations

• Experience mentoring less experienced technical staff

• Current TS/SSBI, active SCI clearance with the ability to pass a CI polygraph exam and obtain additional

security accesses

• Excellent oral and written communication skills

• Ability to travel as needed

Preferred

• Technical M.S. degree preferred

• Expertise in ground and antenna operations products

• Experience with design and testing of operations procedures for ground segments

• Experience with ground software development including integration of multiple software subsystems

Transcript Requirement

Transcripts are required for this position.

Additional Requisition Details

System Job Title : PROJ ENGINEER

Clearance Requirement: TS/SSBI

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.

You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster and the supplement , as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement .

Nearest Major Market: Albuquerque
Job Segment: Project Engineer, Engineer, Security Clearance, Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, Engineering, Government, Technology


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