Software Engineer

Requisition ID: 46263

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

Do you want to develop data analytics platforms and do innovative work on the open-source data processing frameworks with the ability to scale up and down as needed? Join us on the Analytics Software Department team in The Aerospace Corporation!

Key Functions

  • Independently evaluates, selects, and applies engineering techniques, procedures and criteria, using judgment in making adaptations and modifications. Assignments typically have specified objectives. Contacts are primarily internal, with infrequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts on routine matters.
  • Works on complex computer science solutions, develop scalable and distributed software systems which requires research, awareness, and interactivity.
  • Quickly learns new technical skills to tackle some of technology's greatest challenges.


This position is available as a Software Engineer or Sr. Software Engineer

Qualifications

Required Qualifications for Software Engineer
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or a related technical field
  • 5 or more years of relevant work experience in software development
  • Proficient with programming in Java
  • Present project updates to management to ensure that project development remains aligned with management's vision
  • Ability to adapt to changing organizational need
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance, which is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.


Preferred
  • Master's degree, further education or experience in engineering, computer science or other technical related fields
  • Experience with relational and/or non-relational databases
  • Knowledge of data analytics tools for data pipelines, cloud storages, and interactive visualization dashboards
  • Knowledge of developing cloud native applications
  • Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to: C++, or Python
  • Active Secret security clearance


Required Qualifications for Sr. Software Engineer
  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in Computer Science, or a related technical field
  • 8 or more years of relevant work experience in software development
  • Proficient with programming in Java
  • Knowledge of data analytics tools for data pipelines, cloud storages, and interactive visualization dashboards
  • Great ability to identify and translate emerging trends and customer needs into workable product proposals
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance, which is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.


Preferred
  • Master's degree, further education or experience in engineering, computer science or other technical related fields
  • Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to: C++, or Python
  • Experience in leading software development teams
  • Active Secret security clearance


Additional Requisition Details

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.

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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