Space Situational Awareness (SSA), Command & Control (C2) & Space Operations Senior Project Eng

Requisition ID: 40747

All Locations: Colorado Springs, CO (Colorado)

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 selected candidate will provide on-site support to the National Space Defense Center (NSDC) and coordinate efforts with the Joint Space Operations Center (JSpOC) and HQ Air Force Space Command (AFSPC). The candidate will support space battle management command and control (BMC2) devolopment efforts necessary to realize the Space Warfighting Construct (SWC), assit the government in creating BMC2 courses of action and provide systems engineering review of NSDC processes. In addition, the candidate will serve as a liaison to Aerospace personnel and reachback to subject-matter experts, prepare technical reports and briefings; and other material as required. Occasional non-standard working hours may be required.


  • A bachelor degree in engineering or natural sciences (e.g., physics, mathematics, computer science) from a recognized institution with twelve or more years of relevant engineering/technical experience.
  • Air Force/Navy Weapons School graduate
  • Joint planning experience
  • Experience with a variety of national security space architectures, systems engineering, system architecting, requirements development, system acquisition and operational experiments is strongly desired
  • Familiarity with Aerospace reachback capabilities and relationships is desired
  • Candidate must have excellent interpersonal communication and briefing skills along with demonstrated ability to work independently and interact effectively with high-level government, Aerospace, and contractor personnel
  • This position requires current TS/SCI and SAP/SAR clearance
  • Some travel is required

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Additional Requisition Details

System Job Title : PROJECT ENGR SR

Clearance Requirement: Top Secret

Access: SCI

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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