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Knowledge and Data Engineer

Company: The Aerospace Corporation
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

The Aerospace Corporation is the trusted partner to the nation's space programs, solving the hardest problems and providing unmatched technical expertise. As the operator of a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC), we are broadly engaged across all aspects of space- delivering innovative solutions that span satellite, launch, ground, and cyber systems for defense, civil and commercial customers. When you join our team, you'll be part of a special collection of problem solvers, thought leaders, and innovators. Join us and take your place in space.At Aerospace, we are committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace for all employees to share in our common passion and aspiration - to carry out a mission much bigger than ourselves. The Data Platforms and Architectures Department develops data analysis pipelines, tools, and platforms to enable the full exploitation of historical and streaming data sets for a variety of civil and national security space customers. Do you want to do cutting edge data engineering and do innovative work on the open-source data processing frameworks with the ability to thoughtfully scale? Join us as a Cloud Native Software Developer on the Data Platforms and Architectures Department team in The Aerospace Corporation!This position can sit fully remotely or as a hybrid role: partially remotely with some onsite work in El Segundo, CA; Colorado Springs, CO or Chantilly, VA.What You'll Be Doing

  • Working closely with National Security Space, United States Space Force, and other Department of Defense customers
  • We provide knowledge engineering, data engineering, and data architecture solutions for the space enterprise
  • Data and knowledge engineering is at the center of many developing and future information systems and holds a key role in the organization at large
  • Customers rely on our capabilities as data volumes continue to grow at exponential rates
  • Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned as needed
  • We use the development of these types of data platforms to increase velocity and innovation for Aerospace and our customersThis position can be filled as a Knowledge and Data Engineer (Engineering Specialist).What You Need to be Successful
    • Bachelor's or advanced Science degree from an accredited program in computer science or other applicable STEM concentrations.
    • 8 or more years of professional experience in knowledge, data, and software engineering related roles
    • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of knowledge engineering, taxonomies, ontologies, knowledge graphs, and semantic reasoning.
    • Cloud native application development and deployment
    • Data architectures and platforms
    • Cloud technology and utilization
    • Back-end and middleware development
    • This position requires ability to acquire and maintain a security clearance, which is issued by the US government. U.S citizenship is required to acquire a security clearance.How You Can Stand Out It would be impressive if you have one or more of these:
      • Advanced [Masters, PhD] degree from an accredited program in computer science or other applicable STEM concentration
      • Development of data platforms
      • Experience with data security and governance technologies
      • Microservice architectures
      • Knowledge of data virtualization and data access
      • Distributed and stream data processing
      • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of other programming languages i.e. Python, JavaScript, C/C++, C#, etc.We offer a competitive compensation package where you'll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. The grade-based pay range for this job is listed below. Individual salaries within that range are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge and skills. (Min - Mid - Max)$103,285 - $168,019 - $232,752Ways We Reward Our Employees During your interview process, our team will provide details of our industry-leading benefits.Benefits vary and are applicable based on Job Type. A few highlights include:
        • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans
        • Paid holidays, sick time, and vacation
        • Standard and alternate work schedules, including telework options
        • 401(k) Plan - Employees receive a total company-paid benefit of 8%, 10%, or 12% of eligible compensation based on years of service and matching contributions; employees are immediately eligible and vested in the plan upon hire
        • Flexible spending accounts
        • Variable pay program for exceptional contributions
        • Relocation assistance
        • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career
        • Education assistance programs
        • An inclusive work environment built on teamwork, flexibility, and respectWe are all unique, from diverse backgrounds and all walks of life, yet one thing bonds all of us to each other-the belief that we can make a difference. This core belief empowers us to do our best work at The Aerospace Corporation.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 at You can also review Know Your Rights : Workplace Discrimination is Illegal, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

Keywords: The Aerospace Corporation, Chantilly , Knowledge and Data Engineer, Engineering , Chantilly, Virginia

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