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Mission Processing Applications Software Engineer

Company: The Aerospace Corporation
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: January 24, 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 National Systems Group serves as the technical adviser to the Intelligence Community and its mission partners involved in the collection and distribution of national and tactical intelligence, including electronics programs, advanced technologies, ground and communications, imagery programs, and systems engineering and launch.Join a small, dynamic program office team supporting the conceptualization, development and delivery of innovative, mission focused ground processing capabilities within the Integrated Intelligence (I2) Program Office (PO), part of the Ground Enterprise within the National Systems Group. As a Senior Software Engineer (Sr. Project Engineer), you will help pave the path for rapid development and execution of innovative, effective, mission critical software intensive capabilities to provide leading edge advantage to the warfighter.This position requires 100% on site work in Chantilly, VA
What you'll be doing

  • Provide software engineering expertise to help define mission essential data processing applications developed by I2PO and used by DoD and IC operators and analysts
  • Perform verification and validation activities to support mission assurance and to recommend best practices for agile software solutions
  • Inform best approaches to agile requirements/mission thread management processes to ensure development of an executable technical baseline
  • Lead small teams in the investigation of approaches to improve systems architectures and technology enablers.
    What you need to be successful
    Minimum Requirements:
    • Bachelors degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Systems Engineering, or related field.
    • 12 years of experience in Software and/or Systems Engineering
    • Experience using one or more modern software programming languages (e.g. Java, C++, C, Python)
    • Experience in cloud-based technologies (AWS and/or Azure), architectures, platform and framework service enablers and hosted application deployment
    • Experience using one or more of the following: JavaScript, Angular, MongoDB, MySQL, Docker, Jenkins, Git, and Jira
    • Experience in roles requiring strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
    • Willing to travel domestically approx. 5%
    • This position requires a current and active TS/SCI security clearance and polygraph, which is issued by the US government. U.S citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.
      How you can stand out
      It would be impressive if you have one or more of these:
      • Masters or PhD degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Systems Engineering, or related field.
      • Expertise developing software using one or more modern software programming languages (e.g. Java, C++, C, Python)
      • Expertise developing software using cloud-based technologies (AWS and/or Azure), architectures, platform and framework service enablers and hosted application deployment
      • Expertise developing software using one or more of the following: JavaScript, Angular, MongoDB, MySQL, Docker, Jenkins, Git, and Jira
      • Contribution to published technical work or noted public speaking expertise
      • Familiarity with National Security Space systems - software intensive capabilities design, manufacture, integration and / or testWays 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 ieo.mailbox@aero.org. You can also review Know Your Rights : Workplace Discrimination is Illegal, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

Keywords: The Aerospace Corporation, Chantilly , Mission Processing Applications Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Chantilly, Virginia

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