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Technical Fellow

Company: The Aerospace Corporation
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: January 25, 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. Job SummaryAerospace's Information Systems and Cyber Division (ISCD) is seeking a Principal Engineer/Tech Fellow. To support strategic external and internal activities on behalf of the Division. ISCD performs R&D, rapid prototyping, and program integration for several Information Technologies (IT) including Cybersecurity, Cloud Deployments, SW Development and SW Systems Engineering. As a Principal Engineer/Tech Fellow you will be asked to support strategic customer engagement, Enterprise Engineering, advanced R&D concepts, and Business Development to support approximately 20 departments within the division. Additionally, the selected candidate will support strategic internal corporate activities on behalf of the organization.This position is a Part-Time position located in the Chantilly, VAWhat You'll Be Doing

  • Support strategic customer engagements
  • Create additional value for existing product lines within the division
  • Support Enterprise Engineering by connecting customers across the backplane
  • Presenting ISCD accomplishments and internal positions at conferences
  • Support Corporate level strategic activities
  • Develop new business opportunities for traditional and new customers
  • Support the development of ISCD related papers to the Aerospace Center for Space Policy and Strategy
  • Mentoring and finding opportunities for junior or mid-career staff
  • Delivering demonstrations and capabilities briefs to new customersWhat You Need to be Successful Minimum Requirements:
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Security, or another related field
    • Minimum of 20 years of relevant experience in Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Software Development, Space Systems Architecture, or related fields
    • Providing leadership and strategic influence to the Space ISAC
    • Experience in influencing senior customers across the U.S. Government, Intelligence and Civil communities
    • Experience developing and executing strategic plans
    • Experience influencing US Government policy
    • Experience working on internal corporate teams to execute strategic strategy and outcomes
    • Driving outcomes on research and development efforts to gain customer adoption and influence
    • Experience leading highly technical teams
    • Outstanding interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills for interactions at all organizational levels
    • Consistent track record establishing and maintaining effective and influential relationships across FFRDCs, Sr. Customer and peers
    • Willing to travel domestically up to 25%
    • Current and active Top-Secret clearance with Sensitive Compartmented Information access (TS/SCI) government clearanceHow You Can Stand Out It would be impressive if you have one or more of these:
      • Advanced degree from an accredited university in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Security, or another related field
      • Space Mission experience
      • Experience with COMSEC requirementsWays 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 , Technical Fellow, IT / Software / Systems , Chantilly, Virginia

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