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System of Systems 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. SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIESThis is a full-time position based in Chantilly, VAWhat You'll Be Doing
* Providing technical and analytical support to government customers in the portfolio decision support, risk analysis and enterprise portfolio planning areas
* Bringing expert analytic skills with the Portfolio Decision Support Tool (PDST) to bear in support of Aerospace program office and government customers at NRO/SED, NOAA, ODNI and NASA
* Facilitating the deployment and implementation of appropriate Aerospace- and industry-developed digital engineering tools and frameworks with internal and government customers
* Developing relationships with customers to better understand their portfolio problems and issues and turn them into analytic tasks to be supported by Aerospace capabilities at large
* Identifying new capabilities and enhancements to current digital engineering capabilities to better support emerging needs in the areas of MBSE, enterprise integration and system of systems engineering
* Independently conduct long-range technical and programmatic studies and report findings
* Initiate studies designed to solve new technical problems and provide new technical solutions
* Providing ongoing technical consultation and advice to management, customers, and contractorsWhat You Need to be Successful - Engineering SpecialistMinimum Requirements:
* Current TS/SCI clearance
* Undergraduate degree in engineering, science, or mathematics from an accredited program
* 6 or more years of increasingly responsible professional engineering/technical experience, including experience in a systems engineering, and/or program management environment
* Demonstrated participation in portfolio-level analysis and architecting activities
* Demonstrated participation in multidisciplinary teams involving cost analysis, schedule analysis, risk analysis, portfolio-level trade studies, or budget build support
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
* Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment, adapt quickly to change, and demonstrate initiative under pressure
* Willing to travel domestically 1-2 times a year
* This position requires ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance, which is issued by the US government. U.S citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.What You Need to be Successful - Sr Engineering Specialist
Minimum Requirements:
* Current TS/SCI clearance
* Advanced degree in science, math, or engineering
* 12 or more years of increasingly responsible professional engineering/scientific experience, including multi-disciplinary systems engineering and/or program management environments
* Demonstrated successful leadership of portfolio-level analysis and architecting activities
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
* Demonstrated successful leadership of broad, multidisciplinary teams involving cost analysis, schedule analysis, risk analysis, portfolio-level trade studies, or budget build support
* Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment, adapt quickly to change, and demonstrate initiative under pressure
* Willing to travel domestically approx. 10%
* This position requires ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance, 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:
* Current TS/SCI clearance with Counter-Intelligence Polygraph
* Advanced degree in engineering, science, or mathematics from an accredited program
* Prior experience with Portfolio Analysis and/or Digital Engineering tools and processes
* Strong knowledge of systems-of-systems (SoS) engineering and architecting and the model-based system engineering (MBSE) discipline, literature, tools, and processes
* Extensive knowledge of the breadth and depth of ETG's technical capabilities and customer base to include USSF, DOD, NASA, NOAA, ODNI, NGA, and NRO.
* Experience programming in Python and/or C++Ways 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 , System of Systems Engineer, Other , Chantilly, Virginia

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