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2024 System of Systems Modeling Graduate Intern - Security Clearance Required

Company: The Aerospace Corporation
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: September 21, 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. Do you enjoy exploring exciting future spacecraft constellation concepts and analyzing how they perform missions critical to national and civil space users? If so, join our department for an internship with our dedicated and passionate space systems analysis leaders at Aerospace! We are excited to tackle tough problems and explore novel ideas, and we are driven to empower people to make a difference. We are searching for scientists, engineers, and mathematicians to join our team. Bring your performance up to the next level! 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 Summary Our summer 2024 interns will directly make use of sophisticated simulation tools to perform space and ground design and analysis in support of architecture concept trade studies, requirements verification, analyses-of-alternatives (AoA), system-of-systems performance modeling, and mission utility analysis. They will work as part of a team on multiple projects tailored to their skills and interests and collaborate with other analysts to expand their knowledge of analysis and data visualization techniques. Each intern will be assigned a mentor. Work Model Hybrid: This position will require on-site support in either El Segundo, CA, Chantilly, VA, or Colorado Springs, CO with partial remote work options. What You'll Be Doing: Contribute to analysis teams, collaborate with peers, satisfy project objectives and tasks, track performance, and complete projects Help with sustainment, development, and growth of simulation and analysis capabilities to support new functional areas for a diverse customer base Use analysis results to support recommendations for customer research, development, and acquisition decisions Provide technical insights in the areas of space system architecture modeling and coverage analysis What You Need to be Successful Minimum Requirements: Bachelors degree and accepted to or enrolled in an advanced degree program (Master's or Ph.D) in aerospace, astronautical, or mechanical engineering, physics, operations research, mathematics, or a related field of science or engineering A history that shows personal accountability, a willingness to learn and self-correct, and an ability to adapt to changing customer expectations Familiarity with orbital mechanics, dynamics, or mathematics related to satellites Skills in the development and use of computer software tools This position requires the 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: Working knowledge of C/C++, Python, Fortran, or other programming languages Skill in use of analysis tools such as STK, GMAT, AFSIM, or similar Experience developing analysis results and presenting them to various sized audiences Active Top Secret Clearance (TS) with SCI access Temporary housing assistance is not available. The Aerospace Corporation is a proud member of Space Workforce 2030 , a growing coalition of leading space companies committed to collaboratively working toward a shared vision of expanding and diversifying opportunities for talent to join the exciting space industry. As part of this commitment, the Space Workforce 2030 companies have pledged to increase the number of females, diverse employees, and interns with a goal to hire at least 3,000 interns by the summer of 2030. Click here to learn more and register for the National Space Intern program. 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) $30.00 - $35.00 - $38.00 Pay Basis: Hourly 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 respect We 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 .

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