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2023 Decision Support Analyst Graduate Interns

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 DescriptionDecision Support Interns located in Chantilly ,VA; El Segundo, CA; or Colorado Springs, COJob SummaryThe Performance Modeling and Analysis Department (PMAD) consists of a team dedicated to providing groundbreaking solutions to government and commercial customers by performing detailed and complex modeling, analysis, and optimization of orbits, satellite access, and system performance to provide customer decision support for future space architectures. PMAD is seeking a creative, motivated Decision Support Analyst to collaborate on a diverse portfolio of projects developing sensor models and system visualizations as well as perform orbital coverage and system performance assessments. The Decision Support Analyst will show aptitude for object-oriented programming as well as the capacity to efficiently leverage the Aerospace Corporation's high-performance computing resources.Work Model: This position will be a hybrid work model and offer partially remote with some onsite work required in Chantilly, VA, Colorado Springs, CO or El Segundo, CWhat You'll Be Doing

  • Apply evolutionary computing and multi-criterion decision making techniques to trade space analysis
  • Assess overall performance of space systems
  • Work with department staff as part of project teams
  • Apply in-house or custom-developed analysis tools as necessary
  • Develop new analysis tools and techniques as necessary
  • Duties, responsibilities and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned as needed
  • Training and mentorship will be providedWhat Corporate Skills You'll Bring
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • Must work well in a team environment
    • Possess organizational, time management and project management skills
    • Demonstrate flexibility and ability to adapt to changing organizational need
    • Interpersonal skills to coordinate efforts and work with other internal and external organizationsWhat You Need to be SuccessfulMinimum Requirements:
      • Currently enrolled fulltime in an accredited college/university program pursuing a master's degree, or PhD in aerospace engineering, operations research or related discipline
      • Either undergraduate degree completed by internship start date AND enrolled to begin Fall 2023 advanced degree program OR currently enrolled in an advanced degree program
      • Minimum GPA of 3.0
      • Course work or comprehensive knowledge in one or more of the following categories:
        • Orbital mechanics and mathematics related to satellite access geometry
        • Optimization and decision support
        • Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance; which is issued by the US government. U.S citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.
        • Transcripts required How You Can Stand OutIt would be impressive if you have one or more of these:
          • GPA of 3.5 or higher
          • Active security clearance
          • Background in one or more of the following categories:
            • Orbital mechanics and mathematics related to satellite access geometry
            • Optimization and decision support
            • Software or simulation development
            • Technically adept with the use and maintenance of PC or Unix platforms
            • Experience developing analysis tools using C/C++ and PythonTranscripts are required for this position.Temporary housing assistance is not available.Grade-Based Pay Range(Min - Mid - Max)$29 - $35 - $42Ways 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 You can also review Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal, as well as thePay Transparency Policy Statement.

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