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Job Title: Aerospace Engineer – Mathematician

Company: The Aerospace
Location: El Segundo, CA

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Aerospace Engineer – Mathematician

The Aerospace Corporation

108 reviews

El Segundo, CA 90245

The Aerospace Corporation

108 reviews

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All Locations: El Segundo, CA (California)

A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation. A team that takes pride in our readiness to solve some of the most complex technical challenges in existence. With challenges spanning government to commercial, you’ll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are literally evolving our nation’s space and launch capabilities. We all share a common passion and aspiration – to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves. When you join our team, you’ll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game-changing innovators. Are you ready to launch your career?

Responsibilities

The Engineering Application Department is seeking a passionate Aerospace Engineer/Mathematician specializing in flight dynamics and estimation theory.

Key Functions:

Acquire core competencies in navigation and geopositioning technologies while teamed up with department experts in providing customer support in these areas. Core competencies include space flight dynamics, measurement modeling, optimal parameter estimation, and statistical process modeling.

Develop orbit determination and estimation applications for a variety of modeling and simulation activities, leveraging candidate’s background and familiarity with academic literature

Develop and conduct performance analyses for a variety of Rendezvous and Proximity Operations (RPO) applications

Perform a variety of assessments of current and proposed systems related to the accuracy of position and velocity determination and trajectory reconstruction.

Design, develop and evaluate algorithms and physical models involving heavy utilization of differential equations, vibrational equations, partial derivatives, and real- and complex-valued sub spaces.

Perform a variety of assessments of current and proposed systems related to the accuracy of position and velocity determination and trajectory reconstruction.

Perform orbit determination for a variety of satellite missions using real and simulated data.

Conduct performance analyses of satellite-based navigation, geolocation, and sensor systems.

Conduct research to advance position, navigation, and timing technologies for national security space and civil/commercial space programs.

Qualifications

Required

Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Mathematics, Engineering, Physical Science Curriculum or related field.

8 or more years of professional experience in astrodynamics, RPO, numerical analysis, statistics, and estimation theory, or a PhD and 5 or more years of professional experience in astrodynamics, RPO, numerical analysis, statistics, and estimation theory.

Competence in oral and written communications.

Interpersonal skills and attitudes to work in a cooperative technical environment are essential.

The ability to work independently and with others to research and reference academic literature for algorithm development.

This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance, which is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.

Preferred

PhD in Mathematics, Engineering, Physical Science Curriculum or related field.

Programming skills in MATLAB/Python and Object Oriented (C, C++, Fortran, JAVA) languages.

Ability to work in Windows and UNIX/LINUX platforms

Experience in performing UNIX/LINUX parallelization for large number of runs

Ability to obtain a Top Secret/SCI security clearance

Additional Requisition Details

Clearance Requirement: None

Access: None

Polygraph: None

Relocation Available: Yes

Employment Type: Regular

Work Schedule: Full Time

Company Statement

The Aerospace Corporation has provided independent technical and scientific research, development, and advisory services to national security space programs since 1960. We operate a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the United States Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office, and support all national security space programs. We also apply more than 50 years of experience with space systems to provide critical solutions to technologically complex systems in such areas as communications, shipping, law enforcement, and cyber, among others.

From our inception, our highly skilled technical staff has focused on ensuring the success of every mission and developing the most effective and economic space-related hardware and software in the world. Our greatest asset is the technical expertise of our people. Our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities are staffed by some of the leading scientists in the world.

All Aerospace employees working in organizations with technical responsibilities are required to apply for and maintain at least a Secret clearance. U.S. citizenship is required for those positions.

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 or by email at . You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster and the supplement, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

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