: $107,300.00 - $159,640.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

In an era of dynamic change in space, Aerospace is addressing a generation of complex challenges. We operate the only federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) committed exclusively to the space enterprise. Our technical experts span every discipline of space-related science and engineering. Join our team and thrive in a career that matters to the world and you personally. The Strategic Assessments Studies (SAS) Division of the Civil Systems Group (CSG) is responsible for conducting independent assessments and strategic studies to inform key decisions by NASA and other federal agencies. Typical products and services are independent costschedule estimates, programmatic assessments, advanced architecture studies, engineering assessments and development of capabilitiestools. The candidate will support programmatic and technical (cost, schedule, risk) studies to assist NASA and other civil customers in agency-level strategic decision-making on future programs and projects. Work includes performing cost and schedule analysis on NASA and other civil government programs throughout the development lifecycle, detailed assessments of earned value data, and technical risk assessments to provide programmatic health and status. Work also involves designing, developing and maintaining software and capabilities to improve modeling, analysis and visualization of the programmatic analysis support to the customer. Support in this position will also consist of Developing and maintaining data-driven analytical models and databases. Leading the development of high-performance applications and algorithms and integrating multiple capabilities as appropriate to support the customer. Evolving organizational products and process standards to keep them practical and aligned with professionalcommercial standards Typical products and services are independent costschedule estimates, programmatic assessments, advanced architecture studies, engineering assessments, strategic studies, pre-project support and development of capabilitiestools. Strategic studies work may span across NASA mission directorates including Science, Exploration, Space Technology and Aeronautics as well as studies related to best practices, standards, Agency infrastructure, and policy. Current customers include NASA HQ Mission Directorates Science Mission, Human Exploration, Space Technology and Aeronautics HQ support organizations at Langley Research Center such as Science Office for Mission Assessments (SOMA) and NASA Engineering and Safety Center (NESC) the Planetary Missions Program Office at Marshall Spaceflight Center, the Planetary Exploration Office at Glenn Research Center, Goddard Space Flight Center, DiscoveryNew FrontiersLunar Quest office, and the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM). Work may also include support to inter-Agency studies with organizations such as the Department of Energy. Candidates should be able to lead, work, and communicate effectively as part of a team in a fast paced, dynamic environment, react quickly to changing requirements and schedules, and provide products of consistently high quality. Candidates must be able to effectively work with multiple projects simultaneously. Travel may be required to support various customers. Candidate should be able to summarize and present analysis findings to upper management and customer senior leadership. Required Qualifications BS in Science, Technology, Engineering, computer science or Mathematics field 3-5 years of increasingly responsible experience in aerospace engineering and concept design Knowledge of NASA missions and technologies, NASA development lifecycle, development requirements and guidelines Experience in space systems engineering, risk assessment, cost modeling and analysis, independent cost estimating and tradespace studies Experience with ExcelVBA and MS Project Experience with Python development Dependability, good interpersonal skills, and demonstrated ability to work on teams Experience directly interfacing with customers and delivering comprehensive assessment products Excellent verbal and written communications skills are required Additional Qualifications Demonstrated high proficiency in object-oriented programming languages Demonstrated proficiency in database application development Commercial software development experience Demonstrated proficiency in designing and implementing test suites Equal Opportunity Commitment The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal OpportunityAffirmative 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 ator by email at . 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