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PROJECT ENGINEER/SENIOR PROJECT ENGINEER, LEAD Systems Engineer for Space Rapid Capabilities Office

Company: Aerospace Corporation
Location: Kirtland Afb
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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.

Works independently with both internal and external customers and with technical support, as a technical authority, consultant, primary investigator, or project leader. May lead or organize technical efforts or project teams. Interfaces between customers and Aerospace technical and management staff. May mentor less experienced MTS and serve as role model.

Normally responsible for (a) a specific project element (e.g., a payload, spacecraft subsystem, or software package) and associated interfaces; (b) a specific engineering discipline (e.g., fracture analysis, circuit design); (c) a program of system aspect that crosses technical boundaries (e.g., mission analysis, technical design/evaluation, on-orbit operations). In systems engineering assignments, independently services a number of project segments and/or smaller program/project efforts.
Bachelor's degree in an appropriate technical discipline from a recognized institution

8 or more years of increasingly responsible professional engineering/scientific experience, including experience in a systems engineering and/or program management environment

Top Secret Clearance/SCI/Counter Intelligence Polygraph

Exhibit high level of innovation, creativeness, and initiative
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with customers
Broad internal recognition from peers and Aerospace program office
Broad technical/programmatic impact inside and outside of Aerospace

Top Secret Clearance/SCI/Counter Intelligence Polygraph


  • 12 or more years of experience that includes expertise in leading teams to execute space missions
  • Leadership experience and initiative in resolving programmatic and technical issues
  • Experience leading activities that require coordination among multiple organizations
  • Experience mentoring less experienced technical staff
  • Experience working in a highly classified environment
  • Expertise in scoping, leading and completing projects with a mix of program office and subject matter expertise.
  • Working knowledge of expertise from across the Aerospace corporation, especially subject matter experts and laboratory operations with the ability to support customer needs
  • An advanced degree in engineering, mathematics, physical sciences, or computer science.


Ways We Reward Our Employees

During your interview process, our team will provide all the details of our industry-leading benefits and career development opportunities. A few highlights include:
  • A work environment built on teamwork, flexibility and respect
  • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career, as well as tuition reimbursement
  • Variable pay program for exceptional contributions
  • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans for your entire family
  • Flextime and virtual work options (if applicable)
  • 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match, regardless of whether you contribute
  • Paid holidays and paid time off
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Relocation assistance (if applicable)

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

Keywords: Aerospace Corporation, Albuquerque , PROJECT ENGINEER/SENIOR PROJECT ENGINEER, LEAD Systems Engineer for Space Rapid Capabilities Office, Other , Kirtland Afb, New Mexico

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