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Senior Project Leader - Software Implementation & Integration Dept.

The Aerospace Corporation
United States, Virginia, Chantilly
August 04, 2022

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.

We remain committed to maintaining a safe environment for hiring as we look forward to the future of work. Click for information on Aerospace's COVID-19 directives and safety procedures implemented to keep our workplace safe.

The Software Implementation and Integration Department within the Information Systems and Cyber Division (ISCD)work with the latest in information system technologies developing software for use with elastic compute clouds, containerization, microservices, real-time operating systems, and visualization frameworks, with software engineering and process improvement to deliver responsive, resilient, high-performance software intensive systems to our IC, DoD, and civilian customers.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Supporting a wide variety of customers from government to commercial sectors by providing expertise in software development and rapid prototyping and assisting customers in applying these techniques toward mission success
  • Providing software development expertise to support the use of modern development best practices and competences such as Agile, Scaled Agile Framework, and/or DevSecOps
  • Participating in engineering studies across the software development lifecycle.
  • Supporting software solutions through proof of concept development and minimum viable products
  • Serve as a technical lead for software development and/or review teams
  • Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned as needed

What You Need to be Successful

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or advanced degree from an accredited program in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or closely related technical discipline
  • 12 or more years of experience in software development; designing, writing, testing, and fielding software systems or web-based applications.
  • Strong proficiency in one or more programming languages (such as Java, Python, C/C++, and/or C#)
  • Ability to work both independently and in a collaborative environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work on multiple simultaneous tasks and adapt to changing priorities
  • Willing to travel domestically approx. 10%
  • This position requires 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:

  • Advanced degree from an accredited program in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or closely related technical discipline
  • Hands-on experience in Agile/DevSecOps software development and/or cloud development (such as Azure and AWS)
  • Experience in Model-based Systems Engineering (MBSE) and/or digital engineering
  • Demonstrated experience on space domain systems
  • Active or recent Secret clearance with ability to obtain and maintain TS/SSBI and SCI access

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 The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law andthe supplement, as well as the.

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