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Operating and Distributed Systems R& D
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The Aerospace Corporation | El Segundo, California
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Job Description

The Aerospace Corporation provides objective and independent technical and scientific research, development, and advisory services to military and national security space programs, since its inception in 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. Applying more than 50 years of experience with space systems to projects for civil agencies like NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, commercial companies, universities, and international organizations in the national interest, 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.

Did you study machine learning, convolutional neural networks, natural language processing, computational linguistics, computational intelligence or Deep Learning? Spend your free time hacking to solve kaggle.com" challenge problems? What if you could put your enthusiasm and knowledge to work collaborating on computer science research for future civilian, military and national security space systems? If this describes you, the Computer Systems Research Department at The Aerospace Corporation is looking for an early career R&D team member who wants to apply and innovate their skills in one or more of these areas, to create advanced prototypes and systems that solve challenging problems that influence our customers' future, and to explore new research areas and themes.


  • Collaborate with research team leads to develop and expand current pathfinder efforts and prototypes
  • Participate in knowledge production -- customer presentations, technical monographs, external publications
  • Build the department's reputation for investigative and applied R&D in the computational intelligence area by identifying and advocating new topics and themes worthy of future R&D investment
  • Assist in oversight and reporting activities for military and national security space systems

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, and that produces superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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Security Clearance: Secret
Requisition Number: 7580


  • Bachelors degree in computer science, computer engineering or highly related field required.
  • Ability to express ideas as software in one or more languages (e.g., Python, Java, R, Javascript, C/C++, Haskell, Lisp, &), familiarity with tools, libraries, frameworks that are commonly used to experiment in computational intelligence (e.g., Caffe, pylearn2, &) required
  • Ability to communicate effectively with technical collaborators and project leaders highly desired
  • Ability to work independently on multiple projects with different focus areas is required
  • Secret clearance or ability to obtain required.

About The Aerospace Corporation

The Aerospace Corporation, a world leader in the application of space technology, provides advanced scientific and engineering services for space and related high technology systems. As an independent, nonprofit corporation operating a federally funded research and development center, Aerospace performs objective technical analyses and assessments for a variety of government, civil, and commercial customers.