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Employment Type:
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Aerospace & Aeronautics
Software Engineer/Hardware Engineer
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The Aerospace Corporation | El Segundo, California
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Job Description

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 projects for civil agencies like NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, commercial companies, universities, and international organizations in the national interest.

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.

Duties include:

? Evaluate state-of-the-art computer systems for national space programs.

? Perform information system research and develop prototypes for mobile and ground systems, in team environments. Work will involve engineering analysis and hands-on hardware/software prototype development to provide recommendations to space programs.

? Participate in tests & analyses of software systems embedded within launch vehicles, spacecraft, and space ground control systems.

? Analyze contractor software architectures, designs, and code.

? Set up test or development environments for research or prototype development.

? Create reports documenting research findings, analysis results, or software design/code review findings to provide to customers.

Security Clearance: Secret
Requisition Number: 7602



? BS Computer Science or Electrical Engineering. Two or more years job experience working on engineering/scientific/computing tasks..

? Interest, ability, and experience in research & development, and ability to quickly learn many diverse computing/engineering topics/technologies.

? Demonstrated experience in embedded system design, implementation, and testing.

? Knowledge of wireless networking technology and experience in development in network protocols.

? Desire and ability to work in both embedded systems and higher-level enterprise architecture and software development.

? Prior experience in spread spectrum technology.

? Software development expertise and interest (Java or C/C++).

? Expertise with software defined radios, embedded computing, hand held devices, computer networks, firmware.

? Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively in interdisciplinary teams.

? Excellent oral and written communication skills

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.