Requisition ID: 45137
All Locations: Boulder, CO (Colorado); El Segundo, CA (California)
A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation. A team that takes pride in our readiness to solve some of the most complex technical challenges in existence. With challenges spanning government to commercial, you ll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are literally evolving our nation's space and launch capabilities. We all share a common passion and aspiration to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves. When you join our team, you ll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game-changing innovators. Are you ready to launch your career?
The selected environmental remote sensing scientist will support Aerospace NOAA and DoD customers by providing technical analysis and evaluation of remote sensing data and its impact to operational weather missions. The selected candidate will be responsible for understanding operational forecast models at both NOAA and the DoD, so as to understand the impacts of different data types (e.g., from newly introduced sensor types) on forecast capabilities. The selected candidate will work closely with sensor experts within the company (electroptical, microwave, GNSS-radio occultation, for example) to understand sensor performance attributes that may impact the operational weather forecast. The selected candidate will work closely with both program office and government customers to understand evolving system requirements and communicate technical findings. Finally, the selected candidate may be called upon to support other aspects of space-based weather mission life cycles, such as evaluation of proposals for follow-on weather systems, acquisition phase documentation development, analysis of sensor level integration & test data, and planning/execution of on-orbit calibration/validation.
This role can be filled as an Aerospace Engineering Specialist or Senior Engineering Specialist
This role can be supported from our Aerospace location in Boulder, CO or El Segundo, CA
Qualifications for Sr Engineering Specialist
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Additional Requisition Details
Clearance Requirement: Top Secret
Relocation Available: Yes
Employment Type: Regular
Work Schedule: Full Time
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 provide critical solutions to technologically complex systems in such areas as communications, shipping, law enforcement, and cyber, among others.
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.
All Aerospace employees working in organizations with technical responsibilities are required to apply for and maintain at least a Secret clearance. U.S. citizenship is required for those positions.
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