Senior Cloud/Big Data Software Engineer
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Posted by: Aerospace Corporation on Nov 27, 2017


Location:

Chantilly, VA

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 34964 
All Locations: Chantilly, VA (Virginia) 
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 clandestine 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?
Responsibilities
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES
Are you ready to focus on technology and make a real impact for your customers' most challenging software problems? Aerospace is looking for a Sr. Big Data, Machine Learning Engineer to join our growing Ground & Computer Technologies department (GCT) in the corporation's East Coast center of software systems expertise. Some of the activities of Aerospace's GCT department comprises a diverse set of highly respected engineers and scientists who provide computer science/computer engineering support to space, ground and launch programs in the commercial, civil, and national security domains.

KEY FUNCTIONS
Participate in a wide range of Prototyping and Technology Laboratory activities to include: Develop and lead prototypes efforts to address challenges in a wide variety of mission areas to include command and control, mission planning & processing, and others; Integrate software and hardware to explore new technology concepts; Research emerging technologies including but not limited to cloud computing, machine learning, and big data Maintain technical excellence through participation in technology studies,, independent assessments, and research efforts. Contribute to and/or lead team-based projects and provide demonstrations of in-house developed prototypes/systems. Contribute to technical reports and other presentations to disseminate findings, guidance and technical information to as wide an audience as possible. Support coordinated analysis of emerging technologies, evaluation of new architectures and design patterns Bring energy and passion for technology everyday!

Qualifications
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or an appropriate technical discipline from a recognized institution
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
A minimum of 12 years of progressively responsible experience A strong technical background and clearly demonstrated experience with current technologies: Cloud and/or big data and/or machine learning Excellent oral and written communication skills Must be highly motivated. Must be able to work well collaboratively or independently, as each task requires. Must be able to adapt to a customer's evolving needs. This position requires the ability to obtain a security clearance, which is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Advanced Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or other engineering/analytical degree Experience with C/C++, Java or Python programming Strong knowledge of operating systems, networking and software development Current or active TS/SSBI clearance

Transcript Requirement
None

 
Additional Requisition Details
System Job Title : ENGRG SPCLST SR  
Clearance Requirement: TS/SSBI 
Access: SCI  
Polygraph: Counter Intelligence Polygraph  
Relocation Available:  Yes  
Employment Type: Regular  
Work Schedule: Full Time  
 
Company Statement
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.
 
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, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability status.
You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster and the supplement , as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement .

HR. Website URL:

https://careers.aerospace.org/go/View-All-Jobs/2443100

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About The Aerospace Corporation

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 clandestine 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 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, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability status. Visit our website to review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster and the supplement, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

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