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5 months ago
L3 Technologies
Location: Herndon
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Engineers Jobs
Sr Aerospace Engineer

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Requisition ID

102124

USA-Virginia-Herndon

Description

**THIS POSITION IS NOW ELIGIBLE FOR A SIGN ON BONUS**

L3 Applied Defense Solutions currently has an opening for a Senior Aerospace Engineer in Chantilly, VA.

KEY ROLE:
The Sr Aerospace Engineer lead a dynamic software engineering team developing cutting edge analysis and decision support tools. The aerospace engineer will support software development for ongoing J2EE development projects, to be responsible for developing astrodynamics-based solutions using Agile/Scrum software development methodologies, and to perform evaluations of COTS/GOTS/Open Source software products from business and technical perspectives.

Qualifications

REQUIRED SKILLS:

* 10+ years of experience performing astrodynamics modeling, simulation, and analysis.

* 10 years of experience using astrodynamics modeling tools including COTS (STK, ODTK, FreeFlyer), GOTS (GMAT, USAF Astro Standards), open source (Orekit), or custom software (e.g. MATLAB, Python).

* 7 years of experience with satellite or spacecraft operations.

* Bachelors or Masters degree in Aerospace Engineering or related field.

* Demonstrated experience with scripting languages to automate astrodynamic computations (MATLAB, Perl, VBScript).

* Ability to perform in a high intensity, quick reaction environment.

* Active TS/SCI security clearance.

DESIRED SKILLS:

* Experience with working with a software development team.

* Experience with specific astrodynamics tasks such as orbit determination, trajectory design and maneuver planning, attitude determination and control, or conjunction assessment and collision avoidance.

* Experience working in an operational environment and timelines – supporting anomaly resolution teams.

* Experience in operating spacecraft in all orbital regimes (LEO, HEO, GEO).

* Experience with space mission concept studies or spacecraft system engineering.

* Software development skills and experience using Java, C/C++, Python, .NET, or coding languages.

* Strong oral and written communication skills.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity.

US Security Clearance Required
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Top Secret SCI with Polygraph

Schedule

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Full-time

Shift

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Day - 1st

Travel

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Yes, 10 % of the Time

Organization

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Division - Advanced Programs-20000022

Job Level

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Team Leader / Supervisor

Job Posting

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Sep 24, 2018, 8:32:53 PM

Job

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Engineering-Aeronautical

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