Aerospace Engineer

  • ID: 538464
  • Posted: 4/16/2024
  • Location: Rome, NY
  • Category: Pro - Engineering
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Duration: Direct Placement


Seeking a Space Domain Awareness Engineer where you will be working as part of a team developing state-of-the-art algorithms and software capabilities to enhance the US Space Force's capabilities related to Space Domain Awareness. As a member of the program team, the successful candidate will research, develop, and implement advanced concepts and algorithms. The successful candidate will be under the direction of a Principal Engineer or Investigator but is also expected to be able to work independently and/or lead small groups of engineers focused on a specific task. The successful candidate will also be responsible to support proposal initiatives or further business. 

Special Requirements:
  • U.S. citizenship is required for employment.
  • Continued employment will require that the successful candidate obtain and continuously maintain a US Department of Defense security clearance.
  • · Ability to support occasional travel to customer sites for technical meetings and demonstrations (approx. 10% travel)

Salary Description
        $95,000 - $160,000

Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in Aerospace engineering, Mechanical Engineering
  • 10 years of experience working in a relevant, research, development or engineering position.
  • 5 years experience with modelling, simulation, and analysis of complex space domain systems.
  • 5 years experience in simulation and analysis of satellite orbital maneuvers, attitude maneuvers, satellite operations and/or satellite design
  • 3 years working software programming proficiency using  Python and/or Java.

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • A M.S. or Ph.D. in Aerospace engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field
  • 5+ years of Engineering direct experience working on SDA or Space Situational Awareness (SSA) projects
  • Strong mathematical background in probability and statistics, linear algebra, differential equations, numerical methods, estimation methods and astrodynamics.
  • Experience with typical satellite tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs)
  • Working proficiency astrodynamics libraries such as Orekit, Skyfield, etc.
  • Experience formulating and writing proposals supporting new project development activities
  • Familiarity with Agile software development processes and tools (to include JIRA and Gitlab)
  • Ability to work at a customer facility in a multi-contractor team environment. NOTE: Due to security and other customer requirements, remote work potential is very limited.
  • Current, active US Department of Defense Security Clearance

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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