Numerical Analyst/Software Developer

The Aerospace Corporation El Segundo, CA
Requisition ID: 42221

All Locations: 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 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

The Structural Dynamics Department mission is to provide to our internal and external customers the highest quality technical expertise in the areas of analytical, experimental, flexible, and rigid body dynamics for the design, development, acquisition, and operation of space launch and orbital systems. We specialize in spacecraft and launch vehicle dynamics; mode survey test planning and independent data assessment; time series data analysis; independent integrated spacecraft/launch vehicle coupled loads analysis; and flexible system separation analysis and testing.

Key Functions

* Provide technical support and expertise in the design, development, and maintenance of software used in mechanical engineering analyses

* Develop numerical algorithms and parallel programming methods for multiprocessor UNIX systems

* Working with the controls, structural dynamics, and other disciplines develop multidisciplinary simulation tools that incorporate structural dynamic models and stability control systems

* Develop and maintain application software in FORTRAN, Python, and C++, and provide user support with complex mathematical problems

This position can be filled as a Member of Technical Staff or a Senior Member of Technical Staff.

Qualifications

Required

* Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering with at least two years of software development or engineering analysis experience or a Ph.D.

* Graduate level coursework or direct experience in Mathematics, Numerical Analysis, and Computer Science

* Experience with one or more of the following areas: statistics, control theory, signal processing, and/or time series data analysis

* Experience with C++, FORTRAN or Python

* Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance, which is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.

Preferred

* Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or related technical field

* Experience in large-scale development of application software using FORTRAN, or other languages in a UNIX environment

Required for a Senior Memeber of Technical Staff

* Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering with at least four years of software development or engineering analysis experience or a Ph.D. with two years of experience

* Graduate level coursework or direct experience in Mathematics, Numerical Analysis, and Computer Science

* Experience with one or more of the following areas: statistics, control theory, signal processing, and/or time series data analysis

* Experience in large-scale development of application software using FORTRAN, or other languages in a UNIX environment

* Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance, which is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.

Preferred for a Senior Member of Technical Staff

* Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or related technical field

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