The Aerospace Corporation is the trusted partner to the nation’s space programs, solving the hardest problems and providing unmatched technical expertise. As the operator of a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC), we are broadly engaged across all aspects of space— delivering innovative solutions that span satellite, launch, ground, and cyber systems for defense, civil and commercial customers. When you join our team, you’ll be part of a special collection of problem solvers, thought leaders, and innovators. Join us and take your place in space.
At Aerospace, we are committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace for all employees to share in our common passion and aspiration – to carry out a mission much bigger than ourselves.
Intern Conversion for the Electronics and Power Systems Department
The Electronics and Sensors Division (ESD) is a world-class engineering and scientific leader in electronics and remote sensing systems. The Electronics and Power Systems Department (EPSD) is an organization within ESD. Our staff includes subject matter experts across a broad range of disciplines including Electromagnetic Environmental Effects, Analog Circuit Design and Simulation, and Space rated DC Power Systems. Our expertise, combined with sophisticated in-house laboratories, includes hardware prototyping, circuit modeling and simulation, and Power Systems level modeling and simulation. The collective expertise and resources enable EPSD to deliver innovative solutions to national space systems and civil customers.
This position will be a hybrid work model and offer partially remote with majority of time onsite work required in El Segundo, CA.
What You’ll Be Doing
- Provide analog circuit design, analysis, and anomaly resolution support to SMC, NRO and Civil Space programs
- Create circuit level models and conduct independent reviews of contractor space vehicle or launch vehicle hardware. Create prototypes to validate existing designs, troubleshoot anomalies, and characterize or develop new designs primarily for space applications.
- Write clear and concise reports that document your work.
- Deliver presentations to customers and leadership
- Serve as the customer’s Subject Matter Expert by providing technical support to program offices in support of design verification, design conceptualization, and anomaly root-cause / corrective action investigations. Maintain analysis and design standards for the space industry
- Serve as the technical conscious of the Government and Civil customer to ensure mission success
What Corporate Skills You’ll Bring
- Strong background and capability in analog circuit design and power systems.
- High level of proficiency in circuit analysis, test, and troubleshooting.
- Desire to learn how to develop worst case circuit analysis (WCCA) products.
- Desire to learn how to review and evaluate WCCAs.
- Strong written and oral communication and interpersonal skills for coordinating efforts and working with members of various internal and external organizations.
What You Need to be Successful
- Pursuing a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline from an accredited college/university program and to be conferred within 12 months
- Previous Internship with The Aerospace Corporation
- 0 - 1 years experience
- Must have experience with either LTSPICE, PSPICE, Simetrix, Saber or other similar circuit analysis applications
- Must have experience with typical Power Electronics Lab equipment such as oscilloscopes, multimeters, function generators, and power supplies/ soldering tools
- Minimum GPA of 3.0
- This position requires ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance, which is issued by the US government. U.S citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.
- Transcripts required
How You Can Stand Out
It would be impressive if you have one or more of these:
- Demonstrated experience in leadership of teams in the development of prototypes
- Demonstrated proficiency in the analysis and design of circuits utilizing circuit analysis tools
- Current and active Secret clearance
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. The grade-based pay range for this job is listed below. Individual salaries within that range are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge and skills.
(Min - Mid - Max)
$91,600 - $100,000 - $110,000
Pay Basis: Annual
Ways We Reward Our Employees
During your interview process, our team will provide details of our industry-leading benefits.
Benefits vary and are applicable based on Job Type. A few highlights include:
- Comprehensive health care and wellness plans
- Paid holidays, sick time, and vacation
- Standard and alternate work schedules, including telework options
- 401(k) Plan — Employees receive a total company-paid benefit of 8%, 10%, or 12% of eligible compensation based on years of service and matching contributions; employees are immediately eligible and vested in the plan upon hire
- Flexible spending accounts
- Variable pay program for exceptional contributions
- Relocation assistance
- Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career
- Education assistance programs
- An inclusive work environment built on teamwork, flexibility, and respect
We are all unique, from diverse backgrounds and all walks of life, yet one thing bonds all of us to each other—the belief that we can make a difference. This core belief empowers us to do our best work at The Aerospace Corporation.
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, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you’re an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone at 310.336.5432 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also review Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.