In an era of dynamic change in space, Aerospace is addressing a generation of complex challenges. We operate the only federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) committed exclusively to the space enterprise. Our technical experts span every discipline of space-related science and engineering. Join our team and thrive in a career that matters to the world and you personally.
The Microelectronics Technology Department (MTD) is seeking a member of technical staff to support investigations of microelectronics reliability, radiation effects, advanced microelectronics technology nodes, capability development, novel devices, and physics of failure in advanced CMOS, SiGe, SOI, III-V, II-VI, and other advanced materials, processes, devices for space applications. Your contributions require developing knowledge of security aspects of ASICS, CPLDs and FPGAs and will span digital, analog, and mixed signal ICs. This will include analysis and evaluation of existing IC hardware functionality for protection of critical information and/or intellectual property.
At Aerospace, we are committed to providing a safe and diverse workplace for all employees who 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.
Conduct innovative basic and applied research in integrated circuit fault isolation, reverse engineering, and hardware security verification and validation
Develop capabilities in circuit & device modeling and materials physics simulation
Develop capabilities in failure analysis and functional security characterization
Present results internally and at scientific meetings and publish research in refereed journals
Provide technical support to national security space programs in these areas
Master’s degree in electrical engineering, physics, computer engineering, or material science
Ideally (2) years of engineering or applicable professional or educational experience is required
In depth knowledge of Integrated circuit (IC) devices and semiconductor physics
This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance, which is issued by the US government. U.S citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.
PhD in electrical engineering, physics, computer engineering, or material science
(5) years of engineering or applicable professional or educational experience is preferred
Knowledge of circuit edit techniques
Knowledge of cryptographic security and side-channel analysis
Knowledge of radio frequency semiconductor device design and associated analysis techniques
The ability to obtain TS/SCI access, which is issued by the US government, is preferred
Strong interpersonal skills, ability to effectively convey technical information to non-technical personnel via oral and written forms are essential
Ways We Reward Our Employees
During your interview process, our team will provide all the details of our industry-leading benefits and career development opportunities. A few highlights include:
- A work environment built on teamwork, flexibility and respect
- Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career, as well as tuition reimbursement
- Variable pay program for exceptional contributions
- Comprehensive health care and wellness plans for your entire family
- Flextime and virtual work options (if applicable)
- 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match, regardless of whether you contribute
- Paid holidays and paid time off
- Flexible spending accounts
- Relocation assistance (if applicable)
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 [email protected]. You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law and the supplement, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.