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. Aerospace's Analytics Software Department is looking for a Section Manager to lead and grow a team of data engineers who design, implement, and deploy cloud-native and innovative data engineering and analytics platform solutions for our nation's space enterprise. We support a variety of customers, including Space Missile Systems Center (SMC), National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), and other civil customers (e.g., NASA), as they all face challenges in building enterprise data platforms. Key Functions Work with the department director and other managers as needed in developing and managing the organization. Recruit, amplify efforts in pursuing diverse candidates and hire staff to support the department's technical skill gap and customer demand. Lead and manage teams to create leading and innovative prototypes in data engineering and analytics platforms. Provide effective management of staff to include performance evaluations and personnel career growth. Identify new areas of research and lead project teams through the proposal, design, and execution phases. Plan and execute strategies that lead to new or sustained business and customers. Encourage the technical growth of personnel, and develop and mentor team members. Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or a related technical discipline. Experience communicating technical concepts to varied audiences, including beginners, experts, and business decision-makers. Hands-on experience with cloud computing technologies, especially cloud-native data engineering and analytics related services. Coding experience in Python, Java or C. Experience in SQL and NoSQL (MongoDB, InfluxDB, etc.) database solutions. Experience in distributed computing, large-scale data platform design with high-speed data pipelines, microservice architectures, and API Gateways. Experience leading multi-organizational teams. Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance, issued by the US government. ship is required to obtain a security clearance. Preferred Qualifications Advanced degree in Computer Science, or a related discipline. Experience with cloud deployment computing technologies (k8s, rancher, etc) Experience with collaboration notebooks technologies (Apache Zeppelin, Jupyter, etc.) Active Secret security clearance Equal Opportunity Commitment The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal OpportunityAffirmative 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 ator by email at . You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law and the supplement, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.