Project Coordinator Specialist


Requisition ID: 43292 

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 government 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 Project Coordinator Specialist will be responsible for coordinating specific projects in accordance with outlined goals, objects, specifications and deadlines. Ensures that project is within budget and timeline. Delivers the project according to plan.

Demonstrates behavior that is consistent with the company's values of Dedication to Mission Success, Technical Excellence, Commitment to Our People, Integrity and Objectivity.

 

KEY FUNCTIONS

 

  • Develops and implements detailed project plans to include goals and objectives, scope of work, milestones, and tasks.
  • Analyzes business needs and projects metrics. Prioritizes workflow, builds deliverables, and determines constraints.
  • Develops and ensures compliance with project process and procedure guidelines.
  • Customer facing interaction 
  • Coordinates project communication issues, milestones and achievement and, at project completion, markets project success through internal channels.
  • Collaborates with technical teams to identify new features and tools to support production processes and workflow. Provides verification and testing for technical team to launch to features.
  • Writes technical user guide manual for web and training classes and refreshes content as needed.

Qualifications

REQUIRED 

  • 5 or more years experience coordinating projects within a corporate environment?
  • HS Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in Microsoft Office applications including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Customer service orientation
  • Ability to obtain a Secret clearance. This is issued by the US government. A US Citizenship is required. 

 

PREFERRED 

  • Must be detail oriented
  • Project Management certification
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and projects
  • Must possess strong organizational skills
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and projects at one time
  • Effective interpersonal skills to coordinate efforts and work with other internal and external organizations
  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to adapt to changing organizational needs
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Transcript Requirement

None

 

Additional Requisition Details

Clearance Requirement: Secret 

Access: None 

Polygraph: None 

Relocation Available:  No 

Employment Type: Regular 

Work Schedule: Full Time 

 

Company Statement

The Aerospace Corporation has provided independent technical and scientific research, development, and advisory services to national security space programs since 1960. We operate a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the United States Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office, and support all national security space programs. We also apply more than 50 years of experience with space systems to provide critical solutions to technologically complex systems in such areas as communications, shipping, law enforcement, and cyber, among others.

From our inception, our highly skilled technical staff has focused on ensuring the success of every mission and developing the most effective and economic space-related hardware and software in the world. Our greatest asset is the technical expertise of our people. Our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities are staffed by some of the leading scientists in the world.

All Aerospace employees working in organizations with technical responsibilities are required to apply for and maintain at least a Secret clearance.  U.S. citizenship is required for those positions.

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 ieo.mailbox@aero.org. You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster and the supplement, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.