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Company: The Aerospace Corporation
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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.

Job Summary

The Aerospace Corporation seeks a Paralegal to join a tight-knit and collegial legal department. This a unique and exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, creative, service oriented, and continual learner professional who thinks space is cool. The Aerospace Corporation is an independent, non-profit corporation operating the only FFRDC for the space enterprise, supporting a variety of government, civil, and commercial customers.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Provide administrative, research, and transactional support for the Aerospace Corporation's in-house Legal Department.
  • Organize and track projects and schedules; prepare, edit, and collaborate on documents and agreements related to litigation, transactional, regulatory, real estate matters, and other legal department projects
  • Create and implement legal tools and process improvements
  • Conduct research and support other legal department projects as assigned
  • Oversee and perform various administrative and attorney-support duties, including preparing presentation materials, scheduling meetings and conferences, and interfacing with internal clients and external parties

What You Need to be Successful

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited program and certification of completion of state bar association approved paralegal program
  • 3-5 years of experience as a Paralegal, with at least one year in government contracting, privacy, cyber security, real estate, transactional, internal investigations or litigation matters
  • Experience with matter management, digitized systems
  • Experience in Microsoft Office applications including PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
  • Ability to interface with internal clients including at an executive level, outside counsel, and representatives of U.S. Government agencies
  • This position requires the 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.

How You Can Stand Out

It would be impressive if you have one or more of these:

  • Participation in a paralegal or legal professional association
  • Worked for or with FFRDCs, Government Contractors, Government, or Organizations in the Space Enterprise
  • Demonstrates behaviors that are consistent with the company's values of Dedication to Mission Success, Technical Excellence, Commitment to Our People, Integrity and Objectivity.
  • Location: Preference for candidates who live within commuting distance of Aerospace offices in El Segundo, CA, Crystal City, VA, Chantilly, VA, or Colorado Springs, CO

Grade-Based Pay Range

(Min - Mid - Max)

$70,861 - $92,184 - $113,506

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 You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law and the supplement, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

Keywords: The Aerospace Corporation, Arlington , Paralegal, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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