Archive for December, 2015

Employment Opportunities

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

a.i. solutions has a number of posted, and soon-to-be posted, open job requisitions for immediate hire.  Please forward this email to recent astrodynamics graduates and space-flight dynamics professionals of all experience levels.  Here’s a brief description of some positions listed on our careers page (accessible from of interest.

  Careers – a.i. solutions

a.i. solutions is about fostering innovation. We provide a challenging, rewarding and empowering work environment that drives innovation and produces results.

  •  15-0106: Astrodynamics Subject Matter Expert at the JSpOC at Vandenburg AFB, the center of the SSA world.  Applicant must be able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance.  Vandenburg, CA.
  • 15-0105: FreeFlyer Technical Support EngineerFreeFlyer is our widely used, full-mission lifecycle space-flight dynamics tool (including navigation).  Lanham, MD.
  • 15-0108: Spacecraft Navigator: OD, batch, EKF, UKF, and other filters.  Start the OD design with James Webb Space Telescope, avoid intra-formation collisions on the Magnetospheric MultiScale (MMS) mission, develop new techniques for SSA.  Lanham and Greenbelt, MD.
  • 15-0109: Flight Dynamics Analyst: Start on MMS doing operations and analysis. Strong likelihood of doing ops and analysis on the Morning and Afternoon Constellations (Aqua, Aura, Terra) of the Earth Orbiting System.  Lanham and Greenbelt, MD.
  • 15-0080: Orbit Analyst to develop and enhance the next generation of flight dynamics software for NASA’s TDRS fleet of communication satellites.  Lanham, MD.
  • 15-0089: Flight Dynamics Mission Analyst to develop the flight dynamics system for the upcoming GOES-R launch. Lanham, MD.
  • Coming in January 2016: Flight Dynamics Mission Analyst at Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX.
  • Coming Spring 2016: Flight Dynamics and Modeling and Sim Analysts at Kirtland AFB in Albuquerque, NM.  Requisition 14-0018 works for this job and candidates can apply now.


We get lots of resumes, so we encourage people who have applied to other a.i. solutions positions in the past to apply to any of these that are of interest as well.  Questions about any position can be directed to me and I’ll make sure it gets to the right manager.  US Citizenship is required for all positions.



Geoffrey Wawrzyniak, PhD

a.i. solutions, Inc.

4500 Forbes Blvd., Suite 300

Lanham, MD 20706

O: 301-306-1756 x 174

M: 202-400-1747

Summer Internship Program

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Now accepting applications for

Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO)

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) Summer Internship Program will provide opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to participate in projects focused on helping DNDO meet its mission of “implementing domestic nuclear detection efforts for a managed and coordinated response to radiological and nuclear threats, as well as integration of federal nuclear forensics programs.” Internships will primarily focus on projects related to Advanced Technology Demonstration programs, or are otherwise in the areas of: Materials Research and Supporting Technology, Advanced Analytics, Nuclear Forensics, Program Management, Radiation Detection, and Shielded Special Nuclear Material (SNM) Detection.

Undergraduate students receive a stipend of $600 per week for ten weeks plus travel expenses.

Graduate students receive a stipend of $700 per week for ten weeks plus travel expenses.

Research experiences are anticipated at: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley, CA) ● Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (Livermore, CA) ● Los Alamos National Laboratory (Los Alamos, NM) ● National Security Technologies – Remote Sensing Laboratory (Los Vegas, NV and Andrews AFB, MD) ● Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Oak Ridge, TN) ● Savannah River National Laboratory (Aiken, SC)

Areas of research: Engineering, earth and geosciences, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological / life sciences, environmental science, and more.

U.S. citizenship required

Application deadline: January 27, 2016, at 11:59 PM EST

Additional information and how-to-apply instructions can be found at:


DHS has partnered with the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) to manage the programs. For questions please email us at



Internship at Juno Beach (Home office)

Friday, December 18th, 2015

Spring College Intern-1504263


Our reliability is one of the best in the nation, and we’re working to make it even better. We live here too. That’s why we’re committed to making Florida a better place. Join our team today Learn more Relevant career-related activities encountered in the student’s area of study or specialization. This position will be provided mentoring and practical hands-on experience. To be considered for this position the applicant must be actively enrolled at a college or university as a full-time student seeking a bachelor’s degree or higher. Candidate must also have a current GPA of 3.00 or higher (on a 0.00 to 4.00 scale).


Required Qualifications High School Grad / GED:Required;

Employee Group  Non Exempt

Employee Type  Intern

Job:   Intern

Job Role:  Assistant

Organization:   Florida Power & Light Company

Primary Location:   USA-FL-Juno Beach

Work Locations:

Juno Beach Office 
700 Universe Blvd 
Juno Beach 33408


2016 STEM Summer Internships

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate Office of University Programs sponsors a 10-week summer internship program for students majoring in homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (HS-STEM) disciplines. The program provides students with quality research experiences at federal research facilities located across the country and allows students the opportunity to establish connections with DHS professionals. It is open to undergraduate and graduate students in a broad spectrum of HS-STEM disciplines and DHS mission-relevant Research Areas.

Undergraduate students receive a $6,000 stipend plus travel expenses.

Graduate students receive a $7,000 stipend plus travel expenses.

10-week research experiences are offered at:  Coast Guard Research and Development Center ● Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute ● Customs and Borders Protection ● Engineer Research and Development Center ● Federal Emergency Management Agency ● National Security Technologies ● National Urban Security Technology Laboratory ● Naval Research Laboratory ● Office for Interoperabilty and Compatibility ● Transportation Security Laboratory ● DOE National Laboratories: Argonne, Berkeley, Idaho, Livermore, Los Alamos, Oak Ridge, Pacific Northwest, and Sandia

Areas of research: Engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological / life sciences, environmental science, emergency and incident management, social sciences, and more.

U.S. citizenship required

Application deadline: December 16, 2015, 11:59PM EST

How to Apply: Applications and supporting materials must be submitted at

Program Information: Detailed information about the internships can be found at

For questions please email us at

The DHS Education Programs Team