30+ days ago


Canoga Park, CA



Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-class developer and manufacturer of advanced propulsion and energetics systems for customers including the U.S. Department of Defense, NASA and other agencies and companies, both in the United States and abroad. Our markets include space, where we provide a full range of propulsion and power systems for launch vehicles, satellites and other space vehicles; strategic missiles; missile defense; and tactical systems and armaments. Our propulsion systems, both liquid- and solid-fueled, have been at the heart of virtually every major U.S. space and missile program since the dawn of the space age. Visit our website at for more information on our company, our products and our mission.

We have an immediate need for a Specialist, Competitive Intelligence Business Analyst to support our Strategy and Business Development organization for our Space Business Unit.

In this role you will be responsible for researching, analyzing, and tracking various markets, companies, and trends across the space industry with a focus on Aerojet Rocketdyne’s Space Business Unit products and market segments. This Senior Analyst will be responsible for synthesizing all researched data into relevant assessments that help improve AR’s competitive positioning, inform strategies to compete and win new business, and assist in decision making for strategic planning. The Senior Analyst will also be responsible for maintaining various databases, performing business case assessments, and tracking the latest space industry news and trends.

This positon will be based at our Canoga Park, CA Space Headquarters.

This position may be filled at this level posted or one level higher.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

15% - Researching, distilling, and presenting information to management in the narrative and graphical form.

15% -Analyzing and tracking trends in various markets and reporting on those trends.

15% -Performing business case assessments and financial modeling for new business opportunities.

15% - Assisting in competitive assessments for proposals and Price to Win analysis.

15% -Analyzing competitors, including analysis of financial and contract information.

15% -Developing data driven presentations and memos on competitors, trends, and market information to assist in strategy and decision making.

10% - Maintain databases in Excel.


Requires a Bachelor's degree and at least nine (9) years of directly related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. MBA preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • General knowledge of the Aerospace and Defense industry with an interest in the space sector.
  • Basic understanding of how the Federal Government works, including the budget process and the procurement process.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and Word.

Ability to:

  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Research, analyze and distill a lot of information quickly, and be able to effectively communicate that information in a form that is relevant to AR.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
  • Ability to work independently and to problem solve in order to develop strategies and recommendations
  • Develop visual representation of data and analysis, including, but not limited to scatterplots, graphs, charts and tables.

Requires U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency or other status as a U.S. Person. Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 15 pounds; may require minimal walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

About the Company

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Aerojet Rocketdyne

Aerojet Rocketdyne plays a key role in providing propulsion solutions that defend our homeland and support the space industry & communication, observation and exploration needs. We provide a wide array of products to the defense industry ranging from solid rocket motors and solid rocket propulsion systems to missile defense systems and warheads, as well as high efficiency electric propulsion, storable propellant engines, solid rocket motors, launch vehicle engine solutions to the space industry. Aerojet Rocketdyne is expanding our product offerings, opening new markets in high speed strike weapons and hypersonics, as well as deploying new technologies such as additive manufacturing. Take a look at our career opportunities and find out how Aerojet Rocketdyne can LIFT your career into a higher orbit! Aerojet Rocketdyne is expanding in several locations including Huntsville, Alabama! We are excited to announce that Huntsville is our new defense headquarters and we plan on hiring approximately 800 employees at that site over the next couple of years. With approximately 5,000 employees and locations across the USA, we have opportunities in the places you want to be: • Huntsville, Alabama • Canoga Park, California (Los Angeles area) • West Palm Beach, Florida • Redmond, Washington • Camden, Arkansas • Carlstadt, New Jersey • Culpeper, Virginia • Stennis Space Center, Mississippi In addition to medical/dental/vision insurance, our benefits include a 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, vacation, sick leave, year-end shut down and more. Aerojet Rocketdyne is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Women, Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Company Size

5,000 to 9,999 employees


Aerospace and Defense