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Cosmic AES Overview

Colorado Springs, CO
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
Aerospace & Defense
$10 to $25 million (USD) per year
Cosmic Advanced Engineered Solutions (Cosmic AES) is a small innovative company tackling the most difficult technical challenges in signals, space, and cyberspace. We design and develop high-end signal processing solutions for Department of Defense(DoD) in the Counter-Space ... Read more

Cosmic AES – Why Work With Us?

Experts in Signals and Space

Cosmic AES, experts in signal processing and space, integrates technical and operational expertise with system engineering process discipline and delivers superlative performance across the lifecycle of complex family of systems programs.

Our technical experience allows us to provide the Government with sound advice and technical rigor to plan, acquire, operate and sustain critical space capabilities.  Through rapid prototyping, we help our customers deliver near-term capabilities by applying technology to meet urgent warfighter needs, while also to refining concepts and requirements for future systems.

Cosmic AES culture of innovation and outstanding engineering services is supported by a staff that has 85% scientific or engineering degrees, many with a Masters or PhD.  Additionally, Cosmic AES is constantly seeking the best and brightest engineering talent.  We invest in growing the next generation of engineers through our internship program with the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department as well as other engineering colleges.  We have built a very talented workforce by melding the experience of our seasoned staff with hands on experience in the latest technology from the next generation of young engineers.  Further, Cosmic AES uses a Direct Investment Program to explore new technologies and develop key products that can be used in our customer work.  This Direct Investment Program allows us to establish a pipeline of engineers and is responsible for funding the internships as well as a State-of-the-Art Digital Signal Processing (DSP) laboratory.   The lab provides essential understanding of technology in order to meet our customer requirements.

In addition to our personnel’s technical background, 81% of the Cosmic AES staff maintain security clearances to support the multitude of missions in our customer’s programs.

Cosmic AES is industry-recognized for its innovation, growth, and customer satisfaction.  Our employees are essential to fulfilling both our business goals and our clients goals.  In working at Cosmic AES,  you will be part of a dynamic team that has a proven track record of making a positive impact on our client's business.  We continue to build a culture that combines hard work, learning, fun, flexibility, and a focus on providing a high level of service to our clients.  If you are interested in becoming a part of a team that makes a lasting impact on our customers and the nation through challenging and satisfying work, we are interested in meeting you. 

Our Environment

Like the industries we serve, the atmosphere at Cosmic AES is fast paced, challenging, and innovative. But we still appreciate a good sense of humor and a strong cup of coffee (or another Mountain Dew). We try our best to create a work environment that fosters professional, intellectual, physical, and social well-being:

  • We encourage and reward talent, drive, and innovation.
  • We empower our employees to be creative and brainstorm freely.
  • We believe in life balance and flexibility.
  • We bring talent from across projects to solve problems efficiently.
  • We provide development opportunities as technologies change.
  • We are all-accessible and listen to our staff when making effective decisions.

What We Value

  • Talent - We maintain a well-rounded team with a variety of skills and expertise by recruiting engineers and scientists who are dedicated to innovation, quality, and service.
  • Collaboration - We operate in a completely collaborative culture, recognizing that two (or more) minds are better than one.
  • Innovation - We practice continuous improvement, provide cutting edge technologies, and brainstorm freely to create unique solutions.

Cosmic Advanced Engineered Solutions (Cosmic AES) provides high-end signal processing and space solutions.

Through a network of carefully picked employees and consultants, the Cosmic AES team specilalizes in the design and engineer of high-end signal processing and space control solutions, leveraging existing technologies to allow for cost effective, adaptable and open system solutions that meet our customer’s needs.  Over the past decade we have built powerful and adaptable application solutions in counter space, special operations, and homeland security.  

Cosmic AES’s core competency is the design, development, and operational utility of systems with expertise in digital signal processing (DSP), spectrum monitoring and signal generation, geolocation, software development, developmental/operational testing, architecture, concept of operations and requirements.

Our staff has strong technical expertise with the right mix of seasoned subject matter experts and mid level engineers with hands-on experience in the latest technology and space superiority operations. We have invested in a State-of-Art Digital Signal Processing Lab including satellite dishes for signal monitoring development work.   We have ample space for development and laboratory work and small-scale production. 

Cosmic AES invests in the areas of concerns to our customers and work closely with the operators to thoroughly understand all the complexities of the project. Our spiral development method allows us to focus on small critical components of a project to ensure the end product works effortlessly. We break down the project into phases while continuing to design and develop the whole solution allowing for quality conception and comprehension. Cosmic AES's business approach allows our customers to see results sooner through incremental investments. We make it simple.

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    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Cosmic AES in April 2016.


    HR contacted me requesting an interview following initial contact at a job fair. I met the hiring authority at the company's main office who was very personable and provided a lot of background information about the company and job. The interview was somewhat informal which I appreciated because it put me at ease right away and we were able to have a good conversation about what the job entailed and expectations for the selected candidate. Overall great experience and I would recommend this company interested in this line of work.

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