Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Staff Consultant - Mission Systems Architect (659250) - Security clearance required in Broomfield, Colorado

Who We Are:

Ball Aerospace leads the way in designing, developing and manufacturing innovative aerospace systems. We take on some of the most complex and exciting challenges in the universe--from space and Earth science to national security and intelligence programs.

We produce spacecraft, instruments and sensors, RF and microwave technologies, data exploitation solutions, and a variety of advanced aerospace technologies and products. In addition, we pioneered the development of the commercial remote sensing market, producing spacecraft and imaging systems that helped spawn a market-driven demand for imagery.

Our success is built on more than products or systems. Our team of more than 3,000 engineers, scientists, technicians and support staff drives all the achievements at Ball Aerospace. Whether contributing to a better understanding of the universe or helping keep our nation safe, our people bring their diverse backgrounds, perspectives and skills together to achieve a common mission.

Qualifications:

Staff Consultant – Mission Systems Architect

This engineering position is for a highly experienced systems engineer who is creative, flexible, and comfortable handling many diverse and sometimes open-ended assignments.

What You’ll Do:

  • Provide engineering support across multiple and diverse new business pursuits by developing concepts to meet customer mission needs.
  • Provide systems engineering leadership of technical teams to design, build, and operate complex systems including spacecraft, instruments, and missions.
  • Define, execute, and report on trade studies that provide data for decision making to our customers.
  • Develop metrics to evaluate concepts that represent mission utility for the customer.
  • Creatively apply our heritage and expertise to solve customer problems in novel and cost-effective ways.
  • Mentor other systems engineers in mission systems engineering and architecture development.
  • Prepare and give presentations to peers/management/customers.
  • Lead technical proposal development.
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering or a related technical field is required, plus 16 or more years related experience.
  • MS degree or higher is preferred.
  • Current Top Secret security clearance required.
  • Customer Relationships: Extensive knowledge of missions and customers across core technologies areas. Knowledge/experience working with critical customer base, established relationships with key personnel within customer community.
  • Demonstrated experience leading multi-disciplinary teams in relevant business environments.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and analyzing mission concepts, including space, launch, and ground components.
  • Demonstrated experience in all phases of hardware program execution, including early planning, design reviews, manufacture, assembly, integration, test, sell-off, and on-orbit mission operation.
  • Demonstrated experience in systems engineering processes, including requirements development, concept of operations, requirement allocation, change management, verification and validation.
  • Superb presentation skills with documented presentation experience to senior decision making and technical audiences.
  • In addition to the typical educational and experience requirements, a demonstrated capability to adequately perform the essential functions and responsibilities of the position and exhibit the skills and competencies of the grade level should be considered. Each higher-level degree, i.e. Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Two years of related experience may be substituted for each year of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.

Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in an office environment, laboratory, clean room, or production floor.
  • Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.

Security Clearance:

Successful candidate will have completed a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. *U.S. Citizenship is Required.

Relocation:

Relocation for this position is Available

EEO Statement:

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans.

Job Title: Staff Consultant - Mission Systems Architect (659250) - Security clearance required

Job ID: 659250

Location: CO - Broomfield

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular