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Senior Advanced Systems Manager - Space Resilience

Company:  Ball Aerospace
Location: 

Broomfield, CO, US, 80020

Date:  Nov 6, 2022
Job Category:  Sales and Marketing
Req. ID:  23806

Clearance Requirement: A current, active TS/SCI security clearance is required.

 

Ball Aerospace is powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus. We pioneer discoveries that enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most. We create innovative space solutions, enable more accurate weather forecasts, drive insightful observations of our planet, deliver actionable data and intelligence, and ensure those who defend our freedom go forward bravely and return home safely.

 

At our core, we're passionate, committed people who believe together we can achieve extraordinary things. We work collaboratively with each other, our customers and partners to solve the world's greatest challenges. That means listening to one another, providing feedback and partnering across all levels. We value our inclusive culture where everyone is heard equally and creativity thrives. Each team member is fully invested in our mission and we bring an energy to work every day that propels our business and motivates us all to Go Beyond.®

 

For more information, visit Ball Aerospace Career Site or connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

 

The National Defense Strategic Business Unit works with members of the military, intelligence and defense communities to deliver space systems that drive mission success. From space situational awareness to Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, we provide resilient mission-level solutions for the nation’s greatest challenges.

 

Senior Advanced Systems Manager – Space Resilience

 

We are currently recruiting for an Advanced Systems Manager to perform business development, business capture, and program management for Ball Aerospace. This position reports to the Space Resilience & Survivability business area of National Defense (ND), which supports the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community, with a focus on customer groups that provide resiliency to the overall space architecture. At the Sr. ASM level you’ll be customer focused, leading new business capture activities and teams. A successful candidate must have a strong technical background as well as customer focused, collaborative leadership qualities.

 

What You'll Do:

 

  • Lead the pursuit of new business opportunities with a variety of defense and intelligence customers.
  • Support direct engagement with key government and industry customers.
  • Develop and carry out plans and strategies to capture new opportunities.
  • Manage business development and engineering personnel to carry out capture plans and strategies, and to produce solutions that meet customers’ mission needs.
  • Lead the preparation of responses to customer opportunities, including white papers, proposals, rough order of magnitude estimates and responses to customer requests for information.
  • Provide leadership, knowledge, mentoring, staff development, application of the LCGM, management of internal budgets for execution of existing work.
  • Manage development efforts, studies, and small programs to achieve technical, cost, and schedule objectives.
  • Coordinate inputs from support organizations including engineering, contracts, finance, security, and others as needed.
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Capabilities 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:

 

  • BS/BA in related field plus 15 years or more related experience.
  • Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu 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.
  • A current, active TS/SCI security clearance is required.
  • Strong technical competence in any or all of the following: mission architecture, optics, focal plane arrays and focal plane subsystems, electro-optical remote sensing payload systems operating from visible to long wave infra-red, spacecraft bus systems and technologies.
  • Experience on classified design teams and new business capture activities in aerospace or related industry for defense and intelligence customers.
  • Experience working on classified proposals.
  • Experience leading design teams and/or new business capture activities.
  • Excellent presentation skills to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Strong written communication and proposal writing skills.
  • Strong programmatic background within classified program environments for government or industry preferred.

 

Full-Time On-Site Work Environment: This position requires regular in-person engagement by working on-site full-time. Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.

 

 Working Conditions: 

 

  • Ball Aerospace is a drug-free workplace, which is imperative to the health and safety of all employees and is required as a condition of receiving contracts from federal agencies. Please remember that regardless of the legalization of marijuana in Colorado and other states, possession and use continues to be illegal under the federal Controlled Substances Act. This includes the use of some CBD products. A post-offer, pre-employment drug test is a condition of employment.
  • Work is performed in an office environment, laboratory, cleanroom, or production floor.
  • This position requires up to 30% travel.

 

Verification that your current security clearance or government customer access meets the requirement for this position will be required.

 

Relocation for this position is available.

 

Direct Program Charge: 20%

 

Compensation & Benefits:

 

  • HIRING SALARY RANGE:  $175,500 - $243,000 (Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.)
  • Subject to business performance and recommendations of management, this role may be eligible to participate in an incentive compensation plan.
  • Job Grade:  Aerospace T 
  • This position includes a competitive benefits package. For details, copy and paste https://bit.ly/3pNSnxv into your browser or visit our careers site.

 

Job Referral Fee: $2,000.00

 

US CITIZENSHIP IS REQUIRED

 

Ball Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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