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Systems Engineer II - Integrator

Company:  Ball Aerospace
Location: 

Chantilly, VA, US, 20150

Date:  Dec 23, 2020
Job Category:  Engineering/ Technical
Req. ID:  2172

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

 

Powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus, Ball Aerospace pioneers 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. For more information, visit Ball Aerospace Career Site or connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

 

The Engineering Strategic Support Unit comprises the organizational talent and technical leadership that enables the successful delivery of high-impact discriminating technologies for our customers’ missions. Our collaborative, cross-functional teams are committed to innovation, integrity, continual learning and strong execution.

 

Engineer II - Systems - Collection Planner

 

Systems Engineer in support of requirements, design, analysis, test, integration and operation of space vehicles and ground systems for commercial, DoD and NASA customers.

 

What You’ll Do:

 

  • Contribute to the design of mission ground system
  • Establish customer needs and develop them into Business/Technical Requirements, establishing scope budget and schedule parameters to execute projects
  • Face-to-face interaction with customers and contractors to respond to requests for information
  • Serve as a point of contact for Ground Integration interfacing with the customer onsite representative with all system requirements affecting the facility
  • Support technical meetings, technical interchanges and enterprise working groups
  • Work closely with a collaborative team at the Factory and customer location comprised of systems engineers and I&T team members
  • Contribute to the preparation and maintenance of CDRLs and tracking action items
  • Support to operational validation of releases, database maintenance, user administration, investigation of system anomalies and the raising, tracking and regression testing of Anomaly Reports
  • 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:

 

  • BS degree or higher in Engineering or a related technical field is required plus 5 or more years 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.
  • TS/SCI security clearance required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ground systems for spacecraft operations.
  • Strong System engineering / SEIT skills.
  • Experience supporting system engineering of ground systems development efforts including meeting cost, schedule, and performance goals.
  • Knowledge of systems engineering roles and functions, including operations concept development, requirements management, functional analysis, interface definition and control, synthesis, and/or verification and validation.
  • Ability to quickly come up to speed on technical and management efforts currently underway.
  • Knowledge of related disciplines in software engineering, hardware engineering, integration, test engineering, quality engineering, configuration/data management.
  • Experience in developing specifications, design and analysis, documentation, and presentations.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong written communication skills, oral presentation skills, and an ability to lead group discussions.
  • Effectiveness in working with people at all levels and with outside customers, able and willing to contribute wherever and however needed, provide leadership and guidance to program activities and staff.

 

Working Conditions:

 

  • Work is performed in an office, laboratory, production floor, or clean room, outdoors or remote research environment.
  • May occasionally work in production work centers where use of protective equipment and gear is required.
  • May access other facilities in various weather conditions.
  • Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.

 

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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.

 

Compensation & Benefits

  • HIRING SALARY RANGE: $117,000 - $145,500 (Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.)
  • This position includes a competitive benefits package. Click here to learn more.

 

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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