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Engineer I - Systems

Company:  Ball Aerospace
Location: 

Columbia, MD, US, 21046

Date:  Jun 11, 2021
Job Category:  Engineering/ Technical
Req. ID:  5670

 

A current, active TS/SCI with Polygraph 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 Systems Engineering Solutions Strategic Business Unit provides advanced systems engineering and technology applications for intelligence and information enterprises. These applications and solutions deliver enterprise data management, data analytics, modeling and simulation, and technology assessment capabilities that are used to create products that offer actionable information in support of warfighters and decision makers.

 

 

 

Engineer I – Systems

 

What You’ll Do:

 

  • Conceive and develop solutions to engineering problems through the application of professionally and industry-wide accepted engineering techniques, practices and procedures.  Ensure that engineering work conforms to high technical and company standards and meets or exceeds all contract requirements.
  • Ensure the accuracy of designs and products. Compile and evaluate design and data to determine adequacy and completeness of the product or software and the engineering effectiveness of the results compared to requirements and specifications. May be responsible for tracking performance against costs, budgets, and schedules.
  • Design, develop and modify applications, and or software systems, components, processes, and devices according to specifications.
  • Analyze, evaluate and recommend innovative solutions/applications and/or software design approaches required for meeting contract specifications for new or modified products and systems.
  • Compile and prepare necessary data and engineering items to support technical meetings and end-item product delivery.
  • May review drawings, procedures and engineering orders for completeness, compatibility, accuracy, and correctness.
  • May organize, analyze, write and present technical marketing and proposal information for program managers and customers.
  • Promote development of a strong team by participation in key aspects of the project and mentoring more junior team members.
  • May work with classified documents which requires thorough knowledge of DoD procedures for the proper usage and safeguarding of classified information.
  • Maintain and update required records and reports.
  • Present and resolve any technical program difficulties or discrepancies with the team, customers, and subcontractors in a timely manner.
  • 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 2 or more years related experience.
  • Each higher-level related degree, i.e., Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of related 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.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Current TS//SCI security clearance w/polygraph required

 

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
  • Travel to CONUS and OCONUS government and non-government locations may be required

 

Current Clearance Required:

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

 

Relocation for this position is not available.

 

Compensation & Benefits

  • HIRING SALARY RANGE: $96,500 - $120,000 (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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