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Software Engineer Senior - Satellite Ground Command, Control, and Communications Program

Company:  Ball Aerospace
Location: 

Fairborn, OH, US, 45432

Date:  Jan 6, 2023
Job Category:  Engineering/ Technical
Req. ID:  25633

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 Advanced Technology & Information Solutions Strategic Business Unit provides scientific, engineering and other experts that work with our customers to solve their hardest problems and advance state-of-the-art technology. Our data solutions professionals deliver enterprise processing, analytics, exploitation and management, as well as information technology hardware that provide actionable information for warfighters and decision makers. In addition, our subject matter experts provide world-class technology and operational insight that help organizations advance the boundaries of knowledge and accomplish their missions. 

 

Software Engineer Senior – Satellite Ground Command, Control, and Communications Program

 

Your software development talents will contribute to Ball Aerospace’s Ground Command, Control, and Communications Program (GC3). GC3 uses Ball’s event driven architecture to provide paradigm shifting new technologies to the United States Space Force in defense of our Nations space assets. Our software Development, Security, and Operations (DevSecOps) pipeline adheres to the SAFe Agile Framework providing rapid delivery to our customer in C/C++, Java, Python, and NodeJS languages.

 

We seek curious and committed individuals who enjoy problem solving and focusing on executing with excellence in service to our team and customer. Apply today if you are seeking a rewarding and challenging opportunity to build enterprise level software that is changing how our Nation conducts satellite operations.

 

What You’ll Do:

 

  • Design, develop, and maintain software for leading edge mission capabilities and mission systems using modern software design and development environments and capabilities.
  • Collaborate with other members of the GC3 team to build industry-leading capabilities in a rapidly growing market.
  • Develop technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.
  • Work with a diverse team of engineers in a fast-paced development setting.
  • Exercise considerable latitude in determining technical objectives.
  • Communicate effectively with a team.
  • 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 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 8 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.
  • Experience with one or more programming languages such as C/C++, Java, Python, and NodeJS.
  • A desire to learn from our closely knit team of event driven architecture and DevSecOps experts.
  • A current, active TS/SCI security clearance is preferred.
  • Experience with SAFe Agile software development practices including requirements, design, coding, debugging, unit testing, configuration management, and integration preferred.

 

Flexible On-Site Work Environment: This position requires regular in-person engagement by working on-site for three or more days per work week. 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, laboratory, production floor, or cleanroom, 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.

 

A current DoD clearance and/or SCI access with Polygraph is not required to be eligible for this position, however applicant must be willing and eligible for submission within 60-90 days after an offer is accepted and must be able to maintain the applicable clearance/access.  By applying to this position, you are agreeing to complete a National Security Clearance Pre-Screen Questionnaire to evaluate your general ability to obtain the required security clearance or government customer access associated with this position.

 

Relocation for this position is available.

 

Compensation & Benefits:

 

  • HIRING SALARY RANGE: $133,500 - $168,000 (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. For details, copy and paste https://bit.ly/3pNSnxv into your browser or visit our careers site.

 

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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