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Senior Applications Developer

Company:  Ball Aerospace
Location: 

Lafayette, CO, US, 80026

Date:  Jun 16, 2022
Job Category:  IT Administration
Req. ID:  19503

Ball Aerospace is powered by endlessly curious people who promote a sense of belonging and equality with an unwavering mission focus. We pioneer discoveries that enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most. What’s more, our company balances listening to experiences, providing feedback, and partnership at all levels to create a more inclusive environment. Our team members are able to fully invest in the work that they do, bringing dynamic thinking and energy to Ball Aerospace. 

 

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 Operations Strategic Capability Unit plays a fundamental role in enabling efficient business and program execution – from technologies and investments to supply chain, manufacturing and test operations, facilities management, and information technology services.

 

Senior Applications Developer

 

What You’ll Do:

 

  • Support tools for Integrated Program Management; Proposals, Contracts and Budgets.
  • Collaborate with Information Technology peers, Information Security and business users to clarify application requirements, design and implementation.
  • Apply application development/configuration best practices including documentation and change management.
  • Retiring in-house tools and modernize to functionality in IPM and CRM platforms.
  • Facilitate peer-programming and design sessions/reviews with team members, including participation in code reviews.
  • Ensure quality development standards by using techniques like Unit Testing and Peer Reviews.
  • Work closely with Business and Quality Assurance Analyst to create test plans and ensure that issues are properly identified, fixed, and tested.
  • Take the lead on solving and implementing difficult technology challenges and drive our team to successful delivery.
  • Exhibit a professional, positive and productive work environment.
  • Mentor team members to progress their technical and professional skills.
  • 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:

 

  • Bachelor’s in Information Technology or a related technical field plus 8 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.
  • Java experience.
  • Application interface/integration experience.
  • Azure GitHub experience.
  • Must be self-motivated, detail-oriented, professional, and able to communicate with all levels of management.
  • Ability to work under minimal direct supervision.
  • Business Process Analyst experience preferred.
  • Salesforce experience preferred.
  • Understanding of Business dataflow for Integrated Program Management preferred.
  • 5 – 10 years project lifecycle forecasting experience preferred:
    • New Business
    • Project Planning
    • Cost estimating

 

Hybrid Work Environment: This position may be performed working from both the office and another location, while typically requiring working in the office less than 3 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 environment, laboratory, cleanroom, or production floor. 

 

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: $108,500 - $149,500 (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. 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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Nearest Secondary Market: Denver

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