Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Principal Systems Engineer - Tactical Solutions Systems Architect (665881) - Security clearance requ in Westminster, Colorado
Principal Systems Engineer - Tactical Solutions Systems Architect (665881) - Security clearance required
CO - Westminster
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Who We Are:
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 http://www.ball.com/aerospace, Facebook or Twitter.
Principal Systems Engineer – Tactical Solutions Systems Architect
What you’ll do:
Provide engineering support across multiple and diverse new business pursuits by developing concepts to meet customer mission needs.
Provide systems engineering leadership of technical teams to design, build, and operate complex systems
Develop, enhance, test, evaluate, and integrate scientific algorithms in high-level scientific computing languages (MATLAB, IDL, Python).
Define, execute, and report on trade studies that provide data for decision making to our customers.
Develop metrics to evaluate concepts that represent mission utility for the customer
Creatively apply our heritage and expertise to solve customer problems in novel and cost-effective ways.
Mentor other systems engineers in mission systems engineering and architecture development.
Prepare and give presentations to peers/management/customers.
Support technical proposal development.
Define, execute, and lead IRAD and CRAD efforts; report results of these R&D studies through technical reports and presentations, both internally and to external customers.
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 12 or more years related experience.
MS in Physics/Engineering Systems or a related technical field is strongly preferred.
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.
Current Secret security clearance required.
Experience with electro-optics and lasers is desired.
Experience with building and operating airborne sensors is desirable.
Demonstrated experience leading multi-disciplinary teams in relevant business environments.
Demonstrated experience in all phases of hardware program execution, including early planning, design reviews, manufacture, assembly, integration, test, sell-off, and mission operation.
Demonstrated experience in systems engineering processes, including requirements development, concept of operations, requirement allocation, change management, verification and validation.
Superb presentation skills with documented presentation experience to senior decision making and technical audiences.
Proven track record in producibility of designs with cost, budget, and schedule constraints for self and others is essential.
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.
Successful candidate will have completed a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. *U.S. Citizenship is Required.
Relocation for this position is Available
US CITIZENSHIP 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.