Mission Chief Engineer - Senior Staff Consultant
Company: Ball Aerospace
Posted on: April 4, 2021
Company: Ball Aerospace Location: Broomfield, CO, US, 80020
Date: Feb 25, 2021 Job Category: Engineering/ Technical Req. ID:
842 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
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The Security and Mission Assurance Strategic Support Unit provides
discriminating support to the business to ensure success. We focus
on threat identification, risk assessment, and mitigation while
improving the efficiency of the business through effective
governance and analysis of process, data and overall business
knowledge. This engineering position is for an experienced systems
engineer who is creative, flexible, and comfortable handling many
diverse and sometimes open-ended assignments. What You'll Do:
---Provide systems engineering leadership of technical teams to
define, direct implementation, and operate complex mission systems
which include spacecraft, instruments, and ground systems.
---Provide engineering support in the development of mission
---Develop Mission Concept of Operations.
---Oversee and guide the management of mission requirements -
allocation, verification, and validation.
---Oversee and guide the performance analyses to ensure mission
solution meets mission requirements and customer expectations.
---Provide program support for identifying and mitigating technical
---Develop mission systems engineering execution plans - schedules,
staffing, and cost.
---Creatively apply our heritage and expertise to solve customer
problems in novel and cost-effective ways.
---Mentor other systems engineers in mission systems engineering
development and delivery.
---Prepare and give presentations to
---Support technical proposal development.
---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 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 20 or more years related experience. MS in
Physics/Engineering Systems or a related technical field is
---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
---Experience with electro-optics and/or photonics preferred.
---Customer Relationships: Extensive knowledge of missions and
customers across core technologies areas. Knowledge/experience
working with critical customer base, established relationships with
key personnel within customer community.
---Demonstrated experience leading multi-disciplinary teams in
relevant business environments.
---Demonstrated experience in developing and analyzing mission
concepts, including space and ground components.
---Demonstrated experience in all phases of hardware program
execution, including early planning, design reviews, manufacture,
assembly, integration, test, sell-off, and on-orbit mission
---Demonstrated experience in systems engineering processes,
including requirements development, concept of operations,
requirement allocation, change management, verification and
---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. 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 available.
- HIRING SALARY RANGE: $166,500 - $230,000 (Salary to be
determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and
abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with
- 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
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