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clearance is required.
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The Engineering Strategic Support Unit comprises the
organizational talent and technical leadership that enables the
successful delivery of high-impact discriminating technologies for
our customers' missions. Our collaborative, cross-functional teams
are committed to innovation, integrity, continual learning and
**Engineer II - Satellite Ground SEIT**
Ground SEIT Engineer in support of design, development, test and
operation of space vehicles and ground systems for commercial, DoD,
NASA and other customers.
**What You'll Do:**
+ Mission design, development and testing of ground system.
+ Establish customer needs and develop them into Business/Technical
Requirements, establishing scope budget and schedule parameters to
+ Support ground system development for software and hardware
+ Face-to-face interaction with customers and contractors to
respond to requests for information, support to technical meetings,
technical interchanges and enterprise working groups.
+ Be part of a collaborative team comprised of systems engineers,
I&T and Transition team members, as appropriate.
+ Prepare and maintain CDRLs and tracking Action Items.
+ Support to operational validation of releases, database
maintenance, user administration, investigation of system anomalies
and the raising, tracking and regression testing of Anomaly
+ 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 5 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.
+ Active TS/SCI required.
+ Demonstrated knowledge of ground systems for spacecraft
+ Strong System engineering / SEIT skills.
+ Experience supporting system engineering of ground systems
development efforts including meeting cost, schedule, and
+ Experience with Software Development Plans and Software
+ Knowledge of systems engineering roles and functions, including
operations concept development, requirements management, functional
analysis, interface definition and control, synthesis, and/or
verification and validation.
+ Experience in mission management, command & control and mission
data processing domains.
+ Experience of ground Integration and Test activities including
test planning, procedure writing and execution.
+ Ability to quickly come up to speed on technical and management
efforts currently underway.
+ Knowledge of related disciplines in software engineering,
hardware engineering, integration, test engineering, quality
engineering, configuration/data management.
+ Experience in developing specifications, design and analysis,
documentation, and presentations.
+ Excellent interpersonal skills, strong written communication
skills, oral presentation skills, and an ability to lead group
+ Effectiveness in working with people at all levels and with
outside customers, able and willing to contribute wherever and
however needed, provide leadership and guidance to program
activities and staff.
+ 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.
Verification that your current security clearance or government
customer access meets the requirement for this position will be
Relocation for this position is available.
**Compensation & Benefits:**
+ **HIRING SALARY RANGE:** $102,000 - $126,500 (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
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**US CITIZENSHIP IS REQUIRED**
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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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