Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Senior Engineer - Spacecraft Bus Lead - PART TIME in Boulder, Colorado
Clearance Requirement: A current, active Top Secret security 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 strong execution.
Senior Engineer – Spacecraft Bus Lead
Lead the spacecraft bus team through development, test and delivery of highly capable space systems. The bus lead reports to the space vehicle lead and is responsible for ensuring delivery of a fully compliant bus design to the space vehicle level of assembly.
What You’ll Do:
•Develop and manage the spacecraft bus technical baseline
•Support preparation and presentation of major design and readiness reviews
•Execute to cost and schedule baseline for system engineering activity and capable of performing responsibilities of the cost account manager (CAM) for system engineering
•Communicate spacecraft status to program leadership team.
•Responsible for generating engineering documents including specifications, environmental design requirements, support to subsystem procurement specifications and statements of work, and test plan development.
•You will be working with subsystem leads, providing direction and prioritization of tasks and reviewing their design analysis
•Lead and guide spacecraft bus vehicle level trades and analysis – balancing technical performance, cost and risk
•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 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.
•Proven success as a technical team lead with experience in all phases of execution of a space hardware program
•Working knowledge of all spacecraft subsystems sufficient to lead requirements allocation, design trades and performance assessment
•Strong verbal, written and presentation skills, proficient in Microsoft Office applications
•Strong interpersonal skills, ability to effectively lead group discussions, ability to set priorities and delegate as required to meet all objectives.
•Working knowledge of Earned Value Management (EVM) - CAM experience preferred
•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.
US CITIZENSHIP IS REQUIRED
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