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Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Senior Engineer-Systems Analyst in Broomfield, Colorado

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 at or connect with us on LinkedIn at , Facebook at , Twitter at or Instagram at .

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 – Systems Analyst

This engineering position will have performance modelling and simulation as its area of specialization with a focus on analyzing and decomposing of EO Payload requirements and planning and development of verification algorithms.

What You’ll Do:

•Analyze of variety of remote sensing payloads. Systems analysis results will guide and/or decompose system level requirements into subsystem and/or component requirements.

•Generate engineering documents including System Engineering Reports, presentations, and analysis plans and procedures.

•Develop system concepts and interface definitions.

•Work closely with hardware engineers to develop state-of-the-art system designs and analyze performance of hardware demonstrations.

•Contribute to completion of milestones within specific projects and provide solutions to a variety of technical problems.

•Preparing and giving presentations to peers/management/customers may be required.

•Responsibilities may include new business support in the form of proposal writing and/or cost/schedule estimation.

•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 related technical field plus 8 or more years related experience is required.

•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.

•Experience with analysis of payload systems, dissection of complex problems, and identification of key performance drivers.

•Experienced Excel and MATLAB programming skills.

•Strong analytic modeling capabilities.

•Ability to document analysis results and write reports.

•Effective oral and written communication skills.

•Ability to interface with technicians, peers, senior-level engineers, and customers.

•Ability to contribute to the success of small teams through excellent teamwork.

•Active TS/SCI, SSBI, or Top Secret clearance is preferred

Working Conditions:

•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.

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.


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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