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Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Engineer II-Systems - Launch Segment (668277) - Security clearance required in Boulder, Colorado

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Engineer II-Systems - Launch Segment (668277) - Security clearance required

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CO - Boulder

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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, Facebook or Twitter.


Engineer II-Systems – Launch Segment

What you’ll do:

  • Support launch segment concept development to include requirements definition, flow-down, development, verification and interfaces to other segments.

  • Develop, document, and implement technical data/requirements and all deliverables required for launch segment operations.

  • Support launch segment concept development for new business proposal activities.

  • Support development and refinement of Ball Aerospace launch segment processes.

  • Interface externally the space segment provider.

  • Interface internally with Launch Mission Manager and Engineering/ATLO Groups.

  • Provide single Point of Contact at Ball Aerospace for launch system interface definition, and implementation.

  • Coordinate interface with Ball Systems Safety and launch site Range Safety.

  • Coordinate launch site materials, consumables and training (propellant, purge gas, SCAPE).

  • Support technical writing (Proposal development, Contractual elements, procedural definitions, specifications, interfaces, analysis support and description documents).

  • 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 in Engineering or a related technical field is required plus 5 or more years of 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.

  • Current top secret security clearance required.

  • Minimum of 2 years direct experience in Launch Services/Engineering with a solid understanding of specifications, interface control, launch integration activities,

  • Experience with defining, developing and delivering space qualified hardware. Strong oral, written, and presentation skills.

  • Effective in multidisciplinary large team work environment with broad responsibilities and minimal oversight.

  • Applicants will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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.

Security Clearance:

Successful candidate will have completed a government national security clearance investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. *U.S. Citizenship is Required. By applying to this position you are agreeing to complete a National Security Clearance Pre-Screen Questionnaire, if one is required, 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

EEO Statement:


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.