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Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Senior Analyst - Project Controls - Top Secret Clearance Required (665500) in Boulder, Colorado

Job Title:

Senior Analyst - Project Controls - Top Secret Clearance Required (665500)

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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.


Senior Analyst – Project Controls

Perform the Project Controls function during the program lifecycle to include Program Planning, Baseline/Schedule Development, Baseline/Schedule Implementation and Closeout.

What you’ll do:

Perform principles, concepts, practices and standards in accordance with the policies and procedures related to Project Controls.

Baseline Maintenance

  • Work Authorization (WA) review

  • Contract Reconciliation

  • Statement of Work (SOW) deliverables and requirements analysis related to cost and schedule

  • Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) development and maintenance

  • Organizational Breakdown Structures (OBS) guidance

  • Budget and funding profile development

  • Direct Labor and indirect rate application and analysis

  • Cost/Schedule management and analysis

  • Resource planning and communication

  • Subcontract/material cost and schedule analysis

  • Risk assessment and analysis

Performance Management

  • Earned Value System Description application

  • Earned Value Management Systems architecture development, implementation and maintenance

  • Integrated Master Plan/Integrated Master Schedule development and analysis

  • Earned Value cost/schedule, integration and implementation

  • Cost Performance Reports (IPMRs) 1-7 preparation and analysis

  • Earned Value variance, trend and what-if analysis

  • Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs) preparation and execution

  • Joint Surveillance Reviews (JSRs) coordination, preparation and guidance

  • Contract change monitoring and implementation

  • Risk assessment and analysis

  • Lessons learned documentation, assessment, and implementation

EAC Development

  • EAC development and analysis

  • Sales forecast development and analysis across program portfolio

  • Risk assessment and analysis

  • Fee accrual profitability analysis and recommendation

  • Rate analysis


  • WBS closure and reconciliation

  • Closeout document preparation and reporting

  • 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/BA in a related field plus 8 or more years related experience.

  • In addition to the typical educational and experience requirements, a demonstrated capability to adequately perform the essential functions and responsibilities of the position and exhibit the skills and competencies of the grade level should be considered. Each higher-level degree, i.e. Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Two years of related experience may be substituted for each year 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.

  • Top Secret Clearance is Required

  • Strong user of tools like Excel. Should also have experience in Visual Basic for Excel.

  • Experience working with the configuration of database based tools like MPM, Costpoint, other database products.

  • Strong business acumen and experience with defense contracting.

Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in an office environment.

  • 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 security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. *U.S. Citizenship is Required.


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.