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Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Senior Systems Assurance Reliability Engineer (665798) in Boulder, Colorado

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Senior Systems Assurance Reliability Engineer (665798)

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CO - Boulder

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Who We Are:

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 Systems Assurance Reliability Engineer

Perform the engineering required for independent technical evaluations of hardware architecture-, segment-, and system-level designs, potentially including electrical derating, worst-case circuit analyses, failure modes analyses, reliability predictions, limited life analyses, fault tree analyses or probabilistic risk assessments. These analyses ensure that the design has sufficient performance margins, failure-recovery capabilities, resiliency, and high pedigree upon test-completion, such that mission success is achieved.

What You’ll Do

  • Per Mission Assurance Plans (MAPs) implement the program strategy, policies, and procedures necessary to ensure compliance with all company and government requirements.

  • Maintain a comprehensive and holistic system view while addressing stakeholder mission risks and concerns regarding reliability through the application of Systems Engineering skills.

  • Ensure the effectiveness and suitability of the reliability of the system as an enabler to mission success.

  • Provide relevant threat to and vulnerability of reliability for consideration in support of program decisions.

  • Provide input to requirements, engineering, and risk trade space analyses to achieve a cost-effective reliable architectural design that enables mission success.

  • Provide the evidence necessary to support reliability assurance claims and to substantiate the determination that the system is sufficiently reliable.

  • Provide and communicate understanding of both the technical and programmatic aspects of a project to the project team.

  • Promote development of a strong team by participation in key aspects of the project.

  • Manage company-wide technical and programmatic priorities in relation to customer technical and programmatic priorities.

  • Work with classified documents which requires thorough knowledge of DoD procedures for the proper usage and safeguarding of classified information.

  • 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 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 TS/SCI clearance preferred.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, strong written, communication, oral presentations skills, and ability to lead group discussions.

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 applicant for this position must be eligible to obtain a DoD clearance. A current DoD clearance is not required to be eligible for this position, however the successful applicant will be required to obtain a DoD clearance within a reasonable time after the offer is extended and must be able to maintain the applicable clearance. * US Citizenship is Required


Relocation for this position is Available

EEO Statement:


Equal Opportunity Employer

Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans.