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Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Engineer II - Simulation Software (668136) in Broomfield, Colorado

Job Title:

Engineer II - Simulation Software (668136)

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CO - Broomfield

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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.


Engineer II – Simulation Software

Ball Aerospace is looking to expand our team with an energetic and team-oriented software engineer to contribute to cutting-edge simulation systems. This position works with an inter-disciplinary team to develop space mission simulation software using technologies such as Python and MATLAB.

What you’ll do:

  • Develop software as part of a team executing in an Agile development environment.

  • Contribute to all software development areas, including requirements, architecture, design, implementation, test, integration, documentation, release, and support.

  • Utilize and promote modern software development best practices, such as effective configuration management and continuous integration.

  • 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 5 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.

  • Experience in designing, developing, and testing software for operational systems using Python and MATLAB.

  • Strong object-oriented design skills and experience designing and implementing OOP systems in Python and MATLAB.

  • Experience with Agile methodologies across the entire product development cycle.

  • Experience with formal software development practices including the use of software configuration management, coding standards, and style guides.

  • Excellent written communication, presentation, and organizational skills.

  • Background in space technology development strongly 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.

Security Clearance:

Successful applicant for this position must be eligible to obtain a DoD clearance or government customer access to classified/sensitive material. 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 or government customer access within a reasonable time after the offer is extended and must be able to maintain the applicable clearance. *US 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.