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Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Sr. Electrical Engineer - Electronics Box Responsible Engineer (667074) - TS/SCI Required in Broomfield, Colorado

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Sr. Electrical Engineer - Electronics Box Responsible Engineer (667074) - TS/SCI Required

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CO - Broomfield

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Sr. Electrical Engineer – Electronics Box Responsible Engineer

What you’ll do:

  • Responsible for system and detail circuit development of high reliability electronic systems

  • Provide technical leadership to develop the systems/subsystems consisting of electronics, precision motor controls, critical sensor feedback, and video compression for robotics applications.

  • Interface with systems engineers to define functional and performance requirements.

  • Help to define and implement test and verification methodology at the board level and provide support at box level during environmental test.

  • Lead a team of board level design engineers.

  • Experience with detailed analysis - WCA, PSA, reliability, risk mitigation.

  • Interface with support disciplines –mission assurance, test engineering, production.

  • Collaborate with software and mechanical engineers in support of the payload development.

  • Work with parts engineers to select and approve EEE parts to meet program requirements.

  • Work closely with PWB packaging and layout engineers.

  • Lead resolution of troubleshooting hardware anomalies, identifying root cause and corrective action at board and box levels.

  • 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 maintaining 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 with Poly required.

  • Familiarity with analog electronic circuit design, electronic systems, as well as software.

  • Technical competence in any, or all, of the following areas: Controls, Electronics, Robotics, Mechatronics.

  • Design of analog control electronics and precision instrumentation experience is preferred.

  • Requires exceptional verbal and written communication skills, strong presentation skills, and ability to work with internal and external customers.

  • Knowledge of power and signal distribution design techniques for embedded systems including: cable/harness design, connector selection, EMI & EMC shielding, grounding, and power dissipation

  • Experience with schematic capture tools – Mentor DxD, OrCad is preferred.

  • Experience with PWB design – Mentor, Altium

  • Experience with power systems or mixed signal design a plus.

  • Experience with Matlab, PSPICE/LTSPICE, Mathcad is preferred.

  • Hands on experience with lab power supplies, oscilloscopes, function generators, and logic analyzers is required.

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

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.