Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Technical Intern - Systems Engineer (668163) in Broomfield, Colorado
Technical Intern - Systems Engineer (668163)
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 http://www.ball.com/aerospace, Facebook or Twitter.
Technical Intern - Systems Engineer
Ball Aerospace 2020 Summer Intern Program:
The Ball Aerospace Internship Program is a 10-week summer program that provides interns with practical experience working on relevant projects while working with designated mentors; access to state-of-the-art equipment; a competitive wage; relocation reimbursement; in-house training; group activities; possible future employment and the ability to participate in the Ball Aerospace Remote Sensing Team (BIRST) program to build and launch a rocket or high-altitude balloon. At the conclusion of your internship, you will be required to prepare and deliver a formal presentation of your project work to your respective department.
What You’ll Do:
Integrate with an engineering team designing spacecraft constellations for government missions.
Develop and enhance software tools for space system modeling and analysis.
Create physics-based models using first principles.
Test and validate models to ensure functionality and accuracy.
Apply software tools to solve space mission design challenges, present results, and support trade studies.
Document and present software development efforts to department and company stakeholders.
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:
Must have completed your sophomore or junior year and be enrolled in a degree program for the fall of 2020. We will also accept graduating seniors enrolled in a post graduate program.
Pursuing a degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Science, or related technical degree field.
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.
Each higher-level related degree, i.e., Associate’s, Bachelor’s or Master’s, may substitute for two years of related experience. 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.
Engineering coursework emphasizing systems engineering.
Experience with aerospace engineering is preferred, specifically spacecraft and space mission concept development.
Experience with spacecraft sensor phenomenology or advanced design methods is preferred.
Proficiency in Matlab required.
Experience with object-oriented programming is preferred.
Strong writing and presentation skills.
Good interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment.
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.
Relocation for this position is Available
US CITIZENSHIP MAY BE REQUIRED
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.