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Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Software Engineer, Principal – (668410) in United States

Job Title:

Software Engineer, Principal – (668410)

Job ID:

668410

Location:

DC - Washington;MO - St. Louis

Full/Part Time:

Full-Time

Regular/Temporary:

Regular

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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.

Ball Aerospace is a prime contractor leading development teams at AFRL and NASIC. Dayton personnel develop advanced hardware and software systems and provide management services to solve customer problems and create new capabilities. This includes designing and developing software tools and threat models, performing extensive data analyses, and executing modeling and simulations using both internally developed and standard models.

Systems Engineering Solutions provides technical and professional services to defense, intelligence, homeland security and space science markets.

Qualifications:

This position will be located in St. Louis, Missouri

Software Engineer, Principal – (668410)

What You’ll Do:

  • Individual will be developing and implementing software programs.

  • You will be writing test scripts, in an agile software development environment, where built in automated test procedures are paramount and continuous integration of software and continuous delivery of software, to the Government is the culture

  • You Will be responsible for maintaining and improving the performance of existing software code

  • Daily duties will include designing and updating software databases under contract and direction from the assigned Government Product Manager.

  • Also required to further test and maintain software products to ensure strong functionality and optimization as well as offer recommendations of improvements to existing software applications as necessary.

  • 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 12 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 full stack development to include Java, Web services, Database, and micro-service development.

  • Experience with agile and lean philosophies, serving as scrum or team lead.

  • Experience working independently with clients or stakeholders conducting interviews, observations, and surveys, to develop user-stories in support of full-service consumer and business applications.

  • Experience with Continuous Delivery and Continuous Integration (CI/CD) techniques, test-driven development, and automated testing practices.

  • Development of customized code, scripts, modules, macro procedures, and libraries to implement specialized spatial analysis functions using languages such as Python, Java, PHP, C, Pro*C, Perl, or similar scripting and development languages.

Desired Education/Experience:

  • BS or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or equivalent technical degree.

  • Integration and tailoring of geospatial Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) software applications; specialized software and database development and maintenance; integration of related specialized hardware; engineering studies to identify and remedy geodata processing bottlenecks.

  • Experience with government and/or commercial imagery products, to include RADAR imaging technologies.

  • Experience with integration and operations of terrain analysis visualization and algorithms.

  • Experience with integrating and operating automated detection algorithms.

  • Experience working with and developing geospatial information systems (GIS) to include open-source and proprietary geospatial formats.

  • Use and development with common geospatial tools, data, and operating platforms. These may include, but are not limited to:

  • Tools - Boundless Spatial suite, Remote View, PostGRES, and/or other geospatial databases, ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Server, Image Server, and File Geodatabases.

  • Data formats including KML, KMZ, NITF, TIFF, JPEG, GeoPDF, and similar geo-related formats.

  • Operating Platforms – ESRI, OpenGeo Suite, or similar.

  • Possesses a TS//SCI level, or above, security clearance

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:

Relocation for this position is NOT Available

EEO Statement:

US CITIZENSHIP 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.

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