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Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Design Assurance – Principal Reliability Engineer – Space Avionics (667722) in Westminster, Colorado

Job Title:

Design Assurance – Principal Reliability Engineer – Space Avionics (667722)

Job ID:

667722

Location:

CO - Westminster

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.

Qualifications:

Design Assurance – Principal Reliability Engineer – Space Avionics

**This position is eligible for a hiring incentive of a minimum of $15,000 for external hires only.

What you´ll do:

  • Lead work with Design Assurance teams in the selection, evaluation, analysis and documentation of Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical (EEE) parts.

  • Plan, direct, and review efforts of other Reliability Engineers to support internal build requirements while working to cost and schedule constraints.

  • Perform Reliability Engineering functions on complex programs using proven industry techniques and principles.

  • Perform reliability analysis for in-house electronics:

  • Worst Case Circuit Analysis (WCCA / WCA) to ensure electrical circuit function over worst case tolerances, mission duration, thermal and radiation environment.

  • Worst Case Timing Analysis (WCTA) to ensure timing requirements are satisfied

  • Electrical Parts Stress Analysis (PSA) to increase component lifetime by the reduction of applied stress.

  • Failure Mode Effects and Criticality (FMECA) to identify and mitigate single point failures.

  • Reliability predictions to assess compliance to numerical reliability requirements.

  • Limited Life Analysis (LLA) to ensure components meet mission life requirements.

  • Interface with customer in Reliability WG meetings to approve reliability analysis.

  • Leverage and maximize company standard parts library usage across programs and product class.

  • Assist Design Engineering and Supply Chain Management with part and vendor selections.

  • Write and present reports documenting analysis results and anomaly results.

  • 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 related degree, i.e. Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of related 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.

  • Active security clearance or ability to obtain one is required; TS/SCI is preferred.

  • Knowledge of TOR-level reliability requirements is preferred.

  • Connector experience is 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:

Relocation for this position is 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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