Sr. Project Engineer - Systems - Launch Segment (SSBI/SCI)(653664)
Ball Aerospace & Tech Corp - Boulder, CO

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Who We Are:
Ball Aerospace leads the way in designing, developing and manufacturing innovative aerospace systems. We take on some of the most complex and exciting challenges in the universe--from space and Earth science to national security and intelligence programs.

We produce spacecraft, instruments and sensors, RF and microwave technologies, data exploitation solutions, and a variety of advanced aerospace technologies and products. In addition, we pioneered the development of the commercial remote sensing market, producing spacecraft and imaging systems that helped spawn a market-driven demand for imagery.

Our success is built on more than products or systems. Our team of more than 3,000 engineers, scientists, technicians and support staff drives all the achievements at Ball Aerospace. Whether contributing to a better understanding of the universe or helping keep our nation safe, our people bring their diverse backgrounds, perspectives and skills together to achieve a common mission.

Qualifications:
What You’ll Do

Responsibilities include:
Lead launch segment concept development to include requirements definition, flow-down, development, verification and interfaces to other segments
Develop, document, and implement technical data/requirements and all deliverables required for launch segment operations.
Lead launch segment concept development for new business proposal activities
Lead development and refinement of BATC launch segment processes
Interface externally with Customer Program Management and the space segment provider.
Interface internally with BATC Program Management, Space Products and Engineering/ATLO Groups.
Lead and Manage BATC contract scope and associated budget of the launch segment.
Lead the development and manage execution of the launch segment schedule and associated receivable and deliverable items.
Provide single Point of Contact at BATC for launch segment definition, acquisition and implementation.
Coordinate i nterface with Ball Systems Safety and launch site Range Safety
Coordinate launch site materials, consumables and training (propellant, purge gas, SCAPE)
Lead Launch Site Operations Management during launch campaign.
Extensive t echnical writing (Proposal development, Contractual elements, procedural definitions, specifications, interfaces, analysis support and description documents)

What You Will Need

BS in Engineering or a related technical field is preferred plus 16 or more years of related experience.
Minimum of 8 years direct experience in Launch Services/Engineering with a solid understanding of all aspects of planning, scheduling, specifications, interface control, launch integration activities, shipping, on-site support, and subcontract management.
Proven expertise in subcontract management for launch services.
Extensive e xperience with defining, developing and delivering space qualified hardware. Strong oral, written, and presentation skills.
Effective in multidisciplinary large team work environment with broad responsibilities and minimal oversight.
In addition to the typical educational and experience requirements, a demonstrated capability to strongly perform the essential functions and responsibilities of the position and exhibit the skills and competencies of the grade level should be considered
Each higher level degree, Masters, etc. may substitute for two years of experience
Two years of experience may be substituted for each year of education.
Applicants will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Security Clearance:
This position requires a current favorable Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI). Some positions will require completion of a polygraph examination. * U.S. Citizenship Required.

Relocation:
Relocation for this position is Available

Education:
In addition to the typical educational and experience requirements, a demonstrated capability to adequately perform the essential functions and responsibilities of the position and exhibit the skills and competencies of the grade level should be considered. Each higher level degree may substitute for two years of related experience. Related experience may be considered in lieu of education.

EEO Statement:
US CITIZENSHIP IS REQUIRED
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V