Senior Engineer - Operations Research Analyst / Mission Anal
Company: Ball Aerospace
Posted on: February 22, 2021
Senior Engineer - Operations Research Analyst / Mission Analyst
Company: Ball Aerospace Location: Westminster, CO, US, 80021 Date:
Jan 27, 2021 Job Category: Engineering/ Technical Req. ID: 758
Clearance Requirement: A current, active SECRET security clearance
is required. Powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering
mission focus, 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--Ball Aerospace Career Site --or connect
with us on LinkedIn , Facebook , Twitter --or Instagram . The
Tactical Solutions Strategic Business Unit delivers mission system
solutions, from specialized antennas to electro-optical
technologies, to the warfighter. Our systems enhance the
performance of various military platforms, from aircraft and land
vehicles to ships and satellites, and give warfighters the
advantage they need to take action, identify targets and defend
against evolving threats. Senior Engineer - Operations Research
Analyst / Mission Analyst What you'll do:
---Lead and define mission analysis studies to help drive cutting
edge technology developments for Ball Aerospace and our customers
from a top-level mission-focused perspective.
---Identify or create tools or frameworks for performing modeling
and simulation/analysis of military systems and next-generation
technology solutions to assess overall mission impact.
---Research existing military systems to understand and
characterize their technical performance and possible shortfalls
and propose solutions to fill any identified gaps.
---Model future military systems at appropriate fidelity using
sound analytical judgement to fill in incomplete information.
---Perform trade studies and analyze simulation results to draw
meaningful mission-driving conclusions.
---Communicate complex analytical techniques and results clearly
and concisely to audiences of varying technical expertise
---Prepare and deliver technical briefings and reports to internal
audiences, contractor, and government decision makers
---Lead more junior analysts in defining their work assignments,
checking their work for accuracy, and providing guidance and
---Use internally developed MATLAB modeling frameworks and
commercial/government provided tools
---Contribute to updating and implementing group vision while
upholding and promoting group Core Values
---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 8 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
---A DoD Secret clearance is required.
---Current access to Special Access Programs is preferred
---Strong analytical and problem-solving skills as a strategic,
---Strong computer skills and scripting/programming experience is
required, MATLAB preferred
---Broad academic backgrounds including academic research
experience is preferred.
---Ability to independently research new topics of interest.
---Ability to document analysis results, write reports and present
findings to audiences at varying technical levels
---Effective oral and written communication skills.
---Ability to interface with technicians, peers, senior-level
engineers, business development, management. Preferred Skills:
---Current access to Special Access Programs
---Experience evaluating air-vehicle, sensor, or weapon performance
---Electronic Warfare modeling and simulation experience
---Remote sensing and/or communication theory experience
---RF and/or EOIR system or mission-level modeling experience
---Knowledge of surface and airborne military systems, operations,
and Integrated Air Defense Systems (IADS)
---Experience with military modeling environments (Brawler,
Suppressor, AFSIM, EADSIM, ESAMS, etc)
---Object Oriented programming experience, MATLAB preferred Working
---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. Current Clearance
Required: Verification that your current security clearance or
government customer access meets the requirement for this position
will be required. Relocation for this position is available.
- HIRING SALARY RANGE: $126,500 - $159,500 (Salary to be
determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and
abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with
- This position includes a competitive benefits package. Click
here to learn more. US CITIZENSHIP IS 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
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