Senior Engineer - SMA Product Systems
Company: Ball Aerospace
Posted on: February 22, 2021
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
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Security and Mission Assurance Strategic Support Unit provides
discriminating support to the business to ensure success. We focus
on threat identification, risk assessment, and mitigation while
improving the efficiency of the business through effective
governance and analysis of process, data and overall business
knowledge. Security and Mission Assurance (SMA) focused Product
Systems Engineer - the SMA interface between the product
development team and the production team for a portfolio of
programs supporting our Tactical Solutions Strategic Business Unit.
What you'll do:
---Identify, define, and realize product yield road maps through
activities addressing quality, reliability, producibility,
testability, serviceability, and maintainability.
---Integrated logistics support or sustaining engineering
experience a plus
---Focus on Manufacturing Readiness Assessments and contribute from
low rate production MRA to higher volume MRAs; understanding on
Manufacturing Readiness Levels
---Pragmatic focus on Return on Investment (ROI) with adaptive
approach to execution necessitated by the different stages of
---Participate on cross-functional teams to develop product risk
management framework, including design and process Failure Modes
and Effects Analyses (FMEAs), throughout the product lifecycle.
---Promote development of a strong team by participation in key
aspects of the project and mentoring junior team members.
---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
---At minimum, a Final Secret security clearance is required.
---Ability to understand and effectively navigate scalability
constraints, cost implications, security principles, and company
---Experience with design and manufacturing of RF, mechanical,
electrical, electronic, software, and optical product
---Excellent task management skills and ability to prioritize in a
---Thrive in collaborative cross-functional teams with ability to
fluently converse about each other's domain of expertise.
---Ability to frame data queries to the analytics team for a
measured approach to risk-based decisions.
---Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, strong written,
communication, oral presentations skills, and ability to lead group
discussions. 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.-- Future Clearance
Required: A current DoD clearance and/or SCI access with Polygraph
is not required to be eligible for this position, however applicant
must be willing and eligible for submission within 60-90 days after
an offer is accepted and must be able to maintain the applicable
clearance/access. By applying to this position, you are agreeing to
complete a National Security Clearance Pre-Screen Questionnaire to
evaluate your general ability to obtain the required security
clearance or government customer access associated with this
position. 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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