Senior Electrical Systems Engineer - Space
Company: Ball Aerospace
Posted on: February 24, 2021
Senior Electrical Systems Engineer - Space Company: Ball
Aerospace Location: Westminster, CO, US, 80021 Job Category:
Engineering/ Technical Req. ID: 1117 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 Engineering Strategic Support Unit
comprises the organizational talent and technical leadership that
enables the successful delivery of high-impact discriminating
technologies for our customers' missions. Our collaborative,
cross-functional teams are committed to innovation, integrity,
continual learning and strong execution. Senior Electrical System
Engineer - Spacecraft Systems- Current TS/SCI Clearance Required
Does impacting climate change motivate you? Are you curious about
unlocking the secrets to our universe? Does playing a part in the
security of our nation and the world excite you? Ball Aerospace in
beautiful Colorado supports DoD, NASA, and NOAA customers by
designing space-based remote sensing systems. We are looking for a
technical leader who can create electrical system architectures and
implementations for cutting-edge space-based bus and payload
systems. What You'll Do:
---Assess spacecraft electrical system technology and architecture
---Perform electrical system conceptual development, trade studies
and electrical subsystem level requirements flow-down (analysis and
---Provide technical oversight of subsystem designs to ensure the
spacecraft electrical system is compliant and verifiable at the
spacecraft bus level. Subsystems include power management, command
& data handling, attitude determination and control, RF Telecom and
---Evaluate new internal electrical technology development and
upgrades for the bus electrical system architecture and implement
design solutions for maximum SWaP value.
---Interface with Systems Engineering, Integration and Test, and
other engineering disciplines to develop electrical solutions for
---Provide guidance in defining and implementing the test and
---Resolve hardware anomalies at the system level and determine
root cause and corrective action.
---Evaluate size, weight, and power trades.
---Mitigate technical risks early in the design phase.
---Present to customer and to team members using written and verbal
---Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
---Establish and maintain effective working relationships within
Engineering, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units
and the Company. Interact appropriately with others 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 of 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
---Knowledge of electronics used for power distribution, power
switching, command and data handling and RF Communications
---Knowledge of grounding architectures for low noise systems.
---Knowledge of harnessing to meet voltage drop, power and signal
---Knowledge of EMI/EMC/ESD design and test requirements for
---Experience with spacecraft level grounding, EMI/EMC/ESD and
electrical interface control definitions.
---Experience with design trades, design concepts, system
specifications, system analyses and failure reporting.
---Detailed design experience with "space flight qualified"
---Analytical experience including FMECA, WCA, Reliability, RCCA,
voltage drop and derating.
---Exceptional written communication skills, strong presentation
skills and the ability to lead group discussions with customers and
---Technical design team leadership experience.
---Experience in high speed digital system architectures,
closed-loop control systems, integration and test.
---Experience with embedded processor-based electronics
---Understanding of redundant hardware/software architectures and
fault tolerance design.
---Current Top Secret/SCI security clearance required. 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. 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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