Senior Systems Engineer (669466)

Ball Corporation Dayton , OH 45401

Posted 2 months ago

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, Facebook or Twitter.

Ball Aerospace is a prime contractor leading development teams at AFRL and NASIC. Dayton personnel develop advanced hardware and software systems and provide management services to solve customer problems and create new capabilities. This includes designing and developing software tools and threat models, performing extensive data analyses, and executing modeling and simulations using both internally developed and standard models.

Systems Engineering Solutions provides technical and professional services to defense, intelligence, homeland security and space science markets.


What you'll do:

  • Provide on-site representation for the project management office

  • Oversee, coordinate, and lead technical activities required to design, develop, and maintain military software systems capabilities

  • Manage functional and system requirements and interfaces

  • Provide inputs to hardware specifications and procurement

  • Lead architecture and software design

  • Provide oversite for regression and acceptance testing

  • Lead system deployment activities

  • Update and oversee system and training documentation

  • Support troubleshooting operational issues

  • Interface with the software and hardware engineering teams, business management team, customers, and operators

  • 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 plus 10 years or more years related experience is required. MS is a plus.

  • 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 of Education.

  • Ability to multitask and support multiple projects

  • An understanding of the system engineering life cycle

  • An understanding of the project life cycle

  • Experience with Waterfall software processes

  • Experience developing systems and processes that meet requirements

  • Experience managing technical teams

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • A TS/SCI (or soon to have) clearance is required.

Plus Qualifications:

  • Experience with critical path analysis of systems

  • Experience with Real-Time RT development

  • Experience with high-availability computing and high-availability systems

  • Experience with estimating and provisioning resources

  • Training or experience with Model-Based Systems Engineering tools

  • Signal processing experience, education, or background

Working Conditions:

  • Work location is OCONUS

  • International travel between 10-50% is required

  • 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 candidate will have completed a government national security clearance investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. *U.S. 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 for this position is NOT Available

EEO Statement:


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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