Project Engineer I-Mission Assurance
Posted on: May 3, 2021
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The 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
Project Engineer I Mission Assurance
Perform the project engineering and management required to execute
the Mission Assurance (MA) baseline. Responsible for identifying
risks and threats to a successful mission for programs. In this
capacity, will support the planning, delegating and the delivery of
all MA-related artifacts on the program. These analyses ensure that
the design has sufficient performance margins, failure-recovery
capabilities, resiliency, and high pedigree upon test-completion,
such that mission success is achieved
What youll do:
Prime responsibility is to support assigned program(s) to be
planned and executed to meet Mission Assurance (MA) requirements
using standard processes. This is accomplished via execution of
program-unique Mission Assurance plan(s) through each of the
assigned MA functional disciplines.
Responsible for receiving (e.g. customer contract, MAR, TOR),
clarifying, negotiating, decomposing, allocating (via subcontract
SOWs, SMAS and support to EDTS) and ultimately verifying compliance
to all assurance-related contractual customer requirements on a
program, through delegation to a team of Systems Assurance subject
Responsible for supporting the planning, developing and delivering
all MA-related CDRLs or SDRLs per the SOW and contract on the
Supports project decisions regarding Quality Assurance from project
initiation through final delivery.
Supports identifying, evaluating, and reporting all risks to the
mission (current and residual) on the program, including those that
result from failures and deviations, to the prescribed risk
Must be capable of planning and establishing derived requirements
with or without customer specifications for successful Mission
Assurance efforts and tasks on space programs containing
electronic, electrical, optical, software, and mechanical
This position requires:
Providing effective Mission Assurance discipline expert oversight
Active participation in design, production/test readiness, and
other reviews and audits with the ability to make risk-informed
decisions for Mission and Quality Assurance.
Taking a lead role in the identification, mitigation, and
communication of Mission Assurance drivers and risk.
Formally present information and communicate effectively with
Program Management, Executive Leadership and Customers.
Providing leadership for Failure Review Board activities.
Maintaining a collaborative and informational-based relationship
with customer counterparts.
Foster trusted advisor relationships with Program Management, other
program team leads, and on-site customers as required.
Developing and maintaining metrics to measure levels of task
activity progress and product quality.
Efforts will involve scheduling, budgeting, and milestone
monitoring as well as reviewing technical reports to assure
technical and contractual compliance.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the
department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units
and the Company. Interact appropriately with others to maintain a
positive and productive work environment.
Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
Perform other duties as necessary.
What youll 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., Masters 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
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
Relocation for this position is available.
Compensation & Benefits
- 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 to
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 disability status.
Nearest Major Market: Boulder
Nearest Secondary Market: Denver
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