Engineering Manager II - Data Science
Company: Ball Aerospace
Posted on: June 9, 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
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.
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
Engineering Manager II Data Science
Oversees and provides guidance to the data science department
responsible for developing and delivering data science products and
services for internal stakeholders with a primary focus on creating
and maintaining processes, managing resources, and developing and
deploying staff who assure the technical services meets all of the
requirements necessary to achieve the mission of MPA.
What Youll Do:
Manage the data science department; provide the framework for and
foster a collaborative, inclusive work environment. Use knowledge,
skills, and abilities to conceive and develop solutions of a
tactical and strategic nature for the department. Provide
coaching/mentoring to personnel, as needed. Understand how to
articulate and elevate the needs of the team to leadership, when
- Develop and improve data science technical processes; support
Strategic Support Units and business discipline Process Groups,
execute process corrective actions and process improvement
activities, as required; support internal and external audits, and
ensure compliance with ISO standards.
- Support program/project and initiative reviews throughout the
development lifecycle and track program/project spend plans to stay
- Support candidate hiring selection process, conduct performance
assessments and personnel actions, support salary reviews,
recognition programs, and ensure the department has the appropriate
training, personnel development mechanisms, and processes in place
to meet the needs of programs/projects and compliance with approved
- Anticipate and ensure talent and skill mix of the group are in
sync with the needs of programs/projects and new business
development organizations. Uses appropriate personnel strategy
(hiring, assigning, cross-collaborating, and balancing personnel)
for effectively managing workload.
- Communicate relevant information across echelons of the
Company. Identify, anticipate, and plan accordingly to mitigate
risks and roadblocks impacting project/program time, cost, and
schedule. Represent MPA in leadership forums, present significant
program/project milestones and/or resource related briefs. When
appropriate, seek guidance and request feedback from the MPA
Director, leading upward in an open-minded and proactive
- Create infrastructure of data science knowledge and processes
for data scientists, technical staff, and any other personnel
assigned to the organization that support the MPA and BATC
- Ensure that all business is conducted using the highest ethical
standards and in compliance with all applicable laws, statues, and
regulations as well as company policies and directives.
- 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 Youll Need:
BS/BA in related field plus 12 years or more related
- 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
- Degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Operations Research,
Statistics, or Computer Science preferred.
- Experience leading and managing data science personnel.
- Experience managing projects, building spend plans, and
executing a budget.
- Experience with core data science principles; connect business
needs to technical requirements, establish performance metrics,
assess and address data quality, build solutions using technical
skills (programming, process improvement, analysis, forecasting,
etc.), create visualizations that provide insights, provide and
support quality assurance initiatives, and enable stakeholders to
make data-driven decisions.
- Experience leading a centralized data science capability.
- Work is performed in an office environment, laboratory,
cleanroom, or production floor.
- Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other
possible non-Ball locations may be required.
Relocation for this position is not available.
Compensation & Benefits:
HIRING SALARY RANGE: $149,000 - $205,000 (Salary to be
determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and
abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with
- Subject to business performance and recommendations of
management, this role may be eligible to participate in an
incentive compensation plan.
- This position includes a competitive benefits package. For
details, copy and paste https://bit.ly/3pNSnxv into your browser or
visit our careers site.
US CITIZENSHIP MAY BE 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.
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