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Engineer Senior - R&D Electrical

Company: Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace
Location: albuquerque
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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 Systems Engineering Solutions Strategic Business Unit provides advanced systems engineering and technology applications for intelligence and information enterprises. These applications and solutions deliver enterprise data management, data analytics, modeling and simulation, and technology assessment capabilities that are used to create products that offer actionable information in support of warfighters and decision makers.

_Ball Aerospace's Albuquerque, New Mexico office is a key provider of science and technology services to the Air Force Research Laboratory and other government research and development organizations. Our multi-discipline staff provides a broad range of scientific and engineering services, including: technology development; diagnostic development; highly-controlled laboratory measurements; field experiments and demonstrations; technology assessments; modeling and simulations; and analyses. We are seeking additional qualified professionals to join our science and technology-oriented organization._

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**Engineer Senior - R&D Electrical**

**What you'll do:**

Serve as a lead electric engineer on a collaborative and multi-disciplinary research and development team designing and developing lasers and laser-related diagnostics, supporting laser-target test activities, and other general research and development projects.
Conceive and develop electrical design solutions for prototype analog and digital hardware operating in noisy electromagnetic environment through the application of industry-wide accepted engineering techniques, practices and procedures. Assignments may be very diverse or technically difficult.
Ensure the producibility of electrical designs and products. Compile, integrate and evaluate design and performance data to determine adequacy and completeness of the electrical design and compare with requirements and specifications.
Use industry accepted software tool to analyze and evaluate solutions to meet desired requirements or specifications.
Compile and prepare necessary data and engineering items to support technical meetings and end-item product delivery.
Obtain quotations and work with selected subcontractors or vendors to facilitate productions of components for integration into large project products.
Review drawings, procedures and engineering orders for completeness, compatibility, producibility and correctness.
Organize, analyze, write and present technical material for team, management or customer events. Events may include informal and formal technical or status reviews (e.g., PDRs, and CDRs) Collaborate with experimentalists, computational scientists or other project personnel to conduct detailed modeling or formulate experimental requirements to support project goals.
May lead more junior engineers in defining their work assignments, checking their work for accuracy, and providing guidance and feedback.
May be responsible for tracking accomplishments against cost, budget and schedule for assigned projects.
Participate in business development activities as required.
Follow Department of Defense procedures for the proper usage and safeguarding of classified information.
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 of Education.
Degree in Electrical Engineering preferred. MS or PhD preferred.
Eight or more years' experience as an electrical engineer.
Demonstrated experience with standard electrical design and analysis tools.
Experience working in a research environment is preferred.
Excellent organizational and coordination skills.
The ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.

**Working Conditions:**

Work is performed in an office, laboratory, production floor, or cleanroom, 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.

**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 market data.) + This position includes a competitive benefits package. Click here ( to learn more.


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.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans

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