Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Technical Intern - Mission Assurance - (Electrical Engineering focus) - (664518) in Boulder, Colorado

Who We Are:

Ball Aerospace leads the way in designing, developing and manufacturing innovative aerospace systems. We take on some of the most complex and exciting challenges in the universe--from space and Earth science to national security and intelligence programs.

We produce spacecraft, instruments and sensors, RF and microwave technologies, data exploitation solutions, and a variety of advanced aerospace technologies and products. In addition, we pioneered the development of the commercial remote sensing market, producing spacecraft and imaging systems that helped spawn a market-driven demand for imagery.

Our success is built on more than products or systems. Our team of more than 3,000 engineers, scientists, technicians and support staff drives all the achievements at Ball Aerospace. Whether contributing to a better understanding of the universe or helping keep our nation safe, our people bring their diverse backgrounds, perspectives and skills together to achieve a common mission.


Ball Aerospace 2019 Summer Intern Program:

The Ball Aerospace Internship Program is a 10-week summer program that provides interns with practical experience working on relevant projects while working with designated mentors; access to state-of-the-art equipment; a competitive wage; relocation reimbursement; in-house training; group activities; possible future employment and the ability to participate in the Ball Aerospace Remote Sensing Team (BIRST) program to build and launch a rocket or high-altitude balloon. At the conclusion of your internship, you will be required to prepare and deliver a formal presentation of your project work to your respective department.

Technical Intern – Mission Assurance

What You’ll Do

  • Develop systems engineering approach to decomposing, allocating and verifying mission assurance requirements
  • Learn about the specialty engineering disciplines contained in the mission assurance requirements through support of Parts Control Boards & Radiation Effects Evaluation
  • Coordinate with Mission Assurance Managers (MAM) to capture program instantiations of MA requirement flow-downs and supplier/sub-contractor requirement baselines
  • Mission Assurance: Failure Review Boards
  • Participate on Mission Assurance Failure Review Boards (FRB) to determine Root Cause and Corrective Actions (RCCA)
  • Learn about anomaly resolution analyses and processes
  • Develop, design and methodically test to troubleshoot and isolate faults within as-built hardware
  • Mission Assurance: Resiliency
  • Develop system engineering approach to resilient space hardware requirements
  • Learn about mission life-limiting space environment
  • Recommend and develop requirements and processes for resilient space hardware
  • Mission Assurance: Reliability
  • Learn system level requirements for Reliability Analyses (worst case analysis, parts stress analysis, & reliability predictions) and how they support the mission level probability of success
  • Coordinate with Reliability engineers to evaluate subcontractor reliability deliverables against mission requirements
  • 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

  • You must have completed your sophomore or junior year and be enrolled in a degree program for the fall of 2019. We will also accept graduating seniors enrolled in a post graduate program.
  • Majoring in engineering or a related technical field is required.

Working Conditions

  • Work is performed in an office, clean room, or production environment.
  • Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.


Relocation for this position is Available

EEO Statement:


Equal Opportunity Employer

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

Job Title: Technical Intern - Mission Assurance - (Electrical Engineering focus) - (664518)

Job ID: 664518

Location: CO - Boulder

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Temporary