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Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Electrical Engineer I - EMI / EMC in Westminster, Colorado

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 at https://jobs.ball.com/aerospace/ or connect with us on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/ball-aerospace , Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ballaerospace/ , Twitter at https://twitter.com/BallAerospace or Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/ballaerospace/ .

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 execution.

Engineer I – EMI / EMC

Would you like to be part of the electrical systems of the future? Ball Aerospace in beautiful Westminster and Boulder, Colorado pioneers electrical systems for challenging space, air, and ground applications.

We are looking for Electrical Engineers with technical expertise in EMI/EMC who can help transform photons into new digital information.

What You’ll Do:

  • Define the electronics EMI compliance architecture for spacecraft subsystem and assembly level hardware. This includes: technology assessments, instrument and/or spacecraft requirements flow-down to electronic subsystems, electronic requirements analysis and allocation, electrical subsystem conceptual development/trade studies, supporting hardware development efforts for current and future program needs and providing system test support during environmental EMC testing.

  • Support instrument remote sensing and/or spacecraft bus programs especially in the areas of EMI/EMC requirements, design, issues and testing (unit level and system level).

  • Document test results and exceedances and write post-test compliance reports.

  • Participate and/or lead activities in all phases of a program life cycle from concept development to delivery.

  • 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 2 or more years of 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.

  • Knowledge of the physics of EMI/EMC and system interactions at the physical layer.

  • Knowledge of space environmental factors (radiation, Total Ionizing Dose, etc) and how they interact with EMC/EMI concerns.

  • An understanding of requirements definition, decomposition, and flow-down, circuit design, interface definition, hardware specifications, interface control, analyses, and verification.

  • Analytical skills including FMECA, WCA, reliability and risk mitigation.

  • Familiarity with MIL-STD-461/462/1541 and SMC-S-016 testing requirements is desired.

  • Knowledgeable in FPGA-based electronics architecture and the impact of EMI on such architectures

  • Good verbal and written communication skills, strong presentation skills and the ability to lead group discussions.

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.

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: $84,000 - $104,000 (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 at https://www.ball.com/aerospace/about-ball-aerospace/careers/benefits to learn more.

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.

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