Technical Intern - Systems Engineer

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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 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.


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 – Systems Engineer

 

At Ball Aerospace, Systems Engineers work to ensure the technical success of the entire system – verifying not only that the components function on their own, but also when integrated together. Systems engineers are involved in every stage of the product lifecycle, from the conception of tomorrow’s cutting-edge technologies to proposal writing, detailed design, assembly and test, and finally launch and operations. The Systems Engineering department is looking for college undergraduates and graduate students who have the ability to accomplish diverse technical assignments and the communication skills to interact with technical experts, government customers, and other commercial space companies. Our past interns have supported development of advanced star trackers, written NASA proposals for new missions, assessed the health and performance of on-orbit satellites, and helped design next-generation spacecraft and their payloads. This year, we are looking for students particularly interested requirements traceability, Model Based Systems Engineering, and verification efforts at all stages of development, from proposals to components to full integration.

 

What You’ll Do:

 

  • Requirements management with the DOORS software system.
  • System interface definition and analysis.
  • Spacecraft or instrument performance modeling and simulation.
  • Conduct trade studies.
  • Risk assessment and analysis.
  • Generation of test procedures.
  • Trend analysis of performance data.
  • Design of assembly and test tooling.
  • Assist with test setup, performance, and test data reduction.
  • Update system analyses and specifications.
  • Additional opportunities may include:
    • Support the development and execution of mission operations for NASA, DoD, and commercial customers.
    • Conduct spacecraft or instrument performance modeling and simulation using existing models and by creating new models.
  • 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:

 

  • Must have completed your sophomore or junior year and be enrolled in a degree program for the fall of 2022. We will also accept students enrolled in a post graduate program.
  • 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.
  • Aerospace Engineering, Systems Engineering, or a related degree field.
  • Experience with systems engineering tools and processes and any of these specific tasks preferred.
  • A “Big Picture” mentality.
  • Effective communication and team skills.
  • A strong interest in learning.
  • A desire to understand how changes in one area impact everything else on the project.
  • An active security clearance preferred.

 

Working Conditions:

 

  • 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. 

Relocation for this position is available.


Compensation & Benefits:


  • HIRING SALARY RANGE: $19.30 - $27.50 per hour (Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.)
  • Temporary positions typically are not eligible for benefits. For details, copy and paste https://bit.ly/3pNSnxv into your browser or visit our careers site.

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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