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Mission Data Analyst Senior Engineer

Company: Ball Aerospace
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

**_At Ball Aerospace, we care about the health and safety of our team members, their families and our communities. Ball Aerospace will comply with Executive Order 14042 and all team members will be required to provide proof of completed vaccination status as a condition of employment as stated within the Order, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations._****Clearance Requirement:** A current, active TS/SCI security clearance is required.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.**Senior Engineer - Mission Data Analyst**Join Ball Aerospace's Payload Systems Engineering team as a Senior Mission Data Analyst Engineer! In this role, you will conduct performance modelling and simulation with a focus on leading the analysis effort for developing, implementing, and applying mission algorithms.**NOTE: This position is located in Springfield, Virginia.****What You'll Do:**+ Lead data analysis to characterize sensor functionality and performance.+ Conduct data exploitation of geospatial data to solve characterization problems; including but not limited to data processing, data analysis, tool development, analytic support, report writing, and presentations.+ Characterize the performance of remote sensing systems and relate sensor characteristics to the performance of automated and manual detection, classification, and characterization of targets.+ Perform data analysis using temporal, spatial, and/or spectral processing of EO/IR data.+ Perform analysis and interpretation of multi and hyperspectral mission data.+ Design, build, and implement complex algorithms to support missions, payloads, and instruments.+ Communicate mission level analysis results to internal and external customers.+ Work closely with program team and stakeholders to develop and demonstrate new capabilities to decision makers.+ Prepare and give presentations to peers, management, and customers.+ 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.+ Experience in mission system, spacecraft systems, ground systems or payloads is highly preferred.+ Experience with EO/IR/Radar analysis, GIS, data analysis, signal processing, and algorithm development, is highly preferred.+ Experience in spectral analysis and image processing is highly preferred.+ Ability to rapidly prototype new algorithm results and visualization is highly desired.+ Expertise writing code for data analysis with either MATLAB, ENVI/IDL, R, Python, or other similar software applications.+ Effective presentation skills with experience presenting technical results to senior customers and technical reviewers.+ Demonstrated ability to work with a geographically diverse team.+ A current, active TS/SCI security clearance is required.**Working Conditions:**+ Ball Aerospace is a drug-free workplace, which is imperative to the health and safety of all employees and is required as a condition of receiving contracts from federal agencies. Please remember that regardless of the legalization of marijuana in Colorado and other states, possession and use continues to be illegal under the federal Controlled Substances Act. This includes the use of some CBD products. A post-offer, pre-employment drug test is a condition of employment.+ 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.Verification that your current security clearance or government customer access meets the requirement for this position will be required.Relocation for this position is available.**Compensation & Benefits:**+ **HIRING SALARY RANGE:** $149,000 - $188,000 (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. For details, copy and paste 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.\#LI-KR1Equal Opportunity EmployerMinority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans

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