Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Principal Systems Information Engineer (661137) 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.

Qualifications:

Principal Systems Information Engineer

Perform the engineering of information security functions, address the security aspects associated with the engineering of non-security functions, and protect the integrity of intellectual property and otherwise sensitive data, information, technologies, and methods utilized as part of the end-to-end mission assurance effort.

What You’ll Do:

  • Interpret government and program requirements, support the development of System Security Plans (SSP), and ensure implementation of the program security plans, policies, and procedures necessary to ensure compliance with all company and government requirements.
  • Coordinate security-related activities with the Information System Owner (ISO), Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO), Information System Security Manager (ISSM), and Common Control Provider (CCP).
  • Maintain a comprehensive and holistic system view while addressing stakeholder security risks and concerns regarding information integrity and assurance implementation through the application of Systems Engineering skills.
  • Ensure the effectiveness and suitability of the security elements of the systems as an enabler to mission success.
  • Ensure that relevant threat and vulnerability data is considered in support of information security decisions.
  • Provide input to requirements, engineering, and risk trade space analyses to achieve a cost-effective security architectural design for protections that enable mission success.
  • Provide the evidence necessary to support assurance claims and to substantiate the determination that the system is sufficiently trustworthy.
  • Conduct security risk management activities, including the ICD 503 Risk Management Framework (RMF), producing related security risk management information.
  • Support the generation of time-phased/staffing estimates for Systems Assurance, Information Assurance, and the application of Automated Information Systems (AIS) requirements necessary for the protection of all classified information processed, stored, and/or transmitted, per the SSP.
  • Provide and communicate understanding of both the technical and programmatic aspects of a project to the project team as well as the customer.
  • Provide advice, guidance, and assistance to customers, senior management and AIS managers relative to AIS security matters.
  • Promote development of a strong team by participation in key aspects of the project and mentoring more junior team members. When delegating, establish clear expectations by providing well-defined tasks with clear entrance/exit criteria, due dates, and associated budgets.
  • Support the generation of cost estimates for proposals.
  • Develop detailed development schedules and manage team activities to meet delivery milestones.
  • Manage company-wide technical and programmatic priorities in relation to customer technical and programmatic priorities.
  • Work with classified documents which requires thorough knowledge of DoD procedures for the proper usage and safeguarding of classified information.
  • 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.
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.

What You’ll Need:

  • BS degree or higher in Engineering or a related technical field (such as Computer Science), plus 12 or more years of related experience, is required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong written, communication, oral presentations skills, and ability to lead group discussions.
  • Ability to obtain one of the following certifications: Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (CISSP-ISSAP), or Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (CISSP-ISSEP) per compliance to DoDD 8140 (DoDD 8570).
  • Current Top Secret clearance preferred.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
  • In addition to the typical educational and experience requirements, a demonstrated capability to adequately perform the essential functions and responsibilities of the position and exhibit the skills and competencies of the grade level should be considered. 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.

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.

Security Clearance:

Successful applicant for this position must be eligible to obtain a DoD clearance. A current DoD clearance is not required to be eligible for this position, however the successful applicant will be required to obtain a DoD clearance within a reasonable time after the offer is extended and must be able to maintain the applicable clearance. * US Citizenship is Required

Relocation:

Relocation for this position is Available

EEO Statement:

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

Job Title: Principal Systems Information Engineer (661137)

Job ID: 661137

Location: CO - Boulder

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular