Configuration Management Specialist III

  • Ball Corporation
  • Boulder, CO, USA
  • Jun 22, 2022

Job Description

Ball Aerospace is powered by endlessly curious people who promote a sense of belonging and equality with an unwavering mission focus. We pioneer discoveries that enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most. What's more, our company balances listening to experiences, providing feedback, and partnership at all levels to create a more inclusive environment. Our team members are able to fully invest in the work that they do, bringing dynamic thinking and energy to Ball Aerospace.

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 Capabilities 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.

Configuration Management Specialist III

What You'll Do:

  • Provide configuration and data management (C&DM) support for multiple programs.
  • Facilitate configuration control board meetings, coordinate engineering drawing review and sign-off.
  • Establish, control, and maintain required configuration information using Agile and SharePoint.
  • Utilize configuration and data management procedures.
  • Process and release Engineering Change Orders (EO).
  • Receive, process, and provide dispositions regarding SDRLs.
  • Track all data deliverables and provide delivery forecasts for SDRLs/CDRLs.
  • Interact with Customers and Suppliers as needed to reconcile all data delivery records.
  • Responsible for ensuring data items are delivered timely and accurately.
  • Prepare the delivery of data items in accordance with contract requirements.
  • Prepare letters of transmittal as required.
  • Gather and provide necessary data items to support technical meetings.
  • Support program management and engineering staff in utilization of database tools and processes.
  • Represent C&DM discipline to business units as first point of contact for CDM process implementation.
  • Provide CDM information to subordinates/peers as well as cross-functional teams.
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Capabilities 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/BA in a related field plus 6 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.
  • Effective communication, facilitation, and teamwork skills.
  • Strong fundamental knowledge of CDM Principles.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, and comfortable learning new databases.
  • Experience utilizing databases to manage technical and engineering data.
  • Requirements management experience preferred.


Flexible On-Site Work Environment: This position requires regular in-person engagement by working on-site for three or more days per work week. Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be 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 environment, laboratory, cleanroom, or production floor.


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: $89,000 - $120,500 (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 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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