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Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Configuration Management Specialist III in Boulder, Colorado

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 at or connect with us on LinkedIn at , Facebook at , Twitter at or Instagram at .

The Security and Mission Assurance Strategic Support Unit provides discriminating support to the business to ensure success. We focus on threat identification, risk assessment, and mitigation while improving the efficiency of the business through effective governance and analysis of process, data and overall business knowledge.

Configuration Management Specialist III

What You’ll Do:

  • Provide configuration and data management (C&DM) support for multiple programs.

  • Develop plans to implement C&DM requirements on programs.

  • Arrange configuration control board meetings, coordinate engineering drawing review and sign-off.

  • Establish and maintain required configuration records.

  • Utilize and maintain engineering and configuration and data management procedures.

  • Operate, input and manage configuration and documentation status using electronic systems.

  • Prepare and ship data items in accordance with contract requirements.

  • Prepare letters of transmittal.

  • Gather and provide necessary data and engineering items to support technical meetings.

  • Support Systems Engineering with management of requirements and critical program data.

  • Support program management and engineering staff in utilization of database tools and processes.

  • Evaluate and contribute to new business and program proposals assuring engineering configuration and engineering data management requirements are properly scoped and risks mitigated.

  • Represent C&DM discipline to business units as first point of contact for process implementation and staffing.

  • Provide direction to subordinates/peers as well as cross-functional teams.

  • Propose, coordinate and instantiate updates to enterprise processes and tools regarding C&DM criteria as compliance requirements evolve while assuring tool and multi-discipline platform constraints are mitigated and opportunities maximized.

  • 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/BA in a related field plus 6 or more years related experience

  • Each higher-level related degree, i.e. Master's Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Two years of related experience may be substituted for each year 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 organizational skills.

  • Ability to review and assess data integrity against standards, and train others to understand and adhere to those standards.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products, and comfortable learning new databases.

  • Experience utilizing databases to manage technical and engineering data.

  • Requirements management experience desired.

  • Desire to participate in CDM Certification Program.

Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in an office environment, laboratory, cleanroom, or production floor.

  • 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: $87,000 - $117,500 (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. Click here at to learn more.


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.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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