Associate Business Analyst I

Sierra Nevada Corporation's Space Systems

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$24.33-33.45 /h
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Louisville, CO

Job Description

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Job Overview:

Are you known for your attention to detail and pride yourself in being a responsible professional? We may have the perfect opportunity for you! As an Associate Business Analyst (ABA), you will be part of our rotational ABA program designed to allow you to gain experience and training in many of the following departments: Business Operations, Contracts, Finance, Pricing, Program Management and Scheduling. This program will allow you to explore areas of the enterprise to gain a high-level understanding of both the company and the Aviation/Aerospace industry. Each rotation will consist of 2-3 months of on-the-job training and work experience. You'll be responsible for completing ABA program learning objectives in each rotation and have the potential to secure a permanent position within one of the teams after completion of the program depending on current openings at the various Sierra Space locations.

SNC’s subsidiary, Sierra Space, based in Louisville, Colorado with operations in Madison, Wisconsin and Durham, North Carolina, designs and manufactures advanced spacecraft, satellites, propulsion and environmental systems, spacecraft subsystems and components for the U.S. government (including NASA), commercial customers and international organizations. Learn more about Sierra Space


  • Bachelor's degree in Business [Accounting, Business Administration, Marketing, Finance, International Business] or a STEM field [Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics]
    • A higher level degree may substitute for experience
    • Related experience may be considered in lieu of required education
  • Microsoft Office software skills, especially Excel
  • Familiarity with utilizing research and analysis methods
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Exposure to interpreting data of a technical/programmatic nature


  • Familiarity with basic finance/accounting concepts (financial statements, rates, ledgers); or
  • Exposure to Earned Value Management (EVM) and program reporting; or
  • Knowledge of government contracting and/or public auditing, procurement, or compliance; or
  • Previous experience in a business/legal professional environment
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance may be required Learn more about the background check process for Security Clearances


To conform to U.S. Government international trade regulations, applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.

With 30+ years of proven spaceflight heritage, Sierra Space has provided more than 4,000 space systems, subsystems and components to customers worldwide, and participated in more than 500 missions to space, including to Mars. The company has technology in production and in development to enable space

Estimated Starting Salary Range: $50,600.00 - $69,575.00

Sierra Space offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 401(k) with 150% match up to 8%, life insurance, 3 weeks paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more.

As COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities, we are taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID-19 and associated variants pose in the workplace. SNC is committed to supporting our employees while ensuring we continue to meet essential national security needs of our country.

With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, SNC will continue to require COVID-19 vaccination status for all employees including new hires. In accordance with applicable requirements, all current and newly hired employees who are unvaccinated may be required to adhere to enhanced onsite safety protocols including weekly COVID-19 testing, face coverings, and social distancing.

The status of applicable COVID-19 vaccination requirements are subject to change depending on applicable court orders and the course of ongoing litigation. Candidates may later be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved exemption.

At Sierra Space, our mission is to dream, innovate, inspire and empower the next generation to transform humanity through technology and imagination. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome our employees to bring their whole selves to their work. Sierra Space is committed to fostering an inclusive, accepting, and diverse environment free of discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Contributions to Sierra Space come in many shapes and styles, and we believe diversity in our workforce fosters new and greater ways to dream, innovate, and inspire.