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Principal Test Engineer - Contamination Control

Pasadena, CA
Engineering and Sciences

Job Description

Job ID: DLT20171312-42779

With projected annual revenues of $4.5 billion, approximately 12,500 employees, and operations in about 20 states, Orbital ATK is a company on the move. Our mission is to ensure that our customers accomplish their mission ? whether it?s a technological breakthrough, a satellite launch, or protecting our nation. The company is the world?s leading supplier of solid rocket motors, a leading provider of launch vehicles, satellites and other space systems, and the nation?s largest manufacturer of ammunition. United in pride and shared goals, Orbital ATK employees come from diverse backgrounds and work together to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable solutions. Work with the best and unleash your potential. If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Orbital ATK is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and much more.

Job Summary

Contamination Control Engineer. Under general direction, create test plans and procedures. Perform tests and document results. Represent Test function with customer engineers. Communicate with internal management and customers during analyses as well as test execution.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Perform as project Contamination Control Engineer.
  2. Defining and implementing contamination control requirements.
  3. Defining measurements and processes to perform Verification and Validation.
  4. Writing plans and procedures.
  5. Taking and analyzing measurements.
  6. Developing conclusions and presenting material to customer and management thru written and oral communications.
  7. Performing contamination analysis.
  8. Defines testing requirements, develop Test Plans and write Test Procedures.
  9. Test instrumentation, test execution and troubleshooting.

Education and Experience

Requires BS in Engineering & 7 years or Masters in Engineering & 5 years or PhD & 2 years. Familiarity with NASA Contamination Control Requirements a plus.  Previous work with JPL preferred. Performed role as contamination control engineer for a spacecraft; especially those that have optical systems would be a major plus.

Other Requirements

Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Access and Excel), contamination analysis software, and test software. A Top Secret/SCI security clearance may be required.

Orbital ATK is applying entrepreneurial thinking and commercial practices to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable products and services to our customers and grow our core areas while harnessing new technologies that will take our products ? and your ideas ? into the future. When encouraged to think beyond the ordinary, you?ll be amazed at what you can do!We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 8-10 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Engineering
Group: Space