Orbital ATK Careers

Electrical Engineer - Production Support

Dulles, VA
Engineering and Sciences

Job Description

Job ID: JAP20182704-45367

With projected annual revenues in of nearly $4.5 billion, approximately 12,000 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.

Orbital ATK Space Systems Group designs, manufactures and operates small and medium-class spacecraft for communications, imaging, scientific, exploration and national security space applications. The Group is leading supplier of space components that power and enable satellites of all classes, provides technical engineering services to government agencies and laboratories, and is developing exciting new satellite servicing and advanced space flight technologies.

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.


As the EGSE Production Support Engineer, you will be responsible for providing engineering support to the component test department and as well as lead efforts to resolve issues associated to the operations of ATE, flight unit testing, and execution of software applications used as part of test systems. Secondary activities will include assisting with the design and implementation of new test systems and/or enhancements to existing ATE.

Required Qualifications:

  • Troubleshoot and direct the repair of Automated Test Equipment (ATE)
  • Assist in troubleshooting flight avionics to root cause
  • Overseeing maintenance, calibration, and certification of ATE
  • Develop and review test procedures
  • Primary contact for product failure support
  • Be the resident expert in the operations, functionality, and designs of the production support test equipment


  • Able to execute non standard scenarios within Automated Test Software and test applications
  • Ability to read and understand schematics for electronic equipment and electrical circuitry
  • Strong analytical and diagnostic skills
  • Operate electronic lab equipment for debug and troubleshooting
  • Strong written and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to explain complex ideas in a clear and concise manner
  • Self motivated and able to effectively work in small teams


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or Math with 0 - 2 years of related experience

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.

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Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 1-3 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Engineering
Group: Space