Orbital ATK Careers

Staff Embedded Software Engineer

Dulles, VA
Engineering and Sciences

Job Description

Job ID: JEZ20181701-43225


Today our rapidly growing national security space business supports a variety of cutting-edge missions ranging from small mission/concept studies to medium-sized technology demonstration programs, to large-scale national programs; and our work spans the entire life cycle from early concept studies, design development, system integration/test, launch, early ops, and mission ops/sustainment.

We currently have challenging technical work at the mission, segment, subsystem and component levels.  If you’re looking for the next big step in your career, you’ve come to the right place because at Orbital ATK you can join a highly innovative and motivated team that is making a direct impact in advancing the technology that is protecting our nation’s security

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.

Job Summary

Based on goal-oriented objectives, develop, create and modify computer applications software. Analyze user needs and design or customize software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency. Provides technical leadership to on a multi-functional team.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Perform routine system and subsystem definition, preliminary design, design implementation and subsystem and system integration and test. Support program management office in technical role. Evaluate corrections in technical applications and analysis.
  2. Advise and interacts with senior customer personnel on significant technical matters, often requiring coordinated activity across organizational lines.
  3. Act as technical lead for pre-proposal, proposal and existing program efforts. Brief customer on company capabilities as part of business development activities. Represent the company as the primary customer contact on contracts or projects. Provide technical consultation to other departments and organizations.

Education and Experience

**Top Secret Security Clearance required with valid background investigation**

Requires BS in Engineering & 15 years or Masters in Engineering & 10 years or PhD in Engineering & 7 years.

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: +10 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Engineering
Group: Space