Orbital ATK Careers

Sr Electrical Engineer

Beltsville, MD
Engineering and Sciences

Job Description

Job ID: JSD20172011-42407

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

Based on specific objectives, perform analysis, design, or test of complex designs without detailed direction from more senior engineers. Study design concepts and criteria to ascertain the engineering principles involved and with general direction, plan, prepare, and complete the design. Evaluate completed design with more senior engineers and other technical groups and make modifications necessary to achieve a design that satisfies requirements. Develop, coordinate, and conduct the test programs required to evaluate the design. May also oversee, with senior engineer oversight, component supplier design, analysis, manufacture, and test.

Job Responsibilities

Must have system engineering, and circuit design/analysis skills in the design and development of power systems and high speed analog & digital electronics.

Must be able to work in a team environment with other engineering disciplines (thermal, structural, PCB designers, etc.) and managers in the development of circuit designs for space flight and ground system programs.  Responsible for the design/analysis efforts to ensure that designs are in compliance with established standards and program requirement.

Candidate will work at Orbital ATK's Technical Services Division (TSD) in Beltsville, Maryland supporting various space flight and ground system programs from Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) and/or the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL).

Education and Experience

  • Requires BS in Engineering & 4 years or Masters in Engineering & 2 years.
  • Must be proficient with schematic development and PSPICE using one of the following design tools: Mentor Graphics PADS/DxDesigner, Cadence OrCAD, and/or Altium.
  • Must be proficient with Windows and Microsoft Office products.  Proficiency with Excel VBA is a plus.
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and customer interface skills are required.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Experience with NASA specifications for the development of electromechanical hardware is a plus but not 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: 3-5 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Engineering
Group: Space