Orbital ATK Careers

Sr Electrical Engineer (Harness) - Security Clearance Required

Dulles, VA
Engineering and Sciences

Job Description

Job ID: JSD20183101-43524

**This position requires an Active TS Clearance**


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.


Perform a variety of specific professional engineering tasks of an analysis, design, or test nature.  Apply theoretical knowledge and engineering techniques to the solution of basic analytical engineering problems.  Select and/or modify proven methods, mathematical formula, previous design and test information, handbook data or other available information related to the assignment.  Prepare and complete the design of components or portions of moderately complex functional systems working from overall operational, space, functional and similar design requirements.  Design and document or select commercially available equipment, coordinate design results with other design groups, evaluate the merits of the design under the direction of more senior engineers and make the changes and compromises indicated.


Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelors Degree (BA/BS) in Engineering and minimum 4 years of related experience
  • As a Sr. Engineer, assist with defining and capturing electrical connectivity across spacecraft.
  • Generate wiring schematics, wire lists, installation drawings, and parts lists
  • Perform trade studies in regards to electrical impedance, EMI, and mass characteristics in order to optimize spacecraft harness design.
  • CREO Parametric with Cable Modeling and CREO Schematic experience required, minimum 4 years


**This position requires an Active TS Clearance**


Preferred Qualifications:

RSD or Creo Schematic 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: 3-5 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Engineering
Group: Space