Orbital ATK Careers

Sr. Systems Engineer

Dulles, VA
Engineering and Sciences


Job Description

Job ID: MAC20181004-44992

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.

Specific Responsibilities: Provides first line of defense along with technical triage team regarding system health.  Generates, reviews and distributes daily trending and analysis reports.  Reviews system maintenance requirements, schedules and provides and verifies non-routine schedule objectives.  Produces daily system performance reports.  Reviews and authors discrepancy reports.  Supports/facilitates anomaly resolution.  Defines and updates changes to database parameters.  Coordinates with component vendors and factory support for performance and anomaly support.  Technical member of the Change Control Board.

The position local is in the Washington DC area and may require travel on a periodic basis.

Basic Qualifications: Masters with min 3 years equivalent experience or Bachelors with min 5 years equivalent experience.  Understanding of space vehicle engineering and performance is required.

Required Clearance: TS/SCI with CI Polygraph clearance.  Will consider candidates without a CI Polygraph, but must be able to obtain CI Polygraph upon hire.

Due to the nature of work performed in our facility, U.S. Citizenship is 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