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Sr. Principal Integration & Test Electrical Engineer

Wallops Island, VA
Engineering and Sciences


Job Description

Job ID: MH20180502-43669

With annual revenues in of nearly $4.5 billion, over 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 is currently seeking an experienced Sr. Principal Integration & Test Electrical Engineer to provide leadership to our Systems Engineering Integration & Test team in our Wallops Island, VA office.

Role Description & Responsibilities:

Sr. Principal Integration & Test Electrical Engineer will support the Antares Spacelift Program. The Antares Program launches spacelift vehicles out of Wallops, VA, to delivery supplies and scientific equipment to the Space Station. The Integration & Test Engineer will manage assembly, integration, and test of space launch vehicle flight hardware at the Wallops launch site. Specific duties include hands-on electrical integration of flight hardware, developing/maintaining processes and procedures for vehicle assembly and vehicle testing, hands-on electrical testing of flight hardware, and documenting and pursuing root cause of discrepancies found with hardware.

Experience Requirements:  

  • Candidate must have a minimum of ten years of related experience.
  • Electrical hands-on integration & test experience is required
  • Ability to travel:  Travel expectation of 0% – 5%

Experience Preferred: 

  • Familiarity with the Antares launch vehicle is desirable

Skills & Qualifications:  

  • Ability to work in a fast pace team environment and multi-task 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  •  Ability to solve problems

Education/Certifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering is required.

 Requires BS in Engineering & 10 years or Masters in Engineering & 7 years or PhD in Engineering & 5 years.

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.

Orbital ATK Flight Systems Group provides products and services that span the launch, missile systems and aerospace markets. We are a premier producer of solid rocket propulsion systems and specialty energetic products; a leading provider of small and medium class space launch vehicles for Civil, DoD and Commercial missions; a major supplier of interceptor boosters and target vehicles for missile defense; and a world class manufacturer of composite primary and secondary structures for commercial and military aircraft and launch vehicles.

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: Flight