Orbital ATK Careers

Sr Eng Tech

Dulles, VA

Job Description

Job ID: MMW20180205-45437

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.


As the Sr. Engineering Technician, you will work closely with Engineers to support and improve operations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Receives and disburses material or parts to internal and external customers requesting material transactions.

  • Verifies material or equipment and amounts against information on various incoming and outgoing documents.

  • Locates parts/materials in proper storage areas in accordance with manufacturing procedures.

  • Maintains records of materials received, disbursed, shipped and on hand.

  • Responsible for assuring inventory accuracy and record integrity through cycle counting and auditing of all physical inventories and monitoring all inventory transactions and records.

  • Reconciles complex material and equipment physical/records discrepancies.

  • Performs administrative tasks associated with assisting area supervision.

  • Performs other clerical or material handling duties as required.

  • Demonstrates individual ownership for action items in projects as assigned

  • Work is performed under general oversight

  • Contacts are primarily internal company contacts including supervisors and group professionals.

Experience & Preferred Skills:

  • Communicates effectively both written and orally with Engineers and Program Planners

  • Strong organizational skills – able to work multiple assignments

  • Experience with ordering and/or organizing electronic components & material



  • High School Diploma with minimum 4 years of related 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: High School/GED
Expertise: Production
Group: Space