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Sr. Pr. Systems Engineer

Dulles, VA
Engineering and Sciences

Job Description

Job ID: MTL20181303-44411

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

Perform a full range of systems engineering, management, operations, technical and task lead duties as required by the project.

Elicit needs and goals from internal and external customers, and develop these into infrastructure requirements.

Develop infrastructure architectures, along with any specialty engineering disciplines such as network or security engineering.

Engineer and design infrastructure solutions based upon requirements.  Develop specifications, drawings and schematics as needed.

Represent projects to internal and external customers.  Liaison with internal and external customers as an infrastructure subject matter expert as required.  Prepare materials and present at meetings as needed.  Act as an advocate for project needs to facilitate execution on budget and schedule, and marshal internal resources to support the project.

Coordinate budgeting and funding, procurement and delivery of infrastructure hardware in Dulles and other locations as needed.

Determine facilities needs such as power and cooling requirements, develop specifications, and coordinate with construction and electrical contractors to execute improvements.  Evaluate proposals, coordinate budget and charging needs for facilities changes and upgrades.

Install equipment cabinets, power supply systems, servers, workstations and other hardware.  Route cabling though walls, ceilings and floors, and terminate connections as needed.  Develop specifications and coordinate scheduling and budgeting for cable contractors as needed.

Determine needs and develop software configuration baselines for various components of the infrastructure.  Coordinate budgeting and funding, procurement and license management for software.

Respond to changing business and operational needs of projects, and perform cost, scope and schedule trades as needed.  Perform redesigns and architecture changes to the infrastructure needed to implement approved trades.

Act as a cross functional team lead as needed.  Provide direction to team members as required.  Provide review and direction of contract services while performing work.  Train team members as needed, and develop performance standards that will satisfactorily allow team members to assume new roles and duties.

Perform system administration for system operations as needed.  Perform Tier I and II customer service and troubleshooting.  Perform and/or coordinate Tier III and IV support as needed.  Direct outside technical support as needed.


Bachelor's Degree and ten years 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.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: +10 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Engineering
Group: Space