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Princ. Systems Design Engineer - Aircraft Integration

Northridge, CA
Engineering and Sciences

Job Description

Job ID: PAC20183003-44761


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 Defense Systems Group is an industry leader in ammunition, precision and strike weapons, missile-warning solutions, and tactical rocket motors across air, sea and land-based systems. We are the largest U.S. producer of small-caliber ammunition, as well as a leading producer of medium- and large-caliber ammunition and medium-caliber gun systems. Orbital ATK Defense Systems also develops advanced capabilities for missile-defense interceptors, fuzing and warheads, weaponized special-mission aircraft, and propulsion/controls.

Orbital ATK is currently seeking an experienced Principle Systems Design Engineer to provide leadership to our Defense Electronic Systems team in our Northridge, CA offices.

Role description & Responsibilities:

Principle Systems Engineer and key technical contributor for systems development for tactical missile systems.  Key responsibilities include:

  • Systems Engineering for Weapons Systems – Requirements Development and Interface Management
  • Weapon System / Aircraft Integration – Interface Requirements - Physical, Electrical, Logical – Qualification and Testing for Safe Separation, Environmental, Aero and Flutter – Experience with Aircraft  Primes – Key Technical Interface to Customer
  • System Design/System architecture development for aerospace systems including Systems Analysis, Trades, Design Verification, and Modeling & Simulation of complex, dynamic systems

Experience Requirements:  

  • Well-versed, skilled and disciplined in system engineering processes
  • Multi-disciplinary engineering skills, subject matter expertise in at least one area
  • Model-based system engineering and/or system architecture experience desired
  • Background in aerospace systems; basic understanding of missile systems, GNC, warheads, and survivability
  • 10-14 years’ experience in systems and hi-tech product development
  • Minimum B.S. engineering degree or related; M.S. preferred
  • Must hold or qualify for a DoD Secret Clearance; Top Secret desired

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.

This location –Northridge, CA. has a 9/80 Schedule; which means every other Friday off!

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: Defense