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Principal GNC Engineer
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 Principal GNC Engineer to join our Launch Vehicles team in our Chandler, AZ office. Active Security clearance is required. US citizenship is required.
Role description & Responsibilities:
The Principal GNC Engineer will perform analysis, design, or test of missile autopilot systems. Generally, work under engineering leads. Analyze control systems utilizing Matlab and Simulink applications. Perform trajectory development and simulation in C++.
Education & Experience Requirements
- A Bachelor’s Degree (BA/BS) in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering with 7 years of related experience.
- Experience in coding C++ and proficiency in Matlab.
- Preferred candidate will have experience in trajectory development and simulation in C++.
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.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D
Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 5-8 Years
Expertise: ERP, Engineering