Orbital ATK Careers

Sr Electrical Engineer (DOD Secret Clearance required)

Chandler, AZ
Engineering and Sciences


Job Description

Job ID: PG20171912-42829

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 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.  

Orbital ATK is currently seeking an Electrical Engineer to join our team in Chandler, AZ. US Citizenship is required.  Active Secret Clearance is required. 

Based on specific objectives, perform analysis, design, or test of complex designs, without detailed direction from more senior engineers.  Study design concepts and criteria to ascertain the engineering principles involved and with general direction, plan, prepare, and complete the design.  Evaluate completed design with more senior engineers and other technical groups and make modifications necessary to achieve the ideal design.  Develop, coordinate and conduct the test programs required to evaluate the design. Travel of up to 25% of the time may be required. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Candidate shal possess a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering and 4 years of related experience is required. 
  • Demonstrated experience in space launch vehicle design, launch vehicle and payload integration, system test and vehicle launch activities.
  • Ability to grasp system level concepts and aid in functional partitioning of existing systems to the end of developing functional system drawings.
  • Candidate must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as good interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience is a plus. 

Position may be filled one level lower depending on candidate's education and experience.

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.  

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: 3-5 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Engineering
Group: Flight