Orbital ATK Careers

Sr Aerospace Engineer (Navigation)

Chandler, AZ
Engineering and Sciences


Job Description

Job ID: PG20172709-41525

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.

Orbital ATK has an opening for a Senior Aerospace Engineer (GNC) in Chandler, AZ.  US Citizenship is required.  

The Navigation Engineer will perform analysis, design or test of missile navigation systems. Support navigation/sensor simulation and flight code improvements (C++) and analysis tool development (Matlab/Python). Setup and operate real-time navigation data stations and GPS simulators. Verify IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit), GPS receiver, radar altimeter and navigation data from dynamic and static tests.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical, Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering and 4 years of related experience is required.
  • Experience in coding C++ and proficiency in Matlab.  
  • 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.

Education and Experience

Requires BS in Engineering & 4 years or Masters in Engineering & 2 years.

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.

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