Orbital ATK Careers

Principal Embedded Software Engineer

Chandler, AZ
Engineering and Sciences


Job Description

Job ID: PG20181005-45604

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 Principal Embedded Software Engineer in Chandler, AZ.  US Citizenship is required. Must be able to obtain a Secret clearance.  Active Secret Clearance is preferred.

 The successful candidate for this position will be responsible for the design, implementation, and test of embedded flight software, device drivers, and test tools through the full software life cycle for a launch vehicle product line. This position requires the ability to quickly understand the requirements, design and implementation of a large repository of existing software and hardware for a program in progress. This position requires excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively with multiple engineering disciplines to understand system level requirements and implementations.

Required Education/Experience: An active security clearance, or the ability to quickly obtain a security clearance is required - A Bachelors Degree (BA/BS) in Computer Science or Engineering - Eight years of related experience is required. - Recent Object Oriented (OO) software development experience in the C/C++ programming languages - Experience with full software life-cycle development - Experience with CMMI/SEI or equivalent software development process - Experience with Linux based multi-threaded application development - Excellent written and verbal communication skills Preferred Qualification for Job Posting:

- Proficiency with Linux and Linux development tools

- Experience with embedded Real-Time Operating Systems (RTOS)

- Experience with PowerPC  based Microcontrollers - Familiarity with DOORS Requirement Management System, Rational Synergy & Change, and Rhapsody - Experience with UML in developing design models

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: 8-10 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Engineering
Group: Flight