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Sr Software Engineer - C/C++, Matlab/Simulink(avionics sensor suite, avionic interface, GNC)

Northridge, CA
Engineering and Sciences


Job Description

Job ID: SMD20180204-44799

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.

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.

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 is currently seeking an experienced Sr. Software Engineer to provide leadership to our Defense Electronic Systems team in our Northridge, CA offices.  MUST HAVE AN ACTIVE SECRET CLEARANCE

Position Description:

Perform HIL or PC based defense system simulation software development activities. In this role as a simulation software developer, you will support planning, design, testing and analysis of mission critical platforms, to include, vehicles sensors, and/or communications.

As a team member you will be supporting system design, development, performance prediction, systems integration, software testing and hardware/software integration. You will be responsible for software unit testing, hardware integration, simulation verification and validation, system performance modeling, system performance assessment.

Duties:

• Simulation of aerospace systems, vehicles, sensors, and/or communications Simulation analysis with potential for hands-on lab experiences and/or live-testing support• Operates with guidance from by a senior lead engineer

• Follow Software Development Plan

• Follow Software Requirement Specification Understand top-level requirement and requirements allocated to software

• Perform software implementation, support design reviews as directed by software lead

• Interface with analysts to convert algorithms into code, perform model validation and system performance assessment.

• Develop software and conduct code reviews

• Execute of test plans and procedures allocated to software and simulation

• Perform software unit testing, simulation testing, and hardware-software integration Interface with analysts to plan tests and analyze data

•Interface with hardware engineers to address hardware issues

• Support software integration activities in the lab and in the field

 •Interface with I&T team to support testing and analyze test results

Minimum Qualifications:

*Experience with C++ and C programming languages

• Background in Aerospace, missile, satellite, avionics sensor suite, avionic interface, GNC (Guidance, Navigation, and Control), radar sensors, EW (electronic warfare).

• Experience with mathematics, particularly statistics or physical equations

• Experience with Matlab and Simulink

• Good verbal and communication skills

• BS in Computer Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Aerospace Eng, Mathematics, Electrical

• MS preferred

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.

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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: Defense