Associate Electrical Engineer Job

Company Name: Alliant Techsystems

Location: Greenbelt, MD, US - 20768

Job Duration: 2021-11-09 to 2021-12-09


Job ID: BDH20161309-36586

With projected annual revenues in of nearly $4.5 billion, approximately 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 Space Systems Group designs, manufactures and operates small and medium-class spacecraft for communications, imaging, scientific, exploration and national security space applications. The Group is leading supplier of space components that power and enable satellites of all classes, provides technical engineering services to government agencies and laboratories, and is developing exciting new satellite servicing and advanced space flight technologies.

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.

The candidate for this position will perform the following specific duties:

Perform preliminary/original design and analysis; Perform highly complex analysis, test, design and/or development; Plan strategies for analysis, test and design used for task planning and execution; Document and present results of analysis, test and design; Analyze and review test data; Lead in the development of reports and design notes; Interact with internal and external customers; Assist the customer in defining system requirements and in the generation of specifications for products or sub systems; Provide technical guidance and direction to engineering team in the design, test, production and maintenance phases of a project.


• Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and 0 – 2 years of related experience is required.

Individual must be able to work in a dynamic environment and respond to changes in direction and priorities. Individual must be organized and able to maintain configuration control over several different items concurrently. Team work and collaboration across various engineering disciplines is essential. Ability to clearly communicate technical details, task status, and to drive tasks to completion is a must.


• Some controls knowledge – (not necessarily design capability, but know what a controller does)
• Some hardware testing experience
• C programming
• IBM PC knowledge (old PC platforms – 1980s technology)
• Ability to write test procedures and test scripts
• Ability to use matlab and/or python for data reduction and plotting
• Can write test reports
• Can create system block diagrams
• Excellent speaking and writing skills

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

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