Princ Structural Analyst Job

Company Name: Alliant Techsystems

Location: Chandler, AZ, US - 85224

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


Job ID: MH20171001-37877

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 is currently seeking an experienced Princ Structural Analyst to join our Mechanical Engineering team in our Chandler, AZ office.

Role Description & Responsibilities:

Principal Engineer or Senior Engineer

• Under limited supervision the candidate will evaluate the structural integrity of composite and metallic launch vehicle structures.
• Candidate will generate results and work with design engineering to incorporate required changes.
• Candidate will be required to independently define scope of task, perform analysis utilizing appropriate classical and computer aided techniques, and present results orally and in writing.
• Must be willing to work with and mentor less experienced analysts.

Experience Requirements:

• Candidate must have in-depth understanding of mechanics of materials, structures, and load paths.
• Proficiency with FEA software required, FEMAP/NASTRAN preferred.
• Proficiency with specific analytical techniques such as nonlinear methodologies, fatigue, fracture mechanics, buckling, and modal analysis are preferred.
• Experience with composite analysis, design, or repair preferred.
• Working knowledge of MS office is required.
• U.S. citizenship required.
• Prior or current clearance is desirable.


• Candidate must have a minimum of 7 years of related experience.
• Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering is required.
• Bachelor of Science degree plus nine years of related experience or equivalent combination of education & experience.
• Position may be offered at one level lower.

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 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.

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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