Sr Manager, Engineering Job

Company Name: Alliant Techsystems

Location: Dulles, VA, US

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


Job ID: ETF20160112-37511

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.


Senior Manager for the Mission Operations Development team. Responsibilities include ensuring program areas are appropriately staffed, salary and performance management, and hiring staff when necessary. Owns the processes that defines how the team develops operations products (e.g. procedures, handbooks, training materials, etc.) In addition to management duties, this position will support active programs across the Geosynchronous, Science & Exploration, Space Logistics and Human Spaceflight areas.


• A Bachelor’s Degree (BA/BS) and 10 or more years of related experience is required.
• Ability to obtain a security clearance (requires US Citizenship)
• Previous experience performing Mission Operations Development work
• Previous experience on-console performing mission operations. Both LEO and GEO ops experience are desired but not necessarily required.
• Background in satellite ground system is desirable.
• Previous management experience is desirable but not required
• Prior experience developing cost/schedule estimates for large programs is required.
• Prior experience with Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) required

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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