Sr Principal Digital Design Electrical Engineer Job

Company Name: Alliant Techsystems

Location: Dulles, VA, US

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


Job ID: BDH20161011-37272

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.


Perform tasks which include circuit development, performance modeling, end-to-end simulation and implementation of digital data acquisition and control circuits for use in satellites and other space vehicles. Work will include design, verification and testing of detailed design work targeting specific hardware platforms. The modeling and simulation work will include a combination of tackling challenging digital design and algorithm implementation problems. Work in a lab environment on a variety of platforms including Microsemi (Actel) and Xilinx FPGAs.

Education Requirement:

A minimum of a Bachelors Degree (BA/BS) in Electrical Engineering, Math, Physics.

Required Qualifications:

• Minimum overall experience of 10 years with a minimum of 4 years experience implementing digital signal processing systems
• Candidate should have experience with FPGAs, VHDL coding, microprocessors, analog to digital converters, analog multiplexers and digital subsystems. Candidate should be familiar with VHDL design and logic verification tools including Libero, Riviera, TimingDesigner, and ModelSim. Candidate should have experience with digital design capture and verification tools such as Cadence and PSpice
• Ability to work individually or in teams is necessary
• Requires excellent written and oral presentation skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidate should have programming experience and familiarity with computer programming languages such as C/C++, JAVA, Python and hardware description language (VHDL preferred) and also a variety of operating systems (Windows, LINUX). Previous exposure to various digital system hardware components and respective testing methods using logic analyzers, digital oscilloscopes, vector signal analyzers, and spectrum analyzers is desirable.
Current TS/SCI not required but highly desirable

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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