Sr Systems Engineer Job

Company Name: Alliant Techsystems

Location: Dulles, VA, US

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

Overview

Job ID: BDH20161609-36639

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.

Summary/Responsibilities:

Successful candidates for this position will work in a technical role for one of the programs in the Space Systems Group at Orbital ATK. This position offers the opportunity to work on a new program in the GEO Commercial Business Area.

Duties include contributing to the general mission or space vehicle systems engineering activities. This may include requirements flow down, tracking, verification, and the writing of complex specifications, interface control documents, and engineering reports from advanced studies, special engineering investigations, and similar activities. Tasks may also include harness interface design, Command and Telemetry database development, and space vehicle configuration modeling . The candidate must be knowledgeable in aerospace systems, spacecraft subsystems design, or mission operations. Advanced modeling & analyses relating to mission and technical problems may be required in support of development or mission operations teams. Position will also include responsibilities relating to integration, testing, and operational readiness of spacecraft and payloads. Candidate may be called on to assist in new business activities such as conceptual design and analysis for proposals and funded studies and may include authoring sections for both.

Desired experience includes Requirements Management Tools such as DOORS, and various analysis engineering tools such as MATLAB, MATHCAD, and STK. Actual spacecraft operations and related ground systems expertise is always a plus. Additional experience in any of the following areas is also desired: orbital mechanics, power systems modeling, avionics or digital electronics design, telecommunications design, risk analysis, thermal engineering, or integration and testing (either at the spacecraft or payload level).

EDUCATION
Must have a Bachelors degree or higher in an Engineering or related field.

EXPERIENCE
4 to 6 years experience in aerospace systems or similar field.

Candidate Must Possess the Following Skills:

• Ability to work in support of a system engineering team
• High learning agility for addressing a wide variety of complex analytical tasks
• Good written and verbal communications skills

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience with system engineering requirement tools (Cradle, CORE or DOORS) and processes
• Experience in requirements development and management processes
• Experience in development and maintenance of interface control documents and related processes
• Experience in space system testing, evaluation and verification (flight and ground testing)
• Experience with various technical analysis tools such as MATLAB and STK
• Experience in any of the following areas is also desired: orbital mechanics, orbital debris modeling, spacecraft attitude control, power systems and modeling, avionics or digital electronics design, risk analysis, optics, communications, rocket propulsion, thermal engineering, or spacecraft integration and testing

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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