Sr. Princ Systems Engineer Job

Company Name: Alliant Techsystems

Location: Chandler, AZ, US - 85224

Job Duration: 2023-11-14 to 2023-12-15


Job ID: MH20170401-37797

With annual revenues 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 Sr. Princ Systems Engineer to provide leadership to our Systems Engineering Integration & Test team in our Chandler, AZ office.

Role Description & Responsibilities:

The Sr. Princ Systems Engineer will support the Business Development – Systems Engineering Integration and Test (SEIT) team requiring the candidate to function in a multi-disciplinary environment.

The candidate should possess strong technical problem solving, written and verbal communication skills to generate and document system level launch vehicle requirements, perform vehicle performance assessments and participate in system level verification/data review activities.

Regular interface with program management, engineering staff and external customers is expected.

The candidate is expected to lead major proposal efforts including direct and in-direct management of engineers with very limited oversight from engineering senior leadership personnel in a collaborative environment.

The candidate must be willing to occasionally work during odd hours (nights/weekends) and occasionally longer than normal (>40 hrs/wk) to meet proposal delivery deadlines.

The candidate should possess a strong resolve to drive tasks to completion autonomously.

Experience Requirements:

• Candidate must have a minimum of 10 years of related work experience
• Must have a DOD Secret level security clearance which generally requires US Citizenship as a prerequisite.
• Demonstrated support for proposals / business development activities (RFIs, RFPs, etc.) is required.
• Proposal experience with technical, cost and schedule are required.

Experience Preferred:

• A strong experienced-based and academic foundation in Systems Engineering fundamentals is desired.


• Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or related field is required.

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.

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