Sr. Systems Engineer- Pegasus Program Job

Company Name: Alliant Techsystems

Location: Dulles, VA, US

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


Job ID: MAE20172401-38064

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 Sr. Systems Engineer to join our Systems Engineering Integration and Test team in our Dulles, VA office.

Role Description & Responsibilities:

Senior Systems Engineer will support the engineering development for the new Pegasus Stratolaunch program, a new program to launch multiple Pegasus vehicles off of a new aircraft design.

The Senior Systems Engineer will be involved in the following activities: requirements definition, requirements verification, development of Systems Integration & Test documentation, as well as other system engineering activities during the design, integration, and testing of the vehicle

Experience Requirements:

• Candidate must have a minimum of four years of related experience.
• U.S. Citizenship is required.
• Ability to obtain a security clearance is required.
• Ability to travel: Travel expectation of 0% – 10%
• Experience performing systems analysis and design, requirements decomposition and allocation, and requirements verification

Experience Preferred:

• Electrical or Systems engineering background preferred
• DOORS experience desired
• Bachelors Degree (BS) in Engineering is required.

Skills & Qualifications:

• Strong MS Office skills is required.
• Ability to work in a fast pace team environment and multi-task
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to solve problems


• Bachelor Degree in Systems, Electrical or Mechanical is preferred.

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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