Orbital ATK Structural Design and Analysis Engineer in Beavercreek, Ohio

Structural Design and Analysis Engineer

Locations:Beavercreek, OH

Categories: Engineering and Sciences


Job Description

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Job ID:DBK20170510-41653

With projected annual revenues of $4.5 billion, approximately 12,500 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. Orbital ATK is currently seeking aStructural Design and Analysis Engineer to join our team in ourDayton, OHoffices.

Role Description & Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate is a highly motivated mechanical design and analysis engineer with experience designing and analyzing structures and assemblies for military aircraft. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the design and analysis of electronics packaging for antennas, apertures and arrays, as well as composite/metallic structures. Skills should include 3D CAD modeling to establish finite element models (FEM) based on provided requirements, performing finite element analysis and optimizing designs to ensure performance requirements are satisfied.


  • 10 years of experience in Engineering with a minimum of 6 years related experience in the design & analysis engineering function

  • Ability to obtain anDepartment of Defense security clearance

  • Experience in using finite element analytical tools, such as Ansys or Abaqus, to perform modal, linear, non-linear static, dynamic analyses in the design and development of aircraft structures

  • Thermo-mechanical analysis and heat management

  • Author structural analysis reports

  • Organize, write, and present technical briefings in support of design reviews (PDRs and CDRs)

  • Assembly level design including establishment of data schemes and tolerance analysis

  • Knowledge of composite materials and manufacturing processes

  • Ability to work in a fast paced dynamic environment as part of a multi-disciplined team

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with Siemens NX or Catia V5 for component and assembly design

  • Knowledgeable in GD&T

  • Previous experience in aerospace manufacturing facility

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a team

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Excellent organizational and coordination skills

  • Ability to make sound decisions

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively


  • BS or higher degree in Mechanical, Aerospace Engineering, or related and experience levels indicated in posting

  • Role can be filled at a lower level of 14S

  • Advanced degrees beyond BS in related filed can substitute for 2 years of work experience for each degree obtained (i.e. an MS degree with 8 years of related experience will substitute for a BS plus 10 years)

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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Job Type:Full Time

Desired Travel:less than 25%

Years of Experience:+10 Years