Orbital ATK Sr Level Analysis Engineer - Manassas, Virginia in Manassas, Virginia
Sr Level Analysis Engineer - Manassas, Virginia
Categories: Engineering and Sciences
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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. 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’s Missile Products Divisionis currently seeking anSenior Level Analysis Engineerwho will assist in the planning, conducting, and reporting of structural/ thermal analysis activities at our Rocket Center, WV officesfrom the Manassas, VA area. With its broad product line ranging from solid rocket motors to ammunition to electronic fuzes, Allegany Ballistics Lab (ABL) provides engineering challenges in design, development, and production with analysis and simulation of products, processes, and testing.
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.
Level of position will be determined at time of offer.
Orbital ATK is seeking a highly motivated structural analysis engineer to work in the exciting and challenging world of tactical propulsion. Position duties center on the use of finite element analysis as applied to mechanics and heat transfer in evaluating rocket motors and other defense and aerospace systems. Applicant must have in-depth experience with solid rocket motors, composite structures, viscoelastic materials, or dynamic analysis.
Responsibilities for this position include:
Analysis model formulation and FEA solution using Abaqus/CAE, Abaqus/Standard, and Abaqus/Explicit
Providing technical assessments of results and giving design guidance with specialized knowledge of mechanics of materials for orthotropic, hyperelastic, and visocelastic materials
Reporting of analysis results in written and oral formats
Taking a lead role in failure investigations and problem solving
Developing new methods for rocket motor analysis and/or simulation
Peer reviewing of other analysts work products, including efforts at other corporate business locations
Interfacing with internal/external customers and with support personnel in design and testing
BS in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering with 7 years related experience, or MS and 5 years related experience, or PhD and 2 years related experience
Minimum of 2 years of experience with finite element analysis programs, Abaqus preferred
Demonstrated understanding of advanced finite element modeling techniques
Static structural and structural/thermal analysis
Buckling, stability, and modal analysis
Ability to take a lead in material characterization testing
Knowledge of composite materials
Oral and written communication skills
Ability to work in a fast paced dynamic environment as part of a multi-discipline team
Ability to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance which generally requires US Citizenship as a prerequisite is required. Preference given to candidates with active DoD clearances
Advanced knowledge of composite materials failure analysis
Advanced knowledge of steady state and transient dynamic analysis
Advanced knowledge of progressive damage analysis
Advanced knowledge of viscoelastic and hyperelastic material modeling
Advanced knowledge of ablative materials
Advanced knowledge of adhesives and adhesive joints
Experience with design optimization using iSight
Experience with Multiphysics analysis
Working knowledge of CFD
Proficiency with Siemens NX
Script writing, workflow automation
Constitutive model development and implementation
Skills & Qualifications:
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a team
Excellent communication skills are required.
Ability to make sound decisions
Attention to details
Ability to multi-task
Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively
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
Job Type:Full Time
Desired Travel:less than 25%
Years of Experience:8-10 Years