Orbital ATK Sr. Electrical Engineer - Analog/Digital in Northridge, California

Sr. Electrical Engineer - Analog/Digital

Locations:Northridge, CA

Categories: Engineering and Sciences

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Job ID:JSQ20170408-40654

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.

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.

Role description & Responsibilities:

Analog/Digital Sr. Engineer for tactical missile system development and production programs.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Develops, coordinates and conducts Analog and Digital designs and evaluations of engineering design concepts.

  • Develops, design high speed circuits.

  • Creates test plans and procedures for a variety of circuit card and environmental testing.

  • Develops specifications and requirements, reviews Engineering Change Proposals, and generates formal whitepapers and failure reports.

  • Oversees or participates in hardware and integration in a laboratory environment testing.

  • Supports program Engineering Configuration Change Board (CCB), Corrective Action Board (CAB) and Failure Review Boards (FRB), as required.

  • Identifies opportunities for improvement based on review of failure data and supports development and implementation of component design improvements or updates.

  • Create analog designs and simulation models using computer modeling tools.

  • Supports design reviews and test activities, as needed. Supports subcontractor evaluation, selection and coordination activities with respect to Analog and Digital needs.

Experience and Skill Requirements:

  • Minimum 5-10 years of experience in Analog and Digital product design and development.

  • Proven hands on design experience of board level and system level products.

  • Direct Digital conversion experience / signal processing hardware experience / Data link experience is a plus.

  • Strong Analog background with a good mechanical understanding.

  • Experience desired in manufacturing support, characterization, test.

  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Math/Physics with significant experience required, MS preferred.

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance or the ability to obtain one.

  • Ability to use and collect test data using Digital Storage Oscilloscopes, Digital Multimeters, Logic Analyzers, Software Based Debugging tools, In-Circuit Emulators, RF Network Analyzers, Spectrum Analyzers, and signal generators required. Interpretation of RF Test data and radiation patterns desired

  • Ability to study and understand complex electronics/mechanical systems

  • Ability to follow company processes and procedures

  • Meticulous documentation and attention to traceability skills

  • Familiarity with Mentor PCB Design suite (DxDesigner, Layout, Simulation), Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Visio), and CAD tools.

  • Familiarity with Printed Wire Board and Circuit Card Assembly processes (schematic capture, layout, fabrication, assembly) from concept thru design and production and sustaining through end-of-life.

  • Experience with Flight Hardware and Avionics.

  • Ability to read and interpret military requirements, specifications, and Engineering drawings/schematics.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to build effective working relationships with customers, coworkers, and vendors are a must.

  • Ability to communicate findings to customers and management.

  • Self-starter capable of performing assigned tasks with some direction.

  • Innovated thinker with a demonstrated ability of solving complex problems which require ingenuity and “out of the box” ideas.

  • Ability to work with cross-functional team

  • Safety engineering knowledge desired.

  • Ability to create or review presentations, emails, white papers, trade studies, and reports for content and accuracy.

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:3-5 Years

Education:Bachelors

Expertise:Engineering

Group:Defense