Locations:Chandler, AZ

Categories: Engineering and Sciences


Job Description

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Job ID:SC20182102-44066

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.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

With minimal supervision, this candidate will predict acoustic environments on launch vehicles and payloads using FEA, SEA, and BEM techniques coupled with first principal fundamentals. The candidate will also assist in the design of mitigations strategies to reduce the launch vehicle acoustics caused by lift-off and transonic. Specific duties will include modeling, and data reduction. Candidate must be able to understand scope of tasks, perform analysis using appropriate classical and computer aided techniques, and prepare results for presentation.


  • Must have prior experience with either VA-One or Wave6

  • Previous launch vehicle experience desired

  • Some work experience dealing with vibration, shock, and/or acoustic, or course work that focuses in these areas

  • Demonstrated interest in dynamic mechanical systems (course work or past experience)

  • Good problem solving skills

  • Ability to deal with incomplete problem definitions and find solutions

  • Experience with Matlab or Python

Experience Required

Must be proficient with either VA-One or Wav6. Working knowledge of environmental testing, procedures, and requirements is required. Specific experience with military or aerospace programs in accordance with MIL-STD-1540 or MIL-STD-810 desirable and familiarity with SMC-S-016 is a plus. Data reduction experience including spectral analysis (SPL, SRS, PSD) and filtering is desirable. Ability to perform fundamental analytical modeling techniques and prepare written analyses is required. Working knowledge of MS office, Matlab, and FEA software desirable, NX Nastran preferred. U.S. citizenship required. Current secret clearance desired.


A Bachelors Degree (BA/BS) in Engineering, Physics. MSME, MSAE preferred. Minimum of four years experience in aerospace or related field.

Education and Experience

Requires BS in Engineering & 4 years or Masters in Engineering & 2 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

Job Type:Full Time

Desired Travel:less than 25%

Years of Experience:3-5 Years