Orbital ATK Aerospace Engineer in Dulles, 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. 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.
Use basic knowledge of aerospace engineering to assess spacecraft mission requirements for Guidance Navigation and Control (GNC) components, perform trade studies, perform hardware vendor selection, technically manage the delivery of the qualified GNC components and perform integration and testing activities of the components onto the spacecraft.
Perform requirements management, vendor technical monitoring and guidance, and I&T activities for Guidance Navigation and Control (GNC) spacecraft component hardware. This includes the following:
1) Analyze system requirements to perform hardware component selection.
2) Develop component hardware Statement of Work (SOW).
3) Analyze, allocate and decompose higher level spacecraft mission requirements to their respective GNC components.
4) Monitoring component vendor’s development activities per the SOW.
5) Develop test procedures and automated tests of the GNC hardware to verify requirements.
6) Support spacecraft I&T activities.
7) Perform detailed spacecraft simulations using in house simulation tools.
8) Analyze data to develop performance and functional data reports to support requirements.
Education and Experience
Requires BS in Engineering & 2 years or Masters Degree in Engineering.
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.
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
Job Type:Full Time
Desired Travel:less than 25%
Years of Experience:1-3 Years