Orbital ATK Sr. Staff Systems Engineer in Dulles, Virginia

Sr. Staff Systems Engineer

Locations:Dulles, VA

Categories: Engineering and Sciences


Job Description

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Job ID:ETF20180204-44816

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.


This position reports to the Sr. Manager, Ground Systems within the Integrated Operations Department / Systems Engineering Directorate. The Sr. Staff Ground Systems Engineer is responsible for supporting the full cradle-to-grave implementation of ground systems from proposal development through decommissioning.

Key Technologies

  • Networking & data transport

  • Data Storage

  • Ground Systems Hardware (Servers, Firewalls, Antennas, Networking equipment, up/down converters, baseband units, etc.)

  • RF communication

  • Encryption


  • Model-based Systems Engineering

  • Operations, Maintenance & Sustainment

    Other Requirements

  • Current TS/SCI clearance required

  • BS in Engineering/Computer Science or related technical field and at least 20 years of related job experience

  • Requires the ability to travel to CONUS and OCONUS locations

    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:8-10 Years