Sr. Electrical Engineer

Employer
Orbital ATK
Location
Dulles, VA
Posted
Jun 13, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Hours
Full Time
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 SummaryBased on specific objectives, perform analysis, design, or test of complex designs without detailed direction from more senior engineers. Study design concepts and criteria to ascertain the engineering principles involved and with general direction, plan, prepare, and complete the design. Evaluate completed design with more senior engineers and other technical groups and make modifications necessary to achieve a design that satisfies requirements. Develop, coordinate, and conduct the test programs required to evaluate the design. May also oversee, with senior engineer oversight, component supplier design, analysis, manufacture, and test.Job Responsibilities* Job Knowledge/Technical Skills - Broad understanding and application of company electrical engineering technical standards.Broad technical expertise and working knowledge of other related disciplines.Prepares and presents electrical engineering materials for Requirements and Design Reviews.* Problem Solving/Innovation - With minimal guidance, studies basic design concepts and criteria for more complex problems.Applies electrical engineering principles to adapt or improve upon heritage features from previous successful designs of a similar nature.Applies electrical engineering principles to adapt or improve upon heritage features from previous successful designs of a similar nature.* Liaison - Actively and effectively participates and contributes in a positive manner.Supports team decisions and goals.Makes an extra effort to provide quality internal and external customer service.Constantly seeks new sources of information and provides information necessary to meet customer needs.Disciplined with escalation when required. * Requirements Derivation/ Test Development - Develop and oversee test programs as needed to evaluate components and systems.Supports and leads the testing and/or evaluation/validation of an electrical component, subsystem, or system analytical model or actual system implementation.* Risk and Uncertainty Quantification - Evaluate, with supervision, uncertainty and risks associated with requirements and designs.* Analysis and Design - Based on specific stated objectives, performs analysis, design, or test of one or more complex designs, components, or functional systems of company products.Use advanced analytical and product design engineering software tools.Supports trade studies for component or system level designs.Participates in the creation of and manages changes to circuit, component, or system level design or analytical models under direction and support of more experienced engineers.* Peer Review/Oversight - Provides formal peer review of simple engineering designs or analyses for less experienced engineers.* Involvement in national or international engineering association.Education and ExperienceRequires 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/DSee Description