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Associate Engineer

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External Job Title: Associate Systems Engineer
# Positions: 1
Location: US-AZ-Gilbert
Experience (Years): 0
Posted Date: 3/30/2015
Job Family: Engineering & Sciences
Position Type: Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status: Exempt
Visa: Perm Resident /Citizen only
Security Clearance: No Clearance Required
Relocation: Yes




With projected annual revenues in of nearly$4.5 billion, approximately 12,000 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.
- Orbital ATK Space Systems Group designs, manufactures and operates small and medium-class spacecraft for communications, imaging, scientific, exploration and national security space applications. The Group is leading supplier of space components that power and enable satellites of all classes, provides technical engineering services to government agencies and laboratories, and is developing exciting new satellite servicing and advanced space flight technologies.

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 Description:

Seeking a junior engineer to support the JPSS-2 program with Requirements management, harness design, and other entry level tasks under the supervision of other experienced Systems Engineers.

Under relatively close direction, perform a variety of specific professional engineering tasks of an analysis, design, or test nature. Apply theoretical knowledge and engineering techniques to the solution of basic analytical engineering problems. Select and/or modify proven methods, mathematical formula, previous design and test information, handbook data or other available information related to the assignment. Prepare and complete the design of components or portions of moderately complex functional systems working from overall operational, space, functional and similar design requirements. Design and document or select commercially available equipment, coordinate design results with other design groups, evaluate the merits of the design under the direction of more senior engineers and make the changes and compromises indicated. Establish test procedures in accordance with test plans and test requirements.


Required Qualifications:
Excellent written and oral communications skills.
Experience with MS Office products (MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint).

Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge or coursework in satellite design.

Required Education/Experience:
A Bachelors Degree (BA/BS) in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Physics.
No experience required.

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

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About Alliant Techsystems

Alliant Techsystems Inc. (ATK) is a supplier of aerospace and defense products to the United States government, allied nations, and prime contractors. It is also a supplier of ammunition and related accessories to law enforcement agencies and commercial customers. As of March 31, 2009, the Company had three segments: ATK Armament Systems, ATK Mission Systems and ATK Space Systems. ATK Armament Systems develops and produces military ammunition and gun systems, commercial products, tactical accessories and equipment, and propellant and energetics. ATK Mission Systems operates in two areas: Weapon Systems and Aerospace Systems. ATK Space Systems operates in two businesses: Launch Systems and Spacecraft Systems. The Company produces rocket motors for tactical weapons fired by aircraft, ships, ground platforms, and combat troops. In March 2009, the Company acquired Eagle Industries. (Source: 10-K)