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Orbital ATK | Monterey, California
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Job Description

Job ID: BDH20161309-36572

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.

Orbital ATK Advanced Signals & Cyber (ASC) provides wireless solutions from research through mission integration for national security and law enforcement with solutions spanning the space, airborne, terrestrial, and maritime domains. The ASC core Research & Engineering (R&E) disciplines are RF Mission Systems, Wireless Signals and Protocols, High Performance Computing, Software Development, Software Defined Radio, Communications Theory, Hardware Development, and RF Analysis. ASC fulfills its mission through two centers of excellence: 1) the Communications Research Laboratory (Monterey, CA) conducts fundamental and applied research to advance the boundaries of communications; 2) the Mission Systems Center (Beltsville, MD) integrates advanced solutions into operational systems.

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.
Role description & Responsibilities:

Orbital ATK seeks a Principal Electrical Engineer specializing in FPGA Design to support implementation of cutting edge Digital Signal Processing (DSP) algorithms on FPGAs. Responsibilities include:

• Implementation of real-time DSP algorithms on FPGA devices
• Realization of customer requirements in hardware designs
• Implementation of designs using industry standard tool sets
• Hardware integration in a lab environment
• Close interaction with internal engineering team and Orbital ATK customers

Experience Requirements:

• 5-10 years of FPGA design
• Hardware development using Xilinx
• RTL coding using VHDL
• Realizing hardware designs based upon customer requirements
• Hardware design documentation
• Active US Government Secret Security Clearance

Experience Preferred:

• Simulation and analysis using MATLAB
• Background in wireless communications systems
• Embedded development using C/C++
• Active US Government Top Secret Clearance

Skills & Qualifications:

Excellent Communication Skills, with ability to communicate at detailed technical level as well as distill advanced concepts into fundamental principles for teammates

• Ability to act as a professional and competent technical customer liaison
• Agility to perform in a multi-disciplinary research & development environment


• B.S. in Electrical Engineering or related field; M.S. preferred

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 Orbital ATK

As a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, Orbital ATK designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world both as a prime contractor and as a merchant supplier. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; satellites and associated components and services; composite aerospace structures; tactical missiles, subsystems and defense electronics; and precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition.

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