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Job ID: GEM20161804-35000

With annual revenues in of nearly $4.5 billion, over 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 is currently seeking an experienced Staff Systems Engineer to provide leadership to our SLS Project team in our Promontory, UT offices.

Role description & Responsibilities:

The SLS Avionics and Electrical Staff Systems Engineer is responsible for technical project engineering planning and execution, and is accountable to the SLS Booster Project Chief Engineer. Position includes portions of avionics and electrical systems component engineering, including design, testing, and verification/certification. This position ensures that technical integrity of the related scope is achieved within cost and schedule constraints.

Job Duties:

• Technical Project Planning and Logic Development
• Coordination of assignment with required technical teams and resources to support execution
• Project-level scope execution tracking and control
• Compliant design release to meet requirements
• Proposal support
• Supplier technical oversight
• Support for Configuration Control Boards, Flight Review Boards and Material Review Boards

Experience Requirements:

• Working knowledge of both Analog and Digital Systems
• Familiarity with common Aerospace bus architectures (MIL-STD-1553, EIA-422), and experience with FPGA/ASIC design in a complex Avionics application
• Candidate must have a minimum of 5 years' experience with fault-tolerant avionics and electrical systems, and experience with related test and manufacturing processes.
• Ability to travel: Travel expectation of 5% - 15%

Experience Preferred:

• Significant background and experience with launch vehicle electrical systems, design, performance, and demonstrated related systems and component problem solving skills
• Strong communication, planning, project management and presentation skills
• Experience in Requirements Development, Allocation, Specification Development and Verification planning and reporting
• Experience with configuration management processes and practices, statistical process control, and supplier management


• Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field required; MS degree highly preferred.
BS degree with 15 years' experience, or MS degree with 10 years' experience,
or PhD with 7 years' experience

Position may be filled at a lower level (Sr. Principal Systems Engineer)

• BS Degree in Electrical Engineering with 10 years' experience or a
MS degree with 7 years' experience, or PhD with 5 years' experience.

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.

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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Orbital ATK Flight Systems Group provides products and services that span the launch, missile systems and aerospace markets. We are a premier producer of solid rocket propulsion systems and specialty energetic products; a leading provider of small and medium class space launch vehicles for Civil, DoD and Commercial missions; a major supplier of interceptor boosters and target vehicles for missile defense; and a world class manufacturer of composite primary and secondary structures for commercial and military aircraft and launch vehicles.

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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