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Orbital ATK | Center Point, West Virginia
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Job ID: ATP20172601-38114

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 Electrical Design Engineer for the Missile Products Division located in Rocket Center, WV. This position requires applying engineering techniques for developing advanced electronic products and requires experience in applying Electrical Engineering practices on defense programs, including:


• Perform preliminary and detailed design of electronic devices, including design, analysis, manufacture and test
• Participate in selection of electronic components and processes for fabrication of product
• Prepare procedures and work instructions for product fabrication
• Oversee all aspects of testing efforts on assigned project, including planning, component fabrication, test execution, data reduction, and final reporting
• Compiles and analyzes test data to validate electronic circuits
• Troubleshoot technical and product issues while meeting cost & schedule goals
• Perform design tasks on critical safety ordnance products that would include schematic design, circuit board layout, packaging, circuit simulation/analysis and component tolerance analysis
• Interface with customer regarding product technical status and potential product improvements
• Participate in business development activities including cost estimating, preliminary design concepts, proposal writing, etc.
• Some domestic travel and limited international travel


• BS or MS in Electrical Engineering
• Minimum of 2 years work experience in electronic design field (analog circuit design, digital circuit design, FPGA design, power conditioning electronics and general electrical engineering design functions)
• Working knowledge of electronic principles, theories and design techniques
• Possess strong interpersonal skills to work effectively as part of an interdisciplinary team
• Good oral and written communication skills
• Must possess design skills and logical problem solving ability
• Active learner of new design techniques and technologies; stays current with industry trends in electrical components
• Hands-on experience in an industrial setting desired
• Ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance which requires US Citizenship as a pre-requisite
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

Strongly Desired

• Knowledge of analog & digital electronic devices containing safety features desired
• Demonstrated skills with circuit design software (schematic generation and circuit board layout with CAD tools such as Mentor Graphics)
• Circuit simulation using tools such as Mentor System Vision or other PSPICE analytical tools)
• Knowledge of Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, SPC, design for assembly / design for manufacturing (DFA/DFM)
• Experience with 3-D modeling of electronic circuits

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 Defense Systems Group is an industry leader in ammunition, precision and strike weapons, missile-warning solutions, and tactical rocket motors across air, sea and land-based systems. We are the largest U.S. producer of small-caliber ammunition, as well as a leading producer of medium- and large-caliber ammunition and medium-caliber gun systems. Orbital ATK Defense Systems also develops advanced capabilities for missile-defense interceptors, fuzing and warheads, weaponized special-mission aircraft, and propulsion/controls.

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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