Orbital ATK Senior Aerospace Engineer in Dulles, Virginia

Senior Aerospace Engineer

Locations:Dulles, VA

Categories: Engineering and Sciences

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Job ID:WSS20171707-40355

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.

Overview:

Part of GEO GNC team for MEV support. Perform GEO-Star based spacecraft attitude control systems analysis, test, design and/or development. Run detailed spacecraft simulations using in house hybrid simulators. Design spacecraft attitude and orbit determination and control loops using MATLAB. Design various Guidance, Navigation and control algorithms using various tools, including MATLAB and C/C++ compilers. Develop subsystem specifications, develop GNC Flight software, test GNC FSW. Develop and test operations scripts. Enhance or extend simulator capabilities. Document results and create presentation materials.

Required Qualifications: BS Degree in Aerospace, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering (Masters Degree preferred) with 4 yrs relevant experience in space industry. Proficient in C and C++ programming 2) Proficient in Matlab, Simulink and real time work shop 3) Ability to analyze control systems using time and frequency domain techniques 4) Ability to analyze and tune kalman filters for attitude determination

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

Job Type:Full Time

Desired Travel:None

Years of Experience:3-5 Years

Education:Bachelors

Expertise:Engineering

Group:Space