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Sr Principal Software Engineer Job

Job ID: SJS20172501-38091

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.


Join a growing software development team in designing, implementing, testing and supporting a variety of software products. Perform tasks such as system definition, preliminary and detailed design, design implementation, and system integration and test. Participate and/or lead software requirements reviews, design reviews, integration readiness reviews and customer acceptance reviews. Assist in proposal efforts and in briefing customers on company and product capabilities.


• BS in Engineering/Computer Science or related
• 8 or more years of related experience.

Needed skillset is flexible due to the variety of work available and assignments being tailored to individual team member skills. Overall team tasks/skills include:

• Object Oriented Design/Development (C++ and/or Java)
• C programming
• Software development on a Linux platform (also Windows)
• Web development
• Scripting languages such as Python or Perl
• Networking and Computer Hardware interfacing.

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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