Sr Principal Software Engineer Job

Job ID: JDC20161711-37388

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.

Summary/Responsibilities:

A software/computer/electrical engineer, motivated to learn and excel in an avionics software development environment, is needed for immediate support of NSS and Commercial programs.

The ideal candidate will have experience programming in C/C++, be knowledgeable of real time operating systems and be comfortable writing software and debugging it in an avionics integration and test environment. Excellent writing and reading skills are also desired as the candidate will be involved in the entire software development, test and operations lifecycle.

Candidates will participate in software requirements analysis and specification, test planning from unit to system level, planning and performing software qualification tests and writing test reports as part of teams developing software for both on-orbit and in-development spacecraft programs. In addition to writing and testing software, candidates will manage avionics test platform development projects from specification through design, procurement, certification and checkout. Familiarity with typical spacecraft avionics communication standards and basic electrical engineering practices is required.

The candidate will be responsible for coordinating laboratory test asset usage among engineering teams and ensuring the assets are compliant with in-house standards. The ability to work in a team setting and effectively communicate among diverse engineering teams is essential.

Requirements:

A Bachelor’s Degree (BA/BS) and 8 or more years of related experience is required.

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.

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Posted
12/28/2020
Salary Range
$108,000.00 - 155,000.00
per Year
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Location
Dulles, VA, US