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Associate Electrical Engineer

Orbital ATK

Palestine, TX
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Job Title:Associate Electrical Engineer


Associate Electrical Engineer

Locations:Palestine, TX

Categories: Engineering and Sciences


Job Description

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Job ID:BDS20170202-38216

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.

Job Description:

Prepare balloon subsystems for flight and perform all pre-flight testing and calibration. Monitor and control sub­systems during flight to insure optimal performance. Assist in design/development and integration of satellite communication, telemetry data acquisition, and solar power systems. Perform integration of science payloads and balloon sub­systems. Operate environmental chamber to support testing of balloon systems and science payloads. Graph and analyze flight data. May perform related tasks that fall within the limits or required qualifications of the position.


+ A Bachelor’s Degree (BA/BS) is required.

+ Good skills with electronic circuit design and troubleshooting

+ Knowledge about telemetry systems including line of sight and satellite communication systems desired

+ Knowledge of embedded microprocessor, microcontroller, and/or EPLD systems design desired.

+ Experience with Orcad and/or Altium schematic capture and circuit board layout desired.


The candidate should have experience in at least the following two areas (1) the development, integration, testing, and operation of autonomous and robotic systems for extreme environments (space, undersea, etc.), particularly with regard to electronics and computer system development, and (2) the development, integration, testing, and operation of far-field power beaming systems, including those utilizing microwave power transmission and retrodirective and phased array beam steering systems. Familiarity with both power transmitting and receiving elements and technologies 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

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Job Type:Full Time

Desired Travel:less than 25%

Years of Experience:0-1 Year




Jobid: orbitalatk-BDS20170202##38216

Company:Orbital ATK

Location:Palestine, TX, 75802, USA

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