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Princ Electrical Engineer

Orbital ATK

Northridge, CA
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Job Title:Princ Electrical Engineer


Princ Electrical Engineer

Locations:Northridge, CA

Categories: Engineering and Sciences


Job Description

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Job ID:RM20161909-36672

With annual revenues in of nearly $4.5 billion, over 12,000 employees, and operations in about 20 states,Orbital ATKis 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 Defense Systems Groupis 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.

Orbital ATK is currently seeking an experiencedPrinciple Electrical Engineerto provide leadership to ourDefense Electronics Groupteam in ourNorthridge, CAoffices.

Job Description

Principle Electrical Engineerand technical lead for production Anti-Radiation Homing (ARH,passive radar) system. In addition, keep production troubleshooting tasks and diagnosing ARH issues on track.


+ Troubleshoot and diagnose ARH production issues at subsystem and RF processor levels

+ Analyze ARH data and support ARH flight data analysis

+ Improve production ARH subsystem tests and procedures

+ Provide and implement technical solutions to ARH system problems

+ Organize and contribute to completion of production and test and evaluation tasks

+ Represent company as ARH technical contact

+ Interact with senior engineering personnel on technical matters

+ Help coordinate issue resolution between various engineering disciplines


+ BS Engineering or Physics degree and at least 7 years’ experience or MS Engineering or Physics degree and at least 5 years in a radar related industry. M.S. degree and DoD contractor experience preferred.

+ Knowledge of radar or RF systems, RF processor board evaluation, spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, and oscilloscope

+ Excellent understanding of radar or RF systems

+ Skills in programming: Matlab required

+ Demonstrated experience in the production of radar systems.

+ In-depth understanding and application of radar technical expertise

+ Works with minimal direction

+ Independently determines and develops technical objectives of assignments

+ Innovative problem solving

+ Ability to obtainsecret security clearancerequired. Active secret security clearance preferred.

If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional,Orbital ATKis 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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Job Type:Full Time

Desired Travel:less than 25%

Years of Experience:5-8 Years




Jobid: orbitalatk-RM20161909##36672

Company:Orbital ATK

Location:Northridge, CA, 91325, USA

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