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Staff Electrical Engineer

Orbital ATK


Location:
Dulles, VA
Date:
03/24/2017
Job Code:
orbitalatk-BDH20171201##37928
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Job Title:Staff Electrical Engineer

Description:

Staff Electrical Engineer

Locations:Dulles, VA



Categories: Engineering and Sciences



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Job ID:BDH20171201-37928





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:



This is a key position requiring 15+ years experience in RF communications hardware/software design and development. The position requires the ability to perform specification, design, simulation, and coding of RF communications-based digital signal processing algorithms.



The position also requires significant experience with the design and proper layout of FPGA-based high speed (multi-gigabit) and high frequency (millimeter wave) mixed signal (digital, analog and RF) printed circuit boards for both ground and space applications. Experience with software defined radio design is desirable. The specific skills needed are described below.



Digital Signal Processing (DSP): Experience should include DSP filtering, signal demodulation/detection, FEC decoding, etc.



Must perform all or most of the following duties:





+ Design FIR, IIR, and frequency domain matched filters



+ Design FM, PM, AM, QAM, etc. modulators and demodulators including carrier recovery, where applicable.



+ Design forward error correction encoders/decoders of varying types including Viterbi, Reed Solomon, and Turbo codes.



+ Design signal acquisition algorithms for TDMA, FDMA and CDMA schemes



+ Develop algorithms and model and optimize algorithm performance. MATLAB/Simulink experience preferred.



+ Compile and optimize DSP processor assembler code.



+ Test and measure compliance of embedded DSP algorithms using laboratory equipment.









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:+10 Years

Education:Bachelors

Expertise:Engineering

Group:Space















Jobid: orbitalatk-BDH20171201##37928

Company:Orbital ATK

Location:Dulles, VA, 20189, USA

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