Senior Electrical Engineer
Orbital Sciences Corporation - Wallops Island, VA

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Based on specific stated objectives perform analysis, design, or test of one or more complex materials, structural components or functional systems of company products. Without detailed direction, study basic design concepts and criteria for assigned complex materials, components, or functional systems to ascertain the engineering principles involved and to adopt features from previously successful designs of a similar nature. With general direction, plan, prepare, and complete the design of assigned complex components and functional systems. Study the operation of systems, select major components to meet functional and operational requirements, and determine the optimum location and arrangement from an engineering, manufacturing, and service standpoint. Direct the more detailed analysis and design and follow up to assure compliance with original philosophy and good engineering practices. Develop general test program to evaluate new materials of products.

Job Description:

Work with a team of engineers to support the Design, Integration and Testing for the Antares program. Support may include designing electrical cable assemblies, processing engineering design changes, performing tests on launch vehicles, processing test data and troubleshooting test anomalies at the system level or sub-system level. Write and review test procedures for launch vehicles. Perform engineering analysis on electrical systems as needed. Also responsible for implementing internal and customer requirements on electrical systems. Supporting factory and launch site integration, test and launch activities. Travel of up to 25% of the time may be required.


BS Four years of related experience is required.

Candidate shall possess a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, plus a minimum of to four (4) years of experience in a related field. US Citizenship required.

Electrical engineering candidate with an understanding of electrical and electronic system design. Skills to write and perform test procedure and review test data to ensure that hardware is tested properly and passed all required tests. System level test experience with the ability to troubleshoot test anomalies. Good interpersonal skills as well as ability to communicate with engineers and other departments are important. Documentation skills and experience on common PC desktop applications as well as some electrical engineering tools are required


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