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Featured Careers. Exciting Opportunities.

Career Opportunities with ATR

For over 40 years, ATR has been known for providing the highest level of quality and service to its clients. We continue to provide innovation and solutions to government and commercial customers in the areas of systems automation, modeling and simulation, robotics & controls, and more. ATR knows that this rests on the excellent efforts of our employees. We recognize that each team member contributes directly to the company's growth and success and we take great pride in every one of our employees.

Joining ATR will offer you a challenging, enjoyable, and rewarding experience, working on projects that matter. We are looking for motivated, creative minds that want to make a difference in their career path and the world at large.

We invite you to take a look at our current openings and to look around our website to learn more about our company and the amazing work that our employees are currently working on.

Qualified Persons Should Contact:

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JOB TITLE: Technical Report Editor

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JOB LOCATION: West Bethesda, MD

JOB REQUISITION NUMBER: 1002017005

  • Job Listing: September 2017
  • Opening: One
  • Closing Date: Until Filled
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

ATR Corporation currently has a vacancy for a mid-level technical report editor. This position is located in West Bethesda, Maryland. The incumbent will process engineering and scientific reports, manuals, and other publications for ATR clients and staff, including, but not limited to the following:

  • Collect, organize and assimilate source information for publication
  • Edit draft manuscripts furnished by Government engineers and scientists for grammar and usage, as well as consistency and completeness of technical content
  • Prepare documents according to Navy format guidelines and processes
  • Assist coordination of the publication review process, printing and distribution
  • Assist in managing collection of published documentation
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
  • BS or BA in liberal arts, Science or Engineering
  • 3-5 years' experience as a writer/editor in electrical/electronic technology
  • The successful candidate will coordinate work with Government engineers and scientists
  • Job experience with the Navy or other DoD laboratories is a plus
SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS:
  • Highly functional with various technical writing and desk top publishing software, including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat
  • Must be a confident, energetic, and highly-organized person, able to work in a team environment
OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
  • Candidate must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance or favorable adjudication of a national security background investigation. Current successful background investigation completion is a plus.

JOB TITLE: Engineer

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JOB LOCATION: West Bethesda, MD

JOB REQUISITION NUMBER: 01002017001

  • Job Listing: September 2017
  • Opening: One
  • Closing Date: Until Filled
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful applicant will join ATR's Engineering and Systems Division, working as a team member at our government client site to perform finite element modelling and analysis in the field of structural acoustics and hydroacoustics as applied to Navy platform.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Science, or Mathematics
  • Advanced degree preferred
  • 3-5 years of finite element modelling experience desired
  • Job experience with the Navy or other DoD laboratories is a plus
SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS:

The successful candidate must have professional ability to apply scientific methodology to engineering problems, and must be a self-starter and willing to learn. We are looking for applicants with a high level of technical/intellectual curiosity and the ability to work independently.

  • Understanding of structural acoustics and hydroacoustics
  • Ability to perform finite element modelling and analysis
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate the acoustic behavior of Navy vessels and test article
  • Ability to design and evaluate acoustics signature mitigation techniques
  • Ability to write automation scripting tools using MATLAB
  • Knowledge of finite element analysis software such as Abaqus
  • Knowledge of finite element mesh generation tools such as Abaqus/CAE and HyperMesh
OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
  • Candidate must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance or favorable adjudication of a national security background investigation. Current successful background investigation completion is a plus.

JOB TITLE: Electrical Engineer

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JOB LOCATION: Indian Head, MD

JOB REQUISITION NUMBER: 01002017010

  • Job Listing: November 2017
  • Opening: One
  • Closing Date: Until Filled
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful applicant will join ATR's Engineering and Systems Division, working at client site as a member of a team of engineers to lead test and evaluation (T&E).

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering
  • Five or more years of testing experience desired
  • Job experience with the Navy or other DoD laboratories is a plus
SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS:
  • Three or more years of on the job experience with LabView and TestStand software development
  • Experience in instrument control and operation of Spectrum Analyzers, RF signal generators, Power supplies
  • Experience with electrical schematics and technical data packages
  • Hands on experience with, National Instruments, PXI instruments, connection, and operation
  • Must have experience creating test reports and presentations, and be able to present findings to various groups
  • Experience with Embedded Computing systems is a plus
  • Experience in RF system testing is a plus
OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
  • Candidate must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance or favorable adjudication of a national security background investigation. Current successful background investigation completion is a plus.
  • Must be able to work on-site with the laboratory team.

JOB TITLE: IT Support/Administrative Support

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JOB LOCATION: Indian Head, MD/West Bethesda, MD

JOB REQUISITION NUMBER: 1002017009

  • Job Listing: September 2017
  • Opening: One
  • Closing Date: Until Filled
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Support software development in mixed Windows/Linux environment:
    • First-tier troubleshooting of computer software and hardware issues. Install/remove/manage specialized software on windows workstations and document the process. (Help with non-standard software). Assist in maintenance of software and hardware inventory, including but not limited to; track all software licensing, and coordinate with ECMs to make sure PAN inventory and IT inventory are the same. Track activity using ticket system, including but not limited to; coordinate tasks with central helpdesk and escalate when required.
  • Support information assurance compliance effort of division:
    • Create, maintain documentation/diagrams of computer systems. Create, maintain documentation/diagrams of workflow processes. Assist in scheduling and completion of system upgrades and remediation. Assist in preparation for regular IA reviews and inspections.
  • Work to improve technological capabilities of division:
    • Provide feedback during system implementation and upgrade planning (Lessons learned), help with systems like Wolf. Research COTS and open source software products. Full fill compliance requirements for software evaluation. Assist in software testing processes (Documentation). Full fill compliance requirements for new software deployments such as, handle DADMS for the division.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
  • IT Tech school or equivalent experience preferred.
  • IAT Level 3, Cyber Workforce, and OS certifications desired.
  • Knowledge of local area network and wide area networks.
  • Knowledge of network management principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of data communication principles, routers and switches.
  • Experience in supporting desktop operating systems and common office applications.
  • Experience in networking protocols and their implementation in enterprise networks and applications.
SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ability to communicate at the appropriate technical level both orally and in writing for various audiences.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to assist other employees in technical and procedural activities.
  • Ability to perform troubleshooting and simple repairs.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
  • Candidate must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance or favorable adjudication of a national security background investigation. Current successful background investigation completion is a plus.

JOB TITLE: R&D Engineer

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JOB LOCATION: West Bethesda, MD

JOB REQUISITION NUMBER: 1002017003

  • Job Listing: September 2017
  • Opening: One
  • Closing Date: Until Filled
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful applicant will join ATR's Engineering and Systems Division, working at client site as a member of a team of engineers to lead research and development of Infrared and Electro-Optical (IR/EO) technology.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Physics
  • Advanced degree strongly preferred
  • 3-5 years of research experience desired
  • Job experience with the Navy or other DoD laboratories is a plus
SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS:
  • Understanding of IR/EO signature reduction
  • Understanding of thermodynamics and sensors
  • Knowledge in basic and applied research and development process
  • Ability to produce reports and presentations, and to present findings to various groups
  • Ability to learn Navy simulation codes - ShipIR, MuSES, and physics codes such as MODTRAN
OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
  • Candidate must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance or favorable adjudication of a national security background investigation. Current successful background investigation completion is a plus.
  • Able to travel, ride on ships and helicopters in supporting field measurements.

JOB TITLE: Test & Evaluation (T&E) Engineer

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JOB LOCATION: West Bethesda, MD

JOB REQUISITION NUMBER: 1002017002

  • Job Listing: September 2017
  • Opening: One
  • Closing Date: Until Filled
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful applicant will join ATR's Engineering and Systems Division, working at client site as a member of a team of engineers to lead test and evaluation (T&E) and hardware for Infrared and Electro-Optical (IR/EO) technology.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Physics
  • Advanced degree strongly preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience desired
  • Job experience with the Navy or other DoD laboratories is a plus
SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS:
  • Understanding of IR/EO signature reduction
  • Understanding of thermodynamics and sensors
  • Knowledge in test and evaluation process
  • Ability to integrate and operate electronic systems (AC, DC, Networking)
  • Ability to fabricate mechanical test equipment structures
  • Ability to manage equipment calibration, documentation, inventories
  • Ability to produce reports and presentations, and to present findings to various groups
OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
  • Candidate must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance or favorable adjudication of a national security background investigation. Current successful background investigation completion is a plus.
  • Able to travel, ride on ships and helicopters in supporting field measurements.

JOB TITLE: Jr. Software Engineer

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JOB LOCATION: Columbia, MD

JOB REQUISITION NUMBER: 02002017001

  • Job Listing: November 2017
  • Opening: One
  • Closing Date: Until Filled
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Design, code, and test applications in C++ and C for new factory automation equipment
  • Modify existing C++ and C code to update existing factory automation equipment
  • Facilitate the equipment/software integration process
  • Write and update application documentations as part of the software life-cycle process, including RTM, SDD, and STP
  • Participate in the software release process and post-release support
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering
  • Will consider new graduate if proficient with required skill set, one to two years of work experience a plus
  • Strong proficiency in C++ and C
  • Hands-on experience with software controlled equipment and systems desired
SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS:

Must have -

  • C++ and C programming experience
  • Proficient verbal and writing skills in English
  • Self starter, works well in a small group
  • Knowledge of version control systems
  • Knowledge of full software development life-cycle

Desirable -

  • Knowledge of industrial I/O networks such as DeviceNet, Interbus, and Ethernet/IP
  • Hands on experience with electro-mechanical equipment
  • Experience in control applications involving, sensors, actuators, steppers, servos, and pneumatics
  • Experience interfacing with commercial, printers, scanners, and cameras
  • Working experience in relational databases and ODBC
  • Working experience in Microsoft Visual Studios
  • Knowledge of front end graphical user interface design for touchscreen applications
  • Knowledge of network programming such as TCP/IP, FTP, and HTTP
OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
  • Candidate must be a US citizen

JOB TITLE: Research Scientist

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JOB LOCATION: West Bethesda, MD

JOB REQUISITION NUMBER: 10020170011

  • Job Listing: September 2017
  • Opening: One
  • Closing Date: Until Filled
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful applicant will join ATR's Engineering and Systems Division, working as a team member in West Bethesda, Maryland to advance the development of numerical and analytic models that can characterize electromagnetic fields for frequencies below 3 kHz.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
  • PhD in Physics, Applied Physics, Applied Mathematics, or Electrical Engineering
  • All levels of experience welcome, including recent PhD recipients and postdoctoral scholar
  • Job experience with the Navy or other DoD laboratories is a plus
SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS:
  • Familiar with data analysis to extract signals from environmental electromagnetic background clutter
  • Ability to apply data analytic methods to identify small electric or magnetic signals in noise
  • Ability to quantify errors between experimental data and theoretical models of systems
  • Ability to work independently and with other to determine the cause of anomalies in data
  • Experience in data science methods such as adaptive signal processing or reduced order modeling is a plus
  • Background in other relevant fields such as high energy phenomenology is a plus
  • Skilled in use of computer modeling and simulation technology with strong background in EM theories/phenomenon
  • Strong verbal and writing ability
  • Ability to adapt to various electromagnetics projects
  • Familiar with writing code, MatLab preferred
  • Self-starter and energetic
  • Strong Research experience
  • Proposal writing and briefing skills
  • Publications in peer reviewed journals
OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
  • Candidate must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance or favorable adjudication of a national security background investigation. Current successful background investigation completion is a plus.

JOB TITLE: Principal Mechanical Engineer

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JOB LOCATION: Columbia, MD

JOB REQUISITION NUMBER: 3002017001

  • Job Listing: September 2017
  • Opening: One
  • Closing Date: Until Filled
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Technical lead for developing innovative designs of advanced mechanical/robotic systems in a fast-paced R&D environment. Lead project teams through generating conceptual ideas to design, development, fabrication, and testing processes. Lead bid & proposal efforts.

Principal duties includes but not limited to:

  • Develop mechanisms and computer-controlled mechanical systems from conceptual design and analyses, through manufacturing, integration, and test.
  • Support laboratory, shipboard, and airborne tests of advanced prototype systems.
  • Document designs, analyses, and test results.
  • Prepare technical proposals, reports/briefings, and present briefings to management, customers, etc.
  • Perform project management tasks including planning/tracking of project resources, costs, schedule, and scope.
  • Oversee and manage work of junior engineering staff and provide mentorship and guidance.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

    Minimum Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or Ocean Engineering. Minimum 15 years of cumulative experience in Defense and/or commercial industry.

SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must have professional experience in mechanical system design; CAD (SolidWorks preferred); machine kinematics and dynamics modeling and simulation; structural analysis using finite element software (ANSYS preferred); and manufacturing processes.
  • Solid background in business development with the Navy and other DoD agencies preferred.
  • Must have working knowledge of government/military contracting procedures, standards, and specifications.
  • Experienced in leading project teams.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
  • Candidate must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance or favorable adjudication of a national security background investigation. Current successful background investigation completion is a plus.

JOB TITLE: Jr. Engineer

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JOB LOCATION: West Bethesda, MD

JOB REQUISITION NUMBER: 100201706

  • Job Listing: September 2017
  • Opening: One
  • Closing Date: Until Filled
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful applicant will join ATR's Engineering and Systems Division, working as a team member at our government client site to perform analysis, design, test planning, test direction, data analysis, and applications programming in support of the design, deployment, operation, and data reduction of electro-magnetic sensors and associated systems, and naturally occurring electro-magnetic phenomena relative to the operation of Navy ships.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering.
  • Coursework and interest in the following areas a plus: finite element analysis, computer programming, numerical methods, physics, solid mechanics, dynamics, analog electronics design, data acquisition and analysis, and electro-magnetism.
  • Knowledge and experience in computer modeling /simulation, or Job experience with the Navy or other DoD laboratories is a plus.
SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS:

The successful candidate must have professional ability to apply scientific methodology to engineering problems, and must be a self starter and willing to learn. We are looking for applicants with a high level of technical/intellectual curiosity and the ability to work independently.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
  • Candidate must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance or favorable adjudication of a national security background investigation. Current successful background investigation completion is a plus.

JOB TITLE: Senior Engineer

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JOB LOCATION: West Bethesda, MD

JOB REQUISITION NUMBER: 1002017007

  • Job Listing: September 2017
  • Opening: One
  • Closing Date: Until Filled
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful applicant will join ATR's Engineering and Systems Division, working as a team member in West Bethesda, Maryland to advance the development of numerical and analytic models that can characterize electromagnetic fields for frequencies below 3 kHz.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
  • PhD in Physics, Applied Physics, Applied Mathematics, or Electrical Engineering
  • All levels of experience welcome, including recent PhD recipients
SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS:
  • Familiar with a variety of digital signal processing methods for noise reduction beyond just a matched filter
  • Knowledge of electricity and magnetism
  • Skilled in use of modeling and simulation technology with strong background in EM theories/phenomenon
  • Strong verbal and writing ability
  • Ability to adapt to various electromagnetics projects
  • Familiar with writing code (Matlab particularly useful)
  • Error analysis of experimental results
  • Fitting data to models
  • Self-starter and energetic
  • Ability to work independently
  • Works well with different groups
  • Research experience
  • Proposal writing and briefing skills
  • Publications in peer reviewed journals
OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
  • Candidate must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance or favorable adjudication of a national security background investigation. Current successful background investigation completion is a plus.

JOB TITLE: RADAR Engineer

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JOB LOCATION: United States

JOB REQUISITION NUMBER: 7412017001

  • Job Listing: September 2017
  • Opening: One
  • Closing Date: Until Filled
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful applicant will join ATR's Engineering and Systems Division, working as a team member at our government client site to perform test planning and execution, system analysis and integration, and applications programming in support of the radar measurement of Navy ships and craft.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering desired
  • Work experience in the field of Microwave systems up to 15 years
  • Navy and shipboard systems experience is a plus
SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS:

    The successful candidate must have professional ability to apply scientific methodology to engineering problems, must be a self-starter and willing to learn. We are looking for applicants with a high level of technical/intellectual curiosity and the ability to work independently with minimal direction.

    • Strong understanding and application of technical theories and concepts of electromagnetics
    • Strong skills in data acquisition and instrumentation in radars, signal processing and analysis
    • Expertise in microwave radar system design, system integration, operation, and maintenance
    • Experiences in development of Radio Frequency (RF) systems building blocks, performance prediction, circuit design and general knowledge of other related disciplines
    • Experience in Test and Evaluation (T&E) program and ability to generate and present program summaries

    Specific to Radar Systems:

    • Familiar with calibrated Radar Cross Section (RCS) measurement, phase coherent test radar systems in frequency bands up to 100 GHz.
    • Knowledgeable in various system RF modulation architectures such as frequency stepping, linear chirp under the pulse and Inverse Fast Fourier Transforms (IFFT's)
    • Knowledgeable with major radar system components such as fast stepping synthesized frequency generator, pulsed solid state and traveling wave tube amplifier transmitter
    • Familiar with RF front end components such as microwave switches, attenuators, circulators wave guide and RF cables
    • Familiar with auxiliary telemetry systems for test article data such as roll, pitch, heading, location (GPS), speed and local weather
    • Familiar with transmission systems such as military UHF, FM and LOS radio systems with host systems aboard the military platform
    • Familiar with NTIA (DD 1494) process to obtain frequency authorization
OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
  • Candidate must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance or favorable adjudication of a national security background investigation. Current successful background investigation completion is strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate clearly and precisely both in writing and verbally
  • Able to travel, ride on ships and helicopters in supporting field measurements and lift 40 lbs

JOB TITLE: EM Systems T&E Engineer

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JOB LOCATION: West Bethesda, MD

JOB REQUISITION NUMBER: 7522017101

  • Job Listing: September 2017
  • Opening: Two
  • Closing Date: Until Filled
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful applicant will join ATR's Engineering and Systems Division, working as a team member at our government client site to perform analysis, design, test planning, test direction, data analysis, and applications programming in support of the design, deployment, operation, and data reduction of electro-magnetic sensors and associated systems, and naturally occurring electro-magnetic phenomena relative to the operation of Navy ships.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Physics.
  • Job or intern experience with the Navy or other DoD laboratories is a plus.
SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS:
  • The successful candidate must have professional ability to apply scientific methodology to engineering problems, and must be a self-starter and willing to learn. We are looking for applicants with a high level of technical/intellectual curiosity and the ability to work independently with minimal direction.
  • Work well under sometimes stressful conditions (long hours, tight deadlines).
  • Strong understanding of Electromagnetics.
  • Strong data acquisition and instrumentation skills.
  • Proficient in MATLAB / LabVIEW.
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate clearly and precisely both in writing and verbally.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
  • Candidate must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance or favorable adjudication of a national security background investigation. Current successful background investigation completion is strongly preferred.
  • Able to work outdoors and in adverse weather and living conditions.
  • Able to ride on ships and helicopters in supporting field measurements.
  • No physical limitations (able to climb ladders, catwalks, etc.).
  • Able to lift up to 75 pounds.
  • Able to work at night and long hours.
  • Able to travel (a week to a month max).

 

Qualified Persons Should Contact Director of Human Resources via email:

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