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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: Engineer

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JOB LOCATION: West Bethesda, MD

JOB REQUISITION NUMBER: 01002016001

  • Job Listing: November 2016
  • 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 FEMAP
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.

JOB TITLE: Software Engineer/Application Developer

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JOB LOCATION: Columbia, MD

JOB REQUISITION NUMBER: 03002016006

  • Job Listing: October 2016
  • Opening: One
  • Closing Date: Until Filled
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

ATR is looking for talented, motivated software developers to support the maintenance and enhancement of a Windows based computer aided (CAD) tool that is written in C# and C++. In addition to addressing defects and adding features, responsibilities also include interacting with the customer and deploying released software.

The CAD software supports engineering analysis of acoustic properties on marine vessels. The Graphical User Interface (GUI) supports both 2D and 3D modeling of the marine environment. Contributions to the full system development life cycle (SDLC) of the product are required.

In addition to support for the CAD software, candidate will participate as a member of a multi-disciplinary research and development team that provides robotic system solutions, including designing, writing, and maintaining control software and analytic tools for robotic and industrial control systems.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other relevant majors.
  • A minimum of three years of relevant work experience developing Windows based GUI software.
  • Strong verbal and writing skills in English.
SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS:
  • Candidate must be a self-starter that takes initiative and gets things done in a fast paced and quickly changing environment

Must have:

  • Proficiency in C#, .NET and C++ on the MS Windows platform.
  • Experience developing MS Windows desktop applications.
  • Experience with 3D programming in OpenGL, DirectX or other high level 3D APIs.

Desirable:

  • Experience with one or more additional programming languages such as Python, Matlab/Octave, or Tcl/Tk.
  • Familiarity with web service software development.
  • Experience with developing high performance parallelizable software that can be run on GPGPU platforms.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Candidate must be a U.S. citizen.

JOB TITLE: Principal Mechanical Engineer

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JOB LOCATION: Columbia, MD

JOB REQUISITION NUMBER: 03002016004

  • Job Listing: October 2016
  • 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 U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance or favorable adjudication of a national security background investigation.

JOB TITLE: Jr. Software Engineer

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JOB LOCATION: Columbia, MD

JOB REQUISITION NUMBER: 02002017001

  • Job Listing: December 2016
  • 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:

Required:

  • 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

Desired:

  • 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 U.S. citizen.

JOB TITLE: Lead Mechanical/Aerospace Engineer

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JOB LOCATION: Columbia, MD

JOB REQUISITION NUMBER: 03002016007

  • Job Listing: November 2016
  • Opening: One
  • Closing Date: Until Filled
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide technical leadership in development of in-flight material handling systems and other robotic systems and automation applications.

Principal duties includes but not limited to:

  • Develop innovative hydraulically and/or electrically actuated assemblies for in-flight material handling systems. Defining airworthiness requirements, manufacturing process and testing requirements. Obtain approvals and build in time for aggressive flight testing schedule.
  • Lead project teams to understand user requirements, generate conceptual and detailed designs, perform trade-off and feasibility studies, conduct laboratory and field testing, and document designs, analyses, and test results.
  • Responsible for writing technical reports and presenting briefings to customers.
  • Mentoring junior engineers.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or closely related field plus 10+ years of cumulative experience in Defense and/or commercial industry.

SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS:

Required:

  • Skilled in the design and analysis of electrically and/or hydraulically actuations and sensing system for in-flight applications.
  • Experience in leading project teams through complete prototype development cycle (concept generation, design, build, and test) for in-flight material handling systems.
  • Hands-on work experience with CAD (SolidWorks), analysis of kinematics and dynamics, and structural analysis (ANSYS).
  • Able to work in a fast-paced R&D environment, as well as ability to effectively work and communicate verbally and in writing with engineers, customers, and sponsors.

Desired:

  • Experience in leading project teams through complete prototype development cycle (concept generation, design, build, and test) of mechanical systems for robotics and automation applications.
  • Experience in directing and coordinating system integration (mechanical, electrical, and software) under fast temp design cycles.
  • Experience of airborne system design and scaled wind tunnel and flight testing.
  • Experience with fielded systems such as material handling systems, launching and recovery systems, and robotic system for maritime application aboard naval ships.
  • Experience with production cycle of mechanical systems.
  • Good understanding of commercial and/or Defense industry flight design codes and standards.
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.

JOB TITLE: Lead (Composite) Structural Engineer

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JOB LOCATION: Columbia, MD

JOB REQUISITION NUMBER: 03002016008

  • Job Listing: November 2016
  • Opening: One
  • Closing Date: Until Filled
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide technical leadership in development of innovative mechanical and composite structures for in-flight material handling systems and other robotic systems and automation applications.

Principal duties includes but not limited to:

  • Develop innovative mechanical and composite structures meeting tight weight, stiffness (modal) and packaging constraints. Defining airworthiness requirements, manufacturing process and testing requirements. Obtain approvals and build in time for aggressive flight testing schedule.
  • Lead project teams to understand user requirements, generate conceptual and detailed designs, perform trade-off and feasibility studies, conduct laboratory and field testing, and document designs, analyses, and test results.
  • Responsible for writing technical reports and presenting briefings to customers.
  • Mentoring junior engineers.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or closely related field plus 10+ years of cumulative experience in Defense and/or commercial industry.

SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS:

Required:

  • Skilled in the design, analysis, and testing of mechanical and composite (graphite preferred) structures subject to aerodynamic loading.
  • Past experience in leading project teams through complete prototype development cycle (concept generation, design, build, and test) of mechanical systems for in-flight structures.
  • Hands-on work experience with CAD (SolidWorks), analysis of kinematics and dynamics, and structural analysis of mechanical structures and composites in ANSYS.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced R&D environment, as well as ability to effectively work and communicate verbally and in writing with engineers, customers, and sponsors.

Desired:

  • Experience in directing and coordinating system integration (mechanical, electrical, and software) under fast temp design cycles.
  • Experience of airborne system design and scaled wind tunnel and flight testing.
  • Experience with fielded systems such as material handling systems, launching and recovery systems, and robotic system for maritime application aboard naval ships.
  • Experience with production cycle of mechanical systems.
  • Good understanding of commercial and/or Defense industry flight design codes and standards.
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.

JOB TITLE: Software Engineer

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JOB LOCATION: West Bethesda, MD

JOB REQUISITION NUMBER: 70722016011

  • Job Listing: November 2016
  • Opening: One
  • Closing Date: Until Filled
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

As a team member, you will be participating in the modernization (design, development, testing and maintenance) of mission critical applications for the Department of Navy.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

B.S. degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or Mathematics. Hands-on working experience is a plus.

SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS:
  • General knowledge of computer, networks, and Information Technology (IT) systems.
  • Experience in a variety of computer operating systems.
  • Experience in software application design, development, implementation, troubleshooting, and good software development practices.
  • Working knowledge of C/C++, JAVA, and object-oriented programming.
  • Working knowledge of GUI design and computer graphics methodologies.
  • Knowledge in version control software and full software development life-cycle.
  • Experience in software application testing and validation.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and precisely both in writing and verbally.
  • Ability to plan and manage software design and development a plus.
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.
  • Some travel is required.

JOB TITLE: Jr. Engineer

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JOB LOCATION: West Bethesda, MD

JOB REQUISITION NUMBER: 100200906

  • Job Listing: August 2016
  • Opening: Six
  • 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 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.

JOB TITLE: RADAR Engineer

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JOB LOCATION: United States

JOB REQUISITION NUMBER: 7412015001

  • Job Listing: August 2016
  • 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: Electrical Engineer

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JOB LOCATION: West Bethesda, MD

JOB REQUISITION NUMBER: 7212016001

  • Job Listing: August 2016
  • 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 various R&D and engineering, and system analysis for the Underwater Electromagnetic Signatures Division of the Navy.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering is required.
  • 3 - 10 years of experience is required.
  • Experience in Signal Processing is required.
  • Background and experience in Electromagnetics and geophysics are preferred.
  • Experience in Electromagnetic modeling and simulation is preferred.
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.

Candidate must have 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.

JOB TITLE: EM Systems T&E Engineer

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JOB LOCATION: West Bethesda, MD

JOB REQUISITION NUMBER: 7522013101

  • Job Listing: August 2016
  • 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:

EEO/AA/Vets/Disabled