Orbital ATK Reviews

Updated Apr 25, 2021

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105 Ratings
Pros
  • "Loved the 9-80 schedule (3 day weekend every other week)(in 29 reviews)

  • "9/80 schedule is awesome, especially in Utah(in 23 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Work life balance needs attention especially in Corporate functions(in 13 reviews)

  • "Many in upper management not engineers and don't understand engineering(in 11 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good

      Feb 23, 2021 - Mechanical Engineer in Wallops Island, VA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Innovative tech, good management, great environment

      Cons

      Worked at remote site and felt like we were not given recognition due by HQ

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    2. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Engineer

      Apr 25, 2021 - Engineer in Minneapolis, MN
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Challenging and interesting design work.

      Cons

      Management intrusion in the engineering decision process.

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      AD

      Feb 9, 2021 - Associate Director 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      mission based enterprise good integrity

      Cons

      Acquired by NGC not good

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Fantastic Opportunity to Learn

      Jan 11, 2021 - Associate Quality Engineer in San Diego, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Employees are willing to share their wealth of knowledge and there are opportunities to transfer departments and try other roles.

      Cons

      Work is fast paced and very demanding.

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Great Place to Work

      Nov 28, 2020 - Operations Lead in Dulles, VA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      size, employees, management, salary, customers

      Cons

      The merger challenged management somewhat

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great People

      Sep 5, 2020 - Analyst in Northridge, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      I enjoyed working with the leadership

      Cons

      Nothing, keep up the good work

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    7. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Fun, but stay vigilant

      Oct 21, 2020 - Principal Engineer in Chandler, AZ
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Awesome Work, lots of Responsibility

      Cons

      Toxic Directors, stay watchful of others

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    8. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Think twice

      Sep 16, 2020 - Systems Engineer in Dulles, VA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Some smart people; many trying to do the right thing

      Cons

      Overly focused on performance metrics, to the detrimental of doing the actual work Value process over engineering Many in upper management not engineers and don't understand engineering

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    9. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Ok Company

      Oct 8, 2020 - Production Technician in Clearfield, UT
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Being able to buy more PTO

      Cons

      Pay was not great even with Experience

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good Plce to Work

      Jun 4, 2020 - Assistant General Counsel in Sterling, VA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      A very large degree of autonomy

      Cons

      Some micromanaging on the part of management

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