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Engineer Reliability 3




San Diego, CA 92101

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Reliability Engineer 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located at our Spectrum Center facility in San Diego. The qualified individual will be a part of our Engineering team supporting the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) Program. The Reliability Engineer 3 develops, coordinates and conducts technical reliability studies and evaluations of engineering design concepts and design of experiments (DOE) constructs. The applicant will perform a subset of the following RAM tasks:
* Provide reliability, availability, and maintainability guidance and leadership/support to various IPTs, ensuring program requirements and performances are understood.
* Develop, coordinate, and conduct technical reliability studies and evaluations of engineering design concepts.
* Develop reliability math models and allocations, Reliability Block Diagrams, Reliability and Maintainability Program Plans.
* Perform parts derating, reliability parts count/stress and process grades analysis and reliability simulations.
* Assess reliability data of fielded systems for the purpose of assessing and documenting RAM and Logistics metrics and reliability (cumulative and instantaneous) growth trends.
* Perform reliability (MTBF, MTBCF, MTBUR, Ao, Am) analysis, maintainability and logistics (LRU, MTBM, MTTR, MDT, LDT, TAT) analysis, sparing analysis, and simulations which support military and industry standards.
* Recommend design or test methods and statistical analysis (AMSAA Planning Model and Reliability Growth Curves, Bayesian, Weibayes, Monte Carlo, Exponential, Poisson, Binomial, Weibull, Duane, Crow-AMSAA, etc.) for achieving required levels of product and system reliability.
* Compile and analyze performance reports and process statistics; investigate and analyze relevant variables potentially affecting reliability and maintainability.
* Develop mathematical models to identify items posing excessive failure risks.
* Propose changes in design or formulation to improve system and/or reliability processes.
* Determine items requiring environmental testing and number of samples to obtain statistically valid data.
* Develop FMECA to identify criticality levels based on failure rates and severity of the effects of failures.
* Develop and perform Reliability and Maintainability Demonstrations, Fault Detection/Fault Isolation analysis, and Prognostic Health Management analysis.
* Develop and execute ESS, ALT, and HALT plans and procedures and provide inputs from past experiences.
* Lead FRACAS meetings, perform FRACAS data mining and trend analysis, failure analysis, corrective actions; develop technical materials for presentation to the Failure Review Board, Problem Report and Resolution Board, and Ad Hoc PRRB.
* Ensure that corrective measures meet acceptable reliability standards.
* Contribute to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects and requirements.
* Provide solutions to a variety of technical problems of increasing scope and complexity as assigned.


Basic Qualifications:
* BS in a STEM field.
* 5 years engineering experience with a Bachelors Degree or 3 years engineering experience with a Masters degree in a STEM field.
* The applicant must have the ability to obtain a DoD security clearance which requires US citizenship.
* Must have excellent skills with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, MS Project)* Must a wide array of experiences with multiple modeling tools, such as ReliaSoft/RELEX Toolset (Reliability, Maintainability, OpSim, FMECA, Fault Tree, FRACAS, RGA, and Weibull++), AMSAA Models, VMETRIC, RAPTOR, etc.), used for reliability and sparing analysis.
* Must have knowledge of reliability technical standards, principles, theories, concepts, and statistical techniques.
* Must have demonstrated expertise with: Reliability, Availability, Maintainability, Supportability, Logistics, System Integration and Testing, ESS, ALT, HALT, Maintainability Demonstrations, Reliability Demonstrations, Growth Planning and Testing, and Sparing analysis.
* Must have the ability to lead and direct small/medium teams and also provide Proposal Support.
* Excellent interpersonal and communications skills and the ability to prepare and present briefings to senior program leadership are required.
* The applicant must be a self starter, and work cooperatively with a variety of personnel.

Preferred Qualifications:
* Current and active DoD Security Clearance. Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Shift: 1st Shift
Relocation Assistance: Yes
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Relocation assistance may be available
Business Sector: United States-California-San Diego 

Shift: 1st Shift
Relocation Assistance: Yes
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Relocation assistance may be available
Business Sector: United States-California-San Diego
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Minimum Clearance:
DoE Q or L - Secret
Job Category:
Engineering - Mechanical
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