Principal Reliability Engineer/Reliability Engineer Linthicum, MD

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

The Space Systems Sector, Payload and Ground Systems Division is seeking a Principal Reliability Engineer or Reliability Engineer for spacecraft systems or subsystems. The Reliability Engineer candidate will provide product design influence through reliability tasking while working within an Integrated Product Team designing, developing, assembly, integration and test of spacecraft and its subsystems. This position is located in Linthicum, MD.

The Reliability candidate will:

  • Lead Design Failure Modes, Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA)(functional and interface)

  • Develop reliability assessment, modeling, prediction and reliability trade studies.

  • Chair Failure Review Boards.

  • Lead failure investigations (root cause/corrective action)

  • Develop reliability reports and design artifacts.

  • Interface with the program office and Customer counterparts

  • Support Worst Case Analysis (WCA), Electronic Parts Stress Analysis (PSA), and Single-Events Effects Analysis (SEEA)

  • Provide reliability leadership to component qualification and system assembly, integration and test activities.

This requisition may be filled at either a level 2 or a level 3. The requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen and with the ability to obtain Active Top Secret/SCI clearance.

  • Reliability Engineer: Bachelor's + 2 years of exp; Master's + 0 years of exp.

  • Principal Reliability Engineer: Bachelor's + 5 years of exp: Master's + 3 years of exp; PhD + 0 years of exp.

  • Experience in electronic systems reliability analyses and activities.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience leading spacecraft reliability activities

  • Knowledgeable with NASA, US DoD military standards & handbooks, and Aerospace TOR Reliability standards

  • A SQ Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE)

Salary Range: $73,600 - $110,400

Salary Range 2: $90,600 - $136,000

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

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