Principal Reliability Engineer OR Sr. Principal Reliability Engineer (Melbourne, FL)Melbourne, FL

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.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Principal Reliability Engineer OR Sr. Principal Reliability Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be in Melbourne, FL , operating on our 9/80 schedule meaning you will get every Friday off. This position has no opportunity for remote or Hybrid work.

The Engineer will be assigned work in the Product Support organization performing System Reliability & Maintainability (R&M) Engineering Analysis. Candidate will be responsible for establishing, monitoring, and verifying subsystem R&M performance requirements for all design changes and new development efforts to ensure that R&M program requirements are achieved. The primary responsibility of the position will be reliability, maintainability, and testability.

"This requisition may be filled as either a Principal Reliability Engineer or a Sr. Principal Reliability Engineer."

Essential Functions:

  • Perform R&M allocations and predictions.

  • Develop Failure Modes Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA) analysis

  • Perform Built in Test (BIT) testability analysis

  • Develop mission reliability analysis

  • Support the development of teams in the investigation of issues

  • Familiarity with Fault Tree Analysis (FTA)

  • Experience with Failure Reporting Analysis and Corrective Action System (FRACAS)

  • Experience with maintainability demonstrations

  • Experience with Highly Accelerated Life Testing (HALT), Reliability Growth Testing (RGT), and Environmental Stress Screening (ESS)

  • Liaison with Integrated Product Teams (IPT) and suppliers for the R&M of assigned subsystems

Basic Qualifications Principal Reliability Engineer:

  • Bachelor's Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) with 5 years' relevant experience; OR a Master's Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) with 3 years' experience; OR 0 years with PhD.

  • Must have experience in Reliability and Maintainability Engineering discipline.

  • Must have the ability to obtain DOD Secret Security Clearance or higher.

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance within a reasonable time as determined by the company to meet business needs.

Basic Qualifications Sr. Principal Reliability Engineer:

  • Bachelor's Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) with 9 years' relevant experience; OR a Master's Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) with 7 years' relevant experience; OR PhD in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) with 4 years' relevant experience.

  • Must have experience in Reliability and Maintainability Engineering discipline.

  • Must have the ability to obtain DOD Secret Security Clearance or higher.

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance within a reasonable time as determined by the company to meet business needs.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Aerospace Engineering

  • 5 years of experience in Reliability and Maintainability Engineering discipline

  • Excellent oral and written communication & interpersonal skills

  • Experience in the Aerospace and Defense industry

  • Active, In scope DoD Secret clearance within the last 5 years with Special Program Access

Benefits:

In addition to a full benefits package with 401k match, PTO, etc. we offer flexible work arrangements, incredible learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, within a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide benefits for the member, our leaders, and the company. Our ERGs offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, to be recognized and to be yourself. Every ERG is inclusive of all employees.

Salary Range: $82,000 - $123,000

Salary Range 2: $101,600 - $152,400

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.