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Reliability Staff Engineer Electrical

at Northrop Grumman Corporation

Posted: 10/6/2019
Job Reference #: 19008886

Job Description

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 Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.
Job SummaryPrepare product reliability plane, establish requirements for and monitor reliability programs.  Perform or review reliability analyses and prepare reports.  Assess performance with respect to reliability requirements.  Evaluate effectiveness of the failure reporting, analysis, and corrective action implementation. Support logistics activities and reporting. Support project systems and design teams. Establish reliability models and utilize models for systems and subsystems analysis.  Develop reliability trade-off studies, as requested (WCA, SEEA, Circuit analyses, etc.). Support continuous refinement and improvement of development methodologies and processes.  Supports project team meetings and reviews, with a high degree of personal and professional responsibility. Routine technical and programmatic interface with Project Managers, Project Element Managers, Task Managers, and Mission Assurance Managers to develop appropriate reliability engineering requirements and plans for Space Projects.


Education and Experience
  • Requires Bachelor of Science degree with equivalent course work in Electrical or Electronic Engineering, Physics, or an equivalent field, and at least 15 years of experience in electronic systems reliability activities.
  • Experience and skills must include digital, analog, or RF design and analysis, such as Failure Modes, Effects, and Criticality Analysis (FMECA), Worst Case Analysis (WCA), Electronic Parts Stress Analysis (PSA), and Single-Events Effects Analysis (SEEA)       
  • Experienced in reliability assessment, modeling, prediction trade off studies, and system evaluations.
  • Skilled in failure reporting, analysis, and corrective action.
  • Desired experience and skill in FPGA and firmware development (design, implementation, simulation, and verification) and implementation of data processing architecture in a mixed hardware/software environment.
  • Excellent computer skills, including and use of computer-aided engineering tools.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills, and ability to work with multiple interfaces is required
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.