Reliability Engineering Manager 3 (Logistics and Modernization) – Melbourne, FL

Requisition ID: 21002762

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Melbourne, Florida
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.    Northrop Grumman’s Aeronautics Systems sector has an opening for a Reliability Engineering Manager 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our Logistics and Modernization division. This position will be located in Melbourne, FL.     This leader will be assigned work in the Logistics & Modernization organization leading a team in System Reliability & Maintainability (R&M) Engineering. 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.    Prior experience should include:
  • R&M allocations and predictions
  • Failure Modes Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA) analysis
  • Built In Test (BIT) testability analysis
  • Mission reliability analysis
  • 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
  • Thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels. 
  • Be able to collaborate closely with leadership, the Reliability team and with systems engineering, hardware design, and integration/test engineers.
  • Responsible for performance of engineering and analysis techniques to ensure dependability and supportability throughout the platform lifecycle. 
  • Experience with R&M analyses at all levels of product design – platform to component to provide qualitative and quantitative evidence that use of a component or system will not be associated with unacceptable risk and will perform required functions under stated conditions for a specified period of time.
  • Experience with hardware and software requirements allocation, functional and statistical analyses, detail trade studies, modeling and simulation, design change impacts, maintenance and diagnostic demonstrations, test verification and validation for R&M performance to requirements for operational availability and mission effectiveness.
  As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and you model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You develop trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change.   To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our “Selecting the Best Qualified Managers” video:

Basic Qualifications:
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline AND 10 years of related professional experience that includes a background in Engineering, OR a Master’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline AND 8 years of related professional experience that includes a background in Engineering.
  • Must have an active DoD Secret clearance that is in-scope (granted or renewed in the last 6 years).
  • Must be able to attain and maintain Special Program Access (PAR) within a reasonable amount of time as determined by business needs.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance in-scope
  • Current Special Program Access (PAR)
  • 10 years of experience in Reliability, Maintainability and Supportability disciplines
  • Professional and/or military leadership experience in a matrixed organization
  • Reliability and Maintainability experience in the Air and Defense Industry
  • Excellent 2-way communication skills (upward and downward)
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management
    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.

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Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

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