Systems Engineer, Staff – Reliability

Requisition ID: 21004607

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach, California
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Top 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: 2

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.   Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for launch systems capabilities serving national security, military, civil and commercial customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.   SSSD has an opening for a Reliability Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.   Job Duties:   Perform various reliability related tasks including: providing reliability support to the design team through the performance of design tradeoffs, reliability failure rate/MTBF predictions, de-rating analysis, allocation of reliability requirements, performing failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA) and identify fault modes and responses, identify critical items and document controls, and support to design reviews.   Develop technical solutions to potential reliability and availability problems.   Adapt probability and statistical tools to solve problems involving non-standard configurations and definitions of system success.   Utilize industry tools used to conduct Reliability analysis.   Prepare and present briefings to senior leadership and external customers.     Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for:   - Medical, Dental & Vision coverage - 401k - Educational Assistance - Life Insurance - Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions - Paid Time Off - Health & Wellness Resources - Employee Discounts - Flexible Schedules:  For example the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work   For more details, please view Northrop Grumman Benefits.     LosAngelesSpace

Basic Qualifications: - Bachelor's degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) discipline with 14+ years of experience in engineering OR - Master's degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) discipline with 12+ years of experience in engineering OR - PhD in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) discipline with 9+ years of experience in engineering   Candidate must have, and be able to maintain, at least ONE of the following active U.S. Government security clearances: - Dept. of Defense Top Secret level with a background investigation date within 6 years OR - Dept. of Energy Q clearance with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 5 years   Candidate must also have:   - Understanding of technical principles, theories, subsystem design, and knowledge of general satellite design.   - Hands-on Reliability Analysis and modeling skills for satellite, directed energy hardware and systems.   - An understanding of how a unit functions independently as well as interact with other units.   - Experience with modeling and simulations, and software analysis tools used in Reliability analysis.   - Ability to perform various reliability engineering related tasks, such as reliability failure rate/MTBF predictions and Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) for identifying fault modes and responses   - Familiarity with functional block diagrams, reliability block diagrams, and ability to interpret schematics.   Preferred Qualifications:   - PM&P and Electronics Design experience or exposure   - Advanced user in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.   - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills   - SSBI or SCI Access

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. 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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