Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Reliability Systems Engineer

Gilbert, AZ
Engineering and Sciences

Job Description

Job ID: RS20181005-45609

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 Description


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

Job Summary

Under guidance from the systems engineering team support maintenance of system requirements, specifications and the requirements verification data base. Implement changes to system and subsystem architecture models and run existing models and simulations to assess system performance.

Job Responsibilities:

Education: Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Systems Engineering with strong background in Statistics

 In the role of Reliability Engineer, the employee will be carrying out reliability analyses to support the various program design reviews (SRR, PDR, CDR). The incumbent must be able to understand and learn to use Bill of Materials (BOM), Electrical schematics, and other analyses used to generate the Reliability Prediction for either satellite or subsystem where applicable.  The engineer shall be familiar with reliability prediction software, ideally Windchill Quality Solution (WQS) Reliability Program which is based on MIL-HDBK217F Notice 2. Experience with trend and statistical analysis including Bayesian inference, Weibull, etc. is preferred.  The incumbent will be tasked to review and approve vendor analysis in their area of expertise. The results of the Reliability Prediction shall be documented which requires skills and experience with Microsoft Office applications.

Qualifications: BS Electrical Engineering or Systems Engineering with strong statistical background

 Education and Experience

Requires BS in Engineering & 2 years or Masters Degree in Engineering.

Northrop Grumman is applying entrepreneurial thinking and commercial practices to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable products and services to our customers and grow our core areas while harnessing new technologies that will take our products ? and your ideas ? into the future. When encouraged to think beyond the ordinary, you?ll be amazed at what you can do!We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 1-3 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Engineering
Group: Space