Principal RMSS Engineer (AHT), Mesa, Az

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Mesa, AZ

Requisition ID: R10086190
Category: Engineering
Location: Mesa, AZ, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: None
Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Positions Available: 1

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 solves the toughest problems in space, aeronautics, defense, and cyberspace to meet the ever-evolving needs of our customers worldwide. Our 85,000 employees are Defining Possible every day using science, technology, and engineering to create and deliver advanced systems, products, and services.   We are committed to advancing global security and human discovery in support of our customers’ missions around the world. We do so by providing leading technology and national security solutions and services to markets around the world.  Northrop Grumman’s Armament Systems Division based in Mesa, Arizona produces automatic medium caliber gun systems.  Northrop Grumman ATK gun systems built for the U.S. and international militaries have been used in all major conflicts since World War II in a variety of applications to include small and large ground vehicles, helicopters, airplanes, and naval ships.

This career opportunity is a great fit for self-motivated, proactive individual who wants to own the Reliability, Maintainability, and System Safety (RMSS) role for the Northrop Grumman medium caliber Bushmaster business. Our engineers work in a high exposure, fast paced, and exciting environment that involves hands-on technical challenges, problem solving, and inter-department collaborations. If you thrive on attention to detail and want different challenges each day, this is the place for you.

This position is located in Mesa, AZ. The selected candidate is expected to be within commuting distance to the site, or relocate in the event they are not local. Schedule is Hybrid which requires average of 75% on-site support.

The RMSS role at the Mesa site is expected to be 80% system safety, 5% reliability, 5% maintainability, and 10% general systems engineering.  The candidate will be expected to be an integral part of the systems team and support several competing priorities.  While the candidate will be part of the systems team they will be solely responsible for the RMSS function after coming up to speed.  For candidates with limited experience in RMSS training/mentoring will be provided and all that is needed is a willingness to learn.

Activities will be focused on System Safety engineering activities but there will be some Reliability and Maintainability.  The Reliability, Maintainability, and System Safety Engineer performs reliability and maintainability modeling and analysis and safety assessments requiring a full use and wide application of Engineering principles, theories and concepts and precedents for both product development and product line management in Medium Caliber Gun Systems. 

Works as a member of the integrated product team resulting in creation of system safety, reliability and maintainability requirements and designs that comply with these requirements.
Prepares Safety Assessment Reports and technical data packages and presentation material in support of Safety Review Board Reviews including Safety Assessment Reports (SAR), Preliminary Hazard Analysis (PHA), Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), and Failure Mode Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA) in accordance with commercial standards and MIL-STD-882.
Calculates Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) and Mean Time Between Unscheduled Removal (MTBUR) (MIL-HDBK-217 & GEIA-STD-0007).
Establishes, monitors, and verifies reliability performance requirements for fielded gun systems, design changes, and new development efforts to ensure that program requirements and warranty business cases are achieved.
Presents work products at program reviews, proposals, or other project meetings.
Ability to scope and generate comprehensive reports for internal and external customers.
Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.

Minimum Qualifications:

5 years of engineering experience with bachelor’s degree in STEM degree from an accredited institution or 3 years of directly related experience with a master’s degree.
1+ years of directly related RMSS engineering experience or 3+ years of systems engineering experience and a willingness to fully learn the RMSS role.

Preferred Qualifications:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Fast learner and have a strong interest in System Safety
Experience engaging different teams and influencing individuals at all levels

Other Qualifications:

U.S. Citizen and be able to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance
Must be able to obtain clearance from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms and Explosives as an Employee Possessor.

Salary Range: $87,600 USD – $131,400 USD

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042

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.

Northrop Grumman / Equal Opportunity Employer

JBNGJ-R10086190 2023.01.14

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