Specialist Engineer - Systems Analysis (Reliability)

Aerojet Rocketdyne Huntsville , AL 35801

Posted 2 months ago


Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets. We offer a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense, and advanced hypersonic propulsion. Visit our website at www.rocket.com for more information on how our employees Power the Future.

Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking a Specialist Reliability, System Safety, and Specialty Engineer to join our Huntsville, AL office. This position will entail reliability, system safety, and affordability work related to a diverse product line.

What we can offer you:

Inspiring Company Culture

  • Our people support each other and work together to leave an indelible impact on our nation's aerospace and defense legacy. Read more about our culture: Careers | Aerojet Rocketdyne

Rest and Relaxation

  • 3 weeks of vacation to start plus separate sick allowance. 9/80 schedule providing for longer weekends. Annual week-long holiday company closure, plus company paid holidays.

Comprehensive Health Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Accounts, and Wellness

Prepare for the Future

  • 401(k) with company match

Professional Development

  • Tuition assistance program, Employee recognition program, and Leadership development program

Employee Resource Groups

  • Local and Enterprise employee-led volunteer groups to create community, awareness, impact, and to support a culture where everyone belongs.

Aerojet Rocketdyne has been recognized as one of America's most trusted companies - https://www.newsweek.com/americas-most-trusted-companies-2022

This position may be filled at the level posted or at the next higher level.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

Working under minimal direction, perform Reliability & System Safety assignments requiring detailed knowledge of application of concepts, practices, and techniques. This also requires a detailed understanding of the system and system effects. Job responsibilities include:

45% - Develop reliability and safety models/analyses for various systems and communicate results to company engineers and managers. This includes FMECAs (Failure Modes, Effects, and Criticality Analyses), reliability predictions, subsystem hazard analyses, and range safety assessments.

20% - Perform technical review of reliability and systems safety analysis products, including failure modes effects and criticality analysis and hazard analysis.

10% - Provide design input to improve product reliability and product safety when necessary; interacting with a wide variety of individuals and teams to communicate results.

10% - Design reliability and/or system safety test plans to qualify new product and processes. Evaluate testing failures and ensure consistent adherence to high quality standards by application of reliability techniques.

5% - Drive program compliance to Reliability and System Safety procedures and standard work.

5% - Perform Probabilistic Risk Assessments.


  • Lead failure investigations related to product anomalies.


Requires a Bachelor's of Science degree in Engineering and nine (9) years of directly related technical experience in engineering disciplines, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's degree would be a plus.

Additional Requirements and Preferred Qualifications:
  • Solid rocket motor knowledge and experience are strongly preferred.

  • Reliability Engineering course work and experience is strongly preferred.

  • Candidates must have excellent communication and problem-solving skills and have working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word).

  • Candidates should be self-starters and have the ability to work independently as well as with a team.

May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level. Requires U.S. Citizenship. Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

Being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 may be a condition of employment at Aerojet Rocketdyne. Proof of vaccination or an accommodation request approved by Aerojet Rocketdyne will be required prior to starting employment with the Company.

Work Environment/Physical Requirements:

Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds; may require occasional walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

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Specialist Engineer - Systems Analysis (Reliability)

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