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Specialist, Systems Engineering - Reliability Engineer

Cincinnati, Ohio; Columbus, Ohio

Job ID 9015
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L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 50,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Job Title: Specialist, Systems Engineering - Reliability Engineer

Job Code: 9015

Job Location: Batavia, OH (Greater Cincinnati Area) / Hybrid - OH / Remote

Schedule: 4/10

Specialist, Systems Engineering

(Reliability Engineer)

4/10 Schedule:

Monday through Thursday, 10 hour shifts

Friday, Saturday & Sunday Off

About Our Division:

Fuzing & Ordnance Systems (FOS), a division of L3Harris Technologies, provides precision electronic components, subsystems, and systems for DoD and international allies. FOS specializes in the design and manufacture of fuzes, ignition safety devices, proximity sensors, GPS navigation systems, aerospace status indicators and range and test solutions. Our sophisticated products utilize state of the art components, design, and packaging to produce low cost, high reliability devices for the defense sector. Our customers count on FOS to deliver quality products and to solve their toughest technical challenges.

Headquartered in Batavia, OH (located in the southeastern side of Cincinnati and easily accessible to the entire tri-state area), FOS’ primary manufacturing facility was specifically designed and constructed for the manufacture of fuzing and ordnance systems and precision electronic components. FOS has flexible manufacturing lines, dual identical modern Surface Mount Technology (SMT) assembly lines for automated electronic manufacture, and on-site inspection and test capabilities to perform all required environmental conditioning test procedures.

We are excited to offer an exceptional, comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits package which includes company paid life insurance, 401k, 11 paid holidays and flexible work hours in a 4/10 work schedule (every Friday off), and the opportunity to work with a talented and diverse group of professionals. We believe success comes from teamwork, enthusiasm and striving for excellence.

Job Description:

Conduct reliability analysis and safety assessment of electronic and electro-mechanical devices containing analog, digital and RF circuitry. Analyses include Stress Analysis, Reliability Prediction, Failure Modes, Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA), Testability Analysis, Fault Tree Analysis and System Hazard Analysis. Write detailed reliability analysis and safety assessment reports.

Essential Functions:

  • Generate Reliability Plans and Procedures.
  • Interpret and allocate reliability requirements.
  • Perform Reliability, Maintainability, Availability, Safety, FMEA, FMECA and Fault Tree Analysis.
  • Support FRACAS activities: Monitor and assist with failure recording. Participate in failure analysis to determine root cause and corrective action.
  • Actively engage with system design engineers in the development of new designs/configurations.
  • Provide recommendations to assure compliance with reliability requirements.
  • Participate in system/element design reviews, presentations, and meetings with customer and with other contractors.
  • Liaise with clients and other technical disciplines within the company on reliability issues.
  • Handle multiple projects simultaneously during development and production stages.
  • Read and analyze electrical schematics.
  • Aerospace, defense or government program work
  • Must be eligible to obtain a government issued security clearance if needed in the future.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and minimum 4 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 8 years of prior related experience.
  • Two (2) years of Reliability Engineering experience, pertaining to electronic & electro-mechanical devices.
  • Two (2) years experience building component level failure rate models.
  • Two (2) years experience with reliability demonstration testing including thermal cycling, burn-in, and vibration.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Two (2) years experience performing Electrical Stress/Derating Analysis, FMECA, Fault Tree Analysis, and System Hazard Analysis on electronic and electro-mechanical devices.
  • Two (2) years experience with performing reliability predictions using MIL-HDBK-217 or equivalent prediction methodologies.
  • Two (2) years experience with MIL-STD-1629A, MIL-STD-785, and MIL-HDBK-1547A.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office tools.
  • Experience with prediction software tools such as PTC Windchill Quality Solutions, Item Toolkit, or similar tools.
  • Experience with mechanical reliability concepts and equations.
  • Experience with Environmental Stress Screening (MIL-HDBK-344A).

In compliance with pay transparency requirements, the salary range for this role is $74,000 MIN - $138,000 MAX. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. L3Harris also offers a variety of benefits, including health and disability insurance, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, EAP, education assistance, parental leave, paid time off, and company-paid holidays. The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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