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Reliability, Availability & Maintainability (RAM) Engineer

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Job ID IMS20220408-88115
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On the L3Harris team, your job is to secure the world. We don’t work here just for the advanced technology and equipment: We work here because we know what – and who – we’re protecting. From families to the intelligence community, and from our climate to our men and women in uniform – we’re making the world a safer place. Working with the L3Harris's engineering team, you'll join our team of qualified, diverse individuals and work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, global scope, and a collaborative team setting.

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Flexible work schedule, paid overtime, cool technology, no micromanagement, nice campus, fun co-workers

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L3Harris Work Perks

  • Health

    • Medical with a High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
    • A doctors' service to help with referrals and second opinions for you, your family, and parents

  • Family

    • 4 weeks of paid parental leave for moms and dads
    • Fertility treatment
    • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
    • Adoption assistance - $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
    • Pet insurance

  • Well-Being

    • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
    • Dress for your day - wear what works for you at work
    • Legal plan for you, your family, and parents
    • Discount platform
    • 9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. employees, effective October 24, 2022.

Job Description

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

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 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Reliability, Availability & Maintainability (RAM) Engineer

Job Code: IMS20220408-88115

Job Location:Tulsa, OK (Aeromet)-relocation can be provided

Schedule: 9/80 with every other Friday off

About Aeromet:

L3Harris -Aeromet is a Division of Integrated Mission Systems Segment with its main office located in Tulsa, OK. L3Harris-Aeromet is established within the DoD Community as the developer and operator of special mission ISR systems. We provide special mission system design, modification, and operations with emphasis on the development and integration of state-of-the-art EO/IR sensor systems.

Job Description:

  • Develops and executes RAM program plans and procedures.
  • Manages RAM requirements throughout all phases of the system’s lifecycle (design, production, operations and sustainment).
  • Operates and analyzes closed-loop FRACAS (Failure Reporting and Corrective Action System). Performs and facilitates Root Cause Analysis (RCA), as required. Reports actionable insights and reliability recommendations back to engineering and the program management organization.
  • Performs RAM analysis on new designs and engineering changes, implementing Design for Reliability (DfR) principals.
  • Organizes and facilitates FMEAs/FMECAs (Failure Mode Effects Analysis / Failure Modes Effects and Criticality Analysis) meetings and documentation.
  • Collaborates with Risk Management to issue or support risks based on predicted and observed reliability data and trends.
  • Creates reliability predictions and models (e.g., RBD, FTA).
  • Participates in Testability analysis / Design for Test with Built-in-Test (BIT) / Built-in-Test Equipment (BITE).
  • Promotes a culture of Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), implements Predictive Maintenance (PdM) processes, and performs Maintainability analysis during design (Mean Time to Repair (MTTR)).
  • Contributes to the development of scheduled / corrective maintenance procedures, recommended spare parts lists, and tools and test equipment lists.
  • Participate in the development of Integrated Logistic Support (ILS), Safety, and Human Factors plans and related analyses.
  • Works closely with ILS to prevent and/or mitigate component obsolescence issues via DMSMS (Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages), including supporting parts and component selection for product design efforts in close collaboration with design engineers.
  • Creates professional, data-driven presentations for briefing technical decisions or recommendations both to internal stakeholders and external vendors/customers.

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to productively use desktop software applications such as MS Office Tools (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio) and related software tools, is required.
  • Works effectively and efficiently in a virtual environment with tools such as MS Teams, Skype, etc.
  • Possesses strong understanding and use of reliability software tools (e.g., ReliaSoft, Relex (PTC Windchill), Reylence).
  • Statistical analysis experience using software tools such as MiniTab, JMP, R, or advanced Excel methods (data structures, manipulation, and transformation).


  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 2-4 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 0-2 years of prior related experience.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, or similar educational background preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience in the Aerospace/Defense sector.
  • Knowledge of Department of Defense (DoD) acquisition processes, milestones and funding mechanisms.
  • Knowledge of Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) principals, methods, and tools.
  • Statistical methods and distributions associated with reliability engineering (e.g., exponential, Weibull).
  • Reliability prediction methodologies (e.g., MIL-217, VITA 51).
  • Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) experience.
  • Verification and Validation (V&V) experience.
  • Environmental Testing / Qualification (ESS) experience.
  • Knowledge of databases and data mining / big data analytics / predictive analytics.
  • Knowledge of any of the following documents: MIL-HDBK 217, MIL-HDBK 338, MIL-HDBK 470,
    MIL-HDBK 189, MIL-STD 202, MIL-STD 810, MIL-STD 1629, TA-HB-0009, SAE ARP5580.
  • Experience working under an AS9100 / ISO9001 Quality Management System.
  • ASQ Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE) Certification or similar.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a multi-disciplined integrated product team (IPT).

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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