Sr. Reliability & Safety Systems Engineer

L3 Communications   •  

Plano, TX

Industry: Telecommunications.


11 - 15 years

Posted 182 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job Summary: Responsible for system reliability and safety analysis and reporting for application in various defense electronics systems   Major Responsibilities/Activities Statements:

  • Program reliability engineer responsible for reliability predictions using Mil-Std-217F, creating reliability block diagrams, generating availability predictions, implementing and leading Failure Reporting and Corrective Action System (FRACAS), establishing Environmental Stress Screening (ESS) procedures, performing Highly Accelerated Life Testing (HALT).
  • Program safety engineer responsible for establishing safety program plans, perform safety hazard analysis using MIL-STD-882D, write Safety Assessment Reports (SARs), interfacing with customer subject matter experts (SMEs), preparing presentations/analyses/reports for government safety boards, and developing and documenting program system safety approach for program life cycle.
  • Perform Hazard Analysis (Preliminary Hazard Analysis (PHA), System Hazard Analysis (SHA), Subsystem Hazard Analysis (SSHA), Operating and Support Hazard Analysis (O&SHA), Functional Hazard Analysis, Software Hazard Analysis)) per MIL-STD-882 and contract requirements.
  • Cost account manager for Safety and Reliability efforts
  • Present safety and reliability assessments to management at program reviews, design reviews and test readiness reviews.
  • Assume ownership of Mustang Safety Process and Mustang Safety Training.  Lead Mustang Safety committee.
  • Other duties as assigned



Job Requirements: Required Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in reliability and system safety engineering
  • Minimum of 10 years’ technical experience in defense technology development

Required Skills:

  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Excellent people skills to include collaborating in a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, & presentation)
  • Outstanding work ethic and commitment to organizational success

Other Requirements:

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Existing DoD clearance with current 5-year update
  • Ability to obtain any additional clearances as required


  • Advanced Engineering Degree
  • Prior experience with DoD weapon systems
  • Prior experience with DoD fuze board
  • Other product integrity experience (Maintainability, Human Factors)