• Senior Engineer - Systems Engineering

    Aerojet RocketdyneHuntsville, AL 35808

    Job #1534625644

  • Overview

    At Aerojet Rocketdyne , our people further the exploration of space, and keep America safe. A subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc., AR is a world-recognized leader in aerospace and defense, providing propulsion and energetics to power space, missile defense, and armaments industries. Our projects present tangible opportunities for you to make a significant impact and be recognized for your work.

    We are seeking a Senior Systems Engineer who is ready to bring his/her skills and capabilities into this exciting field. This position will be located at our facility in Huntsville, Alabama .

    This current opening may be filled at this level as posted or at one level higher.

    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

    This position will entail reliability and system safety work related to a diverse product line. Working under limited general direction:

    50% - Develop reliability and safety models/analyses for various systems and communicate results to company engineers and managers.

    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 when necessary; Interacting with a wide variety of individuals and teams to communicate results.

    10% - Design reliability test plans to qualify new product and processes, evaluate testing failures and ensure consistent adherence to high quality standards by application of reliability techniques.

    10% - Perform Probabilistic Risk Assessments.


    Requires a Bachelor's of Science degree in an appropriate discipline/science and five (5) years of directly related technical experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Additional Requirements:

    • Reliability Engineering course work 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. 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.

    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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    Unless otherwise stated in the requirements section of an individual job listing, our positions require U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency, or other status as a U.S. Person as defined by 8 USC 1324b(a)(3).

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.

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    Location US-AL-Huntsville

    Job ID 17772

    Zip 35806

    Category Engineering - Systems Engineering