Jet Propulsion Laboratory Senior Project Reliability Engineer, TS/SCI in Pasadena, California
Senior Project Reliability Engineer, TS/SCI
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Are you a senior Reliability Engineer with deep knowledge and desire to work on unprecedented space circuitry, ready to conduct risk-reduction analysis and lead the reliability program for out of this world flight projects? Come join our organization with a distinguished space exploration legacy for scientific advancement and national security! We have a great opportunity for a senior Electronics Engineer to join the Project Reliability Engineering Group (5131). As a lead Project Reliability Engineer, you will lead the reliability effort of highly complex and critical systems, electronic subsystems, and electro-mechanical devices, and advise senior project and line management of reliability risks. Your work will focus on improving JPL designs, verifying the designs will meet mission requirements, and identifying risks to mission success. You will be responsible for the following:
Verifying the reliability of systems, subsystems, and assemblies down to the circuit and component level, as well as electro-mechanical devices.
The performance and documentation of design verification analyses and the independent review of these analyses.
Working with design organizations to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues, supporting the closure of anomaly reports.
Making and evaluating technical trade-offs with regard to risk and cost.
Coordinating reliability tasks, leading support personnel, and representing JPL while collaborating with customers to support successful reliability assurance activities for a project.
Preparing, negotiating, and managing reliability budgets.
Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, or related technical discipline with typically a minimum of 9 years of related experience; master’s degree in similar disciplines with a minimum of 7 years of related experience; or PhD in similar disciplines with a minimum of 5 years of related experience.
Wide-ranging experience and advanced knowledge in circuit analyses including, but not limited to, electronic parts stress analysis (EPSA), worst-case circuit analysis (WCA), single-event effects analysis (SEEA), and failure modes, effects, and criticality analysis (FMECA).
Detailed knowledge and significant expertise of one, or more, of the following circuit technologies: analog, digital, mixed signal, or RF.
Experience applying advanced principles, theories, and concepts in reliable circuit, subsystem, and systems design.
Ability to participate as technical lead and subject specialist on multidisciplinary teams.
Ability to implement and lead with high degree of independence and autonomy.
Experienced at leading a task and overseeing its execution.
Experience presenting work in management and/or design reviews.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
Must be a U.S. Citizen with an active Top Secret (TS) clearance based upon Single Scope Background investigation (SBBI) within a 5-year scope and must be approved for Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) accesses.
Experience with system reliability concepts and tools.
Experience with the latest industry FPGA development tools and design flow.
Experience with cost estimation, managing financial accounts, preparing work agreements, technical risk assessment, and reliability assurance-related anomaly report resolution.
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