Reliability Engineer II - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Do you actively seek out problems to solve? Do you love helping people out? Do you have a permanent sense that things are not quite good enough?

If your answer is an enthusiastic yes, then you may be the person we want to join our team as a reliability engineer.

The Reliability Engineering Department is seeking a Reliability Engineer II. Reliability Engineering ensures our systems safely and reliably perform their required mission functions through their required environments while meeting overall cost constraints. This position will be supporting programs specifically by ensuring product reliability in relation to systems, hardware and software. What is the impact on the product of a failure? What is the likelihood a given failure will occur? Given the architecture, will the design be robust against all environments? These are the questions reliability engineers answer every day. Entry level engineers will work under the direction of senior reliability engineers and their engineering leadership on reliability engineering design and development tasks, production support analysis tasks, and failure reporting and corrective action resolution tasks as members of the Reliability Engineering Department.

So what does a reliability engineer do? Reliability engineers analyze systems and designs to identify areas of insufficient margin and potential failure modes to make the system reliable and robust. The reliability engineer participates in all design reviews and customer meetings. The reliability engineer typically functions as a systems-oriented engineer with a broad view of the system starting from the conceptual level through the product's final form. The reliability engineer requires a high degree of self-motivation and ability to effectively interface with co-workers.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

Required Skills:

• Experience with requirements development, management, verification and validation
• Experience with performing routine statistical or mathematical analyses
• Must have a good understanding and knowledge of hardware and / or software
• This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Desired Skills:

  • Ability to take an analytical approach and utilize technical knowledge to solve challenges with optimal solutions
  • Experience with interfacing between multiple disciplines to gain full understanding of the architecture and design
  • Self-starter with the ability to independently pursue information and solve problems
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to coordinate with various disciplines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to problem solve and seek out additional resources

Required Education (Including Major):

• Master’s degree in Engineering, Science or Mathematics from an accredited program.

The Job Title for a Master of Science degree is a Systems Engineer II.

*** Please upload a copy of your most recent transcripts with your resume when applying to this requisition. ***

Desired Education:
  • ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA desired


• Must be able to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense Secret Clearance

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.

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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.