Systems Engineer II - RAM/FRACAS Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

The Whole Life Engineering Directorate (WLED) is made up of several disciplines whose main objective is to influence hardware and systems early in their life cycle to assure effective operation, reliability, maintainability and economical ownership by the customer and end user.

Reliability, Availability, Maintainability (RAM) and Failure Reporting, Analysis, and Corrective Action System (FRACAS) Engineering is responsible for all aspects of RAM/FRACAS activity within the Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) business unit.

The RAM/FRACAS Engineer ensures performance compliance of both customer and internal requirements.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Perform FRACAS tasks, including trend analysis and failure investigations
• Assess RAM performance: MTBF, MTBCF, Ao
• Define/allocate RAM requirements
• Perform Reliability Predictions
• Perform Failure Modes Effects Criticality Analysis (FMECA)
• Support Reliability Test Planning and Execution: Accelerated, Growth, Demonstration

Required Skills:

  • Two (2)+ years of related engineering experience
  • Experience with reliability analysis, failure investigations, or root cause/corrective action (RCCA)
Desired Skills:
  • Strong communication skills; Ability to present to diverse audiences
  • Ability & desire to work in large teams
  • Experience with Earned Value Management System (EVMS)
  • Experience with Reliability Engineering Concepts
    • Assessing RAM performance (MTBF, MTBCF, Ao)
    • Conducting data analysis and trending
    • Defining / allocating RAM requirements
    • Performing Reliability Predictions
    • Performing Failure Modes Effects Criticality Analysis (FMECA)
    • Perform RAM trade-off analyses
    • Experience assessing RAM performance of fielded equipment.
  • Experience with Failure Review Boards
  • Active Secret Clearance or ability to obtain a US Government security clearance within the first year of employment.
Required Education (including Major):
  • BS in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM).

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 152517

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