Reliability Engineer

  • El Segundo, CA
  • Full Time
  • Radiation & Reliability
  • Experienced

Company Overview
Millennium Space Systems, A Boeing Company delivers affordable, high-performance space systems for exacting customers. At Millennium, you will be part of a close-knit team working on exciting technological problems. We work in an open environment where ideas are shared across all disciplines, and there are ample opportunities for advancement based on excellence. Superstars are welcome.

At Millennium, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values. We're committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that's welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

Job Summary
You will be responsible for creating Millennium’s products and spacecraft highly safe and highly reliable for multi-year, variable orbit missions. Inform the design of next generation spacecraft products and vehicles by working with engineering teams to mitigate risk, improve performance, and reduce cost.

Job Duties Include But Are Not Limited To

  • Perform time dependent reliability and availability analyses for complex systems 

  • Assist with reliability evaluation of new and existing designs 

  • Review schematics and system architecture diagrams to identify failure modes and scenarios 

  • Work with engineers to review and mitigate risks at the product and spacecraft level 

  • Identify high-risk components (MTBF, FIT, etc) early in designs or in redesigns of existing products. 

  • Use FEMCA, RBD and FTA models to develop and evaluate trade studies 

  • Participate in the definition, development, and implementation of processes and tools needed to execute reliability, maintainability, and system health functions and engineering supportability to improve productivity, accuracy, quality, and efficiency. 

  • Apply analytical skills to a diverse set of structured and unstructured data located in multiple databases. 

  • Perform large volume data reduction using spreadsheets, databases, and other tools. 

  • Communicate work with relevant internal and external stakeholders through meetings, reports and technical documentation 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline, physics, or mathematics 

  • 1-2 years of experience in reliability engineering through research, internships, or commercial applications 

  • Background in electronics or avionics and ability to read schematics 

  • Working knowledge of statistical analysis concepts such as normal distribution, standard deviations, mean, probability, and confidence levels 

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Advanced degrees in engineering, physics or math 

  • 3-5 years of professional, internship, or project experience in a multidisciplinary role (i.e. engineering roles in manufacturing, integration, reliability, technical program management, or operations) 

  • Familiar with MIL-HBK-217, ANSI/VITA 51.1 and/or NASA EEE parts standards 

  • Familiar with common failure modes of EEE parts  

  • Experience in launch vehicles, spacecraft or other aerospace systems and/or products 

  • Experience with Physics of Failure 

  • Ability to explain the above concepts to a lay-person, strong communication and presentation skills, ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment 

Benefits and Perks
Millennium Space Systems offers a very competitive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, and 401k plan.

Before applying, please note:
Millennium is DDTC-registered, ITAR-compliant Company. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. Applicants MUST be U.S. citizens and eligible for a security clearance. Additionally, applicants must be willing to apply for and maintain a security clearance. We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage veterans, disabled veterans and disabled individuals to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified.

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