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Principal Engineer - Mission Assurance

Company: Aerojet Rocketdyne
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: November 11, 2019

Job Description:

OverviewAerojet Rocketdyne is seeking a?Mission Assurance Principal Engineer to join our Huntsville, Alabama location.?As a?recognized authority?(Subject Matter Expert) for Mission Assurance, you will plan, conduct, review and develop?solutions to critical/controversial problems that have an important effect on significant Aerojet Rocketdyne programs and business direction. This position will provide coordination and technical direction across the Mission Assurance functional area and will be an independent advocate to Program Managers, effectively operating in a risk mitigation role for a program or multiple programs while providing independent oversight of technical execution of programs to ensure 100% mission success of Aerojet Rocketdyne supplied hardware.Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)This Principal Engineer/SME position is responsible for driving mission success across the enterprise through the creation, application, and maintenance of tools and mechanisms to ensure objective oversight and risk mitigation during all phases of the product/program life cycle.?50% - Has responsibilities of defining and coordinating the technical efforts in executing a Systems Engineering approach to Mission Assurance (MA) with emphasis on proactive Risk Management throughout the various large space engine and missile defense program life-cycles. Prepare MA program engagement plans, in conjunction with program management, which defines and allocates requirements. Plan, conduct and technically direct major phases of significant projects related to MA execution priorities, coordinating efforts of technical staff as required. Ensure effective execution of the program?s Risk Management process for assigned programs/product lines. Provide in-depth technical assessments of key program issues, coordinating as necessary with senior engineering and operations leadership and customers, ensuring capture and dissemination of Lessons Learned. ?May facilitate the Program Risk discussions/ meetings for assigned programs. Prepare/approve technical presentations, engineering reports, failure analyses, problem dispositions for technical, cost, schedule and program impact.?30% - Lead process assessments of program team processes to identify Mission Assurance concerns and technical issues, assure that root causes are understood, and timely/effective corrective and preventive actions are defined and presented at Corrective Action Boards. Provide technical consultation to technical staff and review appropriate DFMEAs/PFMEAs generated on assigned programs for adequacy and recommend updates as deemed necessary.? Work with Engineering functional counterparts to lead the development, integration, and utilization of Lessons Learned enterprise database to capture, document and share appropriate lessons learned, including assessment against program risk registers for potential impact as appropriate.?10% - Contribute to program development, and support and approve Flight Readiness/Mission Assurance Reviews. Participate as an independent reviewer or voting member in internal/customer Design Reviews and Critical Reviews (Facility, Experimental, and Program).?10% - Act as primary point of contact for assigned Aerojet Rocketdyne program to the customer's Mission Assurance organization to assure timely reporting/resolution of Mission Assurance concerns.RequirementsRequires a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 14 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience (credit given for advanced degrees).?Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship). Must also 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.?Position Specific Experience and Qualification Requirements:

  • Recognized as a MA technical expert with demonstrated leadership role in defining and executing Mission Assurance initiatives.
  • Demonstrated achievements in providing new capabilities and solving challenging problems.
  • Demonstrated track record of knowledge sharing, mentoring, and coaching.
  • Demonstrated engagement with key professional society technical committees such as AIAA, ASQ, etc. and government advisory boards (e.g. for AF, NASA, MDA MAP/PMAP, etc.).This position is integral to achieving 100% mission success and customer satisfaction through multi-faceted application of risk mitigation activities and continuous objective oversight. To do so, this position leads and resolves complex technical program and schedule critical issues and failure investigations to meet company and customer commitments. This position may also represent the company in technical industry forums and peer reviews to maintain required technical visibility and interaction needed to capture new business.?This Principal Engineer/SME position is responsible for driving mission success across the enterprise through the creation, application, and maintenance of tools and mechanisms to ensure objective oversight and risk mitigation during all phases of the product/program life cycle.? This position brings technical system knowledge and provides failure investigation and root cause expertise to lead and resolve complex technical issues and failure investigations.? This position supports technical industry forums and internal program milestone reviews (SRR, CoDR, PDR, CDR, FRR, etc.) to ensure appropriate application of risk mitigation tools, best practices, and formal lessons learned capture and application. Since this is a customer-facing position, the successful candidate is expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills, be able to interface effectively with senior technical staff and all levels of management, and play a leadership role within the industry technical community to ensure that AR?s interests are represented.? The successful candidate is also expected to capture and transfer knowledge in this critical field to the next generation of mission assurance technical staff to maintain AR's competency.???Work Environment and 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 and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 15 pounds; may require minimal 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.

Keywords: Aerojet Rocketdyne, Huntsville , Principal Engineer - Mission Assurance, Other , Huntsville, Alabama

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