Reliability & Maintainability Engineer

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Alexandria, VA, USA
  • Dec 11, 2020

Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Reliability and Maintainability engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse, and highly motivated individuals supporting the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense, Research and Engineering (OUSD(R&E)).

Job duties include:

  • Review and assess reliability and maintainability programs and reliability documentation for programs selected for major DoD programs
  • Provide mentorship in the areas of reliability and maintainability
  • Update policy and guidance for the practice of reliability and maintainability
  • Support the review and assessment of reliability and maintainability test strategies as documented in Test Evaluation Master Plan (TEMP) and other documentation
  • Understand and evaluate quality and risk associated with reliability and maintainability characteristics, capabilities, requirements and specification
  • Evaluate the impacts of new technologies and practices of the discipline of R&M
  • Prepare briefing and white papers for senior leaders
  • Prepare reports and evaluations to inform milestone decision authorities


Education & Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field and fourteen (14) years of experience; Master's degree and twelve (12) years of experience. 
  • At least 15 years of experience with 10 years of experience in R&M engineering
  • Six years of experience on weapon system programs/projects supporting the Department of Defense or Intelligence Community
  • Experience with DoD Systems Engineering processes and R&M disciplines to include requirements development and R&M Engineering design activities
  • Experience using model based engineering, SysML, XML and associated tools such as Cameo, MagicDraw, Rhapsody, and Enterprise Architecture
  • Experience applying the principles of developing and designing reliable software
  • Understanding of Lean-Agile mindset, systems engineering, and product and solution management principles
  • Exceptional interpersonal, leadership, and decision-making skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to successfully lead and/or collaborate with internal and external customers

Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledge of tools such as OPUS, Windchill, Raptor, ReliaSoft, and Teamcenter
  • Understanding of business challenges and opportunities driven by technology, digital transformation, and regulations unique to the Defense industry
  • Understanding of condition-based maintenance, prognostics and health management, and reliability-centered maintenance
  • Knowledge of site reliability engineering, system uptime, and methods to improve availability
  • Understanding of the DoD Reliability, Availability, Maintainability-Cost (RAM-C) operational requirements analysis process
  • Understanding of the process to translate user operational requirements to design specification requirements

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance