Sr Principal Systems Engineer

Herndon, VA
Aug 23, 2017
Sep 25, 2017
Full Time
This Job describes the requirements for the delivery of Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) services by under the NATO ITM contract. The technical services shall include support in the drafting and delivery of the following components and plans: Reliability, Availability, Maintainability, Testability (RAMT) and Failure Modes, Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA) planning and analyses (Support Case). Services may also include ongoing support from the candidate, as required for design changes/updates to architecture.

    Develop and maintain a Support Case in which all logistics support activities, including RAMT activities will be documented, as required under the contract.Develop and maintain a Reliability Block Diagram (RBD) of the entire system, relating all items (i.e. hardware down to LRU level and all software modules) based on failure dependencies, and explaining how the reliability of each item contributes to the success or failure of the entire system (MTBF and MTTR).Perform a Failure Modes, Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA) in accordance with MIL-STD-1629A, or equivalent. Develop and maintain a list of operation tasks, SMC tasks, corrective maintenance tasks and preventive maintenance tasks, to be used as a starting point for the Task Analysis.Produce a completed Recommended Items List (RIL) from the analysis.Ensure that the RAMT demonstrations and RAMT tests are developed and incorporated into the Test and Acceptance Plan (TAP).Provide rationale and justifications for all data and formulas used in any of the calculations and models.Experience in developing Failure Reporting, Analysis, and Corrective Action System (FRACAS).
Foreign travel is required up to 20%. Candidate must hold an active passport.

Education 1. Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline.

 2. Masters Degree preferred.

Qualifications Qualifications

    Experience with RAMT Analysis and Prediction Experience with FMECA anaylsis Experience with RAMT Evaluation using PTC Windchill or the Reliasoft tool to develop and analyze RBDs, Failure modes and TasksSecret Security Clearance
10-15 years of related systems engineering experience.


5-8 years of directly related experience in the reliability engineering field.

  As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. #NATO #NATOITM