Reliability Engineer I (On-site)




Melbourne, FL


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United States of America


HFL34: Melbourne, FL 1100 W Hibiscus Blvd , Melbourne, FL, 32902-2704 USA

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Looking for the right runway for your career to take flight? Consider joining us here at Collins Aerospace, where we’re working side-by-side with customers on exciting industry possibilities. With a comprehensive portfolio, extensive capabilities and broad expertise, we’re crafting intelligent solutions to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market – all representing the best in innovation and technology for the industries we serve across commercial, business, space, and military and defense aviation.

With 68,000 employees across 46 countries around the world, we offer an extensive flight list of opportunities to explore the depth of our organization. We offer flexible work options to meet your needs by offering on-site, hybrid and remote roles. Join us and help build a more advanced, more autonomous, more connected, more electric and more sustainable future!

Collins Aerospace is seeking an Engineer to join our Avionics Reliability Engineering team. Our work supports the development of innovative aviation electronic solutions for one of the world’s leading Aerospace companies. If you are interested in a dynamic environment allowing for personal and professional growth, we invite you to explore this opportunity. We are in a new era within Aerospace Reliability Engineering, as new technologies require a new approach to addressing long term reliability. This position will afford the opportunity to develop assessment methodologies and pursue research toward fulfilling this need.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Learn reliability engineering processes and how to perform various reliability analyses from a senior reliability engineer (mentor).

  • Perform reliability assessments, which includes reliability predictions of hardware reliability data, to determine Mean time before failure (MTBF) and Mean time before unscheduled removal (MTBUR).

  • Perform electrical component derating analysis to analyze reliability of new hardware designs.

  • Perform Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (FMEA) to identify detected and undetected failure modes of new hardware designs.

  • Develop Reliability enhancement test plans, procedures, and reports.

  • Conduct and oversee Accelerated Lifetime Stress Testing to test new hardware designs and determine environmental limits. Conduct failure root cause and corrective actions investigations. Provide design engineering with input to improve the reliability of new hardware designs.

  • Interface with various engineering groups, including but limited to Safety, Electrical, Systems, Electrical, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineers

  • Perform Neutron Single Event Upset (NSEU) susceptibility analyses.

  • May develop and/or research new reliability engineering analysis and test methods for use with sub-90nm technologies, including multi-core processors, System-on-a-Programmable-Chip (SOPC), various memory technologies and Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA). 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 12 months or less of relevant professional work experience (excluding internships)

  • https://U.S. citizenship is required, as only https://U.S. citizens are authorized to access the information under this program/contract

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Coursework or experience analyzing electrical/electronic component and semiconductor device specifications.

  • Coursework, or interest in areas like thermodynamics and mechanical vibration effects on electronics.

  • Familiar with Systems engineering concepts.

  • Proficient with MS Excel, Visio and MATLAB.

  • Passion for aerospace systems, avionics and/or aviation.

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail. 

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Strong technical writing skills.

  • Self-motivated and a quick learner.

  • Effective interpersonal and team collaboration skills.

  • Experience presenting technical information.

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Our Avionics team advances flight deck solutions, airborne communications, vision systems, sensors and fire protection for commercial and military customers around the world. That means we’re helping people reach their destination safely and keeping pilots, passengers, flight crews, airlines, airports and military personnel connected and informed. And we’re providing industry-leading fire protection and safety systems that our customers can count on when it matters most. Are you ready to learn from the most knowledgeable experts in the industry, develop the technologies of tomorrow and reach new heights in your career? Join our Avionics team today. 

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


  • Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for this role.

Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products.

Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite. Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with your leader.

Remote: Employees who are working in Remote roles will work primarily offsite (from home). An employee may be expected to travel to the site location as needed.

Regardless of your role type, collaboration and innovation are critical to our business and all employees will have access to digital tools so they can work with colleagues around the world – and access to Collins sites when their work requires in-person meetings.

Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option

  • Tuition reimbursement program

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Optional coverages you can buy: pet insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal, ID theft protection

  • Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits

  • Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning

  • Adoption Assistance         

  • Autism Benefit

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions

  • Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Bright Horizons, child and elder care services

  • Teladoc Medical Experts, second opinion program

  •  And more! 

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