Sr. RAM/FRACAS Engineer – ONSITE (Minimum $20k Sign On Bonus)


Rms Ap Bldg, AZ

Date Posted:



United States of America


AZ807: RMS AP Bldg 807 1151 East Hermans Road Building 807, Tucson, AZ, 85756 USA

Position Role Type:

  • **This position is eligible for a minimum of $20k Sign-On Bonus**
  • **Sign on bonus is not permitted for internal candidates

About Us:
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, by combining our vast resources and investments we are able to dedicate ourselves to solving mission-level vs. product-level customer challenges – together we can anticipate more, move faster and make a bigger impact on the big picture.

The Whole Life Engineering (WLE) Directorate provides effective and affordable design support and optimal sustainment solutions. Working closely with members of both design and user communities, our highly skilled practitioners use cutting edge technologies and tools to sustain and support RMD products. WLE’s diverse disciplines include Reliability Engineering, System Safety Engineering, Human Systems Integration, Sustainment Architecture, Integrated Logistics Support and Supportability / Sustainment Engineering. These disciplines work together with our programs and external partners to develop innovative and customer focused solutions in order to produce reliable, safe and sustainable products.

Job Summary:

We’re an employee-focused team collaborating across departments, including Engineering, Environmental Health & Safety, Supply Chain, Operations, Test & Integration and Production.

As a Reliability, Availability, Maintainability (RAM) and Failure Reporting, Analysis, and Corrective Action System (FRACAS) Engineer your responsibilities will involve all aspects of RAM / FRACAS activity within the Raytheon Missiles & Defense business unit including:

  • Ensuring the performance compliance of both customer and internal requirements.
  • Analysis of engineering hardware and electrical drawings and schematics assessing for fault tolerance, latent hazards, and safety requirements compliance

We value diverse skills and experience, so don't hold back. Your qualifications could add tremendous value to our team. Our customers come from all different backgrounds, and so do our employees. If you're passionate about what you could accomplish here, we'd love to hear from you.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Assessing RAM performance: Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF), Mean Time Between Critical Failure (MTBCF) & Operational Availability (Ao)
  • Defining / allocating RAM requirements
  • Performing Reliability & Maintainability predictions
  • Performing Reliability modeling
  • Performing Sneak Circuit Analysis
  • Performing Failure Modes Effects Criticality Analysis (FMECA)
  • Performing FRACAS tasks, including trend analysis and failure investigations
  • Leading FRACAS Events Review Boards (FERBs) and Failure Investigations
  • Supporting Reliability Test Planning and Execution: Accelerated, Growth, Demonstration
  • Ensuring performance compliance to requirements

This job is posted as ONSITE.

Qualifications You Must Have:

Typically Requires:

  • Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of relevant experience OR an Associate’s Degree and 7+ years of relevant experience OR an advanced degree in a related field and 3+ years’ relevant experience OR a PhD can account for the 5 years of experience as required for this role. In absence of a college degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required.
  • Engineering experience
  • Experience with reliability analysis, failure investigations, and/or root cause/corrective action (RCCA)
  • Experience in gathering, analyzing and/or presenting data
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance. US citizenship is required as only US citizens are eligible for a security clearance

Qualifications We Value:

  • Experience with Reliability Engineering Concepts
  • Experience with Failure Review Boards
  • Experience interfacing with suppliers
  • Strong communication skills and ability to present to diverse audiences
  • Experience leading large teams and working in a cross functional team environment
  • Experience using Windchill Quality Solutions suite of tools
  • Professional certification in the area of Reliability, Availability and Maintainability
  • Experience with technical document and report generation
  • Experience with Earned Value Management System (EVMS)

What We Offer: Whether you are just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits on offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

About Tucson:
This job is located in beautiful Tucson, AZ. Recognized as one of America’s 10 Best Small Cities, Tucson has a friendly, laid-back atmosphere, combined with the innovation and energy of a metropolitan region. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, the colorful Sonoran Desert landscape and majestic saguaro cacti, Tucson showcases some of nature’s best work. Tucson is known for its bright blue skies, and with more than 310 sunny days per year, this fantastic weather allows residents enjoy the outdoors year-round.

Additional Details: This job is posted internally as: Sr. Engineer, Reliability Engineering

Employee Referral Award Eligibility: Only employees currently within RMD and RI&S have the potential to receive a Referral Award for submitting a referral to RMD and RI&S roles. ALL eligibility requirements must be met (see guidelines) to receive the Referral Awarding.

Clearance Information: This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here:


Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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