Electric Boat

  • Engineer Sr - Reliability

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  • Overview

    General Dynamics Electric Boat is the world’s foremost designer and builder of nuclear submarines, the most complex machines made by man. The company’s industry leadership extends back over a century to 1899 when it produced the U.S. Navy's first commissioned undersea warship. Today, Electric Boat prides itself on being the premier shipbuilding company in the industry. We develop and apply state of the art technology to the design and construction of nuclear powered submarines. With a team of highly skilled and dedicated employees, we have successfully taken submarine technology to a new level.


    General Dynamics Electric Boat is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

    Job Description

    The Integrated Logistics Support (ILS)/Life Cycle Development Department (D408) has an opening for an experienced Engineer to support Reliability, Availability and Maintainability (RAM) tasking on current and future programs.


    RAM tasking plays an important role in the development, evaluation, verification and validation of the solution created by the Design-Build-Sustain (DBS) process. Specific tasks include, but are not limited to:

    • The setting of RAM design goals from platform requirements using computer modeling, simulation and allocation
    • The development of system and component level RAM predictions based on selected design solutions
    • The analysis of failure modes and impact on mission and safety requirements
    • The evaluation of Fleet maintenance data to support Reliability Growth Analysis and provide assurance that requirements are being met
    • Completion of RAM studies as part of DBS evaluation of trade space and assessment of alternatives
    • Formulating inputs to downstream ILS processes that influence ship operating procedures, maintenance plans, and logistics support

    The selected individual will support RAM efforts for multiple programs in a variety of capacities. The selected individual will be expected to perform RAM tasks with minimal oversight, and interface with responsible System Integration Team (SIT), DBS Team, and RAM Process Integration Team (PIT) personnel on a regular basis.

    Education/ Experience


    • A bachelor of science degree in Engineering 
    • 5 years of relevant experience
    • Candidate should have practical experience in design, test, operations or analysis of submarine systems.


    • Experience that involves performance of trade studies, evaluation of integrated hardware and software systems, and development of system-level documentation
    • Hands-on experience with operation, testing and troubleshooting of submarine systems
    • A practical working knowledge of design documentation (i.e., system diagrams and descriptions, procurement specifications, etc.) 


    • Candidate should possess a solid understanding of the DBS process at Electric Boat
    • Strong written, communication, and organizational skills are necessary
    • The candidate must be able to work independently, as well as within a team environment
    • Ability to independently facilitate team meetings is required


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