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Jacobs Reliability Engineer - TS/SCI W/Poly - Hanover, Maryland in HANOVER, Maryland

Your Impact:

Are you an engineer looking for the next big step in your career? If so, you may be the perfect candidate for Jacobs' opening to be a Reliability Engineer. As a Reliabiliy Engineer you will be responsible for developing and implementing reliability test plans for customer projects and conducting accelerated testing of circuit boards.

You will assist our team by:

  • Performing basic environmental tests (e.g. vibration, mechanical shock, drop, temperature cycling, humidity, burn-in, temperature shock, and salt fog testing).

  • Conducting data analysis using statistical software, such as JMP, to interpret testing results and provide recommendations or alternatives.

  • Developing formal testing plans based on customer requirements and research, final reports summarizing testing efforts and data analysis, and briefings based on relevant technologies using technical writing and communication skills.

  • Researching new technologies and testing techniques to identify potential new tools and capabilities for procurement.

Join our inclusive team at Jacobs if you're an engineer that wants to take a unique career path!

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Five (5) years of experience with reliability or environmental testing. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Physical Sciences, or related field. In lieu of a Bachelor’s degree, an additional four (4) additional years of experience may be substituted.

  • Active TS/SCI w/ poly

Physical Requirements:

Most work will be done at a desk or computer.

Work Environment:

General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers.

Equipment & Machines:

General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.


Attendance is critical at all times. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday. However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements. Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur.

Other Essential Functions:

Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing. Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements. Must be willing to travel as needed. Must take and pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle records check. Must be a US citizen.


Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.