Systems Safety Engineer

Systems Safety Engineer

02 Sep 2021
Texas, Grandprairie, 75050 Grandprairie USA

Systems Safety Engineer

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Job Number: 235842

Systems Safety Engineer

Systems Safety Engineer


  • Responsible for ensuring that the products developed and sold to the customer are safe for use. The primary job responsibility will be that of performing Hazard Analysis (Preliminary Hazard Analysis (PHA), System Hazard Analysis (SHA), Subsystem Hazard Analysis (SSHA), Operating and Support Hazard Analysis (O&SHA), Functional Hazard Analysis, Software Hazard Analysis, Fault Tree Analysis) per MIL-STD-882 and contract requirements.

Duties include:

  • Employ safety analysis techniques which will be performed on the engineering product.

  • Develop System Safety for environmental compliance, prohibited materials, hazardous materials management, and pollution prevention in accordance with MIL-STD-882.

  • Develop, deliver and update System Safety Analysis and Risk Assessment, and Hazard Tracking database Flow down of the System Safety requirements to suppliers and audit/review of the supplier's analysis is also required.

  • Independently analyzes and recommends safety features and controls for system design, software, training, and procedures to mitigate or eliminate hazards.

  • Perform and support the development of safety documentation to support customer and contract requirements.

  • Support the development of integrated system hazard analyses.

  • Perform software safety tasks and activities associated with the requirements of AR 385-17.

  • Work with systems and software engineering on architecture, Use Cases and software safety analyses.

  • Ensure hardware and software system safety requirements are identified and documented in appropriate plans, processes and procedures.

  • Assure the program defines and collects evidence in meeting established software safety requirements (including identification and execution/oversight of Level of Rigor testing).

  • Prepare and deliver presentations and participates in safety review meetings, system design meetings, program engineering review and change board meetings Ensure hazard controls are properly implemented and verified.

  • Participate in the development of testing activities to assure safety requirements are met.

  • Review and provide input to Systems Engineering, Design and Software documentation consistent with project phase to include requirements development, design, development, verification, test methods and performance verification.

  • Review specifications, technical documentation, and changes to those documents for impacts to system safety.

  • The results of these analyses will be documented in technical reports.

  • Develop System Safety for environmental compliance, prohibited materials, hazardous materials management, and pollution prevention in accordance with MIL-STD-882.

  • Plan, host, and support System Safety working groups to validate the system's design to meet requirements.

  • Work closely with customer to develop Safety Cases, collaborates hazard mitigations and residual risk and obtain Safety Releases/Certifications.

  • Work closely with Reliability, Software, Test and Design engineering.

  • Create, update, and maintain a Hazard Tracking System and System Safety reports and deliverables for the customer.

  • Review Engineering Change Proposals (ECP), support Concept Screening Board (CSB) and Configuration Control Board (CCB).

  • Candidate will spend majority of time working in a team environment, providing inputs to engineers, performing analyses, and writing reports.

Required Skills:

  • Strong technical background.

  • Experience conducting System Safety efforts, testing and verification in compliance with MIL-STD-882 or equivalent.

  • Knowledge of Safety Engineering design practices.

  • Ability to manage subcontractors in Safety field of expertise.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to build effective working relationships are a must.

  • Additionally, candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills, technical writing experience, and an ability to perform oral presentations in front of large groups.

  • Candidate must be willing to work overtime and travel as needed to support program requirements.

Desired Skills:

  • Mechanical or Electrical Engineering degree.

  • Vehicle and/or Weapons familiarity.

  • Experience implementing a software safety program in accordance with AR 385-17 or equivalent.

  • Experience in preparing software system safety documentation and presenting safety case to the SSSTRP or equivalent safety boards is considered a strong plus.

  • Familiar with software engineering analysis, assessment and documentation tools.

  • Knowledge of Human Factors and Systems Engineering is considered a strong plus.

  • Reliability and Maintainability engineering knowledge. Military experience.

  • Hazardous Materials Management knowledge.

  • Experience supporting System Safety Working Groups.

  • Experience supporting Government conducted tests and providing Safety analysis of test incidents.

  • Hardware/Software fault insertion design and test experience.

THIRD PARTY AGENCIES, SUBCONTRACTORS, AND RECRUITERS NEED NOT APPLY. Applicants received from firms will not be considered. Subcontracting is not available for this position.

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