Progeny has an opening for a System Safety Engineer to be located in Manassas, VA or Middletown, RI. The selected candidate will join a highly talented team responsible for developing the state of the art Common Weapon Launcher (CWL) for both the US and Australian Submarine Navies.
Duties and Responsibilities
Perform system safety analysis for all design changes made to the CWL hardware and software
Identify and track program hazards and risks
Prepare and update Safety Assessment Reports (SARs)
Prepare Technical Data Packages and presentation materials in support of Safety Review Board Reviews including the Weapon System Explosive Safety Review Board (WSESRB) and Software Systems Safety Technical Review Panel (SSSTRP)
Maintain the program system safety documentation
Participate in programmatic meetings including design reviews, code reviews, and Configuration Control Board (CCB) meetings
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
Must be an analytical thinker
Experience is not required but applicants with any of the following are desired:
Experience operating, maintaining, testing, or analyzing weapons systems or software systems
Experience conducting System Engineering Analysis, System Safety Analysis, Risk Management and/or Hazard Analysis
Experience with MIL-STD-882E and the Joint Software Systems Safety Engineering Handbook (JSSSEH)
Experience working with US Navy combat systems or platforms
B.S. in Engineering or a related technical field. Weapon safety experience or relevant military experience may be substituted for a degree.
This position requires the applicant to obtain and maintain a DoD Clearance.
To learn more about the Benefits offered by Progeny Systems, including a minimum $1,000 sign-on bonus for all new hires, please visit our website at http://www.progeny.net/careers.
About Progeny Systems
Progeny Systems is a privately held, high-tech small business that provides premium systems, services, and products for the Department of Defense, government agencies and commercial clients. We are a technology leader in numerous areas including: technology insertion; acoustic sensors; signal processing; combat systems; torpedoes; cyber security; biometrics; knowledge management; undersea vehicles; open architecture; electromagnetic maneuver warfare; electronics packaging; and image/video processing/analysis.
As a small business, Progeny Systems is a participant in the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Progeny Systems has a proven track record of transitioning numerous SBIR contract awards into full-scale production, and has also successfully competed with large defense corporations. Progeny System's ability to leverage flexibility, rapid turnaround, customer responsiveness, and encourage an environment for experimental research has been critical to our success in developing, producing and supporting numerous mission critical national defense systems.
Progeny has provided highly complex products/programs to the United States Government in collaboration with the following agencies, among others:
United States Navy
United States Air Force
United States Army
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)
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