BAE Systems, one of the world's leading defense contractors and a stable Fortune 500 company, is seeking a Principal Safety Systems Engineer ideally at our San Jose, CA location.
The Principal Safety Systems Engineer:
Leads System Safety Program for our Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) program and directs lower level engineers assigned to the program.
Provides engineering support that ensures safety, consistent with mission requirements, is designed into systems, subsystems, equipment and related interfaces, as required by government contracts.
Conducts rigorous safety analyses that identify potential hazards in design and strives to eliminate or mitigate these hazards through design influence, application of safety interlocks and/or development of appropriate warnings.
Provides hazard analyses, design recommendations, risk assessments, safety assessment reports, safety bulletins, and support to proposals and/or work directives.
Develops program plans and interacts with various technical disciplines for design enhancement.
Influences design and works across lines of management.
Ensures technical outcomes are consistent with established engineering principles and practices and that customer and company technical, system, performance, and quality requirements are met.
Continuously strives to maintain and enhance the technical reputation of BAE Systems with customers and industry.
Guides the preparation of assigned proposals, including responsibility for technical and cost content.
Ensures that the scope allocated to the ACV Product Safety team is rigorously executed to meet allocated functional, performance, and interface requirements within cost and schedule constraints.