System Safety Engineer

Quantitech Huntsville , AL 35801

Posted 2 months ago


Axient LLC is currently looking for a System Safety Engineer to support our customer located at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama.


Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Lead the application and management of a System Safety Program for one or more weapon/combat systems IAW Mil-Std-882E and DA Pam 385-16.

  • Conduct system safety assessments and hazard analyses of hardware and software in a variety of DoD weapon and combat systems (missiles, rockets, radars, launchers, and communications) and related support equipment.

  • Prepare and/or update Safety Assessment Reports, Hazard Analyses, and System Safety Risk Assessments.

  • Prepare and/or review System Safety Management Plans (SSMPs) and System Safety Program Plans (SSPPs) and related weapon/combat systems program management safety documentation.

  • Conduct and/or review system safety assessments of new, updated, and/or modified weapon/combat system hardware and software, including change, waiver, and exemption requests.

  • Assess design and system test documentation for incorporation of system safety related requirements and assess test data to verify/validate system safety requirements.

  • Perform technical System Safety Reviews, using accepted Army techniques, and develop required documentation for Government acceptance.

  • Perform soldier interface system safety assessments on weapon/combat systems and support equipment.

  • Meet and/or coordinate with Government and/or contractor engineers, technical and test agency personnel, and Safety Office representatives to review system safety-related documentation, test reports, test data, and theater incident data, and assess/coordinate safety implications and risk levels to Users.

  • Review contractor documentation for safety implications and to assess risk levels and coordinate mitigation strategies

  • Review and/or provide input to contract documents, such as Statements of Work and Specifications, for safety-related implications to ensure safety considerations are properly addressed.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance at Secret Level.

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) in Engineering, Science, or related discipline.

  • Jr Level Engineer will have a minimum of 3-5 years applicable System Safety experience.

  • Mid-Level Engineer will have a minimum of 6-10 years applicable System Safety experience.

  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) will have a minimum of 20 years applicable System Safety Experience.

  • Excellent customer interface and communications skills, written and verbal.

  • Willingness to travel, up to 10%.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Science (MS) in Engineering, Science, or related discipline.

  • Experience in the preparation, review, and input to safety related technical data packages and presentation materials for Government safety review boards, including the US Army Fuze Safety Review Board; AMCOM Ignition System Safety Review Board (ISSRB); and AMCOM Software Systems Safety Technical Review Panel (SSSTRP) and other safety reviews to obtain Government safety approval.

  • Experience in developing input to contract documents, such as Statements of Work and Performance Specifications to ensure system safety considerations and requirements are properly addressed.

  • Experience in conducting and managing a System Safety Working Group or Safety Integrated Product Team.

Must meet applicable COVID safety requirements and protocols

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