Principal/ Sr. Principal Safety Systems Engineer-18025184

Location: Huntsville
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: Secret
Number of Openings : 2
Shift : 1st Shift

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact peoples lives around the world today and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, theyre making history. You will learn, grow, and play in an environment that focuses on results and delivery, all backed by strong corporate values and ethics.


Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is looking for an experienced Principal/Sr. Principal System Safety Engineer in Huntsville, AL to become part of Northrop Grummans System Safety Engineering Team. Will it be you

Job Responsibilities:

Independently develop Safety documents, such as System Safety Program Safety Assessments Reports (SAR5); perform audits; and report the effectiveness of the system safety program.
Work closely with the Huntsville Health and Safety Sector manager to ensure all requirements align with Northrop Grumman corporate policies. Metric reports will be provided as necessary.
Participate in accident investigations involving damage to products or related facilities, and harm to personnel.
Responsible for assisting in the identification of the causes and the corrective actions necessary to prevent reoccurrence.
Develop System Safety Program Safety Assessments Reports (SAR5) as required.
Possess the skills to develop, implement, and maintain a Hazardous Material Management Program.





Basic Qualifications:

This requisition may be filled at either a Principal or Sr. Principal level.

BQs for a Principal System Safety Engineer are 5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD.

BQs for a Sr. Principal System Safety Engineer are 9 Years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD

DOD Secret clearance
Demonstrated experience in one or more systems safety engineering job function as described above.
Develop analysis products in support of the Safety Assessment Report (SAR) including a Functional Hazard Analysis (FHA).
Analyze requirements at all levels within the system to identify or create safety critical requirements, and assign appropriate criticality index and level of rigor to SW requirements.
Ability to generate MIL-STD-882 type analyses
Documenting hazard analysis and test results in a Hazard Tracking System
Developing test cases to satisfy safety requirements

Reviewing hardware engineering drawings for safety
Documenting hazardous materials as part of a hazmat program
Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications:

Missile Defense experience
Experience reviewing code for application of safety best coding practices
Experience performing functions such as installing, repairing, inspecting, overhauling, adjusting, aligning, rigging, and calibrating military structures, systems, and components preferred.
Experience with the following: Mil-Std 882 System Safety; Mil-Std 1432 Human Factors; Mil Hdbk 454 General Guideline for Electronic Equipment; OSHA Health Standard; MIL STD 1808; AMCOM Policy 385-17.
5+ years using model-based approaches and tools with experience in UML and DoDAF.


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Job ID: 18025184