System Safety Engineer, Staff-18024174

Location: Redondo Beach
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: Secret
Number of Openings : 3
Shift : 1st Shift

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space 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.
The Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems is seeking an exceptionally qualified and proven Systems Safety Engineer.

The candidate will be expected to support tasks involving System Safety which may included:

  • Reviews product systems, associated support equipment and facilities, functional specifications and operations, and establishes safety requirements for assigned systems.
  • Independently analyzes and recommends safety criteria in system design, equipment and procedures to control or eliminate hazards.
  • Develops safety documents as required to support customer and test/operational range requirements.
  • Performs audits of operational areas and reports effectiveness of system safety program.
  • Participates in accident investigations involving damage to products or related facilities and assists in identification of causes and corrective actions.
  • Evaluates the interrelationship of system safety requirements and other aspects of concept design and development requirements to ensure the most cost effective program.




Basic Qualifications:


- Bachelor's degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) discipline with 14+ years of Engineering/Systems Safety experience OR

- Master's degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) discipline with 12+ years of Engineering/Systems Safety experience OR

- PhD in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) discipline with 9+ years of Engineering/Systems Safety experience

- Experience performing System Safety across all phases of a program

- Active DoD Secret (or higher) clearance in-scope

- Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain all required security clearances and program specific accesses

Preferred Qualifications:

- Familiarity with MIL-STD-882E

- Familiarity with OSHA Standards

- Experience working on Space programs

- Experience leading a System Safety team/effort

- Experience with DoD safety programs highly desired

- Excellent communications skills desired (written and oral)
Experience performing System Safety across all phases of a program

- Experience performing Safety on the floor during Integration and Test, Assembly, and moving of hardware

- Ability to apply extensive technical expertise in System Safety, and has full knowledge of other related disciplines

- Ability to communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings

- Ability to develop technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity

- Ability to work independently, without appreciable direction

- Ability to guide the successful completion of major programs

- Active Program Access

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job ID: 18024174

  Reasons to apply:

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
Secret Required