Associate System Safety Engineer

Requisition ID: 20024296

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Brigham City
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes –May Consider Occasional/Part Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.
Northrop Grumman Space Systems is currently seeking a System Safety Engineer to support system safety activities associated with qualification, production, test, and flight readiness of Solid Rocket Boosters used in NASA’s Space Launch System Program.  This position is located at our Promontory, UT offices.
Role Description & Responsibilities:
The System Safety Engineer is responsible for identifying risks and potential resolutions associated with various Solid Rocket Booster subsystems utilized by NASA for launch vehicle applications.  They provide our NASA customer with vital vehicle risk data derived from such activities as Hazard Analyses, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis, and Probabilistic Risk Assessments.  
The System Safety Engineer provides system safety expertise in support of the subsystem Integrated Product Teams (IPTs).  They are expected to understand the design intent, failure modes, requirements and specifications of the product as well as the manufacturing processes, process controls, and quality inspections.  They directly support and interface with our NASA customer and their government representative (DCMA).
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in team environments
  • Proven technical aptitude and ability to solve complex technical issues
  • Excellent communications skills (both written and verbal)
  • Familiarity or experience with the following is desired:
    • Failure Modes & Effects Analysis
    • Hazards Analysis
    • Probabilistic Risk Assessment
    • Fault Tree Analysis
    • Risk Management
    • GIDEP System Management and Evaluation

Competencies for Success:
Action Oriented; Customer Focus; Ethics and Values; Functional/Technical Skills; Informing, Integrity and Trust; Intellectual Horsepower; Listening; Presentation Skills; Priority Setting; Problem Solving; Self-Development; Self-knowledge. 

Education/Experience:
  • BS degree in a classical Engineering field with to 0-2 years working experience (Electrical Engineering degree preferred)

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. UTspace

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