182738 - Systems Safety Engineer
CA-Southern California - San Diego
Rancho Bernardo
6 Months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Systems Safety Engineer for an opening in Rancho Bernardo, CA.

The Systems Safety Engineer responsible for ensuring that the products developed at Client and sold to the customer are safe for use. The primary job responsibility will be that of performing Hazard Analysis (Preliminary Hazard Analysis (PHA), System Hazard Analysis (SHA), Subsystem Hazard Analysis (SSHA), Operating and Support Hazard Analysis (O&SHA), Functional Hazard Analysis, Software Hazard Analysis, Fault Tree Analysis)) per MIL-STD-882E and contract requirements.
Employ safety analysis techniques, which will be performed on the engineering product.
Develop System Safety for environmental compliance, prohibited materials, hazardous materials management, and pollution prevention in accordance with MIL-STD-882E.
Develop, deliver and update System Safety Analysis and Risk Assessment, and Hazard Tracking database Flow down of the System Safety requirements to suppliers and audit/review of the supplier's analysis is also required. Independently analyzes and recommends safety features and controls for system design, software, training and procedures to mitigate or eliminate hazards.
Perform and support the development of safety documentation to support customer and contract requirements Support the development of integrated system hazard analyses.
Ensure hardware and software system safety requirements are identified and documented in appropriate plans, processes and procedures.
Assure the program defines and collects evidence in meeting established safety requirements (including identification and execution/oversight of Level of Rigor testing).
Prepare and deliver presentations and participates in safety review meetings, system design meetings, program engineering review and change board meetings.
Ensure hazard controls are properly implemented and verified.
Participate in the development of testing activities to assure safety requirements are met.
Review and provide input to Systems Engineering, Design and Software documentation consistent with project phase to include requirements development, design, development, verification, test methods and performance verification Review specifications, technical documentation, and changes to those documents for impacts to system safety. The results of these analyses will be documented in technical reports.
Plan, host and support System Safety working groups to validate the system’s design to meet requirements Work closely with customer to develop Safety Cases, collaborates hazard, mitigations and residual risk and obtain Safety Releases/Certifications.
Ensures that safety critical functions are tracked and that risks are reduced through valid controls to ensure safer operations within a system.
Ensure that requirements specifications clearly identify the safety requirements.
Ensure bi-directional traceability between safety requirements and system hazards, which traces down to the design specifications, implementation, and verification method.
Ensures that safety issues are addressed in formal and informal reviews and that specific safety analyses and tests are performed especially when there are specific software safety issues and potential hazards.
Interfaces with the testing organizations to ensure verification of hazard controls implemented by hardware / software.
Reviews safety-critical requirements for inclusion in project technical specifications.
Interacting with the customer’s safety organizations and coordinating with our systems safety group and subcontractors.
Helps facilitate schedule performance thru optimized implementation planning with CAMs.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Strong system safety technical background is required.
Strong creative drive and the ability to apply out of the box thinking to research problems.
Experience conducting System Safety efforts, testing and verification in compliance with MIL-STD-882E or equivalent.
Demonstrated knowledge of Safety Engineering design practices.
Proficient with Microsoft Office products.
Proficient in hazard tracking software.
Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to build effective working relationships are required.
Additionally, candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills, technical writing experience, and an ability to perform oral presentations in front of large groups.
Candidate must be willing to work overtime and travel as needed to support program requirements.
Demonstrated System Safety experience in a Conceptual/Preliminary Design environment.
Demonstrated System Safety experience in a Development Program.
Possesses experience in training and mentoring less experienced engineers to train engineers in the practical application of the System Safety technical discipline.
Experience with military or government programs.

Travel Percentage Required 0% - 25%

Accredited Bachelors degree, masters degree or PhD in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and progressive engineering experience as follows; four or more years of experience with a bachelors degree or two or more years of experience with a masters degree. May substitute equivalent engineering experience in lieu of education.


MISCELLANEOUS: Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Christophor Long
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x179 or (800) 927-9318 x179

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.