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Systems Safety Engineer

Location: Virginia
Position City: Dahlgren
Position State:
Position Zip Code: 22448
Country: United States


The Systems Safety Engineer will assist the Principal for Safety for U.S. Navy Combat Systems in coordinating and executing the safety program:

• Perform high level safety analyses reviews and review system designs for safety impacts
• Map system design requirements to safety requirements
• Prepare Technical Data Packages, Letter Data Packages, and presentations for Software Systems Safety Technical Review Panel (SSSTRP), and Weapon System Explosives Safety Review Board (WSESRB)
• Prepare correspondence letters to SSSTRP/WSESRB
• Prepare MIL-STD-882 documentation including System Safety Management Plan, System Safety Program Plan, Preliminary Hazard List/Analysis, Subsystem Hazard Analysis, System Hazard Analysis, and Assessment Reports
• Develop meeting agendas/ announcements and obtain meeting venues, prepare presentations, record/track action items, and record meeting minutes

Required Skills and Experience

• Thorough understanding of software safety analyses and techniques
• Ability to develop and understand Fault Tree Analysis (FTA)
• Experience in implementation of a MIL-STD-882 System Safety Program
• Working knowledge of MS Office suite of software (notably MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint)
• Thorough understanding of MIL-STD-882 requirements
• Familiarity with forming and running System Safety Working Groups (SSWGs)
• Experience in performing high level safety analyses reviews
• Experience in reviewing system designs for safety impacts
• Experience in mapping system design requirements to safety requirements

Desired Skills and Experience

• Experience of U.S. Naval undersea warfare systems
• Shipboard combat systems safety experience


Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred.

Required Clearance

Must possess a verifiable Department of Defense (DoD) Secret clearance.

EOE M/F/Disability/Vet

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