Sr Principal Systems Safety Engineer, –

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Requisition ID: R10088850
Category: Engineering
Location: Huntsville, AL, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Positions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation’s history – from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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, they’re making history.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is seeking a Systems Safety Engineer 4 to join our team in Huntsville, AL. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman’s System Safety Engineering Team. This position is responsible for reviewing, establishing, and implementing safety requirements associated with support equipment, facilities, operations, and products. The position requires experience in the development, implementation and maintenance of a System Safety Program. This includes the identification and evaluation of system safety and health hazards, definition of risk levels, and management of the probability and severity of all hazards associated with installation/integration, use, and disposal of hardware. This position will develop and maintain all necessary documentation necessary to implement and maintain a System Safety Program.

The successful candidate will be able to independently develop Safety documents, such as System Safety Program Safety Assessments Reports (SAR); perform audits; and report the effectiveness of the system safety program. The individual will 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. The candidate will participate in accident investigations involving damage to products or related facilities, and harm to personnel. The individual will be responsible for assisting in the identification of the causes and the corrective actions necessary to prevent re-occurrence. The candidate will develop System Safety Program Safety Assessments Reports (SAR) as required. The individual will possess the skills to develop implement and maintain a Hazardous Material Management Program.

Basic Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, the candidate must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below.

DOD security clearance
Systems Safety Engineer 4: requires 9 years with Bachelor of Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD. Degree in engineering, computer science, mathematics, or physics.
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 HW/SW requirements.
Ability to generate MIL-STD-882 type analyses
Experience documenting hazard analysis and test results in a Hazard Tracking System
Experience developing test cases to satisfy safety requirements
Experience reviewing hardware engineering drawings for safety
Experience 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.
3+ years using model-based approaches and tools with experience in UML and DoDAF. 

Salary Range: $114,300 USD – $171,500 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042

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.

Northrop Grumman / Equal Opportunity Employer

JBNGJ-R10088850 2023.01.14

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