Laser System Engineer - Safety - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


A successful candidate will work as part of a team analyzing equipment to identify hazards, categorize risk, and recommend mitigations to reduce the probability/severity of a mishap resulting in injury to personnel, equipment damage, and/or damage to the environment. Candidates will collaborate with government personnel, vendors and the user community to ensure the safety of a Navy and Marine laser system. 

Tasks include: 
  • Preparing technical data packages for the Laser Safety Review Board (LSRB) 
  • Systems safety analysis of hardware and software on a Navy or Marine Corps laser system 
  • Prepare/update Safety Assessment Reports 
  • Prepare/review/update Technical Data Packages and Presentation Materials in support of Safety Review Board Reviews including the Weapon System Explosive Safety Review Board (WSESRB) and Software Systems Safety Technical Review Panel (SSSTRP) 
  • Review System Requirements documentation to identify potential hazardous conditions and make recommendations to system design in collaboration with program staff 
  • Perform operational analysis to identify potential deficiencies in operating procedures, training documentation, maintenance procedures, storage and handling procedures, and/or ordnance handling procedures. Make recommendations to commendations to resolve deficiencies. 
  • Review and make recommendations to test plans to ensure safety requirements are met. 
  • Assess Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) and other system change requests to identify/verify safety risks. 


  • Bachelors and two (2) years or more experience; Masters and 0 years related experience
Clearance Requirement: 
  • Must currently possess a Secret security clearance, interim clearance is acceptable.
Desired Qualifications: 
  • Experience analyzing, testing or maintaining laser systems 
  • Experience conducting System Engineering Analysis, System Safety Analysis, Risk Management and/or Hazard Analysis 
  • Experience working with US Navy or US Marine Corps combat systems or platforms 
  • Experience operating, maintaining, testing, or analyzing weapons systems or complex mechanical or software systems 
  • Experience preparing technical reports 
  • Experienced Laser System Safety Officer (LSSO) a plus 
Education Requirements: 
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or a technical related field, or military experience at E-6 or higher.