Prinicipal System Engineer - Safety - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

System Safety Engineer

Position Responsibilities:

  • System Safety engineering and development of program safety plans to provide the engineering team with application of safety policies and guidance
  • Provide support to MDA and other program personnel as required as well as other system engineering tasks as required
  • Interface with team members and National Team management to ensure high quality products are generated on time and within the resources available
  • Integration of the product lines (BM, C2, Networks), generation of responsible sections of the capability specifications, training less experienced personnel in SE and Safety techniques, reviewing the content and details of technical products, and acting as a technical interface to MDA working level counterparts on an as required basis
  • Independently complete Safety analysis including Preliminary Hazard Analysis (PHA), Subsystem Hazard Analysis (SSHA) and support incorporating updates into existing Safety Analysis Reports (SARs).
Technical Skill Required:
  • System Engineering background with specialization in System and Software Safety
  • Ability to be part of an integrated team tasked with defining the physical, functional, and technical architecture necessary to describe the desired capabilities of an evolving BMDS Battle Management, Command & Control, and Communications effort.
  • Identification and definition of desired capabilities; modeling the interrelationships between internal and external components.
  • Communicate the desired capabilities to a diverse group of developers, engineers, subject matter experts, and users.
  • Generate system/element level functional, performance, and interface specifications to document and control the achievement of the desired capabilities.
  • In depth knowledge of systems engineering concepts, principles, and techniques
Background Experience Required:
  • Minimum of 8 years of system engineering and software systems engineering experience required in developing new and integrating existing systems
  • Experience should include specific roles in Battle Management and Command & Control systems with an understanding of DoD safety programs highly desired
  • Ability to analyze high level needs and through a structured and logical approach refine the need into an integrated set of hardware and software
  • Excellent communications skills desired (written and oral)
  • Able to communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings. Able to implement engineering plans within a project
  • Must be a self-starter able to lead portions of the activity and direct the activities of junior and mid-level engineers
  • Some travel required.
  • Clearance Requirement: Active/Current Secret Clearance
Education Required:

Bachelor's Degree in Science / Engineering or related with a minimum of 8 years' experience or Master's Degree in Science or Engineering or related with a minimum of 6 years of increasingly responsible roles in the development and integration of large scale Command & Control, and Battle Management Systems.

  • Position supports all task orders performing System Safety Engineering tasking as the lead for System Safety Requirements Analysis, including customer coordination for safety impact and safety criticality for all requirements.
  • Position is also heavily integrated in I&T process and is critical to ensure all Safety Critical DTAPS stay on schedule and are support both internally for C2BMC Safety Team and the customer, BCQS reviews.
  • The position will require travel, with up to 1 week in Colorado on an estimate of at least 6 times a year and possibly monthly during heavy testing support periods.
  • If the selected candidate is located in COS-83, candidate would need to travel to Huntsville and maintain close communication with other system safety team members and lead located there

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.
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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.