Safety & Mission Assurance Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

United States


Represents NASA Human Health & Performance customer interests at Programmatic Safety Review Panels by applying specialized Safety engineering skills and knowledge. Directly interfaces with other NASA organizations and outside hardware providers through Safety Panel membership. Defends issues raised by responsible reviewers and subject matter experts during Safety Reviews. Responsible for technical review of Spaceflight Safety Data Packages, Hazard Reports, Non-Compliance Reports, and other supporting data. Assures that hazards and their consequences are identified, evaluated, and controlled throughout all phases of the mission and that Programmatic Safety requirements are met. Analyzes safety packages for Health and Medical related concerns and identifies discipline-specific issues which require the application of engineering knowledge from several different fields with relevant Subject Matter Experts. Represents the company and / or customer in outside discussions and technical forums. Works under general administrative and technical supervision. Incumbent will perform other duties and responsibilities as required.

  • Attend assigned Safety Panel Reviews and engage as an informed Panel member
  • Explain and defend Health & Medical requirements and positions on particular subjects
  • Review Safety Data Packages, presentations, Hazard Analyses, and other supporting data
  • Work with Health and Medical Technical Authority (HMTA) delegates to communicate and elevate safety risks
  • Participate in and provide recommendations for Safety Panel Support task process improvement efforts
  • Coordinate with Subject Matter Experts across Human Health & Performance Directorate



  1. Required:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Medical, or Life Sciences field plus minimum 15 years experience in manned spaceflight
  1. Desired:
  • 3 years experience within NASA and/or JSC community
  • 3 years experience performing System Safety
  • 3 years experience working directly with NASA Safety Panels


  1. Required:
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • PC Skills in Microsoft SharePoint, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  1. Desired:
  • Ability to maintain focus and engagement during protracted technical discussions

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job: Engineering, Technology, & Science

Primary Location: US-US-TX-Houston

Req ID: 1085256