Senior System Safety Engineer I - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

The Whole Life Engineering (WLE) Center is made up of several disciplines whose main objective is to influence hardware and systems throughout their life cycle to ensure effective operation, reliability, system safety, maintainability and economical ownership by the customer and end user. We have an immediate need for a System Safety Engineer with experience in multiple WLE disciplines to be a member of a team comprised of System Safety Engineers, Reliability Engineers, and Supportability Engineers.

Candidate will be an integral part of the WLE team as a System Safety Engineer, supporting multiple programs. Responsibilities include: develop hazard analyses in accordance with MIL-STD-882E; develop/flow safety requirements into system and subsystem specifications; develop / implement Hazardous Materials Management Program, populate and manage the Hazard Tracking Database; executing the System Safety Program; Perform Safety / Health Hazard Analysis; perform fault tree analyses; generate Safety Assessment reports; and support internal/external program meetings/reviews. The individual will represent System Safety needs across the organization, and will be the prime contact on contracts and projects involving system safety activities, including presentations to multiple levels of Customer management. The individual will be expected to work to achieve operational targets with significant impact on departmental results and to work independently under limited supervision. The candidate may be responsible for entire projects or processes within job area.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum 4 years of System Safety or similar experience
  • Experience developing and executing a system safety program in accordance with MIL-STD-882
  • Experience identifying, mitigating, and verifying hazards in a hazard tracking system
  • Experience performing hardware and software system safety analyses
  • Proficiency in reading, understanding, and modifying electrical schematics
  • Proficiency in reading, understanding, and modifying software (code)
  • Experience in flowing and deriving system safety requirements for system and subsystem specifications
  • Proficiency in preparing for and delivering technical presentations to various levels of management and customers
  • Knowledge of other related disciplines (Systems Engineering, Reliability Engineering) and Analyses (requirements development, FMECA)
  • Experience applying technical expertise to multiple situations
  • Experience working across multiple organizational levels
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position requires the ability to obtain a DoD Secret U.S. Security Clearance within one year of start date
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.

Desired Skills:
  • Existing DoD Top Secret or Secret clearance
  • Experience performing Fault Tree Analyses
  • Experience guiding a safety program from proposal development to successful completion
  • Experience applying Human Systems Integration (HSI) concepts
  • Ability to function well in a high pressure multi-tasking environment
  • Database design and maintenance using Microsoft ACCESS
  • Experience with analyzing laser products
  • Airborne radar and/or EO system experience

Required Education:
BS degree in Electrical, Computer, Systems Engineering, or other related technical field.

Desired Education:
MS degree in Electrical, Computer, Systems Engineering, or related technical field.

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.