SAIC is currently looking for Safety Engineers to support launch system SE&I activities for the Launch Enterprise (LE)
Directorate at SMC. This position is located at Vandenberg AFB, CA. Key aspects of this oversight will include the
System safety documentation
Programmatic Environmental Safety and Health Evaluations
Launch range safety
Launch verification matrix (LVM)
Flight termination systems
Day of Launch activities
Job Specific Responsibilities:
Performs system safety analyses of hardware and for launch systems
Utilizes technical and safety review and documentation analysis techniques to include fault tree analyses, failure modes
and hazardous effects analyses, inadvertent launch analyses, and other techniques as required.
Duties include preparing and/or updating safety assessment reports and risk assessment reports. Reviewing and
analyzing system safety management and program plans, safety analyses, accident and incident data, mishap
investigation reports, safety test plans and results, and other ESOH related data. Preparing risk assessment reports,
safety assessment reports, and technical data packages and presentation materials for safety review boards.
Conducting or review safety assessment of new, updated, and/or modified hardware and software, waivers, and exemption
requests. Performing operational analyses and studies to identify potential deficiencies in operating procedures, ordnance
handling procedures, stowage or other logistics phases involving ordnance, safety procedures, etc. and making specific
recommendations for their resolution. May also perform environmental safety assessments.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience.
DESIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Work proficiently on unusually complex technical problems and provide solutions
Desired Technology Experience
Launch Vehicles and Subsystems (Avionics, Propulsion, Structures)
Space and Ground systems
Launch Site activities