System Safety Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC is seeking System Safety Engineers in Virginia

Be 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 Marine Corps weapons systems. Regular activities may include:


  • Conduct system safety analysis of hardware and software on a variety of Marine Corps weapons, platforms, and combat systems to identify hazards that could result in injury to personnel, damage to equipment, and/or damage to the environment.
  • Review System Requirements documentation to identify potential hazardous conditions and make recommendations to system design in collaboration with program staff.
  • Prepare Hazard Logs, Risk Acceptance Letters, Safety Assessment Reports and Safety Releases.
  • 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).
  • 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.



  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or a technical related field, or military experience at E-7 or higher.
  • 2+ years of experience
  • Must currently possess or be able to obtain a Secret security clearance, interim clearance is acceptable.