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Northrop Grumman Sr Principal Systems Safety Engineer in Huntsville, Alabama

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman's Space Launch and Missile Defense Systems Sector is looking for an experienced Sr. Principal System Safety Engineer in Huntsville, AL to become part of Northrop Grumman's System Safety Engineering Team. Will it be you?

Job Responsibilities:

  • Independently develop System Safety documents such as the System Safety Program Plan (SSPP), Software System Safety Program Plan (SwSSPP), Safety Assessments Reports (SAR)

  • Perform audits and report the effectiveness of the system safety program.

  • Work in a classified environment to analyze software requirements, capabilities, code, and tests with a safety focus

  • Generate MIL-STD-882E analysis including Preliminary Hazard Analysis, Functional Hazard Analysis, Subsystem Hazard Analysis, System Requirements Hazard Analysis, etc.

  • Develop SW test cases to satisfy safety requirements

  • Document hazard analysis and test results in a Hazard Tracking System


Basic Qualifications:

  • 9 Years' of related experience with a Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD

  • DOD Secret clearance

  • Demonstrated experience in one or more systems safety engineering job function as described above.

  • Develop analysis products in support of the Safety Assessment Report (SAR) including a Functional Hazard Analysis (FHA).

  • Analyze requirements at all levels within the system to identify or create safety critical requirements, and assign appropriate criticality index and level of rigor to SW requirements.

  • Ability to generate MIL-STD-882E type analyses

  • Documenting hazards, hazard analysis, and verifications in a Hazard Tracking System

  • Developing test cases to satisfy safety requirements

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Missile Defense experience

  • Experience reviewing code for application of safety best coding practices

  • Experience performing functions such as installing, repairing, inspecting, overhauling, adjusting, aligning, rigging, and calibrating military structures, systems, and components preferred.

  • Experience with the following: MIL-STD-882E System Safety; MIL-STD-1472 Human Engineering; MIL-HDBK-454 General Guideline for Electronic Equipment; OSHA Health Standard; MIL-STD-1808; MIL-STD-1901A; AMCOM Policy 385-17.

  • 5+ years using model-based approaches and tools with experience in UML and DoDAF.

  • Experience using DOORS as a part of an integrated systems engineering process that includes system safety engineering

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Job Category : Engineering