Staff Engineer Systems SafetyLinthicum, MD

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

NGMS is seeking an experienced System Safety Engineer to support various programs within the Mission Systems Sector. We are looking for a candidate with extensive experience in the field of System Safety Engineering.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a MIL STD 882 compliant system safety program

  • Conduct System Safety analysis to ensure risks are identified, communicated, tracked, and mitigated to a tolerable level

  • Document and present results of system safety analysis in formal contract deliverable reports

  • Communicate and present results of System Safety analysis with internal/external customers and at major milestone reviews

  • Provide technical leadership in the System Safety Engineering discipline and work to drive sound systems engineering on programs

Typical Minimum Education / Experience

Bachelor's degree with 14 years of experience, a Master's degree with 12 years of experience or a PhD with 9 years of experience in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related technical fields.

Basic Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizenship is required

  • An active DoD Secret Security Clearance or the ability to obtain/maintain is required

  • Fluency in System Safety Engineering practices in accordance with MIL-STD-882E, JSSSEH, ARP-4761/DO-178/254, or other relevant standards for complex systems development

  • Experience conducting system safety hazard analyses (i.e, PHA, SRHA, FHA, SHA, SSHA, O&SHA, FTA)

  • Experience implementing/developing Safety Analysis plans/reports (i.e, SSPP, SAR, HMMP)

  • Utilization of a Hazard Tracking System (HTS)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizenship is required

  • An active DoD Secret Security Clearance or the ability to obtain/maintain is required

  • Desire to understand the intricate details and underlying principles of complex systems development

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience with DoD System Safety programs throughout all phases of the systems engineering developmental lifecycle

  • Experience briefing System Safety analysis at design reviews (i.e., SRR, SFR, PDR, CDR)

  • RF and/or Laser Safety Analysis experience

  • Extensive experience with implementing SW Safety on complex systems

  • Experience with presenting at SSSTRP/WSESRB Board reviews

  • Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering

  • Certified Safety Professional

This position is contingent upon the ability to obtain/maintain an active DoD Secret Clearance.

Salary Range: $143,100 - $214,700

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.