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Northrop Grumman Principal Systems Safety Engineer in Northridge, California

Discover careers that change the world and further advancements in defense, technology, and engineering today at Northrop Grumman. Use your experience to grow your career and support our global customers with the technology, systems, and solutions they need to enable their missions on the front lines and secure our world every day. With Northrop Grumman, you'll discover a culture built on diversity, respect, and above all teamwork. Together with our group of experts across the techncial spectrum, you'll discover opportunities to make a difference in our world and start solving some of the world's most critical problems in the most innovative ways.

The Systems Engineering Specialties Dept. is seeking a Principal Systems Safety Engineer to join a group of talented engineers in Northridge, CA . The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on complex missile systems alongside a multi-disciplinary team. We are looking for an individual that is passionate, driven, seeks challenges, and goal oriented.


In this position, the selected candidate will (but not be limited to):

•Analyze, recommend, and drive safety criteria in system design, equipment, and procedures in order to mitigate or eliminate hazards

•Perform technical planning, verification and validation, & risk analyses at all levels of the system life cycle

•Apply engineering principles and standards to support, develop, or review System/Subsystem Hazard Analysis, Bent Pin Analysis, Fault Tree Analysis, Sneak Circuit Analysis, Software System Safety Analysis, Functional Hazard Analysis, and Failure Modes Effects & Criticality Analysis

•Develop, review, update, and approve system safety artifacts and hardware/software safety requirements

•Identify technical issues, propose solutions, and ensure appropriate action is taken to resolve the technical issues

•Participate in and lead various system safety meetings with both internal and external stakeholders

Relocation assistance, while not guaranteed, may be available for this position.


Basic Qualifications :

•BS in Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or related STEM discipline with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, or MS with 3 years of relevant experience

•Familiarity with requirements development

•Must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of employees and customers

•Current/active Secret clearance (or higher) that has been adjudicated within the past 5 years

Preferred Qualifications :

•Experience with concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance, and disposal of military weapon systems

•Experience analyzing software specifications

•Experience using the following standards/codes: MIL-STD-882, AFSPCMAN 91-710, ASTM, ANSI, NEC, AFOSH, PESHE, NFPA, DO-178, OSHA.

•Experience developing system safety artifacts

•Experience leading multi-disciplinary teams

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Job Category : Engineering