Northrop Grumman Engineer Systems 3_San Diego in San Diego, California

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Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems is seeking a highly motivated System Safety Engineer Level 3 to work on the Triton Unmanned Aircraft System, the US Navy's premier airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance platform.

Essential Functions:

  • The selected candidate will identify and adjudicate identified hazards, and should have experience with military aircraft, as well as a working knowledge of aircraft concepts and operations.

  • Familiarity with electronic systems and circuits, or mechanical systems, as well as real-time executable software is required.

  • Technical responsibilities include generation of CDRL items, including System Hazard Analysis (SHA), Functional Hazard Assessment (FHA), Subsystem Hazard Analysis (SSHA), and Operating & Support Hazard Analysis (O&SHA) per MIL-STD-882.

  • The selected candidate will also update the existing Triton Probability of Loss of Aircraft (PLOA) Fault Tree Analysis, as required.

  • Additional responsibilities include identifying and tracking new Safety requirements, and providing criticality and Level of Rigor assessments including Software Criticality Indexes using MIL-STD-882E, AOP-52, and the Joint Software System Safety Handbook (JSSSEH) as Safety standards.

  • Provide Risk Assessments, as required, along with recommended mitigations to reduce risk to an acceptable level, and conduct System Safety

  • Working Groups with the Customer, presenting risk status at major Program reviews.

  • The successful candidate should be a self-starter, and have strong organizational, communication, and leadership skills.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM discipline from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of 5 years of applied Engineering experience in an Aerospace Environment

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in System Safety including Software Safety

  • Strong leadership and organizational skills, able to effectively communicate with management, customers, and engineering

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain DoD Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with AOP-52 and the Joint Software System Safety Handbook (JSSSEH

  • Knowledge of Airworthiness Certification and MIL-HDBK-516

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