1+ months

Principal System Safety Engineer/ Sr. Principal System Safety Engineer

Northrop Grumman
Melbourne, FL 32912

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our worlds biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

The Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems Specialty Systems Engineering Department has an immediate opening for a **Principal Systems Safety Engineer/ Sr Principal Systems Safety Engineer** with a working knowledge of systems / software development lifecycle, and/ or System/Software Safety responsible for System Safety Engineering and Airworthiness support, to provide the engineering team with application of safety policies and guidance. The candidate will join our System Safety Engineering team of qualified, diverse individuals. The position will be located in **Melbourne, FL.**

**Essential Responsibilities:**

Applies knowledge, methodologies and principles of safety engineering as defined in MIL-STD-882E and Software Safety engineering as defined in the Joint Software System Safety Engineering Handbook (JSSSEH)

Reviews product systems, associated support equipment and facilities, functional specifications and operations, and establishes safety requirements for assigned systems

Independently analyzes and recommends safety criteria in system design, equipment and procedures to control or eliminate hazards

Develops requirements and designs, assess implementations for hazard and causal factors to satisfy critical system safety objectives

Develops and evaluates systems, associated support equipment and facilities, networks and information systems to ensure designs meet applicable safety specifications and standards

Collaborate with various design teams in the execution of various MIL-STD-882E hazard analyses

Applies engineering principles to investigate, analyze, plan, design, test, or evaluate military weapons systems

Reviews and prepares engineering and technical analyses, reports, change proposals, and other technical documentation for system safety and in support of Airworthiness Certification IAW MIL-HDBK-516

Reviews architecture, requirements and interface artifacts for safety on complex hardware/ software systems

Reviews Test Plans and Procedures for safety requirements verification and potential hazardous operations

Conducts analysis within a Model Based Systems Engineering (MBE) environment

Perform hardware/ software safety (Experience in AGILE development)

**Basic Qualifications:**

Basic qualifications for a **Principal Systems Safety Engineer** : Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline with 5 years of experience OR Masters Degree in a STEM discipline with 3 years of experience

Basic Qualifications for a **Sr. Principal Systems Safety Engineer** : Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline with 9 years of experience OR Masters Degree in a STEM discipline with 7 years of experience

Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance

This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain Program Special access within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs after the start of employment

**Preferred Qualifications:**

An **active DoD Secret** clearance or higher (with a background investigation within the past 6 years or enrolled into Continuous Evaluation).

Working knowledge in military/civil system and software safety process (MIL-STD-882E, ARP4671) and related software assurance processes (JSSSEH, DO-178C/DO-254)

Experience with DOORS, JIRA, PYTHON, C++, FISHEYE and/or Confluence

Working knowledge of flight test engineering, Software systems integration engineering, and software test engineering

Experience in Hardware/Software Integration

System Safety Experience

Experience in military aviation

Salary Range: $90,400.00 - $135,600.00Salary Range 2: $112,000.00 - $168,000.00

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority** . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

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.

We are a pioneering company.

With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.


Posted: 2022-09-08 Expires: 2023-04-02

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