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Sr. System Safety Engineer

Plano, TX, United States
Employment: Full Time Experience: Lead

Job Summary:

Responsible for system safety analysis and reporting for applications in various defense electronics systems.

Major Responsibilities/Activities Statements:

  • Program safety engineer responsible for establishing safety program plans, perform safety hazard analysis using MIL-STD-882D, write Safety Assessment Reports (SARs), interfacing with customer subject matter experts (SMEs), preparing presentations/analyses/reports for government safety boards, and developing and documenting program system safety approach for program life cycle.
  • Perform Hazard Analysis (Preliminary Hazard Analysis (PHA), System Hazard Analysis (SHA), Subsystem Hazard Analysis (SSHA), Operating and Support Hazard Analysis (O&SHA), Functional Hazard Analysis, Software Hazard Analysis)) per MIL-STD-882 and contract requirements.
  • Cost account manager for Safety efforts
  • Present safety assessments to management at program reviews, design reviews and test readiness reviews.
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in system safety engineering
  • Minimum of 10 years technical experience in defense technology development

Required Skills:

  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Excellent people skills to include collaborating in a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, & presentation)
  • Outstanding work ethic and commitment to organizational success

Other Requirements:

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Existing DoD clearance with current 5-year update
  • Ability to obtain any additional clearances as required


  • Prior experience with Software Safety
  • Prior experience with DoD weapon systems
  • Prior experience with DoD fuze board
  • Other product integrity experience (Reliability, Maintainability, Human Factors)

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Science
  • Advanced Engineering Degree desired

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 20 lbs.
  • Ability to travel up to 10%

L3 Advanced Systems & Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity. L3 provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. L3 maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We encourage minorities, females, veterans, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, and gender identity to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified.

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