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Senior Safety Engineer

Location: New Malden Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Sector: Defence, Engineering, Safety Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Ian Cowx

Senior Safety Engineer
£50,000 - £60,000 + Benefits
(Also open to considering contractors for this position)
UK Security Clearance required (SC)

This is a great opportunity to join an established Safety Management Team within a major Defence Company and work on state-of-the-art defence projects and systems.

The role will require you to manage and lead the project safety activities. You will be managing the safety team resourcing and tasking as well as performing safety engineering analysis of hardware, software and complex elements with the focus on certification of COTS Software Driven systems.

Specific duties:

- Lead / plan safety activities on complex projects, allocate the required resources to deliver the project milestones and safety case requirements.
- Lead and present safety analysis and audits at both internal and external design reviews and safety committee meetings.
- Providing support to Engineering teams on safety-related design topics
- Reviewing and approving safety documentation in accordance with the safety plan

Skills & Experience

Required:
*UK Eyes Only Security Clearance - Sole British Citizens Only*

Experience of relevant work experience in a safety-related engineering environment

Experience of Safety Engineering management

Team Leadership

Understanding of compliance to international and defence standards such as IEC 61508 and Def Stan 056

Knowledge of safety assurance of COTS PE systems

Ability to understand hardware and software failure modes, causes and effects

Experience in some areas safety/reliability analysis techniques: hazard identification and analysis, FMECA, FTA, Functional Failure Analysis

Developing Safety Case arguments using Goal Structuring Notation (GSN)

Experienced in conducting Risk Assessments and developing ALARP justifications

Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team (e.g. systems, hardware, software and ILS engineers, project management, customer and supplier engineering teams)

Degree, HND, HNC in Engineering or Safety Management related discipline


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