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Senior Systems Safety Engineer

Location: Milton Keynes Salary: £70000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + 4 Day Week + Benefits
Sector: Safety Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Ian Cowx

Senior System Safety Engineer
£70,000 - £95,000 + Benefits Package.
Remote working 37.5hrs + 4 day week

UK SC Clearence / eligibility for SC Clearance required.

Summary of role:
To engage in safety processes and generate safety artefacts to comply with appropriate safety standards such as Def-Stan and Functional Safety Standards in support of Safety Cases and Safety Integrity Level (SIL)/Design Assurance Level (DAL/IDAL) claims.

Evolve / review safety designs for products, associated support equipment and facilities, functional specifications and operations, and establishment of safety requirements for assigned systems.

Supporting wider Systems and Software team to meet critical schedules, resolution of complex technical and operational performance problems.

Development of acceptable risk criteria from first principles.

Development of Independent analysis and mitigation identification to control or eliminate hazards.

Development of definition and deliver hazard identification and hazard analysis requirements using appropriate hazard analysis types and techniques.

Development and delivery of appropriate ALARP strategies.

Development and delivery of safety management of potentially hazardous trials.

Development and delivery of safety documents as required to support customer and test/operational range requirements.

Evaluate the interrelationship of system safety requirements and other aspects of concept design and development requirements to ensure the most cost effective program.

Required skills, qualifications and experience:

Fully familiar with the relevant Joint Service Publications and Defence Standards associated with safety assessment of defence equipment.

Proven experience in a safety-associated role, preferably in a defence related industry.

Experience in Functional Safety to include the determination and allocation of SILs for software and EE systems.

Detailed understanding and experience of UK, US and EEC Safety Legislation.

Experience with IT based toolsets common to the system safety discipline.

Competent in the use of MS-Office applications.

The role will require the candidate to have good verbal and written skills.

Desired skills, qualifications and experience.

Function Safety management to standards such as IEC61508 or similar standards

Experience in the safety management of OME products.

Working knowledge and understanding of the UK MoD Design Certification and clearance process.

Background in Ground Based Air Defence Systems, Battlefield Management C4i Systems or Battlefield Communications Systems & Networks

Professionally Registered ideally at Chartered Status

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