Senior Systems Engineer - Safety Requirements

JAM Recruitment Ltd
07 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior System Engineer (Safety Requirements) urgently required for market leading Defence client based in Edinburgh.

Reporting to the Euroradar UK Workshare Product Safety Engineer Lead, the role involves:
Safety Requirements elicitation and elaboration
*Building customer confidence in the safety of the radar system
*Physical safety analysis
*Influencing the system design to mitigate safety risks and comply with Safety Requirements.

You will be responsible for:
*Identifying and managing Safety Requirements
*Physical hazard analysis, including personnel hazards during manufacture, installation and maintenance, and hazards to the aircraft
*Identification of necessary safety mitigations, and design trade-offs
*Review of technical design and related documentation from safety perspective
*Compliance with relevant safety-related legislation
*Providing systems safety advice and support to the programme technical management and design teams

You will have:
*Degree in a relevant technical discipline
*Physical safety experience within a safety-critical industry
*Proven experience of conducting hazard analysis, including through workshop facilitation, and FMECA
*Detailed understanding of different systems safety standards, including Defence Standards, and their application at platform and systems level
*Training in systems safety, either through MSc in safety-critical engineering or several short courses (desirable)
*Training in the use of systems safety tools (desirable)
*Knowledge of airborne radar systems engineering and platform integration (desirable)
*Experience within defence or aircraft environments (desirable)
In return, you will be offered an extremely competitive salary and an opportunity to make your mark with a clearly defined career path in a forward thinking organisation.

*** Please note this role requires UK defence security clearance to SC level as a minimum, you must be SC clearable to apply for this role ***

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