Systems Safety Engineer

Anthony James Recruitment
10 Oct 2018
21 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Systems Safety Engineer

Havant, Hampshire £60,000 to £65,000

A leading prime contractor, providing systems engineering, software development and complex programme management for global security, cyber, civil and commercial markets with a wide portfolio of high technology programmes, complex integration, training and through-life support.

Job Profile

As the successful System Safety Engineer, this position is to lead and implement the safety programme for Merlin, and in particular the CROWSNEST Programme, for which this company is Prime Contractor. The CROWSNEST programme is a significant update to the Merlin Platform to provide AEW capability. The programme includes technology enhancements to the aircraft, ground preparation/analysis systems, training systems and support infrastructure.

Your main function will be leadership of the Merlin Safety Programme as directed by the Chief System Safety Engineer.


* Develop Safety Management plans, including sub-contractor/supplier interfacing elements

* Conduct Safety Assessments such as Preliminary Hazard Analysis, System Hazard Analysis, Sub System Hazard Analysis, Functional safety assessment, Occupational and Operating Hazard Analysis

* Derive safety requirements, including integrity requirements

* Document system level safety arguments, safety cases and safety reports

* Review subcontract safety documents

* Chair project safety committees and supporting safety review meeting and technical interface meetings

* Conduct Zonals and physical safety audits

Essential Skills & Experience:

* UK and EU safety related legislation (e.g. Health and Safety at Work Act)

* Environmental legislation and management systems (e.g. ISO14001 etc.)

* Defence and commercial safety standards such as Def Stan 00-056, Def-Stan 00-055, Mil Std 882, IEC61508, JSP 430)

* Project Oriented Safety Management System (POSMS)

* Project Oriented Environmental Management System (POEMS)

* Safety Case development using the Adelard Safety Case Editor (ASCE)

* Hazard Management using eCassaadra

* Event Tree and Fault Tree development using Reliability Work Bench

* Be able to work on the task associated with the overall function without placing an excessive burden on the practitioner or expert.

* Strong interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal

* Be a team player

* Be able to work with minimal supervision


* 25 days holiday

* Pension – contribute at a 2 : 1 employer : employee ratio up to a maximum of 8%

* Life assurance 4x basic salary

* Sickness & accident plan: 6 months full pay.

* Income protection: 75% of basic

* Individual BUPA Health Cover

* Relocation assistance if further than 50 miles from the site - £5000 taxable cash payment or £8000 tax free through the government website

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