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Senior Safety Engineer

East Syracuse, NY 13057

Posted: 09/27/2022 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Other Job Number: 496541 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Saab, Inc. is seeking an experienced and motivated Senior Staff Safety Engineer.

Make an immediate impact by collaborating with Systems Engineering and Integration & Test to support development of complex electronic surveillance systems for commercial and government customers. This role is critical to successfully developing products and executing projects to achieve Saab’ s vision – It’ s a human right to feel safe. The location of this position is flexible; the successful candidate will have the ability to either work remotely (within the Northeast region) or onsite in our East Syracuse, NY, office.

Responsibilities include:
  • Participating in architectural trade studies, system modeling and budgeting, and design and requirements capture to improve system safety
  • Leading, performing, and maintaining system safety analyses throughout the product lifecycle.
  • Creating and maintaining safety-related product documentation baselines for each project, product, and system variant.
  • Identifying applicable codes & standards to ensure safety, and recommend design features and/or test methods to assure compliance.
  • Participating in issue reporting and configuration change processes to investigate system anomalies, recommend actions, and assess changes.
  • Communicating findings to internal and external customers through reports and presentations.
  • Coordinating with technical leads to ensure technical, cost, and schedule performance is achieved while maintain acceptable levels of risk.
  • Developing and making continuous improvement to Saab, Inc.’ s safety design processes.
  • Mentoring and leading junior engineers throughout the organization.
  • Supporting technical and cost proposal preparation for future programs.
  • Collaborating across functional and business organizations within Saab, Inc., in the U.S. and throughout the global corporation.
Skills And Experience:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, or related discipline
  • 10+ years of relevant experience in safety critical or mission critical industries (e.g., aerospace, defense/military, medical, transportation, nuclear, etc.)
  • Demonstrated proficiency with safety analysis methods such as functional hazard analysis, failure modes and effects analysis, and fault tree analysis
  • Proven experience applying safety principles to radar, surveillance systems, or other software-intensive electro-mechanical systems
  • Practiced in MIL-STD-882 system safety practices
  • Familiar with MIL-STD-1472 human engineering standards
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to form productive relationships in a team environment
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead junior safety engineers
  • Strong self-motivated work ethic with superior time management for supporting multiple simultaneous projects
  • Must hold or be able to obtain U.S. DoD SECRET security clearance

  • Advanced degree in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, or related discipline
  • Experience with Eurocontrol, FAA, or other air traffic management safety methodologies, procedures, operations, and systems
  • Experience with IEEE 1633, DO-278A/ED-109A, or other software safety standards
  • Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) and related tools
  • Experience working with government customers and particularly the U.S. DoD procurement and acquisition environment
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