Raytheon Technologies Principal Systems Safety Engineer in Tucson, Arizona
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, by combining our vast resources and investments we are able to dedicate ourselves to solving mission-level vs. product-level customer challenges – together we can anticipate more, move faster and make a bigger impact on the big picture.
Whole Life Engineering (WLE) is responsible for ensuring our products are Safe, Reliable, Maintainable and delivered on time. WLE consists of multiple disciplines that support engineering, our program offices and our customers. Our WLE disciplines participate in the total life cycle of our products from conception to deactivation. Our focus area is product support, including the following disciplines: Reliability System Safety and Supportability.
Do you have work experience in the fields of:
System Safety Engineering; or Energetics, Explosives, or Propellant Safety; or Battery Safety; or Software or Firmware Engineering; or equivalent Safety Engineering Experience (e.g. Aerospace Safety, Automotive Safety, or Medical Device safety engineering)? If so this may be the opportunity for you!
System Safety Engineering is a department of Whole Life Engineering. Our team sets system requirements, analyzes the design, assesses test data, reviews operating and maintenance manuals, and assess risk by way of hazard analyses, and software and firmware safety programs. System safety provides assurance to our employees, the customer and end users that our products safely perform their required mission functions throughout their lifecycle while meeting overall cost and schedule requirements. We’re a stable, employee focused team operating in a dynamic, change-oriented environment. We methodically analyze missile and defense programs at a component and system level to identify, eliminate or mitigate hazards, As a member of the team, you’ll collaborate across departments, including Engineering, Environmental Health &
Safety, Supply Chain, Operations, Test & Integration and Production.
As a Principal Systems Safety Engineer, your responsibilities will include:
Analysis of engineering hardware and electrical drawings and schematics assessing for fault tolerance, latent hazards, and safety requirements compliance
Work with test and tactical operating and maintenance procedures to assure the proper administrative controls are in place
Work across all integrated product teams and lines to properly eliminate hazards or provide effective controls.
Collaborating with Program Management and government approval authorities from program startup through production to demilitarization and disposal.
There's no such thing as a perfect candidate, so don't hold back. Your qualifications could add tremendous value to our team. Our customers come from all different backgrounds, and so do our employees. If you're passionate about what you could accomplish here, we'd love to hear from you.
Responsibilities to Anticipate:
Key Responsibilities will include:
Perform MIL-STD-882E System Safety Program tasks and analyses, or customer’s approved equivalent
Design Analyses, Influence, and Verification via conduct of fault tree analyses, hazard analyses, sneak circuit analyses, and software and firmware safety analyses
Manage one large system safety program or multiple mid-sized safety programs to include:
Monitoring program technical execution, interfacing with stakeholders (e.g. customers, program offices, subcontractors, vendors, etc.), performing Earned Value Management, and Systems Engineering tasks
Effectively managing the System Safety Program and tasking of personnel as assigned
Mentoring Jr. Engineers in the field of System Safety
Gaining Customer Safety Approval for Test or Deployment
Preparing Safety Assessment Reports and Safety Program Briefs for Customer Approval
Briefing safety of the program at technical reviews and as part of the safety approval process
Interpretation of system requirements, customer specifications and military standards to have appropriate safety requirements for hazard mitigation or elimination approved
Preparation of internal and customer reports describing various analyses relevant to the System Safety program
Collaborating across multiple disciplines to gain a full understanding of product architecture and design
An advanced degree in a related field and minimum 5 years of experience may be considered for this role.
Qualifications You Must Have:
Education: BS in a STEM discipline or BA in Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics or
8+ years’ experience with : System Safety Engineering; Energetics, Explosives, or Propellant Safety; or Battery Safety; or Software or Firmware Engineering; or equivalent Safety Engineering Experience (e.g. Aerospace Safety, Automotive Safety, or Medical Device safety engineering)
Experience with hazard analysis, e.g. software safety, firmware safety, Fault Tree analysis, failure diagnosis or corrective action recommendations
Team leadership experience
The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance. US citizenship is required as only US citizens are eligible for a security clearance
Qualifications We Value:
Experience or Familiarity with the Standard Missile 3 (SM-3) Program
Experience in Rocket Motor Ignition Systems and Fuzing Systems safety requirements and qualifications testing programs (MIL-STD-1901A, MIL-STD- 1316 and JOTP-052)
Experience presenting safety program to management and approval authorities
Highly desired: Experience with Department of Defense Safety Review Boards (eg.) Software System Safety Technical Review Panel; Weapon System Explosives Safety Review Board; Fuze and Initiation System Technical Review Panel; Department of Defense Explosives Safety Board; Non-Nuclear Munitions Safety Board
Experience with DoD System Safety Programs
Strong written, oral and presentation skills
Strong interpersonal and project management skills, with the ability to manage a safety program and provide direction to supporting safety personnel
Highly desired: Experience with application of Emotional Intelligence® concepts, and techniques
Master’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM); Desired: ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard
If your skills don’t synch up with the Requirements for this role, please check out the Systems Safety Department’s other open positions here in Tucson!
What We Offer: Whether you are just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits on offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.
This job is posted internally as: Principal Engineer, Systems Engineering 188473
Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.