System Safety Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Portsmouth, RI 02871
About Us:
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.

Job Summary:.
Were an employee-focused team collaborating across departments, including Engineering, Environmental Health & Safety, Supply Chain, Operations, Test & Integration and Production.

As a System Safety Engineer, your responsibilities include:
  • Analysis of engineering hardware, electrical drawings and schematics assessing for fault tolerance, latent hazards, and safety requirements compliance
  • Work with test, tactical operating and maintenance procedures to assure proper administrative controls are in place
  • Work across all integrated product teams 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
We value diverse skills and experience, 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 include:
  • Performing System Safety Program or Design analyses
  • Managing a large system safety program or multiple mid-sized safety programs, including:
    • Monitoring program technical execution,
    • Interfacing with stakeholders (e.g. customers, program offices, subcontractors, vendors)
    • 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
  • Interpreting system requirements, customer specifications and military standards
  • Preparing 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

This role is posted as part-time telecommute, with the stipulation that the incumbent understands that any commuting costs to and from the Portsmouth, RI site location will be the responsibility of the incumbent.

Qualifications You Must Have:
Typically Requires: Bachelor's degree and 5 years of relevant experience. OR An advanced degree in a related field and minimum 3 years experience. OR In absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required.
Employment Experience:
  • Experience with: System Safety Engineering, System Engineering, Software or Firmware Engineering, or equivalent Safety Engineering experience in areas including Aerospace, Automotive or Medical Device.
  • 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 with DoD System Safety Programs
  • Strong written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal and project management skills, with the ability to manage a safety
    program and provide direction to supporting safety personnel
  • Masters Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)
  • Experience performing system safety analyses in accordance with MIL-HDBK-882E
  • Experience with Earned Value Management System (EVMS)
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.

The Portsmouth facility has miles of nature trails, a fitness center with locker rooms, a dining center, research library and a fully staffed medical facility. Theres an active chapter of the Young Employee Success Network (YESNET,) one of Raytheon Technologies employee resource groups, with a focus on networking, new hire outreach, career development, community service and social activities. And its just a five-mile trip to the famed beaches of Newport, Rhode Island, or that short drive north to Boston.

Additional Details: This job is posted internally as: Sr. Engineer, Systems Engineering


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