System Safety Engineer, Senior

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big picture thinking to make an impact in System Safety? Our team supports senior-level DoD and Service personnel with system safety implementation and oversight for DoD threat system programs. You’ll leverage your specialized knowledge and expertise in system safety, including applying scientific and engineering principles, criteria, and techniques to identify and assess threat system safety hazards and inform the implementation of mitigations to reduce warfighter risk.

As a systems engineer on our team, you'll enjoy a dynamic team environment of client and contractor staff while executing comprehensive system safety programs or individual tasks on a variety of systems, including unmanned systems, ground-based missile systems, surface vessel threat and support systems, laser systems, and others. Typical work products, including System Safety Program Plans (SSPP), a variety of analyses, including Preliminary Hazard Analysis (PHA), Subsystem and System Hazard Analysis (SHA and SSHA), Operating and Support Hazard Analysis (O&SHA), Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) analysis, Safety Assessment Reports (SAR), and test report evaluations. You'll analyze data, develop written deliverables, assist with the presentation of results, and assist with the review of client system safety artifacts to verify compliance with requirements, policy, and guidance documents. You'll conduct these tasks following established plans and quality standards and the freedom to improve processes and advance the discipline of system safety.

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You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience in engineering
  • 2+ years of experience implementing DoD system safety programs
  • Experience in the conduct of MIL-STD-882 safety analyses and safety program implementation
  • Ability to analyze, research, assess, and organize technical data into cohesive and clear technical reports and presentations
  • Ability to organize, schedule, and facilitate technical meetings and working groups
  • Secret clearance
  • Bachelor's degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with NAVSEAINST 8020.6, Weapon System Explosives Safety Review Board (WSESRB), or Software Systems Safety Technical Review Panel (SSSTRP)
  • Experience with one or more of the following areas, including Digital Engineering, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Software Development, Solid-state Electrical Circuit Design, Unmanned Systems Design, Human Factors Engineering, or Fault Tree Analysis
  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Navy Principal for Safety (PFS), or Certified Systems Engineering Professional (CSEP) Certification


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

Build Your Career:

When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other professionals doing similar work across multiple markets. You’ll share best practices and work through challenges as you gain experience and mentoring to develop your career. In addition, you will have access to a wealth of training resources through our Engineering & Science University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 tech courses, certifications, and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications that directly impact your role? You may be able to take advantage of our tuition assistance, onsite courses, vendor relationships, and a network of experts who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success.

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.


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