Job Description

El Segundo,CA,US
Remote Work:
Job Number:
Safety Engineer, Senior

The Opportunity:

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big picture thinking to make an impact on national security space missions? You understand your customer’s environment and how to develop the right systems for their mission. Your ability to translate real-world needs into technical specifications makes you an integral part of delivering a customer focused engineering solution. If this sounds like you, come join Booz Allen Hamilton’s team to work on the Space Force’s top priority space programs.

As a safety engineer on our team, you’ll work with Booz Allen colleagues and the U.S. Space Force to develop and rapidly deploy the next generation of resilient missile warning (MW), tactical intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (TISR), and environmental monitoring (EM) capabilities to deter attacks and provide critical information to our warfighters to defeat our enemies in battle. Your customer will trust you to develop and help implement safety strategies, system safety management plans (SSMP), Programmatic Environmental Safety and Health Evaluations (PESHEs), and environmental hazard analyses. Grow your skills by merging innovative safety methodologies and cross-disciplinary coordination to create tomorrow’s solutions. Join our team and create the future of remote sensing in the Air Force. 

Join us. The world can't wait. 

You Have:

  • 10+ years of experience conducting system engineering analysis, system safety analysis, risk management or hazard analysis, and implementing DoD system safety programs

  • 10+ years of experience on space-related Major Defense Acquisition Programs, including space, ground, software, or hardware system

  • Experience defining and organizing program strategies and implementation plans for all phases of the acquisition life cycle that meet statutory, regulatory, federal, state, and local policies

  • Knowledge of MIL-STD-882 safety analyses and safety program implementation

  • Ability to develop, manage, and execute government and program system safety management plans, processes and products, including the SSMP, PESHE, Environmental Safety and Health Evaluation Plan, safety release memo, and the environmental hazard analysis

  • Ability to identify potential risks, hazards, and deficiencies in operating procedures, system design, and training documentation

  • Ability to communicate and establish collaborative relationships with government clients, Federally Funded Research and Developmental Centers (FFRDC), and associate contractor teammates to achieve program goals

  • Secret clearance

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or Science field

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience performing systems engineering, integration, and test on space-based remote sensing systems

  • Experience with planning and executing program reviews throughout the lifecycle of the system

  • Experience with Environment, Safety and Occupational Health (ESOH) risk management and NEPA compliance  

  • Experience creating or reviewing hazard tracking systems, risk acceptance letters, and safety releases  

  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies

  • Knowledge of DoD 5000.01/02

  • TS/SCI clearance  

  • Master’s degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or Computer Science

  • INCOSE Systems Engineering Professional Certification, including ASEP, CSEP, or ESEP, or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) 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.

Create Your Career:

Grow With Us

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.

A Place Where You Belong

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll develop your community in no time.

Support Your Well-Being

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.

Your Candidate Journey

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $81,800.00 to $186,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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