Northrop Grumman System Safety Engineer 3 in Rolling Meadows, Illinois

The Supportability Engineering Team located in Rolling Meadows, Illinois has a challenging opportunity for a self-starting, multitalented, team oriented, technical individual to execute system safety and human factors programs within cost, schedule, and performance parameters. Specific duties will include:

  • Identify requirements for and manage efforts including; System Safety, Hazardous Materials, Laser Safety, Software Safety and Human Factors

  • Review hardware/software designs for changes affecting System Safety, Laser Safety, Software Safety, Hazardous Materials and Human Factors

  • Coordinate the System Safety portions of proposals, proposal work statements and specifications, scope of work for System Safety elements, budgets, and financial terms/conditions of the contract.

  • Establish System Safety milestones and adherence to master plans and schedules identify System Safety specific program issues and obtains solutions, such as modification of schedule, or revision of contractual specifications.

This position is contingent on contract award.


Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) and minimum 5 years relevant experience (or 3 years of experience with a MS).

  • Familiar with system safety and software safety

  • Demonstrated ability to work with cross functional teams

  • Demonstrated ability to translate system performance and operational specifications into hardware requirements, design, and test specification

  • U.S. Citizen and ability to obtain Security Clearance Secret

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior system development experience

  • Experience with analysis/testing methodologies such as those supporting MIL-STD-882, ARP4754A, ARP4761, RTCA DO-178C

  • Experience in managing and controlling support operations in Logistics and Supportability Engineering

  • The desired candidate has led system safety, laser safety, software safety programs

  • Exposure to hazardous materials regulations and military maintenance experience

  • Familiar with MIL-HDBK-217, MIL-HDBK-781, U.S. Army Materiel Systems Analysis Activity tools and MIL-HDBK-470

  • Have working knowledge of hardware and software reliability, maintainability predictions, FMECA and worked with FRACAS

  • Knowledge of government contracting requirements and proposal process

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