Associate Engineer System Safety
Company: Northrop Grumman
Posted on: August 5, 2022
At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities
to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around
the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and
inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many
technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first
flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on
the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a
pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun
along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity,
cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we
have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our
employees are not only part of history, they're making history.
Northrop Grumman Space Systems is searching for an Associate
Engineer Systems Safety to join the Systems Safety Engineering team
within Launch Vehicles business unit in Chandler, AZ.
System Safety Engineering utilizes System engineering processes and
tools to drive the overall system design to meet Safety
requirements to minimize the risk inherent in launch vehicle
operations while maximizing mission reliability and success.
At Northrop Grumman Launch Vehicles, System Safety Engineering is
involved in all phases of a program life cycle, from proposal
generation to launch operations.
System Safety Engineering interfaces with the various Ranges to
ensure that our launch vehicles meet safety requirements while
providing high reliability to the customer.
The System Safety Engineer is responsible for working with a System
Safety Engineering team that develops key range safety
deliverables, and support system safety activities including ground
safety, range safety and flight safety throughout a program's life
The System Safety Engineering deliverables are the only documents
that provide a complete, true system description of the components,
systems, launch vehicle and mission design, and as such require a
high level of understanding of the entire design.
The System Safety Engineering effort includes interacting as part
of a multi-disciplined engineering team to develop the launch
system architecture and constituent elements for new and existing
flight programs, as well as new business concepts and
Work with or lead a small team of System Safety engineers in
defining, implementing and verifying System Safety requirements to
ensure that the inherent risks are mitigated.
Apply the systems engineering process to define and verify launch
vehicle and ground support equipment requirements to ensure safe
operations and conduct system safety analyses to architect and
implement a safe and robust system.
System Safety Engineers are responsible for understanding the
entire mission, including the launch vehicle, payload, ground
support equipment, range infrastructure and range safety
System Safety Engineers are expected to understand how the
different components, subsystems, systems and integrated launch
vehicle function and interact, with a focus on System Safety.
Develops safety documents as required to support customer and
test/operational range requirements and assist with defining,
tracking, and gathering safety requirements verification
- 0 Years with Bachelors in Science; or in lieu of degree must have
4 years of directly related sys safety range experience is
- U.S. Citizenship is required
- The ability to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance is
- Experience with systems engineering processes.
- Strong interpersonal communication skills required to communicate
with all levels from internal employees to customers.
- Established relationships with Range Safety Personnel
- Experience with Solid Rocket Boost Stages
- Experience in launch vehicle system integration, testing and
- Experience in presenting in front of customers and DoD
- Experience in development and maintenance of requirements control
documents and related processes
- Experience using Requirements Management Tools such as DOORS.
Salary Range: $53,500 USD - $80,300 USD
Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to
base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual
contributions as well as allow employees to share in company
results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be
eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman
provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage,
life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays
and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.
The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top
priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on
their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be
required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved
disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future
court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed
federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042
Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse
workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color,
religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital
status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any
other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency
statement, please visit . U.S. Citizenship is required for most
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