• 18/9/23
  • Ref: REF7450

Safety Engineer (Inside IR35)

Aerospace & Defence

  • Location Icon England
  • Salary Icon £550-£600 per day
  • Work Type Icon Contract

Job Description

The Safety Engineer will work within the Combat System team performing safety activities in support or Combat Systems in development, manufacture and in-service.

Specific Skills and Experience

The Safety Engineer will be required to have the following skills and experience;

  • The development of Safety Case reports, assessing Safety Case validity and safety assurance including ALARP assessments and providing Safety Argument for Design Authority Approval
  • Comprehensive experience of hazard and risk management processes.
  • Performing functional safety analysis using recognised methods.
  • Risk Management, including Hazard Logs, Hazard Identification and Hazard Analysis.
  • Performing Functional Hazard Analysis (FHA).
  • System Safety Analysis; e.g. Fault Tree Analysis, Bow Tie Analysis.
  • Software Safety assurance.
  • MoD standards Def Stan 00-56 and Def Stan 00-55.
  • An understanding of system development lifecycle against the standard 'V-model' from concept to disposal.
  • Assessing supplier safety compliance, in accordance with legislative and contractual safety requirements.
  • Experience with Systems Engineering tools such as Enterprise Architect and DOORS is desirable.
  • Compilation of Safety Arguments using Goal Structuring Notation (GSN) is desirable.

Deliverables and Outputs

The Safety Engineer will typically produce the following deliverables and outputs;

  • Safety Case reports and associated documentation.
  • Hazard Logs and associated reports.
  • Assessment of supplier safety compliance, in accordance with legislative and contractual safety requirements.
  • Safety analysis activity reports such as Functional Hazard Analysis (FHA) and Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Safety input to life-cycle management core engineering processes, design reviews (e.g. PDR and CDR)


Bristol/Frimley/Weymouth (Hybrid)



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