• 18/9/23
  • Ref: REF7448

System Safety Engineer

Aerospace & Defence

  • Location Icon England, Bristol
  • Salary Icon £45,000 - £65,000
  • Work Type Icon Permanent

Job Description

We are recruiting for an experienced System Safety Engineer to work on a Permanent basis. The System Safety Engineer should have at least 5 years of experience in the Aerospace and Defence sectors and be comfortable in a customer-facing role. As a System Safety Engineer, you will be carrying out a wide range of Safety Engineering activities across a variety of Defence projects.

Essential Skills 

  • Experience in carrying out Hazard Identification and Hazard Analysis.
  • Experience in carrying out Fault Tree Analysis (e.g. Isograph Reliability Workbench).
  • Familiarity with ARP4754A, or DO178C/DO254 and ARP4761
  • Experience in the production and maintenance of Safety Reports and Plans:
    • g. Safety Case Reports and Safety Management Plans.
  • Good understanding of Systems Engineering principles.
  • Hazard Log Management.
  • Experience working on complex systems (e.g. Aerospace, Defence, Nuclear).
  • Experience working with DE&S and following the ASEMS process.
  • Ability to work effectively across multiple projects.

Advantageous Skills      

  • Requirements management.
  • Experience with Failure Modes, Effects (and Criticality) Analysis.
  • Knowledge of Model Based Systems Engineering.
  • Experience working with IEC 61508.
  • Understanding of safety assurance of software and/or complex hardware.
  • Understanding / experience working with DEF STAN 07-85.
  • Electronics Engineering experience.


  • Ideally be degree qualified in an Engineering discipline.
  • Candidates will ideally be a Chartered Engineer (CEng) or equivalent experience.
  • Candidates MUST be eligible for UK Security Clearance.





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