Systems Safety Job Description

Systems Safety Job Description

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Systems safety provides technical expertise in life safety functions, ventilation practices, ionizing and non ionizing radiation.

Systems Safety Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Travel to our construction projects and operations and maintenance locations which we operate (Federal/non federal sites) to conduct safety inspections of worksites
Act as Site Safety Representative for projects where additional safety personnel is needed and/or required due to terms and conditions of the project or temporary leave of our Site Safety Representative, vacation
Work with the powertrain Application Functional Safety Engineers to create globally common safety ratings and methods, and help to accelerate global adoption of SysML based functional safety analysis at Ford
Results in moving fast and continuously innovating great systems engineering in to key technology at Ford
Program reliability engineer responsible for reliability predictions using Mil-Std-217F, creating reliability block diagrams, generating availability predictions, implementing and leading Failure Reporting and Corrective Action System (FRACAS), establishing Environmental Stress Screening (ESS) procedures, performing Highly Accelerated Life Testing (HALT)
Program safety engineer responsible for establishing safety program plans, perform safety hazard analysis using MIL-STD-882D, write Safety Assessment Reports (SARs), interfacing with customer subject matter experts (SMEs), preparing presentations/analyses/reports for government safety boards, and developing and documenting program system safety approach for program life cycle
Perform Hazard Analysis (Preliminary Hazard Analysis (PHA), System Hazard Analysis (SHA), Subsystem Hazard Analysis (SSHA), Operating and Support Hazard Analysis (O&SHA), Functional Hazard Analysis, Software Hazard Analysis)) per MIL-STD-882 and contract requirements
Cost account manager for Safety and Reliability efforts
Present safety and reliability assessments to management at program reviews, design reviews and test readiness reviews
Assume ownership of Mustang Safety Process and Mustang Safety Training

Systems Safety Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Systems Safety

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ESOH, FAA, GPS, NICET, ODA, MSEIT, OSHA, II, VPP, SIS

Education for Systems Safety

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the systems safety job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Science, Technical, Mathematics, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Chemistry, Technology, Systems Engineering

Skills for Systems Safety

Desired skills for systems safety include:

Project management processes and tools
Human Factors and Systems Engineering
Simulation tools
FTA tools
How to apply safety engineering techniques
Ionizing/non-ionizing radiation

Desired experience for systems safety includes:

In-depth knowledge about the passive restraint systems (airbags, seat belts, ) and their design parameters
In-depth knowledge about CAE tools (Madymo and LS-Dyna), their applications and limitations, when and to which extent CAE can be used for system development and performance optimization
The ideal candidate should have launched more than one program as a program manager at an OEM or tier-one supplier level
Basic skills on program management – understanding program timeline, developing component design milestones, coordinating with manufacturing, vehicle testing and supplier quality teams
Basic knowledge about vehicle safety systems (airbags, seatbelts and crash sensing system), vehicle interiors and exteriors
Experience of the coordination and development of systems and applications including understanding user engagement and user acceptance testing

Systems Safety Examples


Systems Safety Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a systems safety. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for systems safety
  • Customize reports to meet specific customer and/or program needs
  • Identify potential improvements to the data system or alternative approaches
  • Identify safety requirements and specifications for partner, subcontractor and supplier safety
  • Track performance and review deliverables
  • Prepare and monitor schedule
  • Provide visibility to Lead on product lifecycle issues
  • Report lessons learned, safety features and new safety technology to Leads
  • Perform risk identification, assessment and management of safety related issues
  • Establish criteria for acceptable and reportable levels of risk
  • Identify residual risk to appropriate levels of management and internal customers
Qualifications for systems safety
  • The ideal candidate should have led the vehicle body crashworthiness development for more than one vehicle program at an OEM level
  • Expert knowledge about different crash test modes and the conflicting requirements among them (homologation tests of US, EU and other markets, NCAP tests, IIHS tests and other consumer information or due care tests), and the balance in the system performance optimization process
  • 2+ years of experience engineering embedded systems
  • Strong student with employment / extracurricular activities during college or 5 years’ experience demonstrating leadership in Systems Engineering or hardware architecture design
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic working environment (preferred)
  • Ability to work within a diverse team (preferred)

Systems Safety Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a systems safety. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for systems safety
  • Aid less experienced system safety staff in the preparation and delivery of presentations
  • Prepare and compile safety data items such as system safety plans, safety analyses, safety assessment reports, safety certifications, and other documentation providing a record of the safety activities associated with the product
  • With guidance and approval of senior engineers, identify, tailor and flow down engineering, manufacturing and operational/contingency safety requirements to internal customers to meet program, enterprise and regulatory objectives
  • Develop, document and maintain system safety processes, methods and tools for the Safety Lead review and approval
  • Identify, analyze and control hardware and software hazards
  • Assist the design team in the evaluation and integration of changes into the design and operational processes
  • Provide technical expertise to the Sr
  • Support as a SME the internal and external audits
  • Manage the preventive and corrective maintenance of the systems
  • Manage the overall documentation of the systems, including operating procedure
Qualifications for systems safety
  • Work with the project team and provide independent feedback to ensure that the system satisfies its safety requirements, in accordance with the company procedures and applicable safety standards
  • Identify system / subsystem hazards, perform hazard analysis, causal analysis, SIL (Safety Integrity Level) allocation
  • Ensure that the tasks performed by the project team (including application engineering, design, verification and test) are compliant with internal company processes and applicable safety standards
  • Carry out safety audits, inspections and/or reviews on the overall project as appropriate in various phases of design / development
  • Review requirement traceability matrix and verification reports, with focus on safety requirements
  • Record all deviations, follow-up their closure and/or provide suitable justifications

Systems Safety Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a systems safety. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for systems safety
  • Perform the training of users and technical staff
  • Support the site projects since the preliminary studies phases until the commissioning phases
  • Propose and manage project relating to the systems upgrade
  • Manage the hazard tracking and risk resolution process
  • Creates visual presentations, reports, and dashboards (tables, charts, graphs, ) in Microsoft Office
  • Analysis of functional saftey concepts and corresponding requirements
  • Conduction and documentation of systems safety analysis
  • Support integration and test of safety measures
  • Coordinate and administer the processes of the Pilot, Tech Ops, and Dispatch ASAPs
  • Oversee the processing of ASAP reports received from ASAP covered workgroups and the tracking of ASAP corrective actions
Qualifications for systems safety
  • Provide agreement/disagreement for the release of subsystems / system to their intended application environment, from a safety point of view
  • You hold a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related discipline
  • You possess at least six (6) years of experience in a safety role within an engineering or safety-critical environment
  • You have previous work experience with railway signaling systems or other safety critical systems
  • You have previous experience with hazard identification and analysis (FTA, FMEA, PHA, SHA, SSHA, IHA, OSHA)
  • Your knowledge of CENELEC standards, IEEE, AREMA, and US FRA, IEC/ISO standards and regulations will be considered an asset

Systems Safety Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of systems safety. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for systems safety
  • Collect information to facilitate ASAP event investigation and analysis
  • Schedule and facilitate ASAP Event Review Committee meetings and produce minutes of all meetings
  • Direct focus of ASAP data analysis to provide in-depth insight into underlying contributing factors to data trends
  • Interfaces with company leadership and operating department Crewmembers to ensure analysis objectives and company data needs are met
  • Track ASAP success stories and associated cost benefits of the ASAP and provide briefings to management and the ASAP covered workgroups
  • Author newsletters to communicate ASAP trends to the covered workgroups
  • Facilitate changes, as appropriate, for all ASAP Memorandum of Agreements
  • Perform annual reviews of Crewmember participation and program effectiveness
  • Systematically develop and review SIS proof testing procedures for each identified Safety Instrumented Function (SIF) and Legacy Instrumented Function (LIF)
  • Under the guidance of the BMD PO&S, support the documentation of safety targets
Qualifications for systems safety
  • Provide an independent and expert opinion on the suitability of the signaling system / subsystems for intended use, from a safety standpoint
  • You understand hardware design, EMC, environmental conditions, redundancy, and microprocessor architectures
  • You understand software programming rules, structured programming, and real-time software
  • 6+ years of experience in engineering, including 2+ years of experience with serving as a systems safety engineer and technician supporting an aviation program
  • Experience with the application of system engineering processes for the safety analysis of complex aircraft systems
  • Maintains and enhances technical knowledge in all relevant areas in global development

Systems Safety Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of systems safety. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for systems safety
  • Review and provide recommendations to ensure that safety targets and requirements are unambiguously defined, testable and adequately covered in the engineering, verification & validation and test activities of a project
  • Execute BMD System Hazard Analysis, including Function Hazard, Fault Tree, Software Safety, Human Error analysis
  • Support the development of a BMD Architecture Safety Case
  • Review the execution and performance of projects and contracts from a safety perspective through attending the appropriate walkthroughs, reviews, audits and test activities
  • Review project artefacts to verify their compliance with the defined safety related contracts, plans, requirements, standards, and legal regulations
  • Record the result of monitoring and provides feedback for corrective, preventive and improvement measures to the Project/Service Manager concerned and to the Section Head when the feedback is outside of the project scope
  • Collect and analyse the metric data defined for the functions above and generates the appropriate evaluation reports
  • Review of sub-contractor provided documentation including Safety Management Plans, Programme Plans and Software Safety Plans, Safety Analysis documentation, and Safety Cases
  • Assist with project management by attending job meetings and provide system check out at end of installation
  • Interpret blueprints, sketches and layouts, diagrams, specifications for software systems, and operational product manuals
Qualifications for systems safety
  • Masters degree desired but not essential
  • Minimum - 8 Years, with a B.S./B.A
  • Familiarity with and ability to apply Reliability toolsets including Relex, Ascent, Reliasoft ) and FMECA Analysis
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with a B.S./B.A
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in reliability and system safety engineering
  • Minimum of 10 years’ technical experience in defense technology development

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