he System Safety Office works closely with projects to ensure the protection of personnel, flight-critical hardware and facilities.
- Develop, implement and evaluate highly complex and unique programs and procedures and implement appropriate mitigation techniques to assure personnel, flight hardware, and facility safety
- Be responsible for the System Safety Program for one or more highly complex and unique projects, providing customer-oriented system safety engineering expertise to lead efficient and effective system safety programs
- Responsible for overall safety hazard analysis for one or more highly complex projects.
- Provide coordination with JPL institutional organizations, NASA centers, and external organizations on system safety issues
- Evaluate and assess hazards associated with hardware and software system design and operations
- Use significant expertise in System Safety Engineering to ensure compliance with, or remedies for, any compliance issues and risk assessments that have laboratory wide impact.
- Partner with other NASA centers to review requirements documents; ensure compliance with the requirements and advise senior management on requirements
- Oversee highly complex and unique project implementations
- Extensive experience in hazard analyses and in-depth familiarity with safety requirements on human space flight (International Space Station (ISS), Space Launch Vehicle and or Orion requirements) and expendable launch vehicles (AFSPCMAN 91-710 or NS 8719.24)
- System Safety Engineering in-field and floor experience
- Ability to obtain TS/SCI clearance
- Wide-ranging experience and expert knowledge of industry practices and standards in the field of System Safety Engineering
- Demonstrated ability to lead team members in the development and operation of complex safety critical system, and to work with customers to ensure successful implementation of system safety programs.
- Ability to prioritize schedules in support of multiple customers and identify potentially hazardous operations, conditions that could directly involve or potentially impact personnel or space flight hardware.
Qualification & Experience:
- Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline with 12 years of relevant experience; or Masters degree in similar disciplines with 10 years of relevant experience; or PhD in similar disciplines with 8 years of relevant experience.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well in team environment as lead or team member.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including presentation skills
- Experience performing independent risk assessment of products and processes
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Pasadena, CA, US
Application Deadline: N/A