System Safety Engineer

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£40000 - £55000 Per Annum


Our Client a Bristol based Systems and Safety Engineering Consultancy, who develop and assess the design of complex Defence, Aerospace and Space systems 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. 

They are a small consultancy with a fantastic and growing team and lots of ambition. Currently supporting their clients on some of the most exciting and technically challenging projects in the defence sector. We offer?Hybrid/Remote?with?Flexible?working patterns and believe work-life balance is key to success. Travel to client sites may be required depending on the contract. 

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: 

  • e.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. 

Desirable 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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