Systems Safety Engineer - REMOTE with Security Clearance

KMS Solutions
Middletown, Rhode Island
May 02, 2024
May 30, 2024
Engineering, Systems
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
System Safety Engineer Summary/objective: KMS Solutions is seeking an experienced System Safety Engineer to join our team of engineers providing System and Software Safety engineering to the Ranges, Engineering, and Analysis Department at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) in Newport RI. The ideal candidate will apply engineering and management principles, criteria, & techniques to optimize safety within constraints of operational effectiveness, time, & cost throughout the system life-cycle. Essential functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions. Research and analyze system design drawings, specifications, manuals, and other data to determine Systems readiness for deployment, from a system safety perspective.
Evaluate life cycle test, operation, maintenance and other performance phases of equipment, components, and systems from a system safety perspective.
Investigate potential system failures and life cycle hazards and make recommendations to ensure safe and effective operation and deployment and mitigate failure effect and frequency. Required education and experience: Ability to obtain a Secret DoD clearance.
Bachelor's Degree in a science, technology, engineering, or math field.
Ten (10) years of system safety engineering experience, particularly with respect to hazard analysis and failure mode analysis.
Experience performing software system safety analysis.
Strong understanding of military system safety standards including MIL-STD-882E and NAVSEA 5100.12-M. Preferred education and experience: Master's Degree in a science, technology, engineering, or math field.
Fifteen (15) years of system safety engineering experience, particularly with respect to hazard analysis and failure mode analysis.
Five (5) years of experience performing software system safety analysis.
Engineering experience specifically with Navy and/or undersea warfare systems and weapons systems such as torpedoes, mine hunting and warfare systems, and unmanned underseas vehicles (UUVs). Competencies: Capable of effectively working and problem solving in both independent and team environments.
Experience communicating and interacting with, all levels of the customer and company leadership.
Proficient with Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project. Work authorization/security clearance requirements: Secret Clearance Other Duties: Please note this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Supervisory Responsibility: None Work Environment: This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, and photocopiers. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Excellent listening skills are essential. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms. Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: The typical workday is eight hours in length. Some flexibility in hours is allowed, with concurrence from the supervisor. The employee must be available during the "core" work hours of 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and must account for the hours in a pay period to maintain full-time status. Telework: This is a Hybrid position allowing up to 40% remote work. For a SME level candidate, we are open to fully remote with up to 10% CONUS travel. Travel: Up to 10% CONUS travel may be required. AAP/EEO Statement: KMS Solutions provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. KMS Solutions is a drug free workplace.