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System Safety Engineer (Hybrid)

Yeovil, England; Bristol, England Job ID 00000398140 Category Engineering - Systems Post Date Jan. 11, 2024
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Job Description

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

Boeing Defence UK is looking for a System Safety Engineer based in Milton Keynes/Bristol/Yeovil, United Kingdom with hybrid working options

Reporting to BDUK System Safety and Environmental Manager and the SCIS/BtG Safety Lead, the successful candidate will work alongside the BDUK Environmental Safety Engineer and contribute to activities supporting the Support Chain Information Service (SCIS) and Bridging the Gap Programme. Main activities are to undertake development of the in-service System Safety activities in support of the UK MoD customer Safety Related Information Systems. This role fits in with a larger System Safety Team that cover a wide range of programmes from Autonomous Systems, Rotary and Fixed Wing Aircraft, Land based Systems, Information Systems and Research and Development. We offer a supportive career opportunity to enable growth and progression (and movement between programmes) that rewards excellence and fosters an inclusive environment where team members are seen, heard, valued, respected and fully engaged.

Position Responsibilities:

The role has the following key responsibilities:

  • Assist the programme planning and support for the following safety activities: Safety Programme scoping and planning, Resource Workload Planning, Support to Bids and Proposals, Identify, monitor and execute risks, issues and opportunities and support the development of mitigation plans.
  • Undertake the development of SCIS/BtG Programme System Safety artefacts and associated documentation in accordance with MoD Safety Policy, Defence Standard 00-056 and associated international standards  including the development, maintenance and update of:
    • Safety Management Plans
    • Safety Assessments for Safety Related data and Information Systems and the selection and application of appropriate Software Safety techniques
    • Hazard Identification and Analysis techniques including but not limited to: Functional Failure Analysis, Structured What If Technique (SWIFT)
    • Hazard Logs using the CASSANDRA or other Hazard Log tools
    • Safety Cases, Safety Case Reports for Products and Services
    • Safety Arguments using Claims, Argument Evidence and Goal Structuring Notation using the Adelard Assurance and Safety Case Environment (ASCE) software
  • Ensure close liaison, through proactive collaborative behaviour, with other Boeing, Customer and Supplier technical disciplines to ensure appropriate evidence is available to support the Safety Cases
  • Proactively support Customer and Supplier Safety Meetings and chair internal and customer-facing System Safety Working Groups
  • Some UK travel is expected

Required Experience / Qualifications:

  • Degree in Engineering or equivalent
  • Formal System Safety training

The successful candidate will have experience of some of the following:

  • Demonstrable experience leading and developing Safety Assessments for MoD ground based systems, Information Systems and data
  • Previous industry Safety Engineering experience in the application of MoD Safety Policy and Def Stan 00-056
  • Understand and have experience of applying Safety Techniques to Safety Related Data and Information Systems
  • Experience developing Safety Cases for information systems and Safety Cases for Services
  • Familiarity with software standards such as RTCA DO-178B/C and IEC 61508 Part 3
  • Experience with the use of common safety tools, specifically CASSANDRA, Adelard Assurance and Safety Case Environment.
  • Demonstrate the ability to plan of work, and develop/use meaningful metrics to evaluate safety status and provide performance visibility
  • Able to effectively identify and execute opportunities to improve strategies, processes and project plans
  • Experience of developing resource workload plans and schedules
  • Experience of providing safety support into bids and proposals
  • The candidate should possess strong communication skills, technical competency, and skills with project management concepts/tools
  • Completed or working towards a post graduate qualification in System Safety Engineering is highly desirable

What Boeing offers you:

The Boeing benefits package goes above and beyond, focusing on your physical, emotional, financial and social well-being. Here’s a snapshot of what we offer:

  • Competitive salary and annual incentive plans
  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the approach and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
  • 23 days plus UK public holidays and a Winter Break between Christmas and New Year!
  • Pension Plan with 10% employer contribution
  • Company paid BUPA Medical Plan
  • Short Term Sickness: 100% pay for the first 26 weeks
  • Long Term Sickness: 66.67% of annual salary from 27th week
  • 6x annual salary life insurance
  • Learning Together Programme to support your ongoing personal and career development
  • Access to Boeing’s Well Being Programs, tool and incentives
  • Parental leave options available!

Employer will not sponsor applicants for employment visa status.

Work Authorisation: This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. Candidates must have current legal authorisation to work immediately in the United Kingdom. Boeing will not attempt to obtain Immigration and labour sponsorship for any applicants. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S. based payroll.

Security Clearance: This position requires the ability to obtain a UK security clearance for which UK residency is required.

Relocation: This position does not offer relocation. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.


Export Control Requirements: Not an export control position

Equal Opportunity Employer:

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not accept unlawful discrimination in our recruitment or employment practices on any grounds including but not limited to; race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military and veteran status, or other characteristics covered by applicable law.

We have teams in more than 65 countries, and each person plays a role in helping us become one of the world’s most innovative, diverse and inclusive companies. We are a Disability Confident Committed employer and welcome applications from candidates with disabilities. Applicants are encouraged to share with our recruitment team any accommodations required during the recruitment process. Accommodations may include but are not limited to: conducting interviews in accessible locations that accommodate mobility needs, encouraging candidates to bring and use any existing assistive technology such as screen readers and offering flexible interview formats such as virtual or phone interviews.

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  • Competitive base pay and incentive programs.
  • Industry-leading tuition assistance program pays your institution directly.
  • Resources and opportunities to grow your career.
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