196028 - Systems Engineer 3
St. Charles
12 Months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Systems Engineer 3 for an opening in St. Charles, MO or Remote.

Looking for a Mid-Level Missile and Weapons System Safety Engineer with the mission to establish a safety engineering function across the company and develop enduring safety design practices to assure the safety, quality, integrity, and mission success of our products and services.

The selected candidate will be a core member of a fast paced, productive, close-knit and geographically diverse safety team. Responsibilities will include working alongside systems, design, and project engineers to develop, integrate, and support implementation of capabilities that ensure robust execution of product/system safety analyses and best practices across the enterprise. This includes benchmarking, developing and implementing model based tools and approaches to safety engineering, data analytics, and seeking out best practices throughout the industry. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to work alongside an experienced team of system safety professionals and grow your knowledge of defense and space platforms.

5+ years of Systems Safety, Systems Engineering, and/or Product Design experience

Evaluate customer/operational needs and requirements specifications to develop safety requirements, constraints, and operating limits
Develop System Safety Program Plans (SSPP), as required
Perform a variety of hazard analyses across the full product life cycle, to include Preliminary Hazard Analysis (PHA), Subsystem Hazard Analysis (SSHA), System Hazard Analysis (SHA), Operating and Support Hazard Analysis (O&SHA), Functional Hazard Analysis (FHA), and Software Safety Hazard Analysis, Fault Tree Analysis
Review engineering design specifications, test and manufacturing operations, change proposals, deficiency reports, and deviation/waiver requests for potential safety impacts
Lead/Participate in incident investigations and root cause/corrective action analyses
Interfce with customer and program subject matter experts
Prepare presentations, analyses, and reports for government/customer safety boards, program design reviews, and test/mission readiness reviews
Develop proposals, work statements, and specifications affecting system safety engineering scope and budget
Deliver oral and written system safety and risk presentations to peers, program management, senior leadership, customer, and regulatory agencies
Demonstrate the ability to communicate well and work within a team environment with a focus on first time quality
Proficient in default Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project)

Experience leading Space, NASA, and/or Department of Defense (DoD) team projects such as; trade studies, design work, or safety analysis

Accredited Bachelor's degree and typically 5 or more years' experience in an engineering classification or a Master's degree with typically 3 or more years' experience in an engineering classification or a PhD degree with experience in an engineering classification.


Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Brian New
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x256 or (800) 927-9318 x256

To ensure compliance with President Biden’s September 9, 2021 executive order, the client is implementing a new requirement for U.S.-based employees to either show proof of being fully vaccinated from COVID-19, or have an approved reasonable accommodation (based on a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief) exempting them from the requirement, by December 8, 2021 (timing may vary in some states). Individuals who are unable to meet COVID-19 requirements due to a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief may apply for a reasonable accommodation during the post-offer process. Individuals with approved accommodations will be subject to frequent COVID-19 testing.

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.