Engineer: Systems

Systems Safety Engineer (Lead)

SRC, Inc. is currently seeking a lead systems safety engineer to work out of their corporate headquarters office in Syracuse, NY. As a systems safety engineer, you will work to help execute system safety programs across multiple cutting-edge product lines including electronic warfare (EW), advanced radars, and Counter Unmanned Aircraft Systems (CUAS). Your responsibilities will include ensuring that safety is designed into the hardware and software of these products, from contract start through certification. You will also provide a focal point for customer interaction for all safety related activities. As a member of the systems engineering team, you will play an integral role in all phases of product development. From requirements generation to sustainment activities, you will be responsible for safety throughout the life of a product.    

Being an employee of SRC, you would be part of a company at the cutting edge of intelligence, defense, and environmental technology development with the design of cognitive big-data analytics, counterfire radars for troop protection, and environmental protection process and tool improvements. Most importantly, you would have the opportunity to explore engineering in a not-for-profit corporate environment that fosters creativity and encourages personal and professional growth while contributing to the environment and national defense.    

What You’ll Do    

  • Work collaboratively with on-site and distributed cross-discipline project teams to support safety activities
  • Support multiple concurrent program activities
  • Analyze customer requirements and decompose into program/product specific safety requirements
  • Interface with customers on safety related topics
  • Generate and maintain safety related documentation including System Safety Program Plans (SSPP), Hazardous Materials Management Program (HMMP) reports, Safety Assessment Reports (SAR), as well as others
  • Lead hazard analysis activities across multiple programs
  • Review changes to products for their safety impact and participate in design Change Control Board (CCB) activities
  • Support proposal efforts
  • Review engineering design specifications, test procedures, and deviation/waiver requests for safety impacts
  • Prepare material for government safety boards, program design reviews, and test readiness reviews

What You’ll Bring    

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline or related discipline
  • Six (6) or more years of experience
  • Ability to lead and influence safety related practices at SRC
  • Ability to clearly communicate concepts to team members verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work on multi-disciplinary engineering teams
  • Strong analytical and teamwork skills 

Preferred Skills and Experience:    

  • Three (3) or more dedicated years of safety experience
  • Experience with radar and/or EW concepts
  • Familiarity with MIL-STD-882, MIL-STD-1472, AMCOM Regulation 385-17, and DO-178C
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, think independently, and overcome technical challenges
  • Experience conducting incident investigations, root cause analyses, or Functional Failure Modes and Effects Analyses (FFMEAs)

Security Requirements    

  • Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. 

What Sets Us Apart?
SRC, Inc., a not-for-profit research and development company, combines information, science, technology and ingenuity to solve “impossible” problems in the areas of defense, environment and intelligence. Across our family of companies, we apply bright minds, fresh thinking and relentless determination to deliver innovative products and services that are redefining possible®. When you join our team, you’ll be a part of something truly meaningful — helping to keep America and its allies safe and strong. You’ll collaborate with more than 1,400 engineers, scientists and professionals — with 20 percent of those employees having served in the military — in a highly innovative, inclusive and equitable work environment. You’ll receive a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package that includes four or more weeks of paid time off to start, 10 percent employer contribution toward retirement, and 100 percent tuition support.    

Total compensation for this role is market competitive. The anticipated salary range for this position based out of Syracuse, NY is estimated at $100,000 to $126,000 annually. The actual salary will vary based on applicant’s experience, skills, and abilities, geographic location as well as other business and organizational needs. SRC offers competitive benefit options, for more details please visit our website.    

Equal Opportunity

Individuals seeking employment are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.

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  • Location Syracuse, New York
  • Employment Type Full-Time Salaried
  • Experience Required 6+ Years
  • Education Required Bachelors Degree
  • Security Clearance Requirement Must meet eligibility requirements
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