Systems Safety Engineer TS SCI

Location US-CA-Pasadena
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Top Secret/SCI
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Full Time


Vencore is a proven provider of information solutions, engineering and analytics for the U.S. Government. With more than 40 years of experience working in the defense, civilian and intelligence communities, Vencore designs, develops and delivers high impact, mission-critical services and solutions to overcome its customers most complex problems.

Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, Vencore employs 3,800 engineers, analysts, IT specialists and other professionals who strive to be the best at everything they do.

Vencore is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


 This position requires an active  TS/SCI clearance;


Support the JPL Systems Safety Program Office in providing customer-oriented safety engineering consulting to JPL Project Offices to assist, advise, develop, and implement efficient and effective safety programs; generate safety plans effective for the life-cycle of the project. Evaluate and assess hazards associated with systems design (hardware and software) and operations, and lead the project in implementation of appropriate mitigation techniques. Prepare safety compliance documentation for project, be able to present at safety reviews and interface with external safety organizations. Perform independent risk assessment for systems designs, and identify potential hazards to critical flight hardware and personnel using such analytical tools as Fault Tree Analysis, Operations Hazard Analysis, and Failure Modes and Effects Analysis. Conduct mishap investigations that include accident causation and recommendations to preclude recurrence. Support all Systems Safety design/test/operations, evaluate contractual safety documents, review/approve hazardous operations procedures, and participate in all Project/Task reviews. Evaluate/Perform other safety-related work as assigned.




This position requires an active  TS/SCI clearance;


Bachelor of Science degree (or equivalent experience) in Systems, Systems Safety or other engineering discipline, Physics, Chemistry, or related technical discipline and at least 25 years of experience in one or more of the disciplines of: Physics, Electrical Engineering Safety, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering. Strong experience in system assessment, design analyses, and specifications. Led teams in the development and operation of complex safety critical systems, and worked with customers to ensure successful implementation of safety programs. Solid background in assessing complex safety problems and applying advanced engineering principles in their resolution. Ability to prioritize schedules in support of multiple customers and identify potentially hazardous operations, acts or conditions that could directly involve or potentially impact personnel or space flight hardware. Ability to effectively interact with other project and safety team members, engineering support personnel, and all levels of management. Willing to travel to support safety implementation at contractors and long duration launch campaigns (e.g. 2-3 months).



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