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Senior System Safety Engineer

York, Pennsylvania Contract Job ID: 2010111749
Estimated Duration: 12 months


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Senior System Safety Engineer, in York, PA.

  • We are hiring a Senior Systems Safety Engineer for the M88FOV program for evaluating design changes and modifications for safety implications and recommending improvements where feasible.
  • In this role, you will interact closely with lead safety engineer and design engineers.
The Senior Systems Safety Engineer:
  • Conducts rigorous safety analyses that identify potential hazards in design and strives to eliminate or mitigate these hazards through design influence, application of safety interlocks and/or development of appropriate warnings.
  • Provides hazard analyses, design recommendations, risk assessments, safety assessment reports, safety bulletins, and support to proposals and/or work directives.
  • Provides engineering support that ensures safety, consistent with mission requirements, is designed into systems, subsystems, equipment and related interfaces, as required by government contracts.
  • Assists with development and update of program plans and interacts with various technical disciplines for design enhancement.
  • Influences design and works across lines of management.
  • Ensures technical outcomes are consistent with established engineering principles and practices and that customer and company technical, system, performance, and quality requirements are met.
Skills Required:  
  • Safety Experience using MIL-STD-882E. Working knowledge of writing hazards (including cause and effect) and development of mitigation strategies.
  • Demonstrated experience writing hazards (including cause and effect) and developing mitigation strategies.
  • Working knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of a relevant technical field of specialization.
  • Familiarity with current computer applications and technologies in applicable engineering disciplines.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with customers to solve complex technical problems.
  • Ability to effectively communicate technical results to customers.    
Skills Preferred:  
  • Experience tracking mitigation implementation and working with the government customer to both assess and accept final product safety risk for each of the hazards.
  • Experience reviewing and evaluating Parts and Installation Drawings.
  • Experience reviewing and evaluating electrical circuit diagrams.
  • Experience evaluating requirements for safety impact to a system.
  • Ability to evaluate software for safety impact to an overall system.
Prior experience conducting analyses, to include:
  • System Hazard Analysis (SHA), Subsystem Hazard Analysis (SSHA), Health Hazard Analysis (HHA), Functional Hazard Analysis (FHA), or Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), etc. Engineering experience with relevant applications in a defense environment.
  • Specialized technical knowledge of relevant military and commercial design standards.
  • Experience using MIL-STD-1472 and MIL-STD-1474.    
Experience Required: 
  • Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering (preferably mechanical, electrical, aerospace, or software engineering) plus 4 additional years relevant experience; or a M.S. degree and 3 years experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.    
More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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