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System Safety Engineer

Job ID: 2314715
Location: CAPE CANAVERAL, FL, United States
Date Posted: Nov 6, 2023
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Sys Safety Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a System Safety Engineer to provide technical support to a government customer at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida

  • Develop and maintain a program-by-program set of tailored range safety requirements
  • Conduct system safety evaluation of satellite vehicle (SV) program, launch vehicle integration and Operation & Maintenance (O&M) plans, procedures and safety documentation (MSPSP, Safety Assessment Reports, Hazard Reports, etc.) for compliance with applicable federal, state and range safety requirements
  • Review best practices and recommend ways to apply those practices to range safety requirements
  • Support program status meetings and attend working groups, as required
  • Conduct and support facility readiness walk-downs prior to SV arrival and hazardous operations
  • Provide safety surveillance/monitoring of all SV pre-launch hazardous operations and ensure hazards are properly mitigated
  • Provide technical and programmatic support for any near miss and/or mishap investigation related to SV program
  • Support facility modification efforts to identify any potential safety impacts to SV programs and associated processing activities
  • Maintain System Safety Risk Management modules in Government provided tools
  • Level I and II Fire Inspector Certification from an accredited program



  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Engineering or related technical discipline; Master’s Degree in Engineering desired
  • 7+ years launch system safety experience


  • Must be a US Citizen with an active Top Secret SCI clearance with a CI poly

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


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