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System Safety Engineer

Job ID: 1925061
Location: STAFFORD, VA, United States
Date Posted: Oct 18, 2019
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Sys Safety Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description


A successful candidate will work as part of a team analyzing equipment to identify hazards, categorize risk, and recommend mitigations to reduce the probability/severity of a mishap resulting in injury to personnel, equipment damage, and/or damage to the environment.  Candidates will collaborate with government personnel, vendors and the user community to ensure the safety of Marine Corps weapons systems and platforms.  


Tasks include:

  • Systems safety analysis of hardware and software for US Marines Corps weapons systems
  • Prepare/update Safety Assessment Reports
  • Generate Hazard Logs, Risk Acceptance letters, and Safety Releases in accordance with DoD and Marine Corps requirements.
  • Prepare National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation in support of Marine Corps acquisition programs


    Review System Requirements documentation to identify potential hazardous conditions and make recommendations to system design in collaboration with program staff

  • Perform operational analysis to identify potential deficiencies in operating procedures, training documentation, maintenance procedures, storage and handling procedures, and/or ordnance handling procedures.  Make recommendations to commendations to resolve deficiencies. 
  • Review and make recommendations to test plans to ensure safety requirements are met.

  • Assess Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) and other system change requests to identify/verify safety risks.









Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or a technical related field, or military experience at E-6 or higher.


  • Experience conducting System Engineering Analysis, System Safety Analysis, Risk Management and/or Hazard Analysis

  • Experience working with US Navy or US Marine Corps combat systems or platforms

  • Experience operating, maintaining, testing, or analyzing weapons systems or complex mechanical or software systems

  • Systems Engineering experience with US Navy or US Marine Corps weapons systems

  • Experience preparing technical reports

Desired Qualifications



SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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