Systems Safety Engineer 3_Palmdale CA

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

We are looking for a Systems Safety Engineer level 3 to support our Palmdale CA site.

Essential Functions:

The successful candidate will be a System Safety Engineer assigned to the program responsible to develop and deliver systems safety products as required using MIL-STD-882 as guidance.

Reviews product systems, associated support equipment and facilities, functional specifications and operations, and establishes safety requirements for assigned systems.

Independently analyzes and recommends safety criteria in system design, equipment and procedures to control or eliminate hazards.

Develops safety documents as required to support customer and test/operational range requirements.

Performs audits of operational areas and reports effectiveness of system safety program.

Participates in accident investigations involving damage to products or related facilities and assists in identification of causes and corrective actions.

Evaluates the interrelationship of system safety requirements and other aspects of concept design and development requirements to ensure the most cost effective program


Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in a STEM field and at least 5 years of applied experience.
Candidate must have an active DoD Top Secret and a background investigation within scope.
Must be able to obtain program access.

Preferred Qualifications:
Safety or Aerospace/ Mechanical/Electrical engineering
Master's degree in business or a related technical function
Certified Safety Professional (CSP)

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.${descr2}${descr3}

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