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System Safety Engineer

Systems Safety Engineer (Maritime / Naval) 3 months initially Up to £54p/h Havant, Hampshire, South Coast

Job Description

Systems Safety Engineer (Maritime / Naval)
3 months initially
Up to £54p/h
Havant, Hampshire, South Coast

Business Environment Established in 1991, Rotary and Mission Systems Integrated Systems (RMS IS), is a leading prime contractor and systems integrator responsible for a wide portfolio of high technology programmes, complex integration, training and through-life support, spanning the defence and civil sectors. The RMS IS business, a leading provider of systems engineering, software development and complex programme management for global security, cyber, civil and commercial markets. This position is to work on current and future UK programmes, specifically to update the extant System and Software Safety Case for a Ship based System, and supporting other programmes. The Ship Based System is in service and the safety cases need updating to reflect recent design changes, and other evidence

Specific Job Description Understand the safety requirements of the projects and perform analyses on Programmes with direction of the Lead System Safety Engineer or Chief System Safety Engineer as required.

Update the System and Software Safety Cases of a Maritime / Naval / Ship based System

Undertake the following tasks in support of other programmes:

" Develop Safety Management Plans, including sub-contractor/supplier interfacing elements
" Conduct Safety Assessments such as Preliminary Hazard Analysis, System Hazard Analysis, Sub System Hazard Analysis, Functional safety assessment, Occupational and Operating Hazard Analysis.
" Derive safety requirements, including integrity requirements
" Document System level safety arguments, Safety Cases and Safety Reports
" Review subcontract safety documents.
" Participate as required in:
o Zonals and physical safety audits.
o HAZOP studies.
o Project Safety Committees.
o Demonstrating compliance with legislative requirements
Functional Area RMS IS - Technical Directorate
Vacancy Location Havant
Required skills, qualifications and experience Working and current knowledge of:

" UK and EU safety related legislation (e.g. Health and Safety at Work Act)
" Environmental legislation and management systems (eg. ISO14001 etc.)
" Defence and commercial safety standards such as Def Stan 00-56, Def-Stan 00-55, Mil Std 882, IEC61508, JSP 454)
" Project Oriented Safety Management System (POSMS)
" Safety Case development using the Adelard Safety Case Editor (ASCE)
" Hazard Management using eCassandra
" Event Tree and Fault Tree development using Reliability Work Bench
Desired skills, qualifications and experience " Application of current safety standards at the 'systems integration' level
" An understanding of the implication of derived safety requirements, including integrity requirements assigned to programmable elements
" High level understanding of software safety arguments
" Application of the Project Oriented Environmental Management System (POEMS)
" Ability to edit html documentation
" Good understanding of Microsoft Office Sharepoint Designer

The System Safety Engineer will exhibit the following attributes:
" Be able to work on the task associated with the overall function without placing an excessive burden on the practitioner or expert.
" Be able to undertake system engineering activities (related to the safety domain)
" Strong interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal
" Be a team player
" Be able to work at customer or sub-contractor sites with minimal supervision

Clearance Required for Role SC
Clearance to Start BPSS

Equal Opportunity Statement Our client recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief. Discrimination on any of these grounds is expressly forbidden. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Team Size and Structure Havant team 10

Role Synopsis We are seeking a Safety Engineer to update existing system and SW safety cases. The requirement is for a system safety engineer who understands high level software safety (enough of an understanding to be able to write a report). Candidates need to have an understanding of maritime or Naval based environments and must be able to communicate efficiently verbally and in writing.

Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

Key Consultant

Matt Seeney


I recruit primarily in the defence and aerospace industries here in the UK. I am always interested to speak to Systems & Software Engineers of all levels with defence and aerospace experience.