System Safety Engineer

Job Description

Bristol – Remote + Flexible working 

Permanent Full Time / £60000 + Benefits

Candidates MUST be eligible for UK Security Clearance.

Our Client is recruiting for an experienced System Safety Engineer to work on a Permanent basis. The System Safety Engineer should have at least 5 years of experience in the Aerospace and Defence sectors and be comfortable in a customer-facing role. As a System Safety Engineer, you will be carrying out a wide range of Safety Engineering activities across a variety of Defence projects.

Why join?  They are a small consultancy with a fantastic and growing team and lots of ambition. They currently support clients on some of the most exciting and technically challenging projects in the defence sector. They offer Hybrid/Remote with Flexible working patterns and believe work-life balance is key to success.

Travel to client sites may be required depending on the contract.

Essential skills:

  • Experience in carrying out Hazard Identification and Hazard Analysis.

  • Experience in carrying out Fault Tree Analysis (e.g. Isograph Reliability Workbench).

  • Familiarity with ARP4754A, or DO178C/DO254 and ARP4761

  • Experience in the production and maintenance of Safety Reports and Plans:

    • e.g. Safety Case Reports and Safety Management Plans.

  • Good understanding of Systems Engineering principles.

  • Hazard Log Management.

  • Experience working on complex systems (e.g. Aerospace, Defence, Nuclear).

  • Experience working with DE&S and following the ASEMS process.

  • Ability to work effectively across multiple projects.

Desirable skills:

  • Requirements management.

  • Experience with Failure Modes, Effects (and Criticality) Analysis.

  • Knowledge of Model Based Systems Engineering.

  • Experience working with IEC 61508.

  • Understanding of safety assurance of software and/or complex hardware.

  • Understanding / experience working with DEF STAN 07-85.

  • Electronics Engineering experience.


  • Ideally be degree qualified in an Engineering discipline.

  • Candidates will ideally be a Chartered Engineer (CEng) or equivalent experience.


Please apply with CV stating your earliest availability