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Safety Engineer (all levels)

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Ref no. BHN564451
Location Luton, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Begin your career with Leonardo, working on the most exciting projects within Defence!

Key skills required for this role

Safety, Safety Case, Functional Failure Anaylsis, Fault Tree Analysis, Defence


Position subject to security clearance and proof of 5-year UK residency.

Job description

The opportunity:

We are looking for a Safety Engineers of all levels to join Leonardo - these roles could also be based from out Basildon, Bristol, Southampton, Edinburgh and Newcastle sites.

What you'll do as a Safety Engineer:

  • Use your Safety Analysis skills across the full system life-cycle: from requirements identification through design, development, manufacture system integration, acceptance testing, delivery and when required disposal.
  • Be involved on all aspects of safety assessment, from Hazard Identification through to delivery of project Safety Case Reports. You will undertake assessment and analysis using various techniques including Functional Failure Analysis system requirements and Fault Tree Analysis ,to identifying and validate system requirements, influence design trade-offs and architecture to reduce safety risks.
  • Conduct Environmental Impact Assessments ensuring that the products are complaint with applicable legislation.
  • Develop Safety Requirements and identify appropriate verification and validation methods
  • Construct arguments, based upon evidence gathered to support safety claims.
  • Present the outcomes of safety analysis to Integrated Project Teams and Customers
  • Take part in incident or observation analysis as required
  • Work closely with many different engineering disciplines, customers, partners and suppliers to solve complex problems and deliver safe products
  • Contribute to continual improvement of the Company Safety Management System.

What we need from you:

You really must have:

  • Experience analysing complex systems from a safety perspective, considering the system functions
  • Knowledge and experience of Safety Case Report development for complex systems within an Electronics or Avionics discipline
  • You will be self-motivated, with a desire to learn new technologies and continuously refine your craft.
  • Ability to work across a number of sub-system teams to develop the system solution, coping with a high degree of design complexity and significant levels of uncertainty.
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Experience of working with a variety of internal and external stakeholders of varying seniorities.
  • Due to the nature of the tasks involved, you must be able to achieve full SC clearance and to satisfy further UK eyes only and ITAR conditions.
  • You must be eligible for full security clearance.

It would be nice if you had:

  • Experience of the following tools: CAMEO Systems Modeller, Azure, DOORS, Adelard ASCE and Isograph FaultTree+, Microsoft Office (especially Word and Excel)

Life at Leonardo

With a company-funded benefits package, a commitment to learning and development, and a flexible approach to working hours focused on the needs of both our employees and customers, a career with Leonardo has never offered as many opportunities or been more accessible to as many people.

  • Flexible Working: Flexible hours with hybrid working options. For part time opportunities, please talk to us
  • Company funded flexible benefits: Access to private healthcare, dental schemes, Workplace ISA, Go Green Car Scheme, technology and lifestyle options (£500 annual allowance)
  • Holidays: 25 days plus bank holidays, option to buy/sell leave and to accrue up to 12 additional flexi leave days per year
  • Pension: Award winning pension scheme (up to 10% employer contribution)
  • Wellbeing: Employee Assistance Programme with access to free mental health support, financial wellbeing support and network groups to demonstrate our ongoing commitment to diversity & inclusion (Enable, Pride, Equalise, Reservists, Carers)
  • Lifestyle: Discounted Gym membership, Cycle to work scheme
  • Training: Free access to more than 4000 online courses via Coursera
  • Referral Incentive: You can earn a reward for successfully referring a friend or family member
  • Bonus: Scheme in place for all employees at management level and below

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