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System Safety Engineer (New Grad - Palm Bay, FL)

Palm Bay, Florida

Job ID SAS20211102-56508
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On the L3Harris team, your job is to secure the world. We don’t work here just for the advanced technology and equipment: We work here because we know what – and who – we’re protecting. From families to the intelligence community, and from our climate to our men and women in uniform – we’re making the world a safer place. Working with the L3Harris's engineering team, you'll join our team of qualified, diverse individuals and work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, global scope, and a collaborative team setting.

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L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: System Safety Engineer

Job Code: SYP2

Job Location: Palm Bay, Fl

Job Description:

System Safety Engineer supporting various programs within Ground, Space and Airborne Systems.Typical tasks include performance of hazard analysis, causal analysis, risk assessment and reporting.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform hazard analysis, causal analysis, hazard tracking and safety risk assessment tasks IAW MIL-STD-882E
  • Generate System Safety Program Plans and Safety Assessment Reports
  • Present system safety risk assessment at Customer design review meetings
  • Consult with other engineering staff to evaluate interfaces between hardware and software, and operational performance requirements of the overall system.
  • Strong oral/written communication and customer interface skills a necessity
  • Prepare work estimates, schedule inputs and metric data to project management.
  • Work closely with Government customers to ensure that the System Safety requirements are defined and implemented in a way that will allow for the verification and validation of the system
  • Experience in any or some of the following areas is desired:
    • STAMP and STPA
    • Safety case development
    • Software Safety per DoD Joint Software System Safety Handbook, STANAG 4404, AMCOM 385-17 or AOP 52
    • DAL assignment for DO-178 and DO-254 objectives
    • Experience with hazardous materials assessment and reporting (NAS-411)
    • Experience with MIL-STD-1472 assessing human interface with hardware
    • Familiar with FMEA, FMECA, and FTA
    • Systems Engineering experience with requirements development and flow-down
    • DOORS experience
    • Understand quantitative and qualitative safety risk assessments
    • Familiar with FRACAS and RCCA activities
    • Familiar with Nationally Recognized Test Laboratory (NRTL) testing and certification requirements
    • Familiar with OSHA; primarily OSHA 29 CFR 1910 and 29 CFR 1924
    • CSP is a plus


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, mathematics or sciences
  • Ability to complete assignments with minimal supervision
  • Team player able to work in small or large team environments and have strong written and oral communications skills
  • Possession of a security clearance or the ability to obtain one
  • Must have experience and be competent with Microsoft office tools.
  • Willing to travel to customer sites if required.

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Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance.  Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens.  In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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