BAE Systems
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Minneapolis, MN, USA
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Job Description
How does it feel to work on a team driven to make a big impact? Empowering. At BAE Systems, our Engineering teams are the root of our success in delivering life-saving products to our nation's military. Our Combat Mission Systems business is looking for an Associate System Safety Engineer (also known as Product Safety Engineer).
We are hiring a Senior Systems Safety Engineer to assist with our weapons systems programs, specifically munitions, launchers, and naval gun systems. In this role, you will conduct analyses that provides specialized information to support the development and implementation of balanced system designs. The applicant would analyze the designs and work directly with the design teams with a goal of eliminating or mitigating risks to an acceptably safe design solution. BAE Systems' Product Safety Engineers are involved with every stage of the equipment lifecycle from early concept through development, Integration & Test, production, and field support. Some travel would be required to support occasional test events and program meetings. Typical analyses conducted by Safety Engineers in this role include System Hazard Analysis (SHA), Subsystem Hazard Analysis (SSHA), Health Hazard Analysis (HHA), Functional Hazard Analysis (FHA), Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), System Requirements Hazard Analysis (SRHA), etc. While this specific role is for weapon systems, there is the potential in the future that the applicant could work combat vehicle programs to include: the Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle, Bradley Family of Vehicles, M109 Howitzers, Amphibious Combat Vehicle, Recovery Family of Vehicles.
The preferred work site location for this position is at our BAE Systems Minneapolis location (expected to relocate a short drive to Maple Grove, Minneapolis in 2025). Because this role involves a combination of collaborative/in-person and independent work, it will take the form of a hybrid work format, with time split between working onsite and remotely.
The Senior Systems Safety Engineer:

  • Uses engineering and scientific principles, logic, and defined procedures, to complete tasks in straightforward situations with supervision.
  • Performs basic engineering design, development, analysis, experimentation, test and/or product assurance tasks of limited complexity for assigned portions of a project. Ensures tasks meet cost, quality, schedule, and performance requirements.
  • Applies basic engineering design and/or analytical theory, principles, techniques, and practices to a technical project.
  • Develops and writes technical documentation, makes revisions to existing documentation, and provides input to technical papers or presentations.
  • Performs technical analysis, testing, calculations, and evaluation of results using specialized equipment and/or by computer programs.
  • Analyzes and interprets design specifications, drawings, documentation, models, and/or test results to ensure technical designs comply with applicable engineering standards, military specifications and product requirements.
  • Functions in a Model-Based Systems Engineering database
  • Develops and maintains effective relations with peers and external customers to solve technical problems and implement solutions of limited complexity.
  • Acquires and maintains up-to-date knowledge of relevant engineering discipline(s), industry practices, trends, and applications.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
Minimum Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering field, ideally Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering and 4 or more years of relevant engineering experience.
  • Prior experience in conducting safety analyses (Examples: System Hazard Analysis (SHA), Subsystem Hazard Analysis (SSHA), Health Hazard Analysis (HHA), Functional Hazard Analysis (FHA), or Fault Tree Analysis (FTA)).
  • Strong written and oral communication skills. Experience in technical documentation and report generation.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with internal and external customers to solve technical problems.
  • Due to a government contract, this position requires US citizenship.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
The following skills are desirable, but they are not required to apply on the job:

  • Experience using MIL-STD-882 (Department of Defense Standard Practice for System Safety), MIL-STD-1472, MIL-STD-1474.
  • Experience with ISO 26262.
  • Experience tracking mitigation implementation and working with the government customer to both assess and accept final product safety risk for each of the hazards.
  • Ability to evaluate software for safety impact to an overall system.
  • Experience evaluating requirements for safety impact to a system.
  • Experience reviewing and evaluating parts, installation drawings and electrical circuit diagrams.
  • Engineering experience with relevant applications in a defense environment.
  • Experience in Specialty Engineering (Reliability, Maintainability, Human Systems Integration, Environmental, or Diagnostics) or Systems Engineering.
  • Experience with the design of munitions.
  • Prior military experience.
  • Experience in the application of Model Based System Engineering (MBSE) methodologies and tools.

Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $92290 - $156860
Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience.
Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.
About BAE Systems Platforms & Services
The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair...just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.We celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.

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What are BAE Systems Perks + Benefits

BAE Systems Benefits Overview

At BAE Systems, lives depend on us, and we depend on you. Helping you be your best—at work and at home—inspires us to deliver well-being programs and resources that allow you and your family to thrive in all areas of life.

Volunteer in local community
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Quarterly engagement surveys
Hybrid work model
Employee awards
Flexible work schedule
We promote flexibility through our leave policies, remote and hybrid work options, and alternative scheduling opportunities like the 9/80 schedule, which allows for every other Friday off.
Remote work program
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Diversity recruitment program
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Transgender health care benefits
Abortion travel benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Charitable contribution matching
Pay transparency
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
We recognize families come in many forms. As an enrolled member of our benefits, you will have access to caregiving, childcare, fertility, adoption, and surrogacy financial assistance and resources.
Fertility benefits
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Floating holidays
Bereavement leave benefits
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Onsite office parking
Relocation assistance
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
Personal development training
Virtual coaching services
Apprenticeship programs

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