Functional Safety Engineer

Functional Safety Engineer
  • £50,000 - £55,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • London, England, UK London London GBR SW194NS
Job Ref: 64529
Sector: Aerospace & Defence
Date Added: 04 October 2021

Functional Safety EngineerWould you like to be part of the growth of an important division within my clients organisation, who are a market leader in the Defence SectorYou need to be a British National due to Security Clearance. Applications for permanent and contract positions will be considered.As a Functional Safety Engineer you will be working with the engineering team supporting the delivery of a number of complex safety critical and safety related systems across multiple platformsYou will be using guidance from Def Stan 00-056 and IEC61508. The primary activities will involve undertaking hazard identification and analysis activities and recording the outputs in the project hazard log. Such activities will include but not be limited to Hazard and Operability Studies (HAZOPs), Functional Failure Analysis (FFA), Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), Failure Mode, Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA) and Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA).Role Responsibilities: Be responsible to the Project Safety Manager, who leads the technical safety work and is responsible for generating the safety case. Undertake safety analysis activities as directed by the project safety manager. Generate safety requirements for the system to ensure that the customers safety targets and derived safety targets can be met by the system design (eg. random hardware failure probabilities or systematic safety integrity level (SIL) targets for software and/or firmware. Support the planning of safety activities on a complex project, including effort estimating to deliver the project milestones and safety case objectives. Supporting audits at internal and external design reviews and safety committee meetings Generating safety analysis and documenting it in a report, which will be the subject of internal peer review, governance reviews and presenting the findings to the customer. Producing technical documentation to a high standard in accordance with company/customer procedures Travelling to customer and sub-contractor sites in the UK, occasionally overseas, as required Undertaking analysis that positively impacts the design decisions and solutions propose by the engineering teams Presenting complex and reasoned safety arguments to internal and external stakeholders in order to influence their consideration of safety decisions. Working collaboratively within multi-disciplined teams to maximise NGs reputation by generating high quality and well-reasoned outputsTo be considered you need to have the following: Relevant work experience in a safety-related engineering environment from a regulated industry Understanding and awareness of international and defence standards such as IEC 61508 and Def Stan 00-056 Awareness of safety assurance of COTS PE based systems or high integrity software Ability to understand hardware and software failure modes, causes and effects Experience in some areas safety/reliability analysis techniques: hazard identification and analysis, FMECA, FTA, Functional Failure Analysis Awareness of the tools and techniques used in Risk Assessments and developing ALARP justifications Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team (e.g. systems, hardware, software and ILS engineers, project management, customer and supplier engineering teams) Degree, HND, HNC in Engineering or Safety Management related disciplineIt would be great if you had: Experience of Commercial or Military Maritime engineering Safety requirements capture, negotiation and trade--off Knowledge of Human Factors Engineering Knowledge of formal Validation and Verification processes UK Defence experience on maritime projects Knowledge of the full systems engineering lifecycle

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.

03/11/2021 08:28:24
GBP 50000.00 55000.00 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Adrian Weideman

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