Systems Safety Engineer - remote

  • FINTEC recruit Ltd
  • Edinburgh, UK
  • Jun 18, 2020
Permanent Engineering

Job Description

FINTEC recruit is seeking a Systems Safety Engineer (Remote) for our client who are one of the world's foremost engineering services companies. Operating across 15 countries and employing more than 12,000 personnel they provide product engineering and lifecycle services to a range of high-tech industries including Aerospace & Defence, Transportation (Auto and Rail), Power and Industrial, Oil & Gas and Medical Devices.

Our client has a growing Electronics, Systems and Software engineering capability in the UK supporting customers in the Aerospace & Defence industry.

The Systems Safety Engineer role can be remote based or office based either in Edinburgh or Derby to support the growth of this team, providing support to project teams for safety and environment engineering on complex avionics systems.


Safety and environmental risk management

Hazard identification, analysis, risk assessment and mitigation plan.

Creating and maintaining the project(s) hazard log

Support to the project(s) in meeting the safety and environmental requirements.

Ensuring that all safety and environmental requirements are adhered to.

Development and production of the safety cases and environmental impact assessments required.

Skills, Qualifications and Experience required:

You will have a minimum of 5 years experience providing safety input to achieve product/system qualification.

Previous experience of safety analysis on high reliability systems.

Knowledge of current safety and environmental industry standards, legislation and regulations such as DEF-STAN 00-56, REACH, RoHS, etc.

and experience in the use and application of hazard / safety assessment techniques such as FMEA, HAZID, HAZOP, fault tree analysis, etc.

Have a good background in electronics (i.e. ability to understand circuit schematics), preferably with knowledge of RF systems.

Experience of electronic component-level safety analysis.


Previous experience of RF / Radar or Electro-optics systems safety design.


Honours degree (BSc/ BEng/ MSc/ MEng) in Electronics Engineering, Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Physics or Mathematics or equivalent experience.

Full details of the Systems Safety Engineer role is available on application. To apply please submit your current CV