Safety Manager - Avionics Software

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    Hampshire, England

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  • Salary:

    £450.00 - £500.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Abbie Levens

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Safety Engineer - Avionic Software Systems

SC Cleared


6 Months contract + extension

£450-500 per day Outside IR35

The Role:

Working on Military mission planning software, the Safety Manager is required to manage the other Safety Engineers provide safety skills to the project, the majority of which are predominantly software based, although hardware and health and safety aspects are also included.


Provide the safety assessments undertaken within the assigned work stream, which will involve the following activities:

  • Review of new tasking for safety assessment;
  • Review and safety assessment of Change Requests and Defects;
  • Undertaking analysis of new functionality;
  • Participation in Engineering Reviews;
  • Advising on MOD safety policies;

As the Safety & Environmental Manager, he satisfies the contractual requirements for a Safety Manager for DII, MODNET, Battlespace, Intelligence, Navy and Aerospace.

Essential Skills:

Suitably qualified System Safety Engineer possessing:

  • Ideally ten years' experience of safety engineering;
  • Up-to-date knowledge of Government Policy and UK (and other relevant) legislation concerning Functional Safety and Health & Safety (e.g.: Def Stan 00-56, ASEMS (POSMS & POEMS), JSPs 375and 815);
  • Knowledge of MAA Regulatory Publications;
  • Knowledge and experience of working in the Defence Aviation Domain;
  • Knowledge and experience of demonstrating functional safety with air platforms and support systems and associated standards (e.g. SAE ARP 4754, SAE ARP 4761, RTCA/DO-254);
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of Safety and Environmental engineering techniques:
  • Demonstrating functional safety within software intensive systems and associated standards (e.g. RTCA/DO-178B, RTCA/DO-200A, IEC 61508);
  • Safety Management Plan production;
  • Safety Argument development using Goal-Structuring Notation (GSN) or Claims-Argument-Evidence (CAE);
  • Functional Failure Analysis (FFA); Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA)/ Failure Modes, Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA); Fault Tree Analysis (FTA)
  • Hazard Identification (HAZID);
  • Hazard and Operability Study (HAZOPS);