System Safety Engineer (Multiple Openings)

System Safety Engineer (Multiple Openings)

Bell Textron Inc. | Fort Worth, TX, US
Salary Range:$72,000 – $131,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

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System Safety Engineer (Multiple Openings)

There are amazing things happening at Bell, which means we’re looking to add to our world-class engineering. We’re building the future as we support the Army with the modernization of their fleet in the Future Vertical Lift program. To do this we need hands-on, creative engineers with experience in the transportation, defense, robotics, software, or aerospace industry to create the future of Army Aviation: Bell’s V-280 Valor. We’re a winning team, solving complex problems, with purpose-driven work changing the way the world flies.

System Safety Engineer (Multiple Openings):

Bell is seeking multiple System Safety Engineers for the FLRAA V280 Program.

The System Safety Engineer is responsible for developing, managing and communicating the system safety methodology for a new military development program to internal and external customers through identification and analysis of potential hazards in design, operation and maintenance. The position will be at the forefront of emerging system safety techniques including Model Based Safety Analysis (MBSA) and Model Based Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE). There are multiple positions open that will be based at Bell's Ft. Worth, TX headquarters facility.

Position Responsibilities:

Plan, define and verify System Safety requirements and Safety Analysis artifacts to ensure design integrity and safety.
Work within engineering teams to ensure air vehicle safety of flight
Influence air vehicle design to improve system safety features and design
Perform Model Based Safety Analysis (MBSA) in coordination with air vehicle Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) efforts
Perform Systems Theoretic Process Analysis (STPA) on the air vehicle, subsystems and components
Ensure effective Systems Safety Engineering efforts are conducted through identification and analysis of potential hazards from concept definition through development, production and product fielding.
Develop fault management techniques to be employed by the system hardware/software.
Perform the necessary hazard analyses to identify potentially hazardous conditions and recommend actions that would contribute to the minimization or prevention of hazards.
Perform Safety Risk Analysis, develop analysis reports, provide validation/verification of requirements and provide feedback to the program and customer.
Administer System Safety activities on assigned program IPTs. Interface with the customer and IPT Teammates on safety related issues. Monitor, investigate, and resolve issues relative to System Safety Engineering.
Represent Bell with military/industry at System Safety Working Groups.
Provide safety/crashworthiness experience to engineering and management personnel by various methods ranging from informal discussions to formal presentations.
Review of supplier Safety Assessment Reports.
Perform budget estimating and management tasks.

We know our people are what make us who we are, which means we are here to support you. We have openings in our Engineering teams across many disciplines and levels, so you might be looking to start your career with Bell, or you might want to bring your many years of technical expertise to bear on the complex problems we have to solve. Either way, we want to talk to you about a career with us.

If you’re coming to us from outside of the Dallas-Fort Worth area, we can’t wait to tell you about the amazing advantages of living here. We’re rapidly expanding and adding new team members, and we want our new crew to feel supported as they make their transition to Dallas-Fort Worth. Your start and move date should align with your life and needs - talk to our recruiters about how we can be flexible with your needs.

Education Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Math, Physics - or related science discipline - is required.

Position Requirements:

Experience at all levels will be considered. Positions at various Engineering levels will be offered, depending on experience.
Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), Systems Modeling Language (SysML) experience or Model Based Safety Analysis (MBSA) experience Is required.
Requires experience in development of Fault Hazard Analysis, Fault Tree Analysis, Failure Mode Effects and Criticality Analysis, Safety Assessment Reports and supporting safety artifacts.
Experience with quantitative reliability and maintainability analysis is required.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office is required.
Demonstrated Communication Skills needed to brief top-level management, customers and/or large groups on an occasional-to-frequent basis are required.
Familiarity with MIL-STD-882 System Safety Programs and risk assessment process is required.
Familiarity with ARP-4761 and ARP-4754 is preferred.
Candidates must be eligible to obtain Secret Security Clearance (Preferred)

Preferred Skills:

Rotorcraft Pilot Certificate or equivalent military qualifications
Pilot, Aircrew, and/or military maintenance experience on Bell Helicopter products.
Working knowledge of EVMS and Cost Account Manger experience.
Software development experience

Textron Relocation Assistance policy is in effect / applies for this position for candidates who qualify

You have the unique opportunity to join a different kind of team; one that is focused on pushing boundaries, one that advocates for our customers by presenting them with the very best and by cultivating a culture of inclusivity and excitement for what’s ahead.

We’re an award-winning organization with a legacy of reliability, precision, and exceeding expectations. Be on the forefront of flight technology and join our team! If you want to get the scoop on our culture, leadership and benefits directly from our employees, you can check out our verified employee reviews exclusively on our partner site Comparably at

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Job Field Engineering
Primary Location US-Texas-Fort Worth
Other Locations US-Kansas-Wichita, US-Alabama-Huntsville
Recruiting Company Bell Textron Inc.
Schedule Full-time
Job Level Individual Contributor
Shift First Shift
Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time
Job Posting 04/20/2022, 3:14:04 PM
Relocation Available
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