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Lockheed Martin Senior Principal System Safety Engineer in Sunnyvale, California

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Lockheed Martin is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all Lockheed Martin employees including new hires. All current and newly hired employees who are unvaccinated will be required to adhere to onsite safety protocols.

Description: The coolest jobs on this planet... or any other... are with Lockheed Martin Space.

As we enter a new era of missile defense, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our outstanding team is on a mission to make a difference in the world and every single day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, craft and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems. Do you want to be part of a culture that inspires employees to think big, perform with excellence and build incredible products? We provide the resources, inspiration and focus -if you have the passion and courage to dream big, then we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

Come join Lockheed Martin's Glide Phase Interceptor (GPI) Program to design, develop, and test a hypersonic defense interceptor for the Aegis Weapon System; delivering this mission-critical capability to our Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Customer and Warfighters.

Do you have a passion and dream to be a difference maker? Are you looking for a growth opportunity where you can contribute to a very important mission? If so, we invite to apply your expertise with us, a stellar company that will be putting astronauts on Mars, creating 3D printed satellites, launching payloads that learn in orbit, and developing national defense systems. Come, be a part of our System Safety Engineering team in the dynamic world of Lockheed Martin Space. At Space, we are driven by innovation and integrity. By applying the highest standards of business ethics and a forward-thinking mindset, we believe everything is within our reach – and yours -- as a Lockheed Martin employee.

Our facility in Sunnyvale, CA has a sensational opportunity for a senior staff level System Safety professional who wants to join this mission. Our employees who work in this level of position typically have 14 years of professional experience. In your typical day in this position:

· As the GPI System Safety Lead you will provide the System Safety Engineering approach for managing hazards as an integral part of the Systems Engineering process.

· You will ensure that safety is designed into

hardware and software products - and that

controls are incorporated and remain effective -

assuring compliance to requirements

· Ensure that residual risks are identified,

accepted, and documented

· Verify that deliverables meet contractual


· You will prepare presentations and participate

in Design Reviews, Test Readiness Reviews,

Program Management Reviews, Technical

Interchange Meetings, and various working


· You’ll review and approve test procedures for

alignment to System requirements

· For end-item hardware development, you will

provide oversight of assembly, integration and

test operations

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed

Martin champions an inclusive work environment

that encourages differences and big-picture


You can learn more about Lockheed Martin’s competitive and comprehensive benefits package by visiting this link.

Basic Qualifications:

· Bachelors degree in an Engineering or scientific

discipline from an accredited college, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 14 years or more of professional experience; or 12 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree.

· Active Secret Clearance

· Knowledge of MIL-STD-882E

· Software Safety engineering and analysis including software criticality determination

· Demonstrated knowledge and application of

System Safety design and operations principles

to include experience with hazard identification,

analysis, risk mitigation and associated

deliverable documentation

· Experience working in System Safety Working Groups to

· Proficient in the use of MS Office applications

· Must be able to work occasional overtime in

support of weekend and off-hour activities.

· Ability to travel as required

· Must be a United States citizen

Desired Skills:

· Ability to support Software Level of Rigor Processes

Knowledge of MDA Mission Assurance Provisions

· Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

· Must be able to interface with Customer and Program Management

· Demonstrated ability in developing technical baseline for System efforts and identifying critical hardware & software



Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.


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