Safety Lead (Laser Weapon Systems)

Safety Lead (Laser Weapon Systems)

Job Title: Safety Lead (Laser Weapon Systems)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + generous benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896994_1608301591
Contact Name: Tony Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 18, 2020 14:26

Job Description

My client, a world leader in missiles and missile systems for the defence sector, requires a Safety Lead to join them in Bristol and work as part of a team developing future systems, disruptive technologies and capabilities. The role is to lead system and trial safety solution definition and analysis activities and manage the generation of overarching safety case documentation.

Safety Lead

The Safety Lead will lead the definition and analysis activities for Laser Directed Energy Weapons system and trial safety solutions. You will manage the generation of the overarching safety case documentation, engage with the relevant stakeholder and accreditation bodies. This role will also be responsible for managing the system security analysis with support of the InfoSec and Cyber team and delivering implementation of appropriate security measures.

This is an opportunity for a Safety specialist who can employ their ability to see the bigger picture whilst understanding the details of many varied challenges at all stages of the CADMID cycle.

To be considered for this role, applicants will need to have extensive experience as a Systems Engineer with knowledge of relevant safety and security standards (such as DefStan 00-56) and safety assessment methodologies and an understanding of the ALARP principle and its application to safety assessment.

You will have:

*Good analytical and methodical thinking to ensure completeness and consistency in safety and security analysis work.
*Experience in the use of Rhapsody, DOORs and the IBM Rational Toolset, including configuration management structures and approaches.
*Excellent stakeholder management.
*Excellent presentation and communications skills, particularly for presenting complex technical arguments or analysis simply and succinctly. Communicating key points to broad groups of stakeholders.
*Ideally an understanding of Laser hazards and the potential risk and accidents associated with operation of any laser system, but specifically High Power LDEW.
*A technical and practical way of thinking, possibly with a physics background, coupled with system design experience and an ability to see how things fit together

Safety Lead (Laser Weapons)
Salary £45-60k DOE plus benefits

Key Skills: Safety, Systems Engineer, Systems Safety, CADMID, DefStan 00-56, Safety Assessment, ALARP, Rhapsody, DOORS, IBM Rational, Laser, Laser systems, Laser Hazards, Laser Weapons.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a PERMANENT position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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