ED2021 Experienced System Safety Engineer (d/f/m)

  • Airbus
  • Manching, Germany
  • 09/08/2021
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Job Description

Airbus Defence and Space GmbH

Airbus pioneers sustainable aerospace for a safe and united world. The Company constantly innovates to provide efficient and technologically-advanced solutions in aerospace, defence, and connected services. In commercial aircraft, Airbus offers modern and fuel-efficient airliners and associated services. Airbus is also a European leader in defence and security and one of the world's leading space businesses. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions and services worldwide.

Job Description

Are you interested in assessing complex functions through Aircrafts and Systems, analyse the propagation of mechanical or electrical/electronical malfunctions and unintended human operation throughout the system with regards to hazardous Aircraft reaction?

To support the Aircraft Development Safety Team (TEYWR) we are looking for an experienced System Safety Engineer who will ensure that Airbus products are developed, designed, produced and supported according to the state-of-art and the relevant safety standards (associated to airworthiness regulations). Safety of the vehicle is maintained throughout its whole lifecycle, considering Human Factors and operation.

Eurodrone Programme – Shaping the future of UAS

With its groundbreaking industrial and commercial setup and its unique certification and flexibility, European Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) showcases how European industry can find innovative ways to support strategic autonomy needs and prepare for the Future Combat Air System. European MALE RPAS is not just the first programme to fully implement digital design manufacturing and services (DDMS). It is also seen as a ‘light-house’ programme, not only within Airbus, but also for the entire aeronautics industry in Europe.

Become part of the UAS business and rise to the challenges ahead.


You can expect the following challenging tasks and activities:

  • Performing System Safety Assessment activities for military aircraft systems, supporting the phases during and after certification

  • Generating and update of assessments (Functional Hazard Assessment/System Safety Assessment) of intended design modifications to influence the system architecture according to the required System Safety/System Integrity

  • Performing Risk Analyses, according to the applicable guidance and standards, which are required to support the continuous aircraft development (including Permit to Fly/Type Certificate)

  • Performing analyses of Common-Cause (Particular Risk Analysis, Zonal Safety Analysis and Common Mode Analysis)

  • Determine the particular Safety requirements for system developments or modifications with respect to hardware and software

  • Establish requests for evidence (tests, simulation, analyses), as well as Procedures and Limitations for ground- and aircrew

  • Manage and establish integrity requirements at the interface to interacting systems

  • Manage input from and output to interfacing technical domains and technology (processes, maintenance, human error, aircraft performance and quality, etc.)

  • Review, approval and application of supplier data regarding Safety and Reliability

  • Generating the System Safety Assessment documentation, based on traceable results and evidence, as mandatory proof to acquire the Type Certificate

  • Continuous improvement of analyses tool environment and processes

  • Interface with internal and external stakeholders

  • Support to quotations and planning activities

  • Support and mentoring of new Safety Engineers

The analyses and activities comprise the requirements of all levels of development, from Aircraft level resp. System of Systems level down to detailed requirements regarding hardware and Software.


Ideally you will bring along the following skills and qualifications:

  • Master’s degree of Aerospace Engineering, Physical Science or similar discipline

  • Knowledge/understanding of Aircraft systems, preferential for Combat Aircraft

  • Comprehensive System Safety Assessment experience

  • Knowledge/understanding of the System Engineering Process

  • Advanced skills with MS Office is presumed

  • Comprehensive experience with Safety Tools, e.g. Isograph FaultTree+, is presumed

  • Very good English and German language skills

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.

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