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Safety Engineer

Airbus Defence and Space SAU
Getafe, Community of Madrid, Spain
86 days ago

Job Description:

Are you interested in joining into a team that offers you the possibility of having a multidisciplinary view of the A/C development process, having a close relationship will all the Centres of Competence (Design offices), Chief Engineering Offices, Services organization, System Suppliers, Airworthiness Authorities and in some cases with operational customers?

To support the Aircraft Development Safety team in Getafe, we are looking for a System Safety Engineer who will ensure that Airbus products are designed, developed and supported according to the relevant safety standards (associated to airworthiness regulations).


As a member of the Aircraft Development Safety team, you will develop the following challenging tasks and activities:

  • Performing System Safety Assessment activities for military aircraft systems, supporting the development phases until certification.
  • Performing a systematic and comprehensive examination of System functions to identify and classify failure conditions of those functions according to their severity.
  • Establishing the System Safety requirements and performing preliminary evaluations to determine that the proposed architecture can reasonably be expected to meet the safety objectives.
  • Generating evidences to demonstrate in front of the Airworthiness  Authorities that the final system architecture meets required System Safety requirements.
  • Performing analyses of Common-Cause (Particular Risk Analysis, Zonal Safety Analysis and Common Mode Analysis).
  • Performing Risk Analyses, according to the applicable guidance and standards, which are required to demonstrate the Continuous Airworthiness of the platform.
  • Manage and establish safety requirements at the interface to interacting systems.
  • Manage input from and output to interfacing technical domains and technology (processes, maintenance, human factos, aircraft performance, structures, quality, etc.).
  • Review, approval and application of supplier data regarding Safety and Reliability.

All these activities comprise all levels of development, from Aircraft level down to detailed requirements regarding hardware and Software.

Required skills

As a successful candidate, you will be able to demontrate the following skills and experience:

  • Master degree of Aeronautical or Industrial Engineer (or similar discipline).
  • Good Knowledge/understanding of Aircraft systems.
  • System Safety Assessment experience would be an advantage, at least System Engineering experience with interface to Safety Assessment/Airworthiness/Certification.
  • Advanced skills with MS Office are presumed.
  • Experience with Safety Tools, e.g. Isograph FaultTree+ will be valuable.
  • Good level of English Language.
  • Team working skills and problem-solving mind.

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.

Which benefits will you have as AIRBUS employee?

At Airbus we are focused on our employees and their welfare. Take a look at some of our social benefits:

  • Vacation days plus additional days-off along the year.
  • Attractive salary.
  • Hybrid model of working when possible, promoting the work-life balance.
  • Collective transport service in some sites.
  • Benefits such as health insurance, employee stock options, retirement plan, or study grants.
  • On-site facilities (among others): free canteen, kindergarten, medical office.
  • Possibility to collaborate in different social and corporate social responsibility  initiatives.
  • Excellent upskilling opportunities and great development prospects in a multicultural environment.
  • Special rates in products & benefits.

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.


Airbus Defence and Space SAU

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