Performs complex and advanced system safety engineering work in design, evaluation, planning, testing and operation in support of system development, engineering analysis and research for one or more programs. Provides technical advisory and consulting expertise to programs and projects under development, acting as a recognized authority in systems safety. Provides system safety engineering subject matter expertise, guidance, and work leadership to technical staff and other internal groups. Serves as a technical specialist for the organization in the application of advanced system safety engineering concepts, principles and processes. Serves as program technical team lead. Prioritize technical issues, plans technical approach, and works with program managers to develop schedules and staffing plans to support program delivery milestones. Supports program risk identification and management activities. Coordinates the application of the organization's technical resources when required. Develops and provides final technical review of major technical reports such as status reports, letters, technical memoranda, contract reports and formal briefings. Conducts independent technical investigations and provides impact assessments and design recommendations to clients. Provides assurance that technical projects are performed in a technically proficient manner and ensures conclusions and recommendations are supported by the analyses presented. Contributes original ideas and innovations to both solicited and unsolicited proposals that result in the expansion of ongoing system safety engineering program starts. Develops related briefings and provides understandable and compelling presentations of technical ideas/proposals. Complies with applicable quality and security procedures in the performance of duties. Establishes and monitors standards for internal quality programs. Provides recommendations for improvements to existing quality systems or applicable company procedures and guidelines. Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned. Master's degree in engineering, physical science or a related scientific discipline plus 10 to 12 years relevant work experience. In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 20 years of applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted based on education, or highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology. As the organizational expert in the field of system safety engineering, conducts highly complex research projects from problem definition through product delivery. Conducts system safety engineering studies and analysis in support of new and modified designs of systems, equipment and facilities. Successful experience on DoD ACAT-1 programs is highly desired. Works directly with senior technical level personnel and program managers in the planning, oversight, and execution of complex and advanced projects. Applies intensive and diversified knowledge of scientific principles and practices in broad areas across one or more technical disciplines. Maintains a liaison role for technical matters with staff and customers, and acts independently on technical issues within the field of system safety. Advises program managers on challenging technical issues, coordinates the use of senior technical resources across the organization on multi-disciplinary problems and provides technical guidance and leadership to less-experienced safety engineers and other technical staff. Works within a peer group of senior technical staff to periodically review technical plans, results, and work products. Recognized within Alion and the technical community as an authority in system safety engineering. US Citizenship and a Secret level clearance and be eligible for TS is required.
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U. S. Citizenship Required.