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Senior Safety Engineer

Date: 24-Nov-2022

Location: Bristol, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ


Job title: Senior Safety Engineer                                                                                                                                                                    Location: Bristol, Salisbury or Farnborough


Hybrid working supported.


About the role


The Senior Safety Engineer will provide aviation safety engineering support to a variety of Military Aerospace projects, working within a team of safety engineers the candidate will be responsible for supporting the team’s technical output and ensuring that accurate safety products are delivered to the customer. Tasking will be provided and supervised by the Project Manager and the Technical Lead for projects where necessary, though a large amount of self-motivation will be necessary.


What do I need?


  • The Senior Safety Engineer will need Safety Engineering experience within Systems Engineering ideology.
  • Experience within the defence industry is desirable but not essential 



Please note that all applicants must be eligible for SC clearance as a minimum.


What will I be doing?


The primary output for this Senior Safety Engineer role will be the provision of expertise to deliver defined artefacts in support of a variety of Military Aerospace Project Teams. Artefact production will cover the whole range of Safety Management System (SMS) documentation for Aviation platforms (including Hazard Analysis / Risk Anaysis / Safety Case generation / Loss Model generation / Safety Management Plans), and the applicant should possess analytical skills to examine evidence to support a safety argument. Ability in the use of safety engineering tools and techniques together with excellent interpersonal skills are essential for the delivery of output.

The Senior Safety Engineer will ideally be professionally registered to Chartered Engineer or will have a proven track record of working within the Aerospace industry, however this is not essential.


Why Join QinetiQ?


As we continue to grow into new markets around the world, there’s never been a more exciting time to join QinetiQ. The formula for success is our appetite for innovation, courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges.

You’ll experience a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, you’ll get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems in an diverse and inclusive environment where you can be authentic, feel valued and realise your full potential. Read more about our diverse and inclusive workplace culture here.


Joining QinetiQ offers you an opportunity to work on a broad range of interesting defence-based projects with vast career progression across a global organisation in addition to competitive personal and professional benefits.  You’ll receive highly competitive salary and benefits package: our basic salaries are very attractive as we constantly review what’s happening in the market. The range of benefits that we offer include, flexible working, generous holiday entitlements, Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance and much more.


About QinetiQ


As a company of over 6,000 dedicated professionals, we are a world-centre of excellence in research and development and act as a catalyst for fast-track innovation, offering outstanding experimentation facilities, and technical, engineering and scientific expertise. QinetiQ is made up of dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, all working together to explore new ways of protecting what matters most. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Come and find out how you can play a role.