Teledyne Technologies

Hypersonic Systems Safety Lead

Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
Requisition ID
Company Name
Teledyne Brown Engineering
1st Shift - Morning
Citizenship/Visa Requirement
US Citizen Only

Company Overview

Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc. is an industry leader in engineered systems and advanced manufacturing. The Company provides full-spectrum systems engineering, integration, manufacturing, and lifecycle sustainment solutions to the marine, aviation, aerospace, and defense, energy and environment markets. Teledyne Brown has expertise in systems integration, technology development, hardware design, prototype development, system test and evaluation, advanced manufacturing, performance-based logistics solutions, and operations and maintenance

Position Summary and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will serve as a Systems Safety Engineering Lead for the Hypersonics Hot Air Tunnel.


The Systems Safety Engineerin Lead must deomnstrate an advanced understanding of the advanced concepts of system safety engineering to include human factors engineering, hazard analyses, hazard categorization, causal analyses, mitigation requirements identification, risk and issues, documentation, tracking and implementing, and residual risk assessment.


The most desirable candidates will have a demonstrated understanding of chemical, thermal, mechanical, and software engineering in a test environment and be able to translate those skills to design and testing efforts. 


Work will be conducted both in a engineering office environement and on-site (as needed). 


Responsibilities include:

  • Authoring, execution and maintenance of the System Safety Plan
  • Establishing safety requirements for assigned systems and tests
  • Coordinating with PM and Chief Engineers
  • Representing of the program at Working Group and IPT meetings
  • Evaluating of requirements, design, and tests for safety critical needs
  • Participating in Product reviews, control and test equipment, test facilities, functional specifications and operations
  • Conducting Fault Tree Analyses, Hazard Analyses, Hazard Mitigation, Safety Risk Assessments, System Residual Risk Assessments, and Job Safety Analyses
  • Participating in accident investigations and identification of causes and corrective actions
  • Coordinating environmental safety and health, hazardous materials, human factors, reliability engineering, explosive safety, directed energy (laser) safety, and/or production/facility safety efforts


A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (or equivalent field)from an ABET accredited school, with at least 8+ years of relevant experience, demonstrating the following skills:

  • Experience leading a system safety program (including human factors and safety engineering)
  • Experience with safety of structural/mechanical/electrical aspects of hypersonics, wind tunnels, and test equipment

  • Knowledge of environmental testing of airframes (or portions thereof) and related test equipment

  • Abitility to evaluate software and mechanical and electrical drawings

  • Knowledge of compatible materials, fasteners, coatings, processes and assembly methods
  • Knowledge of 29 CFR 1910 and MIL-STD-882

Candidate must be a current resident of or willing to relocate to the Huntsville, AL area.


Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

Teledyne is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,color,religion,religious creed,gender,sexual orientation,gender identity,gender expression,transgender,pregnancy,marital status,national origin,ancestry,citizenship status,age,disability,protected Veteran Status,genetics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal,state,or local law. If you need assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment,please email or call (855)479-1480. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.


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