Senior Safety Change/System Safety Engineer

  • Australia
  • Sydney
  • Permanent
  • AU$115000 - AU$127000 per annum + 14% super
  • Permanent position starting ASAP (can wait for the right person to give 4 weeks notice to their employer)
  • Exciting national scale opportunity to work on several high-profile projects
  • Must have previous experience working in a safety regulated industry

About the Company

Our client is a highly reputable Australian Avionics company.

About the Role

The Senior Safety Change Specialist/Systems Safety Engineer is responsible for developing safety arguments, designing the safety program, leading safety activities (with a focus on applying suitable hazard identification and risk analysis methods), authoring safety case reports, and owning development and execution of the safety program for several high-profile projects. Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Provide safety leadership, ensuring compliance with Safety Management System and managing operational safety risks
  • Develop and maintain safety artefacts according to the approved Safety Plan
  • Coordinate safety activities, including hazard identification and risk assessment
  • Identify resource needs for ongoing support to the safety program
  • Communicate with stakeholders and lead Working Groups, Reviews, and Workshops
  • Assess human factors risks and contribute to a high-performance, collaborative team culture
  • Foster effective relationships within the team and with internal/external stakeholders
  • Assist in building organizational capacity through education on the Safety Management System


  • Experience as a System Safety Engineer or Safety Change Specialist within a safety regulated industry (e.g. Aviation, Rail, Oil and Gas, Defence)
  • Demonstrated experience applying industry best practice system safety analysis techniques/methodologies (e.g. ARP 4761, MIL-STD 882E, IEC-61508, Eurocontrol (SAM))
  • Expertise in system safety engineering including executing core system safety analysis techniques such as PHA, FHA, FTA, HAZOP, FMECA, etc.
  • Tertiary qualifications in Safety, Engineering, Computer Science or a relevant field
  • Experience developing safety arguments/safety cases for large scale, complex projects within a safety regulated industry
  • Understanding of human factors application in evaluating change is highly desirable


  • Permanent position starting ASAP (our client can wait for the right candidate to give notice to their current employer)
  • Can be located in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, or Canberra
  • Paying up to $127K + 14% super (approx $144K package)
  • Must have full, unrestricted Australian working rights and be eligible for security clearance to be considered

Apply now to be considered for this exciting opportunity!

Please note: The close-off date for this role is the 22nd November however the shortlist is likely fill up before then, so the sooner you apply, the better 🙂

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