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Staff Systems Safety Engineer
Updated on 1/20/2023
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • We are looking for a Senior Systems Safety Engineer to join our team. The goal of system safety engineering at Wisk is to build an aircraft that is safe to operate in an urban air-mobility environment. In support of this goal, you will work alongside development lifecycle stakeholders to identify hazards associated with functions, systems and items, and to develop mitigation strategies against these hazards
  • B.S. in engineering, and at least 8 years of experience in systems safety and/or reliability engineering
  • Strong communication skills who thrive working in teams and across multiple functional domains
  • Prior experience applying safety assessment techniques in a structured environment such as ISO-61508, MIL-STD-882 and/or SAE/ARP-4761
  • You are a highly motivated, self starting individual with a broad set of skills and never afraid of facing complex technical challenges
  • You are a solution oriented individual with a strong analytical mindset
  • You have strong communication skills and can easily tailor your communications to suit the audience
  • You can adapt quickly or propose changes needed to achieve early results in a timely fashion
  • You embrace challenges and take commitments and deliver results within reasonable expectations
  • You are a positive team player
  • Drive the completion of safety and reliability analysis such as: Functional Hazard Assessment, Interdependence Analysis, Systems-Theoretic Process Analysis, Markov Analysis, Fault Tree Analysis, Failure Modes Effects Analysis, Reliability Allocation, Reliability Prediction Modeling, and Common Cause Analysis
  • Collaborate with systems engineers and engineering design teams to define safety requirements
  • Collaborate with testing teams to conduct detailed planning of system safety verification efforts
  • Take ownership of the wider system architecture and its associated safety mitigations and analysis
  • Take ownership of the system safety lifecycle elements assigned to you
  • Establish a feedback cycle to ensure safety impacts are recognized and addressed early and efficiently
  • Understand safety regulatory requirements applicable to the aircraft and system development program and tailor the safety assessment process to ensure these requirements are met to the satisfaction of airworthiness authority
  • Define appropriate safety targets using airworthiness regulations and guidance material such as 14 CFR 23.1309 for developmental aircraft and systems and develop safety mitigation strategies
  • Verify the implementation of mitigation strategies and provide recommendations and limitations
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with an aircraft integration development program from conceptual design through certification
  • Experience in a certification environment to 2X.1309 and SAE/ARP-4754
  • Experience working in an agile development environment
  • Experience with Model Based Engineering environment
  • Experience with Reliability Analysis tools like APIS, CAFTA, Reliability Workbench, MADe, Relyenece, DSI etc
  • Experience with Requirements tools like Doors, Polarian, Teamcenter Systems Engineering, Cameo etc
  • Strong focus on continuous improvement of organizational processes

201-500 employees

Urban air-mobility company
Company Overview
Wisk’s mission is to provide safe everyday flight for everyone through their aircrafts and services which are centered around the highest aviation safety standards. The company has built an industry-leading autonomy platform on proven aviation systems with autopilot, precision navigation, and data links augmented with Wisk’s proprietary and decision-making logic software.
  • 100% paid employee medical, dental, & vision benefits, plus generous cost-sharing for spouse/dependent coverage
  • 401(k) plan with 50% employer matching
  • 9/80 alternative work schedule with every other Friday off
  • Commuter benefits & Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Flexible time off to maintain a healthy work-life balance, plus 10 paid holidays per year
  • Quarterly wellness stipend to help maintain a healthy lifestyle
  • Annual company match for charitable giving
  • Communications allowance
  • Education assistance and flight lesson subsidy
  • Free electric vehicle charge stations at HQ
  • Daily catered lunch in Wisk facilities
Company Core Values
  • Make a difference
  • Inspire Innovation
  • Be Empowered
  • Bring People In
  • Lead with Safety