El Segundo, California

The Global Positioning System (GPS) Systems Engineering & Integration (SE&I) team is seeking a System Safety Engineer to join our team of diverse GPS SE&I experts. The GPS SE&I Team provides specialized engineering, analysis, operations support and subject matter expertise to the GPS Mission. The team also provides systems engineering and analysis services to include system development, enterprise and system architecture, acquisition, testing, operations and sustainment support for existing and new capabilities. Finally, the team provides Environmental, Safety, and Occupational Health (ESOH) support to the GPS System Safety Government Team and other GPS customers. Major duties of this position include:

  • Provide expertise, leadership and guidance regarding system safety engineering to support the various GPS Programs.
  • Support the GPS System Safety Government Team by evaluating ESOH risks identified by the government, contractors, or other GPS customers, preparation of ESOH risk evaluation and acceptance documents and providing system safety support for Space Flight Worthiness certification.
  • Document, perform, and execute changes to Government System Safety Documents
  • Evaluate the contractor’s hazard analyses, mitigation strategies, and safety assessments to advise the GPS System Safety Government Team.
  • Evaluate the contractor’s Hazardous Materials Management Plan for conformance with Environmental regulations and statutes.
  • Perform ESOH risk assessments in accordance with GPS Program and Air Force guidance documents, and prepare ESOH risk assessments for acceptance or for further mitigation.
  • Prepare documents including but not limited to: Programmatic Environmental, Safety, and Occupational Health Evaluation (PESHE) and Space Debris Assessment Report/End of Life Plan for GPS space vehicles.
  • Prepare and support the System Safety elements of the GPS space vehicle Space Flight Worthiness certification.
Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Math, or Science
  • Must have an active Secret clearance to be considered for this position
  • 15+ years of overall experience, 6+ years of system safety engineering experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of System Safety Engineering practices, techniques, and procedures
  • Demonstrated experience working with or for the government on a government Space systems program
  • Extremely motivated individual who is a self-starter and works well in a team environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to enable working, interfacing, and interrelating with diverse personnel and dynamic teams.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills, specifically attention to detail


Preferred Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, Environmental Science, Occupational Health and Safety, or a similar field.
  • Current active or ability to obtain Top Secret Clearance
  • GPS experience is highly desired
  • Experience and familiarity working with DoD acquisition organizations
  • Experience working specifically on a Systems Engineering and Integration contract.
  • Experience and familiarity working with System Safety military standards and regulations.


COVID-19 Compliance Guidelines:

As a federal contractor, all LinQuest team members must comply with Executive Order 14042- Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, which includes mandatory vaccination and ability to provide proof of vaccination status prior to start of employment. Additionally, team members are expected to comply with all safety protocols related to mask wearing and physical distancing while in covered contractor workplaces. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement through LinQuest Human Resources and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment.

El Segundo, California

LinQuest delivers performance excellence across the Air, Land, Sea, Space, and Cyberspace domains. We provide highly valued, state-of-the-art and cost effective technical solutions to the U.S. government, civil and commercial customers. LinQuest's services and products span the engineering, testing, operation and sustainment of critical capabilities and programs ranging from intricate systems and architectures to highly complex enterprises comprised of families of systems. LinQuest integrates technical and operational domain expertise with process discipline and delivers superior performance across the life cycle of programs.

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