Advanced Nuclear Weapons Safety Specialist – 2023-60867

Industry: Aerospace / Aviation / National Security

Job Category: Engineering – Energy / Nuclear Engineering


Our award-winning client, a leader in the Aerospace and National Security sector, is seeking an Advanced Nuclear Weapons Safety Specialist to join their dynamic team. They are dedicated to ensuring the safety of those who serve and protect our nation, and they achieve this by advancing the technology in defense platforms. Their innovative engineers redefine the boundaries of possibility, while their manufacturing team brings these ideas to life, contributing to the development of cutting-edge systems.

Our client takes pride in being a highly sought-after employer, fostering diversity and providing an exciting employee experience that fuels innovation and creates a vibrant community where all individuals are valued and part of something extraordinary.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering or a relevant Science, Engineering, or Mathematics field.
  • A minimum of 8 years of relevant work experience, or a Master’s degree with at least 6 years of relevant experience.
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies is a plus.


  • A Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance will be required within a reasonable timeframe.
  • Selected candidates will undergo a comprehensive U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility criteria for accessing classified information.
  • Due to the nature of work conducted within their facilities, U.S. citizenship is mandatory.


Our award-winning client is seeking an Advanced Nuclear Weapons Safety Specialist for their National Security programs. In this role, you will be an integral part of a cross-functional team dedicated to ensuring compliance with Nuclear Weapons Safety regulations for the products under development. Additionally, you will analyze and produce Nuclear Weapons Safety documentation as part of the systems engineering process.

We strongly encourage individuals with the following preferred qualifications and experiences to apply:

  • Proficiency in conducting system safety assessments for both hardware and software, including the preparation and updating of safety assessment reports and risk assessment documents.
  • Experience in employing safety analysis techniques, such as fault tree analyses, failure mode and hazard analyses, and a deep understanding of the safety protocols during product development.
  • Past involvement in system and/or software design projects with a focus on Nuclear Weapon Safety.

Key Attributes Setting You Apart:

  • Innovative thinker with a proven track record of leading the systems development lifecycle.
  • A collaborative team player with a passion for providing technical leadership and empowering others to succeed.
  • A comprehensive understanding of technological trends and a willingness to champion novel concepts and process enhancements.
  • Strong presentation and communication skills, with a knack for negotiation and a proven ability to meet challenging customer demands with mutually beneficial solutions.
  • Commitment to continuous professional development, both for yourself and your peers.

Our Commitment to You:

  • An exciting career path with opportunities for ongoing learning and growth.
  • The chance to work in a research-oriented environment alongside award-winning teams dedicated to crafting practical solutions for our nation’s security.
  • Flexible work schedules, including the option for a 9/80 schedule with every other Friday off.
  • Competitive benefits, including 401k matching, flexible time off, paid parental leave, healthcare coverage, wellness programs, employee resource groups, and more.

Workplace Options:

This position is based at our client’s facilities.

While on-site, you will be located in either the Huntsville, AL, or Dedham, MA area.

Key Skills and Requirements:

  • Nuclear Surety
  • Software Fault Analysis
  • Nuclear Weapon Safety
  • Security Clearance Required: Yes

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Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Huntsville
State: Alabama

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