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Safety Panel Engineer (NASA HHPC- Johnson Space Center)


Applications Engineer


Houston, Texas, United States


Leidos has an excellent opportunity for a Safety Panel Engineer to support NASA's Human Health & Performance Contract (HHPC) at The Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. This position is responsible for representing customer interests at Programmatic Safety Review Panels by applying specialized Safety engineering skills and knowledge. The successful candidate will directly interface with other NASA organizations and outside hardware providers through Safety Panel membership and will defend issues raised by reviewers and subject matter experts during Safety Reviews.

*This position is located in Houston, TX and offers a flexible / hybrid schedule.

The Safety Panel Engineer will perform technical review of Spaceflight Safety Data Packages, Hazard Reports, Non-Compliance Reports, and other supporting data, and will ensure that hazards and their consequences are identified, evaluated, and controlled throughout all phases of the mission and that Safety requirements are met. This role will review safety packages for Health and Medical related concerns and identify discipline-specific issues which require the application of engineering knowledge from several different fields with relevant Subject Matter Experts.

US Citizenship or US Permanent Residency and the ability to successfully obtain a Public Trust Security Clearance are required.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Attend assigned Safety Panel Reviews and engage as an informed Panel member

• Explain and defend Health & Medical requirements and positions on particular subjects

• Review Safety Data Packages, presentations, Hazard Analyses, and other supporting data

• Work with Health and Medical Technical Authority (HMTA) delegates to communicate and elevate safety risks

• Participate in and provide recommendations for Safety Panel Support task process improvement efforts

• Coordinate with Subject Matter Experts across Human Health & Performance Directorate

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Medical, or Life Sciences and 5+ years of relevant safety experience

• Experience in and / or knowledge of Safety Engineering principles

• Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively with project managers, project leads, customers, and with contract colleagues is essential

• Collaborator who establishes strong working relationships with customers and contract personnel

• Demonstrated ability to work independently under supervision and apply professional judgement in establishing objectives, milestones, and priorities

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

• Prior experience supporting NASA programs

• Systems Safety Experience

• Experience participating in Safety Panels

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $68,900.00 - $124,550.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.