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Systems Safety & Reliability Engineer

General Dynamics UK
Hastings, East Sussex or Remote working with some travel
£31,360 to £48,900 depending upon experience
Closing date
19 Jan 2022

Job Details

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an ideal opportunity for a high-tech engineer with system development experience seeking a new flexible position. We are looking for a full-time System Safety and Reliability Engineer, and the role comes with a salary of £39,120 to £48,900 p/a.


As a flexible System Safety and Reliability Engineer, you will work on system design to ensure adherence to system safety and reliability requirements over all phases of the engineering lifecycle across the portfolio of systems deployed on air, naval and land platforms.


To succeed in this principal safety engineer job, you will need experience in the entire system development lifecycle of safety-critical systems.


You will also require the following:

  • Knowledge of relevant civil and military standards and certification with aviation authorities
  • Understanding of standards relating to RM&T
  • Avionic and maritime component-level safety experience
  • Knowledge of systems engineering and hardware design


Our Company Benefits

We pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose, offering impressive benefits:

  • A compressed nine-day fortnight and compressed hours - which means every other Friday off
  • A personalized career development plan, alongside regular progress reviews - supporting and valuing your progression within the Company
  • A flexible working environment where your contributions are recognized and rewarded with flexible benefits


To apply for this flexible working System Safety and Reliability Engineer opportunity, contact General Dynamics today.

General Dynamics Mission Systems aims to be as flexible as possible so this role could either be based working from home, with a requirement for travel to our site or based within our offices in Hastings depending upon your preference.


General Dynamics Mission Systems engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. We believe in maintaining a diverse workplace - inclusive of beliefs, cultural background, job experiences, thoughts and ideas. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we welcome you to join our inclusive team!



We are one of the UK’s leading defence companies and an important supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence. What sets us apart is not only our 60+ years of experience, but our commitment to providing an innovation-driven workplace for some of the best and brightest minds in the UK defence industry.

GD 1

We have established a worldwide reputation for excellence in delivering multi-domain C4ISR solutions, Armoured Fighting Vehicle capability, and next-generation avionics systems.

Our colleagues innovate on a daily basis to meet our customers’ unique mission and land systems requirements.  While each individual brings their unique and valued expertise, personality, interests and perspectives to the organisation, one thing unites us all – our ongoing commitment to excellence, community, and teamwork.

GD 2

General Dynamics UK is part of General Dynamics Corporation, one of the top five defence companies in the world. General Dynamics, headquartered in Reston, Virginia, employs approximately 100,000 people worldwide. The Company is a market leader in business aviation; land and expeditionary combat systems; armaments and munitions; shipbuilding and marine systems; and information systems and technologies.

GD 3

In the UK we are structured around two main businesses:

Land Systems and Mission Systems. 

Our solutions include:

  • Avionic systems
  • Bowman
  • C4I systems - Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Information
  • Digitised training solutions and services
  • ISTAR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition & Reconnaissance) systems
  • Modelling, simulation and experimentation systems
  • Armoured Fighting Vehicles (AFV)
Find Us
(0) 1495 787 200
Unit 1 and 3
Oakdale Court
Oakdale Business Park
South Wales
NP12 4AD
United Kingdom

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