Systems Safety Engineer

Mission Success · Boulder, Colorado
Department Mission Success
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Blue Canyon Technologies is a leading provider of turnkey small satellite solutions, including nanosatellites, microsatellites, and ESPA-class. We specialize in precision pointing platforms based upon our high-performance attitude determination and control components. BCT’s highly experienced staff has developed low-cost, flight-proven, high-performance, high-reliability spacecraft systems and components that enable a wide range of missions for academic, commercial, and government applications. Our state-of-the-art spacecraft and subsystems are supporting LEO, GEO, Lunar, and interplanetary missions.

Blue Canyon Technologies is looking for a System Safety Engineer to join our team. The System Safety Engineer reports to the Mission Success Manager and works in concert with program management team members.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a technical discipline (e.g., engineering field) or equivalent discipline (e.g., math, physics, chemistry, etc.).
  • 5 years’ experience in System Safety role.
  • Excellent working knowledge of MIL-STD-882 and AFSPCMAN 91-710 and NASA-STD-8719.24 range safety user’s requirements

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare system safety program plans, conduct system safety assessments in support of design team, provide safety surveillance for flight test operations
  • Write, review and approve safety artifacts in accordance with requirements including preparation of safety documentation including requirements compliance checklists, Safety Data Packages, Safety Assessment Reports, and hazard reports for program, customer, and governmental (Range Safety) approval
  • Active participation in design, production/test readiness, and other reviews and audits with the ability to make risk-informed decisions for Mission Success.
  • Support the development and updating of System Safety documents to support Customer and Range Safety contractual requirements
  • Review and provide input to test procedures for adherence to System Safety requirements


  • 100% company paid insurance premiums (Health, Dental Vision for you and your dependents)
  • 401 k
  • Generous PTO program
  • Kitchen stocked with snacks and a company cappuccino machine

Working conditions:

This job operates in a professional office environment, but in a manufacturing company. This role uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, scanners, file cabinets and fax machines.

Physical requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time, use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, bend, reach, and walk. The position requires some light physical effort. This would require the ability to lift or move objects up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move objects up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities are required by this job which includes close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Blue Canyon Technologies is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other protected factor. Blue Canyon Technologies is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request a reasonable accommodation, contact Cathy Juntunen at 720-450-8252 or

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  • Location
    Boulder, Colorado
  • Department
    Mission Success
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience