Software Safety Engineer_MLRS

Scitor   •  

Huntsville, AL

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

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5 - 7 years

Posted 182 days ago


- The Software Safety Engineer performs a variety of software safety tasks and analyses, either independently or under supervision.
- The selected candidate will be a member of a team providing support to the AMRDEC Software Engineering Directorate (SED).
- The applicant must be able to develop and review system and subsystem specifications and interface documentation for completeness, accuracy, and applicability with respect to software safety requirements.
- The Software Safety engineer attends regular meetings of project teams and prepares, reviews, and updates a number of software safety- related documents required for the project.
- The selected candidate will apply software system safety analysis techniques and will document how software safety is conducted as part of an overall system safety program.
- Other skills, experience, and qualifications that would provide the candidate a distinct advantage include software engineering, experience with software development/lifecycle processes, ability to read multiple software languages, good oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work as part of a team.
- Specific assignments may include review and evaluation of user needs documents, system specifications, and design documents; preparation and/or updating of system safety and software safety program plans; and performance and/or preparation of Functional Hazard Assessments (FHAs), software criticality assessments, safety significant function lists, safety requirements hazard analyses, and Safety Assessment Reports (SARs).
- The Software Safety Engineer may participate in integrated product teams (IPTs), software design reviews, code reviews, test plan reviews, test report reviews, and problem report reviews, as appropriate.

Qualifications:
TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

- Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT:

- Ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

- Bachelor's degree in engineering or computer science with 5+ years of overall related experience
- Review and evaluation of user needs documents, system specifications, and design documents
- Preparation and/or updating of system safety and software safety program plans
- Performance and/or preparation of Functional Hazard Assessments (FHAs), software criticality assessments, safety significant function lists, level of rigor task identification, safety requirements hazard analyses, and Safety Assessment Reports (SARs)
- Interaction with system and software development teams to identify applicable software safety requirements and ensure they are being met
- Provide technical guidance on software safety techniques to team members

DESIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

- Familiarity with programming, troubleshooting, and debugging using various languages and platforms
- Experience with AMCOM Regulation 385-17 and AMRDEC Software Engineering Directorate (SED) processes considered a plus
- Background in software engineering and computer science and have an in-depth knowledge and application experience with MIL-STD-882E, the Joint Software System Safety Engineering Handbook (JSSSEH), and other similar safety standards
- Certified Safety Professional (CSP)

(Job Number:432431)