Systems Safety Engineer

Job opening ID
3130

Posting title
Systems Safety Engineer

Roles and responsibilities
Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance
Ongoing
W2 with full benefits
Customer and contract specific training will be required and provided.
Labor Category: Engineer Group 4 Journeyman
Max Pay rate - $40/hr

Job Description:
The candidate will perform risk analyses and hazard analyses on integrated systems forming part of advanced weapons systems for the DoD. They will be responsible for oversight of a portfolio of engineering developments and will provide assurance of engineering activities. They will support design engineers to build evidence-based safety cases for their products and will assure compliance to hardware and software engineering processes for safety critical and safety related systems.

JOB DESCRIPTION: 
• Development of software safety targets and software safety requirements
• Execute hazard analyses required to support identification of software safety requirements in accordance with business standards and program / product objectives.
• Development of specific application, generic application and generic product safety cases.
• Document and communicate results of technical data generated to internal and external customers
• Co-ordinate the timely production of the necessary design safety documentation, especially the relevant safety cases and related documentation for approval milestones.
• Conduct/facilitate PHA, FMEA, Fault Tree Analysis and other safety studies with Engineering groups.
• Develop and maintain Hazard Tracking Log.

REQUIRED EDUCATION: BS degree and 5+ years or more experience [4 YOE accepted in lieu of degree].

REQUIRED SKILLS:
• Strong written and oral communication skills.
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Ability to conduct research into issues and products.
• Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language and visuals.
• Highly self-motivated and directed.
• Keen attention to detail.
• Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
• Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
• Desire to operate as a software safety engineer (engineer with software safety and assurance responsibilities), across complex, large scale systems.
• Exposure with software safety engineering.
• Familiarity with design, test and analysis tools and systems.
• Software Engineer background with significant SW Safety experience focusing on MIL-STD-882E and DO-178C
• Familiarity with Hazard Analysis per MIL STD 882E.


REQUIRED CLEARANCE:
• Must have an active DoD Interim Secret Security Clearance to start. 


Number of positions
1

Location
Huntsville

State
Alabama