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: Systems Safety Engineer

Job Description:
The selected candidate will be a member of a team providing support to the Systems, Simulation, Software, and Integration (S3I) Directorate. The applicant must be able to develop and review system and subsystem specifications and interface documentation for completeness, accuracy, and applicability with respect to safety requirements. The Systems Safety engineer attends regular meetings of project teams and prepares, reviews, and updates a number of software, hardware, and system safety-related documents required for the project. The selected candidate will apply system safety analysis techniques and will document how safety engineering practices are 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, system engineering, experience with system development/lifecycle processes, 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 Systems Safety Engineer may participate in integrated product teams (IPTs), software, electrical, and mechanical design reviews, code reviews, test plan reviews, test report reviews, and problem report reviews, as appropriate.

Required Skills:
• Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance
• Offer contingent on ability to successfully pass a background check and drug screen
• Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering or related degree with 9+ years of overall related experience
• Review and evaluation of user needs documents, system specifications, and design documents
• Preparation and/or updating of system 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, electrical, and software development teams to identify applicable hardware and software safety requirements and ensure they are being met
• Provide technical guidance on engineering safety techniques to team members

Desired Qualifications:
• Experience with AMCOM Regulation 385-17 and AMRDEC Software Engineering Directorate (SED) processes considered a plus
• Possess an in-depth knowledge and application experience with MIL-STD-882E, the Joint Software System Safety Engineering Handbook (JSSSEH), and other similar safety standards
• Experience with DO-178 Software Considerations and associated safety documents
• Certified Safety Professional (CSP)


Number of positions
1

Location
Huntsville

State
Alabama