Full Job Description
The Whole Life Engineering Directorate has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated Software Safety Engineer to join our Safety Engineering Team.
Integrated Defense System's Whole Life Engineering Directorate is a systems engineering organization whose main objective is to influence hardware, software, and systems throughout all phases of a system’s life cycle to assure effective operation, reliability and economical ownership by the customer and end users.
As a Software Safety Engineer, you are an integral participant in the design/development process and are responsible for performing risk analyses to identify risks and influence design to eliminate or minimize safety hazards.In this role, you will work with a multi-disciplinary team responsible for software safety on a large scale, real-time Radar program. As a multi-discipline engineer, you will have influence over the system as a whole, to include software and hardware.
Specific responsibilities may include:
Conducting Safety Analyses and documenting results (Preliminary Hazards List/Analysis, System Hazard Analysis, Hazard Tracking Logs, Functional Hazard Analysis, Fault Tree Analysis, Safety Assessment Report)
Documenting hazards and maintain Hazard Tracking System
Developing Software Safety Requirements and providing requirements analysis and flow-down of Safety requirements and attributes in the Dynamic Object Oriented Requirements System (DOORS)
Performing code analyses to determine whether code has the potential to command the hardware and contribute to a hazard
Supporting change review boards
Participating in System Safety Working Groups and Technical Interchange Meetings
Developing Technical Data Packages and Presentations for Safety Board Reviews
Representing System Safety Engineering and presenting results of safety analyses at formal program design reviews
Partner verification procedures to ensure Safety Significant requirements are tested at the proper level of rigor
Ensuring tasks are completed on time and within budget
This position can be a grade level G07 or a grade level G08 based on the candidate’s qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibilities required for the position.
This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only US Citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
2+ years’ experience as a System Safety Engineer, Software Safety Engineer, Software Engineer, Systems Engineer or equivalent
At a Grade G07, candidates with a relevant Master's Degree may be considered for this job.
At a Grade G08, 2+ years of experience in the aforementioned areas along with a relevant Master's Degree may be considered for this job
US Citizenship required
Experience working with U.S. Army, Navy, Marine Corps, or Air Force combat/weapon systems and Ordnance
Understanding of Software Development Lifecycle (including Agile and/or Waterfall)
Experience developing and verifying system or software requirements
Use of tools, such as Dynamic Object-Oriented Requirements System (DOORS) database tool, Clearcase, Windchill Product Data Manager (PDM), Jenkins
Experience with a wide application of technical theories and concepts related to system safety engineering and combat/weapon systems design
Experience planning, performing analyses, and reporting results IAW MIL-STD-882
Knowledge of MIL-HDBK-454, MIL-STD-1472, MIL-STD-1474, Missile Defense Agency Assurance Provisions (MAP), MIL-STD-464, Joint Software System Safety Committee (JSSSC) Handbook, MIL-STD-1425, and AMCOM 385-17.
Experience Software System Safety Technical Review Panels (SSSTRP) or Software Materiel Release activities
Ability to understand Object Oriented Programming Languages, including Ada & C++
Experience with Earned Value (EV) Management
Experience developing proposals and basis of estimates
Strong communication and writing skills
Familiarity with Microsoft Office
Bachelors' degree in a (STEM) discipline
This job is posted internally as: Systems Engineer II or Sr. Systems Engineer I
Here at Integrated Defense Systems, we innovate to create solutions and solve complex challenges across all domains: from land and sea to air, space, and cyberspace. In doing so, we embrace the talent, expertise and perspectives of our diverse workforce, each bringing their skills, ideas and dedication to the work we do. We pride ourselves on our commitment to our customers, industry partners and our teammates, making a positive impact not only to our business, but also in our communities where we live and work. Our constant innovation is made possible by a strong culture, investing in our people, and an unwavering vision that’s shared by our employees across the globe – a vision of one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place.
We have been recognized as a respected employer and valued corporate citizen for our employment practices, programs and community support by a number of highly-regarded organizations. The list includes: Forbes, Glassdoor, National Veterans Small Business Association, Corporate Responsibility Magazine, Environmental Protection Agency, Affinity Inc. and many more.
What We Offer: Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits on offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.