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Huntsville, Alabama
United States
Information Technology
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
5-7 years
Education level:
High School or equivalent

Software Safety Engineer (Army SED)


Tracking Code2027-987Job Description

Software Safety Engineer located at the US Army Software Engineering Directorate (SED) performing independent Software Safety evaluations for critical Army Aviation, PEO Missile and Space or Missile Defense Agency programs. 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (*Essential functions)

* Perform software system safety engineering evaluations of the developers’ software system safety, software development program, and software system safety related documentation including the hazard analyses and Safety Assessment Report (SAR) for compliance with MIL-STD 882E, AMCOM 385-17, and other software safety requirements

* Preview software requirements, design, and verification tests and analyses documentation and/or models for compliance with software safety qualification standards and requirements

* Review software source code and code generation processes and models and build procedures for compliance with software safety qualification standards and requirements

* Review and evaluate the developer’s Technical Data Package (TDP) and presentations for the Army Software Systems Safety Technical Review Panel (SSSTRP)

* Participate in IPTs, software design reviews, code reviews, test plan reviews, test report reviews, and problem report reviews


Required Experience

Required Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree in computer science or computer engineering (8 years of experience may be substituted in lieu of degree)

* Five years of applicable software design engineering experience (total of 13 years experience if no degree)

* Experience with one or more software languages: C, C++, C#, Ada

* Must have an active secret clearance

* US Citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications

* Software development or V&V analysis experience with a critical system similar to safety critical system

* Software development/lifecycle IEEE 1207, MIL-STD-498, etc.

* Familiarity with one or more System Safety and Software Safety requirements MIL-STD-882, JSSSEH, AMCOM REG 385-17, SAE ARP 4754, SAE ARP 4761, IEC 61508, ISO 26262, DO-178C, DO-278, and DO-254

* Embedded software development experience in accordance with industry best practices

* Software development processes experience for Safety Critical Software

* Familiarity with Model Based Software development practices and tools such as Matlab, Simulink, Rhapsody, DOORS, SCADE, etc.

* Ability to express engineering findings orally and in written technical reports

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. COLSA Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Job LocationHuntsville, Alabama, United StatesPosition Type


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