Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Huntsville, Alabama
United States
Information Technology
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
High School or equivalent
Job Title:
Software Safety Engineer (SE II)

Software Safety Engineer (SE II)


Tracking Code2882-987Job Description

Founded in 1980, COLSA Corporation’s team of engineers, analysts and professionals across the US provide government and commercial customers with the latest and most sophisticated engineering, programmatic, and information technology services.

Centered at the core of its values, COLSA knows its people are its most valuable resource.  In addition to receiving a competitive compensation package, our employees enjoy offerings such as flexible work schedules, paid time off, benefits that begin on the date of hire, recognition programs, tuition and certification assistance, and immediate vesting in our matching 401(k) plan. Our WE CARE Wellness program provides support and initiatives to empower employees and their families to live healthy, balanced lives and our Association of COLSA  Employees (ACE) provides a fun way for employees and their families to come together in times of both celebration and need. We invite you to connect your talents with opportunity, and be a part of our “Family of Professionals,” in supporting cutting-edge initiatives!

General Summary

Software Safety Engineer located at the US Army S3I Directorate performing independent Software Safety evaluations for Army PEO Missile 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

* Responsible for analyzing, defining, designing and developing new system requirements *

* Determines system specifications, input/output processes and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility *

* Coordinates design of subsystems and integration of total system *

* Identifies, analyzes and resolves program support deficiencies *

Required Experience

Required Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or other related field or equivalent experience.

* Minimum of two years of applicable complex software or systems engineering experience.

* Active security clearance.

* US Citizenship required.

Preferred Qualifications

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

* 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.

* 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 TypeFull-Time/Regular


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