Software Safety Engineer - Senior

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Software Safety Engineer to participate in various commercial, NASA, and defense projects. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions. Dynetics is well known for our people-oriented culture, positive work environment, technical excellence, and resilient business ethics.

Individuals with previous software safety experience are preferred. Individuals with a strong software engineering background on mission or safety critical projects will also be considered, with on-the-job training provided by a Dynetics Senior Software Safety engineer.

This position will assure the safety of various programs to NASA software safety standards or defense software safety standards. Tasks include: developing software safety plans and standards, working with the customer system safety and software safety organizations, working with system safety to analyze systems for hazards, developing software safety requirements, ensuring the software safety requirements are implemented and tested in the software systems, working with suppliers to ensure supplier products and processes meet program software safety standards, and generating software assessment reports.

 

Basic Qualifications

Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Mathematics, or equivalent technical degree with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher. Candidate must have 10+ years of relevant technical experience with a BS degree or 8+ years of experience with a MS degree.

  • Candidate must demonstrate basic competency in embedded systems software development including C, C++, or Ada.
  • Strong analytical skills along with a personal drive for details and quality workmanship are a must.
  • Candidate must possess an aptitude for the technical skills required for software safety.
  • The applicant must demonstrate familiarity with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • The applicant must have good communication skills.
  • Candidate must have proven leadership skills with the ability to affect outcomes including the ability to persuade on technical topics.
  • Being self-motivated, paying attention to details, and working under deadlines are key elements of this position as well.
  • Candidate must demonstrate a pattern of ethical decisions and a commitment to integrity at the individual level that conform to Dynetics’ Code of Ethics.
  • Candidate must be a resident of or be willing to relocate to the Huntsville, AL area.

Other Qualifications

Proven experience with software safety standards including NASA Standards NASA-STD-8719.13C, NASA-STD-8739.8, NPR 7150.2C, NASA-HDBK-4008, MIL-STD-882E, AMCOM-385-17, MIL_HDK-516B, RTCA DO-178C, or ISO 26262.

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

Job Number:
01.07.03-2021-17
Closing Date:
10/12/2021

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