Software Safety Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC has an immediate need for a Software Safety Engineer for the Multiple Launch Rocket Systems (MLRS) projects for performance of risk analyses and hazard analyses on integrated systems forming part of advanced weapons systems for the DoD. They will be responsible for oversight of a portfolio of engineering developments and will provide assurance of engineering activities. They will support design engineers to build evidence-based safety cases for their products and will assure compliance to hardware and software engineering processes for safety critical and safety related systems. This position will sit in Huntsville, Alabama.


  • Development of software safety targets and software safety requirements
  • Execute hazard analyses required to support identification of software safety requirements in accordance with business standards and program / product objectives.
  • Development of specific application, generic application and generic product safety cases.
  • Document and communicate results of technical data generated to internal and external customers
  • Co-ordinate the timely production of the necessary design safety documentation, especially the relevant safety cases and related documentation for approval milestones.
  • Conduct/facilitate PHA, FMEA, Fault Tree Analysis and other safety studies with Engineering groups.
  • Develop and maintain Hazard Tracking Log.


REQUIRED EDUCATION: BS in a STEM related degree and 14+ years or more experience [4 YOE accepted in lieu of degree].



  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to conduct research into issues and products.
  • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language and visuals.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Experience operating as a software safety engineer (or senior engineer with software safety and assurance responsibilities), across complex, large scale systems.
  • Proven experience in software safety engineering.
  • Familiarity with design, test and analysis tools and systems.
  • Familiarity with Hazard Analysis per MIL STD 882E.

Candidate must have an interim DoD Secret clearance to start with the ability to obtain and maintain full DoD Secret clearance.