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Software Safety Engineer | Volt

Software Safety Engineer

San Diego, CA

Location:San Diego, CA
Category:Engineering Disciplines
Employee Type:Contingent
Duration:0 weeks
Pay Rate:N/A
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Date Posted:1/8/2018
Job ID:85857



Major Aerospace Company is seeking a Software Safety Engineer with 5 plus years of experience to perform software safety analysis to identify whether software can contribute to a hazard.

  • Identifies specific software modules or functions associated with the hazard cause, identifies hazard elimination and hazard control methodologies and associated software safety requirements, and verifies that the inhibits and controls incorporated to eliminate or mitigate hazards are effective.
  • Performs software safety-critical assessments based on governments and civilian safety standards.
  • Prepares software safety plans or contributes to system safety plans, including software safety.
  • Ensures that safety-critical software functions are tracked and that risks are reduced through valid controls to ensure safer software operation within a system.
  • Ensures that software requirements specifications clearly identify the software safety requirements.
  • Ensures bi-directional traceability between software safety requirements and system hazards, which traces down to the software design, implementation, and verification method.
  • Ensures that safety issues related to software are addressed in formal and informal reviews and that specific safety analysis and tests are performed especially when there are specific software safety issues and potential hazards.
  • Acts as a technical liaison between project system safety engineers and project software engineers.
  • Interfaces with the testing organizations to ensure verification of hazard controls implemented by software.
  • Reviews safety-critical software requirements for inclusion in project technical specifications.
  • Provides expertise in Software System Safety and/or System Safety engineering activities related to Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). Responsibilities include meeting various compliance, reporting, and safety standards including civil safety (ARP4761) and military safety (MIL-STD-882E Level of Rigor (LOR) ). A primary function is supporting the Systems Safety Working Group (SSWG), interacting with the customer’s safety & software safety organizations and coordinating with our systems safety group and subcontractors.
  • Familiar with hazard analyses, such as fault tree analysis (FTA), functional hazard assessment (FHA), safety assessment reports (SAR) and system safety hazard analysis (SHA) a plus.
  • Experience with software safety is beneficial.
  • Facilitation & quality. Assertive, leadership to generate customer and internal stakeholder engagement across multiple contracts
  • Facilitates schedule performance thru optimized implementation planning with CAMs
  • Exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignments and develops solutions to complex problems.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required. 

This position is located in San Diego CA

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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