Sr. Software Systems Safety Engineer

· Redstone Arsenal, Alabama
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Signalink, Inc., Madison, AL

Signalink is seeking a Senior Software Systems Safety Engineer to join our Software Mission Assurance Team.

If you want to be at forefront of technological advances, work for a family oriented small business, have a Bachelor of Science degree, in a technical or scientific field, from an accredited institution with 9 years or more demonstrated experience in airworthiness safety apply today.

Job Requirements:

Provides Senior-Level safety assurance by participating in multi-disciplinary teams conducting software safety and mission assurance evaluations, audits and assessments for proposed and existing Army systems software architectures and programs. Supports software requirements identification and development process by evaluating and assessing planning, design, development, production and operations for Army systems software architectures. Provides technical expertise to Software Safety Assurance in responding to software design and operational concerns. Utilizes understanding and application of software development processes, software design, computer system design, systems safety analysis, requirements analysis and software independent validation and verification to articulate customer requirements.


Performs Systems Safety Hazard Analysis to includes listing all potential failure mechanisms and the worst-case scenario effect on the system. Prepares and writes formal Systems Safety Hazard Analysis Reports to categorize and summarize all potential software and software-hardware interaction hazards.  Performs Software Reliability analysis using commercially available software reliability tools.  


Leads and manages safety-critical and mission-critical software systems analysis throughout the life cycle from initial requirements through design, implementation, testing, delivery, and support. Utilizes excellent written and oral communication skills to disseminate information successfully with personnel at all levels. Exercises the ability to recognize top-level functionality of a system through system descriptions and specifications, and to determine the design controls necessary to prevent hazardous conditions.


Required Education/Experience:

  • BS in a technical or scientific field; or ABET accredited BS in an Engineering discipline
  • Minimum 9 years of related experience
  • Familiarity with MIL-STD-882E, AMCOM Regulation 385-17, or similar safety standards
  • Some Travel
  • Ability to obtain and maintain security clearance


Desired Qualifications:

  • MS in a technical or scientific field
  • Background in Army Aviation systems evaluating airworthiness releases and engineering change proposals 
  • Direct experience performing software safety, software development, and/or systems engineering efforts
  • Experience performing software safety and testing activities related to embedded software systems.
  • Knowledge of the integration and verification of large systems
  • CMMI (Capability Maturity Model Integration) experience 

Clearance Requirements:

  • Active current DoD SECRET clearance or interim clearance is required

Required Competencies:

  • Honesty
  • Superior ethics
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to be a team player
  • Initiative
  • Professionalism

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  • Location
    Redstone Arsenal, Alabama
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced