Software System Safety Engineer, Senior in Arlington, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton

Date Posted: 2/16/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0021486

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.

Software System Safety Engineer, Senior

Key Role:

Provide research and technical leadership to a team tasked with the support of senior–level DoD and Service representatives on software system safety implementation and oversight for DoD weapon system acquisition programs. Employ specialized knowledge of and expertise in applying scientific and engineering principles, criteria, and techniques to identify and assess software's contribution to safety hazards, thus informing the implementation of mitigations to reduce warfighter risk. Work in a dynamic team environment of client and contract staff to leverage and apply software system safety experience. Execute comprehensive software system safety programs or individual tasks, including plans, analyses, assessments, and evaluations. Analyze data, develop written deliverables, and present results. Review client software system safety documents to verify compliance with requirements, policy, and guidance documents. Contribute to the maintenance or development of acquisition system safety and ESOH policy, including DoDI 5000.02, Defense Acquisition Guidebook, MIL–STD–882, and other acquisition environmental and system safety documentation. Focus on completing client work in accordance with established plans and quality standards. 

Basic Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience with software development for complex systems, including developing and debugging multi–threaded or real–time embedded software

-3+ years of experience with software system safety implementation

-Knowledge of operating systems and compiler technology

-Ability to analyze, research, assess, and organize technical data into cohesive and clear technical reports and presentations

-Ability to organize, schedule, and facilitate technical meetings and working groups

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BS degree in CS, EE, Engineering, or Software Engineering

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with using software development environments and tools, including Eclipse, Microsoft Visual Studio, or Rational Software

-Experience with FPGAs, PLDs, and firmware development

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-Secret clearance preferred

-MS degree in CS, EE, Engineering, or Software Engineering preferred

-Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Navy Principal for Safety (PFS), or Certified Systems Engineering Professional (CSEP) Certification preferred 


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.


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