Job Description

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  • Newport, Rhode Island, USA
Software System Safety Engineer

Key Role: 

Translate real-world needs into technical specifications to deliver a customer-focused engineering solution. Provide technical support to senior-level DoD and service representatives on software system safety implementation and oversight for DoD weapon system acquisition programs. Work in a dynamic team environment of client and contract staff to leverage software experience in accomplishing software system safety tasks, typically as part of a larger system safety effort. Execute comprehensive software system safety programs or individual tasks such as analysis of requirements, architecture, design, and code, and conduct in-depth safety-specific testing. Assist with review of client software system safety documents to verify compliance with requirements, policy, and guidance documents and document adequacy. Focus on completing client work in accordance with established plans and quality standards.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience with software development

  • 1+ years of experience with software system safety implementation

  • 1+ years of experience developing and debugging multi-threaded or real-time embedded software

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

  • Experience with FPGAs, PLDs, and firmware development

  • Experience with 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

  • Secret clearance

  • Bachelor's degree in CS, Engineering, EE, or Software Engineering

Additional Qualifications:

  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Master's degree in CS or EE


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

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Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.  

Your Candidate Journey 

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At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $67,700.00 to $154,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

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