Software System Safety Engineer, Senior

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big picture thinking to make an impact in software system safety? Our team supports senior-level DoD and Service representatives on software system safety implementation and oversight for DoD weapon system acquisition programs. Leverage your specialized knowledge and expertise in embedded, real-time safety critical software, including applying scientific and engineering principles, criteria, and techniques to identify and assess a software's contribution to safety hazards, and inform the implementation of mitigations to reduce warfighter risk.

As a systems engineer on our team, you'll enjoy a dynamic team environment of client and contract staff while executing comprehensive software system safety programs or individual tasks, including plans, analyses, assessments, and evaluations. You'll analyze data, develop written deliverables, assist with the presentation of results, and assist with the review of client software system safety documents to verify compliance with requirements, policy, and guidance documents. You'll conduct tasks in accordance with established plans and quality standards, but will have the freedom to improve processes and advance the discipline of software system safety.

You Have:

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

  • 3+ years of experience with software system safety implementation in compliance with MIL-STD-882E, DoD Standard Practice for System Safety

  • Experience with 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

  • Secret clearance

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

Nice If You Have:

  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

  • 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) Certifications preferred 

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.

Build Your Career:

When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other professionals doing similar work across multiple markets. You’ll share best practices and work through challenges as you gain experience and mentoring to develop your career. In addition, you will have access to a wealth of training resources through our Digital University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 tech courses, certifications and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications that directly impact your role? You may be able to take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site courses, vendor relationships, and a network of experts who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success.

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.

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