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Job #: R-00017764
Location: Huntsville, AL
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time

Description

Job Requisition:

Software Safety Engineer, Senior Level

Job Description:

The Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR)/Mission Equipment Package (MEP) Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination (PED) Division of the Defense Group of Leidos has an opening for a Senior Level Software Safety Engineer to use your experience to develop a new version of the ground control station for Product Development Directorate- Common Systems Integration (PdD-CSI). In support of this program your position as a Software Safety Engineer will be to support US Army programs located in Huntsville, Alabama. 

Primary Responsibilities

The position will involve supporting Agile software development activities for the UASGCSv4 within the Defense Group. In this role you will be expected to contribute to hardware/software development, model based engineering, and integration activities focusing primarily on software safety.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assign the Software Criticality Index required to design, develop and maintain mission-critical software in support of unmanned systems, and intelligence gathering products for ground based systems
  • Determine the Development Assurance Level (DAL) for each software component developed in support of unmanned systems, and intelligence gathering products for ground based systems
  • Participate in laboratory, ground and flight testing to validate software
  • Document and communicate software safety considerations as part of an integrated, cross-functional engineering team in a fast paced highly technical environment
  • Participate in software design and code reviews to ensure delivery of quality products and enhance skillsets
  • Create software solutions that meet FACE 3.0 and UCS version 3.4 conformance
  • Contribute to investments and research that fuel innovation and technological advancements

Basic Qualifications

To be considered for this role candidates may possess either of the following requirements:

For Level Four:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering or software engineering with minimum 3.0 GPA and less than eight (8) years prior relevant experience

For Level Five:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering or software engineering with minimum 3.0 GPA and twelve (12) years prior relevant experience

Both levels require:

  • Experience programming in one or more of the following languages: C, C++, or C#
  • Experience in embedded avionics software development
  • Experience with the Agile software development process IAW USG defined requirements
  • Experience with MIL-STD 882E and/or DO-178C
  • Experience with data modeling and other MBSE tools/techniques
  • Ability to work independently and as part of an engineering team.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to convey technical ideas in a clear, logical fashion
  • Ability to translate highly technical discussions into executable plans.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for a SECRET security clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in system integration and field testing activities is a plus

External Referral Bonus:

-

Potential for Telework:

Clearance Level Required:

Travel:

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

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Requisition Category:

Job Family:

Systems Engineering

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Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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