Software Safety Engineer

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics is seeking a talented Software Engineer that is seeking new challenges to become a Software Safety Engineer.  Dynetics will partner you with experienced software safety and system safety engineers to expand your knowledge and become a key contributor in various commercial, NASA, and defense projects.  With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions. Dynetics is well known for our people-oriented culture, positive work environment, technical excellence, and resilient business ethics. Individuals with previous software safety experience are preferred.
This position will assure the safety of various programs to defense software safety standards or NASA software safety standards.  

Tasks include:  developing software safety plans and standards, working with the customer system safety and software safety organizations, working with system safety to analyze systems for hazards, developing software safety requirements, ensuring the software safety requirements are implemented and tested in the software systems, working with suppliers to ensure supplier products and processes meet program software safety standards, and generating software safety assessment reports.   

Basic Qualifications

Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent technical degree. Candidate must have 3+ years of relevant technical experience with a BS degree or 5+ years of experience with a MS degree.

  • Candidate must demonstrate basic competency in real-time safety or mission critical software systems development using languages such as Rust, C, C++, or Ada.
  • Strong analytical skills along with a personal drive for details and quality workmanship are a must.
  • Candidate must possess an aptitude for the technical skills required for software safety.
  • The applicant must demonstrate familiarity with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • The applicant must have good communication skills.
  • Candidate must have proven leadership skills with the ability to affect outcomes including the ability to persuade on technical topics.
  • Being self-motivated, paying attention to details, and working under deadlines are key elements of this position as well.
  • Candidate must demonstrate a pattern of ethical decisions and a commitment to integrity at the individual level that conform to Dynetics’ Code of Ethics.
  • Candidate must be a resident of or be willing to relocate to the Huntsville, AL area.

Other Qualifications

Proven experience with software safety standards including NASA Standards NASA-STD-8719.13C, NASA-STD-8739.8, NPR 7150.2C, NASA-HDBK-4008, MIL-STD-882E, AMCOM-385-17, MIL_HDK-516B, RTCA DO-178C, or ISO 26262.

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

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COVID Response

In order to enter Dynetics facilities in the U.S. and to attend Dynetics events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated or have an approved exemption on file for COVID-19. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.

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