System/Software Safety Engineer

DCS Corp
Sterling Heights, Michigan
Jun 18, 2024
Jul 01, 2024
Engineering, Systems
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
This is an opportunity to join the fast-paced world of autonomous solutions with DCS Corp's Army Ground Combat Systems engineering group located in Warren, MI. You will work alongside our U.S. Army Ground Vehicle Robotics and Autonomous Systems Center customer and be rewarded with a technically challenging and diverse career in the areas of manned & unmanned ground vehicles, robotics, vehicle electronics, and ground vehicle simulation.

Essential Job Functions:

Apply System and Software Safety Engineering skills in support the development of software requirements, architecture, design, code and test for the Modular Active Protection System (MAPS) Program. Apply safety knowledge to support incorporating safety processes within the current organization processes.

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

Bachelor of Science degree or higher in related engineering or science discipline.

8 years of experience in System Safety or related engineering discipline is required.

Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret clearance.

The candidate should be a self-starter, and have strong organizational, communication, and leadership skills. Experience in a leadership role as a Safety Engineer is preferred.

Strong knowledge of MIL-STD-882E, AOP-52 and the Joint Software System Safety Handbook (JSSSEH).

Experience with Product Development Life Cycle (Systems, Software) supporting the development of Organizational System Safety Program Plan (SSPP) and development and execution of a Software SSPP (SwSSPP).

The System Safety Engineer is responsible for the execution of the SSPP on assigned Military program(s) by providing effective system safety engineering support to Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) through identification and analysis of potential hazards in design, operation and maintenance.

Performance of and/or support to Hazard analyses such as System Hazard Analysis (SHA), Subsystem Hazard Analysis (SSHA). Preliminary Hazard Analysis (PHA), Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), Functional Hazard Analysis (FHA) and Safety Assessment Reports (SAR).

Responsible for identifying and tracking new Safety requirements and providing criticality and Level of Rigor assessments including Software Criticality Indexes using MIL-STD-882E, AOP-52, and the Joint Software System Safety Handbook (JSSSEH) as Safety standards.

Performing safety reviews verifying the execution of Software Level of Rigor (LOR) tasks based on the assessed software criticality index.

Preparation of data packages and briefing material for System Safety Review Boards.

Desired Skills:

Preferred software development experience and the MISRA C++ guidelines for developing software in critical systems.