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Safety Critical Software Developer

Job ID: 2016416
Location: WASHINGTON NAVY YARD, DC, United States
Date Posted: Oct 19, 2020
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description



SAIC is seeking an experienced, well qualified Safety Critical Software Developer to support an exciting program in Washington DC.  

The successful candidate will provide expert Engineering Support; to include the entire Life Cycle of Systems software support, with an emphasis on safety critical software for the life cycle management of submarine and undersea systems through all phases of the life cycle.


  • Provide technical reviews of software product descriptions, hazard analysis, software safety assessment reports, automated software assessment reports, and software criticality and hazard risk index assignments.
  • Coordinate and participate in design, safety, test case/procedure, and software reviews, ensuring action items are documented, regularly progressed, and satisfactorily closed-out; provides technical program/project management support for the evaluation of software requirements, work statements, risk management, configuration and document control, schedule/milestone establishment, and action item tracking. 


  • Information Technology or Software-related BS degree. 4 Additional years of experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree. 
  • Nine (9) years of experience with software development and life cycle maintenance, with an emphasis in Safety Critical Software.
  • Familiarity with Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) or equivalent process model.
  • An active TS clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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