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Systems Safety Engineer Principal

Job ID: 216253
Location: HOUSTON, TX, United States
Date Posted: May 5, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Sys Safety Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Public Trust
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

SMAEC II - Assure that acquired and developed NASA Government Furnished Equipment (GFE), International Space Station (ISS) or Gateway software products supporting spaceflight are safe, reliable, and capable of performing required functions.

Duties include assuring that GFE, ISS or Gateway software requirements, design, and products meet NASA Flight Program (e.g., International Space Station Program), and Safety & Mission Assurance (S&MA) software assurance requirements.  Assess software development, test, verification, process documentation, and change products and identify issues and areas of noncompliance.  Ensure compliance with program S&MA requirements (e.g., Computer Based Controls System Safety Requirements (SSP 50038B), ISS System Specifications (SSP 41000) and ISS Safety Requirements Document (50021)) and applicable NASA standards (NPR/JPR 7150.2, NASA-STD-8719, NASA-STD-8739).  Prepare reports, present findings of assessments and evaluations, and provide recommendations to the assigned GFE, ISS or Gateway project, and NASA customer’s Software Assurance Lead.  Author or review and revise internal work processes.  Provide support to project teams for verification/certification testing of software loads/revisions.  Participate in, and represent software S&MA assurance, as appropriate and as required in working groups, panels and boards in order to perform the above described tasks.

Qualifications

TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • Bachelors or higher degree in computer science or other related software/engineering field. 
  • Understanding of NASA software engineering, and software assurance requirements.
  • Familiar with NASA software flight certification process, including safety.
  • Infrequent (< 5%) travel is possible. 
  • 10+ years related experience in one or more of the following areas:
  • Software Assurance of Safety Critical software and/or hardware (at least 6 years)
  • Development of NASA Safety Critical software or hardware



Overview

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 saic.com 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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