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Software Engineer - Military Vehicles

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Job ID: 2118395
Location: WARREN, MI, United States
Date Posted: Mar 17, 2022
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
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Job Description


SAIC has a potential opportunity for a ­­­­­­­­­­System Software Safety Engineer to support the U.S. Army Military Ground Vehicle Systems.  The work will be located in Warren, MI.

This position is contingent upon contract award with an anticipated start date November 2022.

Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Apply System and Software Safety Engineering skills in support the development of software requirements, architecture, design, code and test for a variety of Government Programs.
  • Apply safety knowledge to support incorporating safety processes within the current organization processes.
  • The Software 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 Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), 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 DO-178, 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. 



  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or Information Systems from an accredited college or university. A Master's degree in any of the preceding disciplines may be substituted for one year of general experience. 

Required Experience:

  • A minimum total of 14 years' experience in the analysis, development and support of embedded computer systems and networks for DOD military ground systems including: A minimum of five (5) years' experience in the development and analysis of real-time embedded systems for security risks; and A minimum of four (4) years' experience in DOD Information Assurance policy and regulatory compliance including DoD Information Technology Security Certification and Accreditation Process (DITSCAP), DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) & Risk Management Framework (RMF).
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills are needed to handle multiple task/projects and to work independently.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills are also required to work well with all levels of staff and managers.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.


  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) with additional concentration as an Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP) or Information Assurance Level III. (IAT level III), and or Information Assurance Management Level (IAM Level II), with additional certifications in ethical hacker, and experience with software vulnerability tools such as Fortify or NESSUS.


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must have an active TOP SECRET/SCI clearance 


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