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NASA IV&V Software Safety Engineer

Job ID: 2207275
Location: FAIRMONT, WV, United States
Date Posted: May 12, 2022
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is the prime support contractor for NASA's Katherine Johnson Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) Facility in Fairmont, WV, and is seeking an experienced and motivated software engineer to support the Commercial Crew Program (CCP) Safety & Mission Assurance (S&MA) project on the CCP Safety Support Team.  This position will support this team with skills and experience in the following areas:

• Software engineering background (e.g., computer science, software engineering degree and experience, including test and verification)
• Software safety experience (e.g., hazards analysis, safety analysis, fault trees, FMEAs)
• Software systems knowledge (e.g., how it all fits and works together and the role SW plays in a large, complex system)
• Creative, innovative (i.e., looks for new solutions, efficiencies, takes new perspectives, offers new viewpoints while also listening to the viewpoints of others)
• Self-starter, self-driven, able to work with little direction, but works well in a team (albeit remote) environment



TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience


• Good communication skills, ability to clearly express in written and verbal form technical issues
• Experience with NASA systems and software
• Experience with Atlassian products (JIRA, Confluence)

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


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