AECOM Senior Software Safety Engineer in Dahlgren, Virginia

Business Line Government

Position Title Senior Software Safety Engineer

United States of America - Virginia


Job Summary

This position may require support to any of the following tasks as required by contract: developing computer programs for scientific applications, including software design, coding, testing and debugging applications which are large enough to require coordination between multiple developers, and developing software modules in a structured environment where documentation, guidelines/standards, software audits, peer reviews, and other structured techniques are employed to enhance overall software quality. It may also include the planning, conducting, analyzing, and reporting system or software testing for real time software intensive Naval Weapon Systems. Perform a variety of engineering assignments in planning and overseeing the safety analysis of software used to operate/control weapons and weapon systems used by the Navy and Marine Corps. Develop software safety requirements for weapon systems. Work in collaboration with contractor and government engineers to perform software criticality analyses in accordance with MIL-STD-882-series and the Joint Software System Safety Handbook. Perform traceability assessments of system and software requirements. Perform various safety analyses to identify hazards in system operation, hardware, and software. Work with software developers to eliminate or mitigate identified hazards through design; and develop test cases to verify mitigation. Participate with developers to assess software discrepancies for safety, identify, and validate fixes to hazards. Develop safety documentation to support reviews by safety authorities. Participate in safety meetings.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field or at least 10 years of job-related experience or Masters degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field and at least 7 years of job-related experience.

  • Excellent communication and analytical skills; demonstrated working knowledge and extensive experience of several programming languages (i.e., C, C++, JAVA, Linux, ETC.), computer systems, hardware configurations and integrated software application programs.

  • Position may require the ability to investigate, troubleshoot, and design solutions to problems in operational software systems.

  • Position may require travel and requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with the UCS architecture.

  • Experience with Qt UI design

  • Experience with leading a software development team

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Software

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 168352BR