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Principal Software System Safety (Hybrid)

Company: Raytheon Missiles & Defense
Location: Seattle
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

About Us:
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, by combining our vast resources and investments we are able to dedicate ourselves to solving mission-level vs. product-level customer challenges - together we can anticipate more, move faster and make a bigger impact on the big picture.
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Whole Life Engineering (WLE) is responsible for ensuring our products are Safe, Reliable, Maintainable and delivered on time. - WLE consists of multiple disciplines that support engineering, our program offices and our customers. - Our WLE disciplines participate in the total life cycle of our products from conception to deactivation. - Our focus area is product support, including the following disciplines: - Reliability, System Safety, and Supportability.
- This job can be based in Huntsville, AL; Tewksbury, MA; McKinney, TX or Tucson, AZ. -
Job Summary: As a Principal Software Safety Engineer, you are an integral participant in the design/development process and are responsible for performing risk analyses to identify risks and influence design to eliminate or minimize safety hazards. In this role, you will work with a multi-disciplinary team responsible for both Software and System Safety. We value diverse skills and experience, so don't hold back. Your qualifications could add tremendous value to our team. Our customers come from all different backgrounds, and so do our employees. If you're passionate about what you could accomplish here, we'd love to hear from you.

Responsibilities to Anticipate: Specific responsibilities may include:

  • Assisting in developing Software Safety Requirements and providing requirements analysis and flow-down of Safety requirements and attributes
  • Conducting safety analyses and documenting results (i.e., Preliminary Hazard Analysis, Functional Hazard Analysis, Software/Firmware Hazard Analysis, Fault Trees, Safety Assessment Report, Hazard Tracking System)
  • Performing code analyses to determine whether code has the potential to command the hardware and contribute to a hazard
  • Supporting System Safety Working Groups, US Government Safety Review Boards (e.g., Software System Safety Technical Review Panel (SSSTRP)), Technical Interchange Meetings, and Change Review Boards
  • Partnering with the software development team on verification procedures to ensure safety requirements are tested with the proper level of rigor This is a Hybrid role. Work will be done both onsite and remote. - Commuting costs are the responsibility of the incumbent. Qualifications You Must Have:
    Typically Requires: - Bachelor's degree and 8 years of relevant experience OR an Associate's degree and 10 years of relevant experience OR advanced degree in a related field and 5 years of related experience. - In absence of a degree, 12 years of relevant experience is required. - Employment Experience: -
    • Experience as a Software Safety Engineer, Software Engineer, System Safety Engineer, Systems Engineer or equivalent
    • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance. US citizenship is required as only US citizens are eligible for a security clearance Qualifications We Value: -
      • Experience working with command & control systems and/or combat/weapon systems
      • Understanding of technical theories and concepts related to system safety engineering and combat/weapon systems design
      • Planning, performing analyses, and reporting results IAW MIL-STD-882
      • Demonstrated experience executing a System Safety Program with Software Safety Analysis in a DoD environment.
      • Exposure to software development processes and methodologies, particularly Agile, Scrum, and spiral development
      • Software requirements development and verification
      • Use of tools, such as Dynamic Object Oriented Requirements System (DOORS) database tool, JIRA, Confluence, Clearcase, Rhapsody/Cameo, Windchill Product Data Manager (PDM), Jenkins
      • Familiarity with AMCOM 385-17, Joint Software System Safety Committee (JSSSC) Handbook, MIL-HDBK-454, MIL-STD-1472, MIL-STD-1474, MIL-STD-464, and MIL-STD-1425.
      • Experience with Software System Safety Technical Review Panels (SSSTRPs) or Software Materiel Release activities
      • Strong communication skills, verbal and written
      • Microsoft Office proficiency This job is posted internally as: Principal Engineer, Systems Engineering What We Offer: Whether you're just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits on offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care. - About Huntsville: -
        Huntsville, AL is the largest city in Alabama and is one of just 2 cities with representation from all 4 of the Raytheon Technologies businesses. Known as Rocket City, Huntsville is one of the nation's largest aerospace and technological hubs. Living in Huntsville, you'll experience a metro-vibe city with convenient access to larger cities such as Nashville (1.5 hours) and Atlanta (3.5 hours). Huntsville earned the #1 spot on Livability's Top 10 Best Cities for STEM Workers and was named to its list of Tech Hotspots. - U.S. News & World Report ranked Huntsville #11 of 125 Best Places to Live in America, and in 2020, Huntsville was the 4th most moved to city in the U.S. About McKinney: McKinney's motto, Unique by Nature, speaks to the city's characteristic - uniqueness: from charming neighborhoods and an historic downtown to the natural beauty found in the rolling hills, landscaped parks, streams and lakes, McKinney's uniqueness is what makes this North Texas city home. A city located in Collin County, TX, McKinney is the county's second-largest city, after Plano. Consider a part of the "Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex", McKinney is about 32 miles north of Dallas. The city is one of the most popular suburban areas for families to live and work. Most move to McKinney to take advantage of the thriving business climate which provides diverse opportunities. - Additionally, the McKinney Economic Development Corporation has a legacy of providing incentives that are successful in bringing new businesses and corporations to the city. The lifestyle and way of life is an attraction for many as they consider moving to McKinney. Large, master-planned neighborhoods built in and around the beauty of North Texas. Peaceful neighborhoods, complemented by the views of area lakes and mature trees, make coming home a vacation. The arts and cultural venues found in the McKinney area range from hands-on educational classes to venues for weddings, social events, business meetings and more. There are year-round opportunities to enjoy the performing arts in McKinney. Take in a concert or a show at the theatre and discover the history of the area at local museums and historical sites. The Public School District is rated as above average. The District, with its motto, "Connections Matter", is impressive both in size and in achievements. One of the fastest growing school districts in Texas, McKinney ISD enrolls 24,500+ students in 20 elementary schools, five middle schools, three high schools, two alternative campuses and one early childhood education center. There are 68 facilities covering more than 4 million square feet on 603 acres of grounds. Heavily decorated with awards and achievements, the MISD is one of the top reasons families move to the area. Most recently, the district proudly accepted the College Success Award for three schools: McKinney North, McKinney Boyd and McKinney High Schools. About Tucson: -
        This job is located in beautiful Tucson, AZ. Recognized as one of America's 10 Best Small Cities, Tucson has a friendly, laid-back atmosphere, combined with the innovation and energy of a metropolitan region. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, the colorful Sonoran Desert landscape and majestic saguaro cacti, Tucson showcases some of nature's best work. Tucson is known for its bright blue skies, and with more than 310 sunny days per year, this fantastic weather allows residents enjoy the outdoors year-round Employee Referral Bonus: - This requisition is ERIP Eligible. - Employee Referral Award Eligibility: Only employees currently within RMD and RI&S have the potential to receive a Referral Award for submitting a referral to RMD and RI&S roles. ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the Referral Award #LI-HYBRID For Tucson-based hires we are offering a minimum $30k Sign On Bonus. Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Keywords: Raytheon Missiles & Defense, Seattle , Principal Software System Safety (Hybrid), Other , Seattle, Washington

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