Principal Software Safety Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
McKinney, TX 75069
About Us:
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, fresh thinking and possibilities are forged in times of change and you will be on the front lines as we trail blaze new approaches, push the boundaries of innovation and chart a course to a tomorrow you can be proud to have a hand in creating.

Job Summary:
Whole Life Engineering (WLE) is made up of several disciplines whose main objective is to influence hardware and systems early in their life cycle to assure effective operation, reliability, maintainability and economical ownership by the customer and end user.

Currently, the WLE team has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated Software Safety Engineer to join us on the Multifunction Radio Frequency Systems (MFRFS) team in McKinney, TX.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
As a 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. Specific responsibilities may include:
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 analysis to determine whether code has the potential to command the hardware and contribute to a hazard
Participate/Support 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
Partner with the software development team on verification procedures to ensure safety significant requirements are tested with the proper level of rigor

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. Active Secret Clearance is preferred.

Qualifications You Must Have:
8+ years technical experience as a Software Safety Engineer. Consideration will be made for relevant experience in the area of System Safety Engineering.
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.

*This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Required Education (including Major): Bachelors of Science degree in STEM.
An advanced degree in a related field may be substituted for additional years of experience:
Master's is equal to 2 years of experience or a Ph.D. is equal to 4 years of experience

Desired Skills/Experience:
Experience working with combat/weapon systems
Understanding of Software Development Lifecycle (including Agile and/or Waterfall)
Embedded C/C++ on Linux; Qt on Linux experience
Familiarity with Programmable Logic Devices and firmware development practices
Ability to read/code in VDHL or related languages

Software/firmware requirements development and verification
Use of tools, such as Dynamic Object Oriented Requirements System (DOORS) database tool, Clearcase, Windchill Product Data Manager (PDM), Jenkins
Experience with a wide application of technical theories and concepts related to system safety engineering and combat/weapon systems design
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
Earned Value (EV) Management
Developing proposals and basis of estimates
Strong communication skills, verbal and written
Microsoft Office proficiency

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At Raytheon Technologies, we innovate to create solutions and solve complex challenges across all domains: from land and sea to air, space, and cyberspace. In doing so, we embrace the talent, expertise and perspectives of our diverse workforce, each bringing their skills, ideas and dedication to the work we do. We pride ourselves on our commitment to our customers, industry partners and our teammates, making a positive impact not only to our business, but also in our communities where we live and work. Our constant innovation is made possible by a strong culture, investing in our people, and an unwavering vision that is shared by our employees across the globe a vision of one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place.

What we offer:
Whether youre 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 we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.


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McKinney, TX 75069

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