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Senior Software or Systems Safety Engineer

Raytheon Missle Systems

McKinney, TX 75069
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Requisition ID 167039BR

CE08 / CE09 Sr Systems Engineer II or Principal Systems Engineer

Job Summary:

The Whole Life Engineering Directorate 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.

The Whole Life Engineering Directorate is a systems engineering organization whose main objective is to influence hardware, software, and systems throughout all phases of a systems life cycle to assure effective operation, reliability and economical ownership by the customer and end users.

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 System and Software Safety.

Specific responsibilities may include:

Conducting Safety Analyses and documenting results (Preliminary Hazards List/Analysis, System Hazard Analysis, Hazard Tracking Logs, Functional Hazard Analysis, Fault Tree Analysis, Safety Assessment Report)

Documenting hazards and maintaining the Hazard Tracking System

Developing Software Safety Requirements and providing requirements analysis and flow-down of Safety requirements and attributes.

Performing code analyses to determine whether code has the potential to command the hardware and contribute to a hazard

Supporting change review boards

Participating in System Safety Working Groups and Technical Interchange Meetings

Developing Technical Data Packages and Presentations for Safety Board Reviews Representing System Safety Engineering and presenting results of safety analyses at formal program design reviews

Partner verification procedures to ensure Safety Significant requirements are tested at the proper level of rigor

Ensuring tasks are completed on time and within budget

This position can be a grade level G09 or a grade level G10 based on the candidates qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibilities required for the position.

*Must be able to obtain a DoD Secret clearance within 1 year of start date*. Except in rare circumstances, only US Citizens are eligible for a security clearance. Active Secret Clearance is preferred.

Required Skills/Experience:

6+ years technical experience as a System Safety Engineer, Software Safety Engineer, Software Engineer, Systems Engineer or equivalent

Experience planning, performing analyses, and reporting results IAW MIL-STD-882

+ Demonstrated experience executing a System Safety Program with Software Safety Analysis.

*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):

+ Bachelor's degree in STEM, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

Desired Skills/Experience:

8+ years technical experience as a System Safety Engineer, Software Safety Engineer, Software Engineer, Systems Engineer or equivalent

Experience working with combat/weapon systems

Understanding of Software Development Lifecycle (including Agile and/or Waterfall)

+ Embedded C/C++ on Linux; Qt on Linux

Developing and verifying system or software requirements

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

Knowledge of MIL-HDBK-454, MIL-STD1472, MIL-STD-1474, MIL-STD-464, Joint Software System Safety Committee (JSSSC) Handbook, MIL-STD-1425, and AMCOM 385-17.

Software System Safety Technical Review Panels (SSSTRP) or Software Materiel Release activities

Earned Value (EV) Management

+ Developing proposals and basis of estimates

+ Strong communication and writing skills

+ Familiarity with Microsoft Office

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At Raytheon Technologies (RTX), 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 you are just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, RTX offers a robust total rewards package that goes beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits RTX offers include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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