Software Safety Engineer

Location: Havant, Hampshire Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Sector: Engineering, Safety, Defence Type: Permanent
Contact: Ian Cowx Job Published: 13 days ago

Lead Software Safety Engineer
£55,000 - £65,000 + Excellent benefits and flexible working.

The Lead Software Safety Engineer will exhibit the following attributes:

  • Be able to work on tasks associated with the overall function without placing a burden on the practitioner or expert.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal
  • Team player
  • Be able to work at customer or sub-contractor sites with minimal supervision

Summary duties

  • Functional Safety Assessments
  • Derive safety requirements, including software/firmware integrity requirements
  • Document software safety arguments and software safety cases/PESS
  • Technical management of supplier software safety to ensure compliance to standards and acceptance
  • Review subcontracts software safety documents, including Software Development Plans, Software Safety Plans and associated artefacts
  • Plan and conduct software safety audits, managing findings to closure

Required skills

Working and current knowledge of:

  • Defence and commercial safety standards such as Def-Stan 00-055, IEC 61508, RTCA DO- 178C, RTCA DO254
  • Software Safety Case development, including the use of the Adelard Safety Case Editor (ASCE)
  • Programme Element Safety Summary (PESS) development in accordance with Def-Stan 00-055
  • Experience of the software development environment commensurate with Safety Integrity Level 2
  • Understanding of the impact of using COTS PE in a safety related environment

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