Software Safety Engineer

Location: Havant, Hampshire Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits and Flexi-time
Sector: Safety Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Ian Cowx

Software Safety Engineer.
South Coast (Portsmouth / Chichester / Fareham area).
£50,000 - £60,000 Plus excellent benefits package.


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

Skills and Background:

  • Defence and commercial safety standards such as Def-Stan 00-055, IEC 61508, RTCA DO- 178C, RTCA DO254
  • Software Safety Case development.
  • 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
  • Experience of Preliminary Hazard Analysis, System Hazard Analysis and Functional Failure Analysis
  • eCassandra experience


Strong interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal.
Team player.
Able to work at customer or sub-contractor sites with minimal supervision.

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