PPT Solutions, Inc.
  • Huntsville, AL, USA
  • Full Time

401(k), Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Education, Supplementals


PPT is seeking a Software Safety Engineer in Huntsville, Alabama.  The Software Safety Engineer will perform software safety activities for an Army Aviation program.

Description of Responsibilities for the Software Safety Engineer:
The Software Safety Engineer will perform software safety analyses on aviation systems (PHA, FHA, SSA, FTA, FMECA, etc.) and report findings (SAR, PSSA, SSA, etc.) in support of software releases.  Identify potential hazards, present them to the System Safety Working Group, and track them to closure.  Review software development documents (PSAC, SDP, SSS, SRS, SDD, STD, STR, etc.)  and identify non-compliance with published standards and processes.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities for the Software Safety Engineer:

  • Must have a Bachelor's of Science (BS) degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or other software-related engineering program.
  • Must have 10 years of professional experience in software engineering applied to program development, modeling, and simulation.
  • Must have experience in performing safety analyses.  Working knowledge of the requirements of MIL-STD-882E, AMCOM 385-17, and/or DoD Joint Software Systems Safety Engineering Handbook.
  • Must have experience across the software development life cycle (requirements, design, implementation, and test).
  • Must be proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Must have good communication skills, and ability to interact well with team members, development organizations and customers.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOD security clearance.
  • Approximately 5% travel may be required.

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities for the Software Safety Engineer:

  • Experience with rigorous software development processes, such as DO-178B[C].
  • Knowledge of military and software development industry standards, software test methodologies, software requirement generation and maintenance.
  • Experience with Dynamic Object-Oriented Requirements System (DOORs) requirements management tool.


At PPT, we value our employees.  You can take comfort in the fact that here you will be treated as a professional, given room to grow and compensated with a benefits package to care for you and your family.  You have made the decision to do meaningful work and we believe you should be rewarded for that decision.  Explore our website and learn more about what it means to be a part of PPT Solutions. 

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