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Senior Software Airworthiness Engineer (#2990033)

Company: APT Research, Inc.
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

Position Description Summary

APT Research is hiring a Senior Software Airworthiness Engineer to conduct software safety, airworthiness, and mission assurance evaluations for DoD aviation systems in Huntsville, AL. The selected candidate will support software system requirements identification and development process by evaluating and assessing planning, design, development, production, and operations for DoD aviation software systems architectures.

APT is an employee-owned engineering services company specializing in conducting safety analyses for the U.S. Government. APT offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities that match your professional development interest, and excellent benefits including being voted as the best place for working parents. Our employees are owners, each share in the commitment to deliver safe, reliable, and innovative Analysis, Planning, & Test Solutions and services that exceed expectations, build employee pride of ownership, and optimize shareholder value.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Performing software airworthiness analysis throughout the software life cycle from initial requirements through design, implementation, testing, delivery, and support.
  • Utilizing excellent written and oral communication skills to maintain successful daily interaction with customer and teammates.
  • Operating proactively with ability to handle significant responsibility, and attention to detail.
  • Participation in technical reviews throughout the product lifecycle with a focus on software engineering

    Required Experience/Education:
    • BS in Software, Electrical, or Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related technical field from an ABET accredited program.
    • Minimum of 8 years of experience with Aviation Software Systems
    • Knowledge of the Software/Systems Development process and lifecycle
    • Working knowledge of MIL-HDBK-516, DO-178, MIL-STD-882, JSSSEH, AMCOM Regulation 385-17, SAE ARP 4761, or similar software safety standards
    • Experience developing embedded mission critical software in C, C++, or ADA
    • Knowledge of the integration and verification of large systems

      Security Clearance Requirement:
      • ACTIVE security clearance

        Preferred Experience:
        • Experience with Functional Hazard Analysis (FHA), Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), and/or Failure Mode, Effects & Critically Analysis (FMECA)
        • Knowledge of the Airworthiness Release (AWR) process
        • Knowledge of Army Military Airworthiness Certification Criteria (AMACC) or MIL-HDBK-516C Airworthiness Certification Criteria
        • Experience with the Systems Readiness Directorate (SRD)
        • Knowledge of static and dynamic code analysis
        • Experience with Model Based Software Development
        • Familiarity with MATLAB and Simulink, Rhapsody, DOORS, SCADE, etc.

          Essential Job Functions:

          Work Environment:
          • Work will be performed in a hybrid environment, including telework and on-site at SRD facilities on Redstone Arsenal.
          • Requires occasional in-person attendance at project-related meetings
          • Requires ability to provide clear, concise, accurate, and timely communication, both verbally and written
          • Ability to interact professionally with coworkers, management, and customers
          • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of products

            Travel Requirements:
            • Requires ability to travel domestically (within the U.S.)

              Physical Requirements:
              • Requires sitting for extended periods of time at a workstation / desk

                Other Essential Functions:
                • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, make rational decisions, and to exercise good judgement
                • Work attire must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk / hazard to the employee or others

Keywords: APT Research, Inc., Huntsville , Senior Software Airworthiness Engineer (#2990033), IT / Software / Systems , Huntsville, Alabama

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