Systems Safety Engineer

Leidos Abingdon , MD 21009

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

The Advanced Solutions Group of Leidos has a career opportunity for a talented Systems Safety Engineer in Abingdon, MD to support a critical modernization effort of the Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS) in order to satisfy the vision of Program Executive Office (PEO) Command Control Communications - Tactical (C3T) and Project Manager Mission Command. The AFATDS is a multi-service, automated command, coordination, communication, and computing system that provides automated fire support and coordination to all echelons, from firing unit through theater level, at Army, Marine Corps, Naval Firing Platforms, Navy Command and Amphibious Assault Ships, Air Force Operations Centers, and Joint Command and Control Centers.

AFATDS enables the automatic application of the Force Commander's guidance in the Fires Warfighting Function to plan, execute, and deliver effects at all levels of command within the current and future force. AFATDS can automatically tailor the selection of fire support assets (field artillery, mortars, close air support, naval gunfire, attack helicopters, and offensive electronic warfare assets) based on the Commander's guidance, thereby enabling maximum effective use of all available fire support assets across the full spectrum of conflict. This effort is to meet the government's objective to modernize the underlying AFATDS architecture, redesign the AFATDS front-end to a fully web- and role-based user interface, integrate common services made available through the Army's Common Operating Environment (COE), and incorporate advanced embedded training technologies to aid in operator-initiated system instruction and refresher training.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Applies knowledge, tactics and principles of safety engineering as defined in MIL-STD-882 and Joint Software System Safety Handbook Develops requirements and designs, assess implementations for hazard and causal factors to satisfy critical system safety objectives Applies engineering principles to investigate, analyze, plan, design, test, or evaluate military weapons systems. Reviews and prepares engineering and technical analyses, reports, change proposals, and other technical documentation.

Familiar with architecture (DoDAF), requirements (INCOSE) and interface artifacts for complex software systems. Applies engineering experience to perform functions such as systems requirements analysis, functional analysis, timeline analysis, trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition, technical management, system integration, configuration management, quality assurance testing, or acquisition and resource management. Experience working in a CMMI environment Other duties as required US citizenship and the ability to obtain a DoD SECRET security clearance

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External Referral Eligible

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS degree in related technical field and 8 years prior relevant experience OR Master's degree with 6-10 years of prior relevant experience. 4 years of additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree. Demonstrated strong background in Safety Engineering and application of Safety Standards (MIL-STD-882; Joint Software System Safety Handbook). At least 7 years of safety engineering experience on a computer system for weapons control Hazard and Causal factor analysis.

    Ability to convey technical designs, ideas and results to non-technical audiences and provide briefings to high-level government personnel. Experience in authoring documents (SAR, SSPP, reports, briefings, etc,) to support customer missions. Demonstrated strong performance as a technical leader working in a multi-contractor, on-site and virtual environment Excellent presentation preparation, briefing skills and project management experience Demonstrated ability to independently determine and develop approach to solutions Excellent analysis and critical thinking skills Able to multi-task, self-assign work, and function in a dynamic, fast-paced environment Good verbal and written communication skills Proficiency with MS Office Products (Word, Excel, Visio, & PowerPoint) US citizenship and the ability to obtain a DoD SECRET security clearance

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with AFATDS or other Command and Control or Command and Decision systems Experience with System of Systems Analysis, Interoperability and Weapon system deployments

Leidos is a Fortune 500 information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers.

Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.



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