Cepeda Systems & Software Analysis
  • 29-Jan-2020 to 28-Feb-2020 (CST)
  • Systems Engineering
  • Huntsville, AL, USA
  • Depends on Experience
  • Salary
  • Full Time

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Software Safety Engineer

Are you ready to take your career to the next level with a respected, stable, and award-winning company with high-level contracts?

Do you want to work for an employer that values its employees and promotes a positive work-life balance? If so, please keep reading!



We value our employees and strive to provide a work environment that helps us attract and retain the best. We treat one another with respect, value diverse expertise, encourage new ideas, and foster collaboration while maintaining individual accountability. We also value family time and don't require routine overtime!

We offer:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Comprehensive Benefits Program
  • Regular Training and Development Opportunities
  • Hiring/Relocation Bonus



Currently serving DoD, NASA, and the commercial sector, our services span the complete product life cycle from concept to software development to product release. We are passionate about ensuring that our complex high-technology products meet customer requirements while minimizing costs and maximizing performance. We have achieved a rating of Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Level 3 for services and CMMI Level 3 for development. We have a 100% customer satisfaction rating and have won numerous awards at the local and national level. We are also extensively involved in the community and make generous charitable contributions.


The Software Safety Engineer is responsible for performance of risk and hazard analyses on integrated systems forming part of advanced weapons systems for the DoD. Responsible for oversight of a portfolio of engineering developments and will provide assurance of engineering activities. Support design engineers to build evidence-based safety cases for their products and ensure compliance to hardware and software engineering processes for safety-critical and safety-related systems.

Job Responsibilities

The Software Safety Engineer will be responsible for building the body of evidence necessary to demonstrate the safety of these products through formal safety cases. Specific tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Develop software safety targets and software safety requirements
  • Execute hazard analyses required to support the identification of software safety requirements in accordance with business standards and program/product objectives
  • Develop specific application, generic application, and generic product safety cases
  • Document and communicate results of technical data generated to internal and external customers
  • Coordinate the timely production of the necessary design safety documentation, especially the relevant safety cases and related documentation for approval milestones
  • Conduct/facilitate PHA, FMEA, Fault Tree Analysis and other safety studies with Engineering groups
  • Develop and maintain a Hazard Tracking Log



Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) related discipline with five (5) years or more of related experience
  • Or a Master's Degree and three (3) years or more experience
  • Experience operating as a software safety engineer (or senior engineer with software safety and assurance responsibilities) across complex, large-scale systems
  • Familiarity with design, test, and analysis tools and systems
  • Familiarity with Hazard Analysis per MIL-STD 882E
  • Experience operating in a regulated industry preferred


  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Present ideas in user-friendly language and visuals
  • Attention to detail with proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to conduct research into issues and products, as required
  • Effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Highly self-motivated and directed

Other Requirements:

  • U.S. citizenship is required
  • Active Secret Security Clearance or the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance



If you feel that you would be right for this Software Safety Engineer II position, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!


Cepeda Systems and Software Analysis, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, status as a parent, national origin,  disability (physical or mental), family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors.

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