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Systems Safety Engineer

Company: Solute
Location: Lexington Park
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

SOLUTE is a technology company that delivers products in the fields of cyber security, networks, global positioning, navigation, knowledge management, collaboration systems, and aviation electronics. Our depth of technical expertise, and successful history of engineering support provide a uniquely trusted and influential skillset to our clients. Our teams of software, network, and DevOps engineers use state-of-the-art technologies and architecture design to build innovative solutions for enterprise implementation.

We are a company of innovative professionals thriving in a highly motivating work environment that fosters creativity and independent thinking. If you are a motivated individual with a desire to support our service men and women, now is a great time to join SOLUTE!

SOLUTE, Inc. is seeking a System Safety Engineer to help analyze the architecture, design, development and maintenance of cutting-edge combat and mission systems upgrades to the U.S. Navys P-8 Poseidon. The successful candidate will participate as a System Safety expert and provide analysis of development and integration of safety significant aircraft systems on the P-8. The employee will apply systems engineering principles to optimize all aspects of safety to increase the operational effectiveness throughout the lifecycle of the system. The position will afford the opportunity to interact with vendors, OEM suppliers, and government activities to investigate and integrate third party software systems into an operational aircraft environment. The successful candidate will also provide research and lead innovative projects related to the design and operation of the P-8A aircraft/mission/weapons systems and apply engineering principles to support airborne avionics and sensor system electronics platforms. The candidate will work on varied, complex systems that involve creating safety solutions that significantly add to the operability and usefulness of existing or new aviation capabilities. In addition, the candidate will provide expert advice and guidance to team members and valued customers regarding specific technical aspects of systems or concept development.


  • Work with a cross-functional team of engineers to evaluate safety significant systems to optimize system safety posture of the platform.
  • Analyze requirements, functions, subsystems and operational environments, and existing system interfaces.
  • Ensure the applicability, usefulness, and quality of delivered systems.
  • Evaluate, analyze and comment on existing safety artifacts.

    • University degree in Engineering or scientific related field.
    • 10+ years of engineering experience.
    • Experience in designing and implementing safety systems.
    • Familiarity and work experience with MIL-STD-882.
    • An understanding of software system safety including , MIL-STD-882E and Joint handbooks and guides is desired.
    • Prior experience in military /defense related software development.
    • Familiarity with avionics systems.
    • Experience in hardware / software integration.
    • An active DoD or DoE Security Clearance.


      Benefits include:
      • Medical, Dental and Vision
      • Life and A&D coverage
      • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
      • 401(k) Plan with company matching contributions
      • Paid Time Off (PTO) and 10 paid Holidays
      • Educational Assistance
      • Highly Competitive Salary

        SOLUTE is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status or Jobble

Keywords: Solute, Alexandria , Systems Safety Engineer, Other , Lexington Park, Virginia

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