Software Safety Engineer

Job: Software Safety Engineer  
Location: Remote

What we do matters.

We are a high growth, agile company creating safety and mission critical solutions in a synergistic environment between our people and our client partners. From F-35 and F-16 fighter jets, to the latest aviation technologies, to working on medical devices, spacecraft, and satellites – our engineers have worked on some of the coolest Aerospace, Defense, Space and Medical Device products in the world.

Be a part of the team that is powering engineering solutions that drive technology.

EXB Solutions is hiring Software Safety Engineer to join our team that designs, develops, and integrates highly complex software functions within Next Generation Avionics Displays.

This engineer will be responsible for developing, managing, and communicating the aircraft software safety methodology for a new military development program to internal and external customers through identification and analysis of software contributions to potential hazards in design, operation, and maintenance. The position will be at the forefront of emerging system safety techniques including Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE).

This role is a remote role however it will require on-site onboarding for 1 week and once per quarter thereafter. All Applicants must be US Citizen.

As our Safety Software Engineer team member, you will:

  • Planning, defining, and verifying Software System Safety requirements and Software Safety hazard analysis artifacts to ensure design integrity and safety.
  • Working with the engineering team to ensure air vehicle safety of flight.
  • Influencing air vehicle design to improve system and software safety features and design.
  • Performing air vehicle Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) efforts.
  • Identification and analysis of potential hazards from concept definition through development, production, and product fielding.
  • Developing fault management techniques to be employed by the system’s complex airborne electronic hardware and software.
  • Performing the necessary hazard analyses to identify potentially hazardous conditions and recommend actions that would contribute to minimizing or precluding hazards.
  • Performing Software System Safety Hazard Analysis, developing analysis reports, providing validation/verification of requirements, and providing feedback to the program and customer.
  • Administering Software System Safety activities on assigned engineering design teams. Interfacing with the customer and teammates on software safety related issues. Monitoring, investigating, and resolving issues relative to Software System Safety Engineering.
  • Representing Bell with military/industry at Software System Safety Working Groups and Aircraft Software Working Groups.
  • Reviewing Bell and supplier submitted documents relative to Software System Safety Engineering IAW AMCOM Regulation 385-17.
  • Reviewing Bell and supplier derived requirements and safety requirements IAW RTCA DO-178C and RTCA DO-254 and SAE ARP4764A.
  • Providing guidance to Bell engineering teams and suppliers relative to Software System Safety Engineering.
  • Maintaining and implementing the Software System Safety Program Plan documented processes.
  • Producing Software System Safety contractual documentation required by military customer (for example, Identifying Hazards, Hazard Description, Risk Levels, Risk Assessments, Risk Mitigation, Residual Risk and Hazard Tracking for both software and complex/programmable hardware).
  • Performing Software Safety critical function analysis.
  • Providing Software System Safety experience to engineering and management personnel by various methods ranging from informal discussions to formal presentations.


  • Multiple levels of experience will be considered with at least 5+ years software safety engineering experience in the aerospace industry on military applications.
  • Experience in development of Functional Hazard Analysis, Fault Tree Analysis, Software Failure Mode Effects and Criticality Analysis, Safety Assessment Reports and supporting safety artifacts.
  • Experience with quantitative reliability and maintainability analysis.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Demonstrated Communication Skills needed to brief top-level management, customers and/or large groups on an occasional-to-frequent basis.
  • Experience with MIL-STD-882E System Safety Programs and risk assessment process.
  • Experience with SAE ARP4761 and safety aspects of SAE ARP4754A.
  • Experience with system safety aspects of RTCA DO-178C and/or RTCA DO-254.
  • Experience with either software development per RTCA DO-178C, or complex/programmable hardware development per RTCA DO-254.


  • Aircraft system requirements development or verification experience per SAE ARP-4754A
  • Familiarity with Systems Theoretic Process Analysis (STPA)
  • Familiarity with military software system safety guidance (Joint Services Software System Safety Engineering Handbook, AMCOM Regulation 385-17)
  • Familiarity with Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), Systems Modeling Language (SysML) experience or Model Based Safety Analysis (MBSA) experience
  • Familiarity with aircraft system cyber security standards and policies
  • Familiarity with auto-coding tools and associated safety concerns
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Safety Software Engineer

Why Work With Us

At EXB Solutions, we foster a collaborative environment and believe in providing ample learning opportunities to grow and expand your skills with us.  Our company culture sets us apart from others as well as:

  • 401k with Employer-Match Contributions
  • Medical, Vision, Dental, and Life coverage
  • Disability Benefits
  • Gym Membership
  • Generous compensation structure
  • Ample learning opportunities
  • Significant opportunities for advancement
  • Next Generation / Cutting Edge Technology Projects
  • Collaborative Culture
  • Remote and Hybrid Opportunities Available
  • Certification Assistance Available (Approval Required)
  • Flexible, Friendly and Fun work environment
About Us

EXB Solutions (EXB) is a U.S.-based engineering service company with a Fortune 100 customer base and demonstrated record of delivering cutting edge results in systems and software engineering solutions for organizations delivering mission and safety critical applications and products. EXB’s organizational origins are over 22 years old and today comprises over 170 talented engineers. EXB serves the Aerospace, Defense and Medical Devices industries with systems engineering and embedded software development services for safety and mission critical applications. EXB’s purpose is to help customers build high-quality software. EXB’s software solutions have helped fly successful space missions, enhanced patients’ lives through innovative medical devices, and advanced commercial and military flight systems for safer travel and accomplishing mission objectives.

EXB Solutions understands our client’s business challenges. Which is why we go beyond what’s required to meet their software needs. We are a preferred and trusted supplier to technology companies. Our clients stay with us and consistently engage us on multiple engineering activities, projects and programs. What makes us different? Our engineers and our leaders!

On September 1, 2022, EXB Solutions announced it is now part of Quest Defense, which is a Quest Global company.

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