A-P-T Research, Inc. (Analysis, Planning, Test Research, or "APT") is a 100% employee-owned, small business based in Cummings Research Park, Huntsville, Alabama. APT provides professional engineering and programmatic services in a variety of disciplines including systems engineering, risk assessment and analysis, test planning, range safety, system safety, software system safety, explosives safety, industrial and quality engineering, quality assurance, mission assurance, Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V), software development and modeling, and related areas. APT currently supports more than 50 customers of which approximately 40 are Government agencies. Our personnel are owners and each shares in the commitment to APT's corporate mission of continually providing state-of-the-art expertise and ensuring the highest level of customer satisfaction.

Upcoming Training

Explosives Safety | 12-14 Oct 2021

12 October 2021 - 14 October 2021

This course is designed primarily for individuals who develop, assemble, test, inspect, approve, transport, store or in some other way handle explosive items or material, the Explosive Safety Course is an overview of hazards inherent to explosive operations; associated safety precautions; and methods to analyze, test and obtain approval for explosive activities. Online and in-person attendance options are available. See Event Details tab below for more info. Indicate online or in-person attendance during registration.

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IMESAFR Training with ATD Module | 7-10 December 2021

7 December 2021 - 10 December 2021

IMESAFR v2.1 Software Training, 7-9 December 2021; ATD Module, 10 December 2021. Institute of Makers of Explosives Safety Analysis for Risk (IMESAFR) is a probabilistic risk assessment tool used to calculate risk to personnel from explosives facilities. Users will be required to complete the IMESAFR training class to obtain the software license.

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Software System Safety Engineering | 10-13 Jan 2022

10 January 2022 - 13 January 2022

Software System Safety Engineering is an integrated combination of Software System Safety (SwSS) and software engineering technologies as applied to system safety. It describes generic SwSS processes adaptable to a variety of customer needs, and is tailorable to specific projects and software development processes. A 4th day has been added to demonstrate the practical use of the model-based "Medini" tool by ANSYS. This tool provides an efficient and comprehensive process to document functional failure conditions, hazards, safety requirements, and risk mitigations as part of objective safety evidence. Online and in-person attendance options are available. See Event Details tab below for more info. Indicate online or in-person attendance during registration.

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Explosives Safety | 8-10 Feb 2022

8 February 2022 - 10 February 2022

This course is designed primarily for individuals who develop, assemble, test, inspect, approve, transport, store or in some other way handle explosive items or material, the Explosive Safety Course is an overview of hazards inherent to explosive operations; associated safety precautions; and methods to analyze, test and obtain approval for explosive activities. Online and in-person attendance options are available. See Event Details tab below for more info. Indicate online or in-person attendance during registration.

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System Safety Engineering | 28 Feb - 4 Mar 2022

28 February 2022 - 4 March 2022

The System Safety Engineering course builds upon your knowledge as a safety professional or a supervisor/manager, to develop competence and sharpen skills in the techniques that support hazard discovery, the assessment and control of risk, and in reviewing work of this kind performed by others. You will receive guidance in the management of limited resources for the optimum control of risk. Online and in-person attendance options are available. See Event Details tab below for more info. Indicate online or in-person attendance during registration.

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Employment

We are always looking for enthusiastic, hard-working people to join our team, especially in the fields of system safety, range safety, flight safety, software safety, risk analysis, and software development. To see the latest employment opportunities, visit our employment opportunities page here.