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Job Summary

  • Software V&V Engineer

  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Location: Stevenage / Flexible
  • Sector: Software Developer
  • Hourly Rate: GBP Up to 90
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Technologies: V&V software engineer
  • Reference: M230123SVVE

Software V&V Engineer

Posted Saturday, 13 May 2023

Verification & Validation Engineer
12 Months – Likely to be Extended
Full Time – Split, duration WFH flexible depending on tasks. 3 WFH as guide.
PAY RATE: Up To £67.45 Per Hour PAYE
Up To £90 Per Hour Pay To Umbrella Company
Can start on BPSS whilst SC being done in background.

Overview of department:

We are a world leader in missile and missile systems looking for a highly capable and adaptable Verification and Validation Engineer to join our Development Facility in Stevenage, Hertfordshire.
You will be responsible for verifying and validating real-time systems application software for the next generation of Missile Systems. This is a technical hands-on role and will involve designing, implementing Test Cases for safety-critical Actuator subsystem software.

Minimal: (Good)
? Ability to debug complex problems and be able to produce required documentation to achieve the required safety level
? Authoring Test Specifications, Test Planning documentation and other test documents
? Reviewing test results
? Requirements Analysis Experience
? Knowledge of Source Configuration Control Processes (e.g. PVCS, RTC, GIT)
? Very Good attention to detail
? Working with minimal supervision
? Experience of working with a formal requirements capture tool.
? Previous experience of validation, and verification of embedded software written in C

Required: (Better)
? Significant previous experience of independent validation, and verification of embedded software written in C and developed at a high safety integrity level (SIL4 / DO178C Level A or equivalent)
? Test Specification creation and compliance recording in DOORS
? Working knowledge of C/C++ for testing special builds and focussed code reviews
? Unit Testing using LDRA or CPP Unit or an equivalent testing tool
? Understanding of Code Coverage and techniques/strategies used to cover/justify shortfall
? Working in a lab environment with live equipment (PSUs, Scopes, Logic Analysers etc.) conducting system tests

Desirable: (Best)
? D0178 Level A testing knowledge
? Knowledge of Defence standards and Micro-controller technologies
? Testing on Development Cards with a test environment or bare-metal with special builds
o LDRA Test Bed
o LDRA TB Extreme
o LDRA TB Object Box
? FRAMA-C for static semantic analysis
? Knowledge and use of RTC
? Object Code Verification Experience
? Creation and use of Virtual Machines (VMWare)

The right behaviours are important, can-do attitude, proactive and adaptable, concise communicator, process adherence and quality focused.
Here's what's in it for you
This is a great role for someone with a passion for verifying and validating software and its successful deployment in modern weapon systems. Working with technology that is at the forefront of European missile system design, helping to develop safe, secure and reliable products that our customers can rely on.
Many of our products and components we use in this domain are the result of strong international collaboration; consequently, there may be the opportunity to travel both within the UK and to our sites in France, Italy and Germany.
We offer a supportive working environment where you can develop your skills across a wide range of products and technologies.
Join a great team!
Join a team that are passionate about building sophisticated software solutions to complex challenges.
There are numerous opportunities to work with a huge variety of people of different backgrounds and expertise. You will be working with a talented group of experienced software, systems and electronics engineers on some very exciting products.

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