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Software V&V Engineer in Stevenage, Hertfordshire


Stevenage, Hertfordshire


£50.00 - £90 per hour



Software V&V Engineer
12 Month Contract
Hertfordshire - 3 days a week on-site Minimum
Upwards of £70ph Inside IR35

*** Due to the nature of the role and the industry you will be working in, You will be required to achieve UK Government clearance up to SC Level ***

My client is one of the industry-leading Defence companies in the UK and they are looking to expand their team with an experienced Verification and Validation Engineer. You will join the team on an initial 12-month contract and be responsible for verifying and validating real-time systems application software for the next generation of Systems. This is a technical hands-on role and will involve designing and implementing Test Cases for safety-critical Actuator subsystem software, so attention to detail is needed.

Day to Day you will be Responsible for -
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)
Experience of working with a formal requirements capture tool.
Previous experience of validation, and verification of embedded software written in C

Key experience we are looking for -
Significant previous experience in 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 focused 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

Ideally, you would hold experience with -
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
LDRA Test Bed
LDRA TB Extreme
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)


This vacancy is being advertised by either Advanced Resource Managers Limited, Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited or Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited ("ARM"). ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission. Where the role is marked as Outside IR35 in the advertisement this is subject to receipt of a final Status Determination Statement from the end Client and may be subject to change.

Job reference 119741_1699023663
Date posted 03 November 2023

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