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Software V&V Engineer

Software V&V Engineer (BBBH14628) Stevenage, England

Salary: GBP67.45 - GBP90 per hour

On behalf of our client, we are seeking to recruit a Software V&V Engineer on an initial 12-month contract. As the Software V&V Engineer 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.

Role: Software V&V Engineer
Pay: Up to £90 per hour Umbrella, up to £67.45 per hour PAYE
Location: Stevenage
Contract: Monday to Friday, 37 hours a week, WFH available – task dependent.
IR35 Status: Inside
Security Clearance: SC required, can start on BPSS


  • 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)
  • 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

Skillset / experience required:

  • 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


  • 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
  • LDRA Test Bed
  • LDRA TB Run
  • 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)

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Siobhan Miller at Line Up Aviation

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