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Software Assurance Engineer - Bristol or Aldershot

  • Job reference: AD-000810
  • Sector: Defence, Information Communications
  • Location: Aldershot, Bristol
The Opportunity

The Atkins Software Assurance team specialises in consultancy, verification and testing of software and programmable hardware used in safety-critical digital systems. Due to increased demand from clients across many industry sectors including Nuclear Power, Rail, Defence, Automotive and Aerospace we are looking to recruit a Software Engineer whose responsibilities will include:

• Verification and Validation of safety-related software systems
• Development of specialist software test and static analysis Tools
• Provision of consultancy to clients on software processes

This is an opportunity to join a growing, dynamic team with a strong pipeline of future opportunities. This is a technical role that would suit an engineer with previous experience of working with software or programmable hardware systems, and is now looking a fresh challenge. Appropriate training and mentoring will be provided.

The Requirements

 

The following experience is preferred. Note that the role does not require experience in all of these skills.

• Experience of development and test of real-time, embedded and control systems.
• Experience of programming in .NET and Visual Studio
• Experience of working with software-based systems in safety or mission critical industries
• Experience of programmable hardware (FPGAs or ASICs) and Hardware Description Languages such as Verilog and VHDL
• Experience of high level programming languages such as C and Ada
• Experience of compilers and assembler languages
• Experience of static and formal software analysis techniques and tools (such as MALPAS, SPARK, Polyspace, etc.)
• Minimum first degree in a numerical discipline

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview

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