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Software Requirements Manager

  • Job reference: R-023975
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Birmingham
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The Future Signalling Systems Team requires a Software Requirements Manager based in in Central Birmingham, the Axis office adjacent to the Mailbox. 
We are interested in engineers from a software background who can demonstrate experience of successfully contributing to deliver safety critical software systems.
We are seeking candidates who are able to demonstrate technical capability within innovation projects, who can work on the design and development of safety related systems in the rail industry and can bring that experience to bear with our team.

The Software Requirements Manager will lead a team, carrying out technical requirements management activities to ensure the successful delivery of internal and costumer led projects

Atkins currently has an exciting opportunity for a Software Requirements Manager based in in Central Birmingham, the Axis office adjacent to the Mailbox.

We are interested in engineers from a software background who can demonstrate experience of successfully contributing to deliver safety critical software systems.

We are seeking candidates who are able to demonstrate technical capability within innovation projects, who can work on the design and development of safety related systems in the rail industry and can bring that experience to bear with our team.

The Software Requirements Manager will lead a team, carrying out technical requirements management activities to ensure the successful delivery of internal and costumer led projects.

Responsibilities

  • Manage a team to carry out the design, production and assurance of the Software requirements for the signalling control systems develop by the Future Signalling Systems Team.
  • Liaising with the System requirements manager to to analyse the functionality required by the project and produce the software requirements structure and contents to represent it.
  • Liaising with the project software team to resolve the issues raised by them against the software requirements specification
  • Produce and maintain the DOORS requirements structure with the objective of reducing the impact of changes and allow the version control and change management.
  • Contribute in the development of an agile development environment.
  • Maintain and improve the processes, techniques and tools to provide safety assurance at the same time as increasing the level of automation of the software process.
  • Manage the team workload and advise on the allocation of development resources.
  • Working as part of a team to provide technical engineering excellence in areas like configuration, documentation and change management.
  • Liaising with the engineering team to support delivery projects.

  

Requirements

  • Experience working as a Requirements Manager in a technical environment and desirable in safety critical systems.
  • Proven team & technical leadership
  • Line management experience.
  • Experience delivering systems according with EN50126/8/9 standards would be desirable.
  • Experience of working in V&V environments.
  • Experience using requirements management tools, configuration and change management tools such as DOORS, JIRA, etc.
  • HNC/degree (or equivalent) level in an Engineering discipline.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Sound report writing skills.

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.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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