Software Engineer

Undisclosed Company
Somerset, Yeovil
£70 - £80 per hour
Closing date
11 Feb 2021

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A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Software Engineer to join our client's site in Yeovil This role is full time temporary until August 2021, which may lead to a permanent role. The rate of pay is between £70-£80 per hour depending on experience, working Monday to Friday during the hours of 7.00am - 7.00pm (Flexi Day) 37 hours a week.

**All successful candidates will be subject to a drug test and security screening process prior to starting on site**


  • Executing the development or verification activities for aerospace software projects
  • Work products to satisfy the objectives of the internationally recognised guidelines RTCA DO 178B/C
  • Work products to satisfy the Aerospace process requirements of the organisation.
  • Strategic planning to maximise the re-use of in-development and existing work products and identification of the tools and resource needs for the project.
  • As a developer/verifier you will become responsible for the overall execution of the Software Development Process's or Software Verification Process's per the approved plan and the applicable processes and standards.
  • Provide plan updates and complete the acceptance and approval of the work-products generated by the project team.
  • Selection or development of software architecture
  • Development of software design, Software implementation and integration
  • Establishing and maintaining traceability between the work-products (system requirements to software requirements, software requirements to software design etc.)
  • Generation of test cases at each test level to adequately verify the operation of the software and to obtain the appropriate test coverage
  • Verification of all work-products produced by the development process
  • Verification of the traceability between work-products produced by the development process.
  • Software Certification; for projects for which the candidate has been allocated the role of lead developer/verifier, you may be responsible for:
  • Generating the Plan for Software Aspects of Certification
  • Resolving certification issues identified by the customer, certification authority or representative and
    generating the Software Accomplishment Summary
  • Investigate the causes of any software defects, report findings and recommendations to management/process groups and if necessary support process changes.
  • Participate in global process improvement and standardisation initiatives
  • Participate in global tool standardisation initiatives
  • You may occasionally be required to provide support to customers (internal and external), possibly off-site.

Skills and Experience

  • Degree (BSc) or equivalent in software development, maths or electronics preferred.
  • Experience of developing and verifying software throughout the software life-cycle (requirements capture, specification, design, implementation, support).
  • Ideally in embedded aerospace applications though a thorough understanding of the 'C' programming language is essential.
  • An excellent understanding of DO178B/C is preferred.
  • The ability to read circuit diagrams or schematics and to use electronics development and test tools (oscilloscopes, logic analysers, debuggers etc.) would be highly beneficial.
  • Experience of using the following, or similar software tools would also be beneficial:
  • Serena ChangeMan Dimensions requirements management
  • Rational ClearCase / ClearQuest application workflow development environment
  • Unicom System Architect and/or Rhapsody architecture frameworks
  • VectorCAST embedded software test environment
  • QA C and/or LDRA Test Bed verification tools
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