Software Assurance Consultant

  • Location:

    Salisbury, Wiltshire

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Job ref:

    BBBH106549_1562334742

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Client:

    Undisclosed Company

Software Assurance Consultant - Salisbury

About Us

Our client are experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets. We draw on our extensive technical knowledge and intellectual property to provide the know-how and support to solve some of the world's most challenging problems. Our people make the critical difference to customers by providing unique approaches to problem solving. Why don't you join some of the world's finest scientific and technical minds and help us make tomorrow work today?

Job Description / Person Specification

You will act as an Independent Technical Assessor of the software of safety critical/related aircraft systems and provide advice on airworthiness issues related to those systems. This will involve the assessment of third-party software and/or software documentation for adequate safety and conformance to standard. You will ensure the accuracy and quality of Technical Advice to ensure the successful delivery of technical output to time, cost and quality for our global clients.

Knowledge

The successful candidate will have previous experience across all phases of the software development lifecycle with a desire to learn software assessment or has previous experience. Experience of providing technical assurance in the software domain would be advantageous and some knowledge of military / civil standards for software safety would be desirable but not essential. With a passion for IT, you will be able to demonstrate an ability to work well within a dynamic and fast paced environment which offers strong career progression.

Behavioural Requirements

  • Sound communication skills, including the ability to construct and convey logical arguments effectively
  • Analytical thinker and problem solver, able to apply analysis in a pragmatic and effective way
  • Able to develop clear strategies for gathering, analysing, and evaluating software evidence
  • Strong inter-personal skills and ability to work well within a team
  • Able to deliver results against defined deadlines
  • Pragmatic in the judgement of software integrity and the determination of an adequate level of evidence
  • A professional and presentable demeanour when interfacing with the customer or contractors, either as part of a team or individually
  • Be able to exercise diplomacy in discussions and negotiations with the customers and contractors to maintain productive working relationships

Essential Qualifications

  • An Honours Degree in a Software or Safety Engineering discipline, or equivalent professional qualifications and experience

Desirable Qualifications

  • Postgraduate Qualification in Software or Safety Engineering disciplines
  • Membership of relevant professional body
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