Software Engineer

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Job reference:
27 days ago

Role: Software Engineer

Location: Cheltenham / Hybrid

Duration: 12 months

Rate: Up to £75/hour Umbrella

Inside IR35


You will be responsible for developing and/or verifying safety-critical software for an aircraft electrical power distribution system. You will be passionate about ensuring high-quality software requirements, and relish designing & writing efficient software to meet those requirements and stand the test of time. You will have experience of software development and verification & validation, and you will thrive on solving technical problems, in collaboration with other engineering functions.

Key Activities:

  • Software requirements analysis
  • Software design
  • Implementation (language is C)
  • Module test and integration test
  • Timing analysis, full software verification, authoring and execution of software test scripts


  • Software Development (requirements, design, code)
  • Software Verification (review, test, analysis.
  • Undertake Software engineering tasks as requested by team lead.
  • Working to DO178-C
  • Ability to analyse tasking and provide feedback if the task appears more complicated than first envisaged.


  • Experience in use of: DOORS, TI Code Composer Studio IDE, WindRiver Workbench, LDRA (or similar), Rational Team Concert, Rally and Jenkins
  • Experience to Agile and/or iterative development processes
  • Exposure to support of Aerospace Certification Authority led activities, including SOI Audits
  • Experience in writing assembler
  • Knowledge of network protocols inc. ARINC 664, ARINC-429, ARINC 629 and ARINC-825 (CAN)
  • Knowledge / Experience of document records management
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