Software Engineer - V&V

  • Location:

    Farnborough, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    IT, Engineering

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £425 per day

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Client:

    Undisclosed Company

Software Engineer - V&V

Farnborough - The work is based at Farnborough with trials at the ranges in NW Scotland (typically 2 weeks duration).

£425 per day UMB/PAYE

12-month contract

Specific Responsibilities

  • Working within the Verification & Validation (V&V) team to produce the necessary sub-ordinate test plans
  • Preparing System and Software scripts to provide simulation data to assist with the V&V activities- both within the development and V&V teams
  • Generation of test strategies plans and specifications to satisfy requirement VM & VC
  • Managing DOORS to reflect traceability and status as directed by the Lead Engineer

Knowledge, skills and Personal Qualities Required:

  • Experience of systems integration
  • Working knowledge of national or internationally recognised Systems Engineering processes such as BS ISO IEC 15288:2002
  • Working knowledge of tools such as DOORS, StarTeam & Enterprise Architect
  • Experience in testing in a software intensive environment
  • Experience in performing V&V testing of wider systems (not necessarily software)
  • Experience of analysing requirements and designing test cases to verify the requirements
  • Experience writing and amending test scripts/procedures

Key Accountabilities:

  • Execution of system / sub-system / acceptance tests;
  • Recording of system Problem Reports; Re-test and verification of system problem reports
  • Production of test artefacts
  • Support of Acceptance Working Group by the production of evidence, stats, and status information
  • Carrying out TRRs and other reviews as required by the Lead Engineer
  • Generation of Test Reports for system/sub-system testing phases
  • Preparing plans and liaising with customer organisations

Behavioural Requirements

  • Drive and determination
  • Excellent analytical skills and judgement
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work under time and budgetary pressures
  • Collaborative and enthusiastic team member
  • Desirable Qualifications
  • Driving License acceptable to UK authorities

Due to the nature of the role candidates will be required to hold an active SC clearance, or be willing/eligible to undergo the process.

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