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Software/Complex Electronic Hardware Assurance Engineer/Consultant

Location: Bristol, Burton, Dorchester, Dorking, Glasgow, Gloucester, Plymouth, Warrington Salary: Competitive + Benefits

Industry: Aerospace, Defence, Nuclear, Rail

Job Description

We are looking to recruit experienced Software / Programmable Electronic Systems (PES) Assurance Engineers to join our rapidly growing Software /PES Assurance Team. Our current and emerging work streams will offer you the chance to use your technical skills to make a contribution to a wide range of assurance projects.

Successful candidates will ideally have a proven track record the Aerospace or Defence sectors.  We would also welcome candidates with experience in other sectors, such as Nuclear, Rail, Oil and Gas, or automotive.


Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate the following:

  • An excellent understanding of one or more Software / PES standards such as DO-178B/C, IEC 61508 (or sector specific derivatives), IEC 60880, EN50128, DO-254, DO-278, Def Stan 00-055.
  • An excellent understanding of the Software / PES life cycle and design principles, particularly when applied to applications where there are safety implications associated with degraded or abnormal performance. 
  • A proven track record in either providing Software / PES assurance consultancy or in managing or directing Software / PES development programmes.
  • The ability to assess Software / PES processes, tools and evidence for compliance against military or civil regulations.
  • The ability to lead consultancy assignments: helping shape client needs, providing technical leadership, and assuring the quality of our outputs.  
  • A strong systems engineering perspective and a good appreciation of the system and platforms in which the Software/PES operates.

Successful candidates will have excellent interpersonal and leadership skills, a pragmatic approach to problem-solving and good business acumen. 

You are likely to hold chartership or equivalent.

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