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Principal Software Engineer
There is a contract opportunity for a Principal Software Engineer to join at Matchtech's key client based in Barrow-in-Furness.
This role is to provide software assurance activities required to meet the needs of a broad range of systems, including technologies such as industrial control systems, smart instrumentation, PLCs and programmable hardware. In this role we are looking for someone to;
- Ensure Software requirements are adequately flowed into the design baseline.
- Interact with Engineers to ensure that the software components within System Designs are adequately managed and Design Documentation is acceptable.
- Review the software content of Technical Specifications for equipment and systems.
- Assess the software content of tenders and provide software specialist input to vender selection panels.
- Liaise with Safety Engineers, to ensure a coherent approach to software management is applied.
- Liaise with Software Suppliers to maintain assurance of design intent, and to monitor resolution of issues that may compromise compliance with the requirements.
- Witnessing of testing at the Suppliers premises.
- Prepare acceptance evidence for Software and submit to the appropriate requirement owner for acceptance in accordance with the acceptance submissions process.
- Undertake impact assessments in support of change submissions, engineering cost trade-offs or defects, concessions and issues that may affect Software.
- Produce and compile evidence in support of the Software and Software Safety Requirements.
- Contribute to the identification and rapid closure of defects and issues emerging from testing and trials, and maintain oversight of any resulting change embodiment or concession activities.
- Articulate and present complex technical arguments clearly, logically and simply.
- Provide assurance to the Business that software related activities are being undertaken in accordance with relevant policies, plans and processes.
- Support the build, setting to work and commissioning of software related systems.
Ideally a degree qualified Chartered Engineer in Software or Systems engineering or a closely related discipline
Experience of Software development in a modern software engineering environment from requirements through design, implementation, testing and acceptance.
Experience and understanding of current Ministry of Defence software policy.
Experience and understanding of current International software standards including software safety.
Experience of ISO 9000 Tick IT and CMM.
Experience in software quality assurance, auditing and acceptance testing
Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.
Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.