Software Assurance Consultant

£50000 - £55000 per annum
22 May 2017
19 Jun 2017
Rob Jeal
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed, SC
Job Type

As a Consultant (Software Assurance), the successful candidate will be providing software assurance to the customer, from the products received from the supply chain. The successful candidate will be leading a team, ensuring that targets and deadlines are at the forefront of thought when completing packages of work.

This role will provide the successful candidate with the chance to undertake a role which combines technical tasks, leadership responsibilities, and interaction with the supply chain and with the customer. The role sits within a business area which boasts a healthy order book, offering the successful candidate excellent development opportunities and job security.

Software Assurance Consultant - Permanent - Cumbria - £50,000 - £55,000 per annum

Key Responsibilities:

  • Interacting with system owners to ensure that the software components within system designs are adequately managed and design documentation is acceptable.
  • Liaising with software suppliers to maintain assurance of design intent, and to monitor resolution of issues that may compromise compliance with the requirements.
  • Managing the team in terms of task load, ensuring deliverables are met.
  • Be the catalyst in ensuring the team meets programme deadlines for platform software.
  • Being a first port of call on design issues and a technical lead and subject matter expert for platform software.

Key Skills:

  • In-depth knowledge of software development life cycles and processes.
  • Degree qualified or equivalent - software, systems (technology related).
  • CENg or eligible to attain charter-ship.

Desired Skills:

  • Industrial control systems
  • Real time systems
  • Programmable hardware
  • PLCs and embedded software
  • Software safety
  • Supplier management experience

The successful candidate will be organised with a systematic approach to tasks. The successful candidate will be good at remaining well-informed on matters which fall within your scope. The successful candidate's excellent communication and relationship skills will enable them to remain transparent with the customer. The successful candidate will be able to think innovatively when tackling technical issues to ensure prompt resolutions.

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You will be required to hold a minimum of SC security clearance. If you do not hold an active SC clearance please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

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Job Role: Software Assurance Consultant

Location: Cumbria

Type: Permanent

Salary/Rate: £50,000 - £55,000 per annum

Start Date: ASAP

Clearance: SC Clearance

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