Software Engineer - SC Clearable

20 Feb 2018
20 Mar 2018
Matthew Lochead
Clearance Level
Job Type

Software Engineer | Hertfordshire | 6 months | SC Clearable

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Software Engineer on a 6 month initial contract based in Hertfordshire. The role requires BPSS clearance.

The main duty of the role will be focussed on the generation of test systems capable of carrying out both proof-of-design and performance tests within a world leading high-tech digital processor product business-line.

The digital processors designed within this division of used in several of the most advanced telecommunication payloads, and the ability to test these complex systems relies on a wide understanding of both the RF and digital electronics that constitute the designs. The candidate will be expected to work within product teams to capture design information, discuss and agree procedures for testing at all stages of assembly and ensure all work is sufficiently defined to allow accurate cost and scheduling data to be generated. Main roles of the candidate will be:

  • Software design and debug
  • Automatic test procedure generation
  • Hardware/software integration and debug
  • Test validation and design proving
  • Design and software control (versioning, documentation, technical reviews)
  • Work efficiently within a dedicated test system design team
  • Support of test activities leading to unit delivery

Qualifications and/or Skills

  • Engineering Degree (Electrical, Software or closely related discipline), 2.1 or above.
  • Very strong background in software design and implementation, especially in the context of a test application
  • Fluent in several software languages (C/C++, Java, Python)
  • Proven track-record in a product "design and test" business environment
  • Understanding and practical application of RF test & measurement equipment (including the use of programming interfaces)
  • Very strong background in software/hardware integration and debug

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

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