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Software Verification and Validation Team Lead - Bristol

Aerospace & Defence
Ref: 6218 Date Posted: Thursday 25 Jan 2024
Software Verification and Validation Team Lead
Location:                 Bristol
Salary:                      Up to £65,000 
Package includes:
  • Company bonus of up to £2,500 (based on company performance and will vary year to year)
  • Pension of maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Paid overtime
  • Up to 15 additional days flexi leave
  • Our enhanced parental leave offers up to 26 weeks for maternity, adoption and shared parental leave. Enhancements are available for paternity leave, neonatal leave and fertility testing and treatments.
  • Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking and much more
  • Excellent career progression and development opportunities
  • We may be able to offer a relocation package for this role
Hybrid work pattern – Typically for this role, you will work 3-4 days per week on-site, on average.  
We’re working with a world-leading, technical & scientific engineering organisation, with sites across Europe. They have an exciting opportunity for a Software Verification and Validation Team Lead.
Their order book stretches for many years, and they have healthy profits and a range of new projects in place. They’re stable with steady controlled growth, dynamic working opportunities and fantastic opportunities to grow and develop your career further.
The Software Verification and Validation Team Lead Opportunity
You’ll be part of a team of engineers and technical experts who deliver specialist expertise across a range of products. It's a great place to learn about the company's entire product range within a team that is embracing innovative technologies!
You will lead a team of V&V engineers to deliver of IVV (Independent Verification and Validation) activities on specific projects.
There are many key elements to this role:
  • Team Leadership
  • Ensure excellence is provided by delivering a range of independent verification activities
  • Development and execution of formal tests by the IVV Team
  • Ensuring evidence is produced which demonstrates that the Software Safety Requirements
  • Evidence supporting the Software Safety Case is provided
  • Providing evidence to show that the weapon systems are demonstrated as fit for purpose
  • To further develop the capability of the team through continuous improvement, coaching and mentoring
Software Verification and Validation Team Lead skills and experience required
  • You’ll bring previous experience of leading teams
  • Experience in planning and implementing verification activities on high-integrity or mission-critical software
  • It would be beneficial for you to have experience of working with embedded systems and equipment
  • A motivated engineer who values the benefits of coaching and mentoring
  • Not critical but useful if you have experience and knowledge of software safety standards e.g. DO178C
Please note:
Rules onsite require British Citizenship. Dual nationals can apply for this position, and you will be required to undergo UK Security Clearance.
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