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R&D Software Engineer

  • Location

    Chippenham

  • Sector:

    Rail

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Competitive Rate

  • Contact:

    Charlie Webster

  • Contact email:

    charlie.webster@txmrecruit.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    1332974922

  • Job ref:

    BH-28688

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    Contract

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-03

  • Startdate:

    2021-12-06

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

A Software Engineer is required to join the Research & Development team to deliver ground-breaking signalling system software-based products.

The Software Engineer will be expected to undertake requirements analysis, architecting and design of the work in a core team of software engineers in a dynamic development environment providing high value early lifecycle development capability for both safety-critical and safety-related software developments. The focus of the team will be on producing software solutions, performing all parts of the development lifecycle. The team will use a mix of traditional and agile techniques to manage risk and ensure on-time delivery of quality software.

The Software Engineer provides a technical role responsible for requirements analysis, software architecture, design, code, and test, and problem analysis on high-value safety-critical and safety-related projects.

Role Details:

  • Outside IR35
  • Competitive Pay Rate
Key Responsibilities:

  • Requirements analysis and specification of high level software design
  • Development and implementation of software design
  • Code and test of embedded systems
Generally:

  • Requirements Analysis
  • Design using structured techniques
  • Coding
  • Development of test specifications
  • Support of integration and system testing
  • Visits to site to assist in testing and commissioning
  • Report on progress as required

Essential Requirements:

  • Graduate in a relevant engineering discipline or other numerate subject, although equivalent experience would also be considered
  • Proficient in SQL, C# & UML
  • Previous engineering experience
  • Experience in development of software
  • Self-motivated, adaptable and able to learn quickly
  • Demonstrable knowledge of good development standards and practices as applicable to engineering disciplines, with at least 5 years’ experience of delivering systems in a controlled software environment.
  • Good knowledge of configuration management and control practices
  • Able to work to tight timescales
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good inter-personal skills
 

Desirable Requirements:

  • Knowledge, particularly experience of developing Safety Critical Software up to SIL2 level.
  • Familiarity with Agile software development techniques (ideally Scrum).
  • Proficient in using UML for software design
  • Experience with DOORS
  • Experience with UML tools i.e. Artisan or Enterprise Architect
  • Railway Industry background. Knowledge of CENELEC 50128.
  • Systems Engineering experience
  • Knowledge of .NET
  • Experience in development of embedded software
  • Knowledge of cloud computing (Amazon Web Services)
  • Knowledge of Source control tools - Git, Synergy

If you are interested in the role and would like some more details then please get in touch with Charlie Webster at TXM Recruit