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62133 - Systems Engineer, Bristol    
     
 
     
Role & Responsibilities
  • Purpose of the job: The Selected candidate will work with a highly motivated team involved in development of complex embedded railway solutions. The candidate will join with our Bristol development center and will interact with our System Engineering team based in Germany. The Ideal candidate will be part of our long term rail signalling project.
 
  • As a Systems Engineer, you will technically work with a team of Systems Engineers, Specifying and designing and deliver System covering the entire software lifecycle.
  • You will interface with Software, project, product, Quality and safety team to meet QCD commitments.
Key tasks / Responsibilities:Contribute to the elaboration of product/system architecture, in collaboration with the Product architect/ System Engineering team;
  • Perform System activities namely:
  • Define the System requirements, operational requirements, interfaces requirements and the requirements linked to performance / Safety … constraints;
  • Ensure that all the requirements can be validated (testability, …);
  • Define the software requirements from System Atchitecture:
  • Elaborate the functional and structural breakdown into SW components & modules;
  • Allocate the requirements to the SW components/modules;
  • Define the interfaces between the SW components/modules;
  • Define the dynamical behavior of the System/Software;
  • Validate the feasibility of the solution: model simulation, mock-up;
  • Define main technical choices for SW development:
  • Select SW Tools, Methodology (ex : UML, …) & Magic Draw, DOORS, PTC Modeller, strictly following internal process/methods & tools recommendations;
  • Arbitrate and validate major System/Software design choices;
  • Prepare and perform SW requirements tests, SW/SW & SW/HW integration tests and verifications of his/her deliverables, prior to the ones formally performed by a dedicated V&V team (depending on Safety Integrity Level);
Mandatory skills:
  • Understand state transitions and design.
  • Knowledge of Railway signalling,
  • DOORS, MAGIC Draw, PTC Modeller
  • Standards: CENELEC SIL4 (EN 50128)
Ada95  
Proficiency required:  
The successful candidate will be responsible for designing, developing and implementing System solutions to build complex embedded systems, and providing technical leadership within the Team. The ideal applicant will able to thrive in a highly collaborative workplace and actively engage in the development process spread across different geographical locations. Significant experience in delivery of design, analysis, development, testing and delivery. Rail industry background is highly desirable, alternatively similar industries can also be considered.  
How to Apply    
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If you would like more information please call me on 01489 232 080    
     
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 324.05 - £ 344.05 per day
29301 - Integrated Logistics Manager , South west  
   
Client  MOD
   
Role & Responsibilities
  • The post holder will provide Integrated Logistic Support to individual Project Managers within the Information Systems and Networks Delivery Team. Key responsibilities include (but not limited to):
 
  • Production of Work Instructions for VDep/MDep/Team Nodes Production of information required to feed into the TMSS produced publications; understanding that these need to be perfect for the deployed equipment and will require attention to detail and mature development). AESP 201s for both static and deployed operating instruction AESP 412 (static installation industruction) AESP 211 (deployed aide memoire) AESP 741 (deployed CES and parts list) Use of RAM4 in support of ARM produciton (deployed) Production of supporting documentation in line with SEOC guidance Deployed Supportability Case Deployed Integrated Support Plan Generic:
 
  • Any long term log demo remediation ITIL guidance for the support function The post holder must be able to work under his/her own initiative, have good communication skills and a sound knowledge of DE&S procurement processes. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Reserved Post - British National only
 
Closing Date  19th July at 09:10 am
   
How to Apply  
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If you would like more information please call me on 01489 232 080  
   
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 20000.00 - £ 65000.00 per annum
Lead Network and Signalling Specialist, Ipswich/London  
     
Role & Responsibilities  
 
We are looking for individuals that can leverage their extensive technical experience and academic studies to meet our rigorous and challenging delivery objectives and standards. We need you to be able to solve complex security problems, apply industry best practice in the aspects of solution definition, design and cyber-security, and have a detailed working knowledge of development methodologies, including Agile and Lean.  
 
You'll be working in a growing team of IP and mobile network engineers and specialists that design and implement solutions ranging in size from small bespoke solutions to large enterprise size products. The team is customer focused so you'll have the opportunity to work directly with our customers. You'll also have numerous opportunities to grow and develop your career.
You'll be:
  • W
  • orking directly with customers to understand their business needs and goals, problem space and specific requirements.
  • Working in the areas of IP and telecommunication networks to define solutions to customer challenges, working at both the high level as well as a detailed lower level.
  • Providing technical and solution leadership to delivery teams.
  • Hands on implementing solutions.
  • Looking at aspects of service design, to allow solutions to be turned into productionised services.
  • Acting as a trusted technical advisor and guide to our customers in the realm of IP and telecommunication networks
  • Working on internal innovation programmes, aimed at exploring new products or solutions to known customer challenges
Experience in some or all of the following areas:
  • Expertise in technical service development and systems architecture in the areas of both fixed and mobile telecommunication networks.
  • Proven track record of working with clients to understand business needs and problems, elicit requirements, and propose and design innovative bespoke solutions aligned to business objectives.
  • Proven track record in developing creative, novel and innovative solutions, and then progressing them through to implementation and release.
  • Familiarity with mobile telecommunications including, 2G/3G, 4G and 5G mobile networks, mobile network design, signalling protocols such as SS7 and DIAMETER, SIP, and VoLTE.
  • Familiarity with IP networks, including designing and implementing networks that are scalable, resilient, give high performance and are designed for security, with ideally some hands on experience with different vendor's products such as Cisco and Juniper.
  • Ability to manage and shepherd innovation within projects and internal programmes.  
  • Must have achieved a 2:1 or above in a relevant degree e.g. Computer Science or has achieved the relevant industry experience for the grade you are applying for.
  • Ability to provide technical leadership, and some delivery leadership, to cross divisional, matrix and virtual teams.
  • Maintains an oversight of key technology transformation programmes in specific area of expertise, monitoring performance against business objectives, scorecard and responding and recommending actions to trends and taking executive action.
How to Apply  
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If you would like more information please call me on 01489 232 080  
   
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 35.00 - £ 40.00 per day
62009- Software Dev-Ops Engineer, Manchester      
     
Client  MOD    
       
Purpose of the job     
 
  • Set-up, maintain and improve the tools required to develop, test and deliver large scale software projects, supporting software engineers on a range of projects.
  • Some travel to client sites and occasionally other Thales UK sites may be required. Therefore, flexibility to travel and work at other locations is essential.
    1.  
    2. Key tasks / Responsibilities:    
    3.  
  • To assist with the automation, maintenance and improvement of the development tools for projects
  • Identify new tools in order to improve existing processes
  • Supporting and improving our continuous integration/deployment platforms
  • Maintenance of existing tool chain
  • Systems Administration
 
 
Grade Specific:-    
 
  • Installs
  • Configures and maintains tools with support from more experienced colleagues.
  • Seeks to generate ideas for the improvement of the tools.    
 
Mandatory skills:
  • Development Environments
  • Eclipse
  • Visual Studio
  • Scripting Languages
  • BASH
  • Python
  • PowerShell
  • Batch scripting
  • Operating Systems
  • Linux
  • Windows
  • Build tools
  • Ant
  • Maven
  • Gradle
  • Rake
  • MS build
  • Continuous Integration Tools
  • Jenkins
  • Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS)
    1.  
    2. Essential
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels to clients, peers, developers
  • Self motivated, innovative and willing to exercise initiative
  • Will have demonstrated a high degree of technical expertise, problem solving skills, innovation and commitment
  • Customer-focused, acting as an ambassador with the client
  • Able to overcome barriers and make things happen
  • Team member working to team goals
  • Experience in software lifecycles
    1.  
    2. Desirable skills required for this position:
  • Ability to work within multi-disciplinary teams under pressure
  • A strong record of on-budget, on-time delivery
  • Good understanding of current trends in software engineering development techniques and technologies
  • Experience with driving continuous improvement processes
   
How to Apply      
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If you would like more information please call me on 01489 232 080      
       
Must have SC / DV Clearance  
£ 45000.00 - £ 45000.00 per annum
61756 - FPGA VHDL Engineer, Cheltenham/Bristol-Multiple Head count (11)    
         
 
Purpose of the job
  •  VHDL Development
  •  FPGA Design / Documentation
  •  Code conversion
  •  Graphic Development
 
 
Key tasks / Responsibilities:    
Same as above    
Mandatory skills:
  • FPGA
  • VHDL
  • Design / Documentation
  • Requirements
  • V&V
 
 
Proficiency required:    
FPGA and VHDL Requirements, Design, V&V    
 
 
Desirable skills required for this position:
  • Knowledge of video standards
  • Aerospace background preferred but not essential
 
       
How to Apply      
Click the apply button on the right to apply now.      
If you would like more information please call me on 01489 232 080      
       
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 45000.00 - £ 45000.00 per annum
62162 - Software Engineering Delivery Manager, Weymouth    
       
 
Purpose of the job:  
 
 
  • The S2150 Software Engineering Delivery Manager:
  • Provides engineering and programmatic leadership of the SONAR 2150 software
  • Oversees the software engineering leads ensuring successful task delivery to the appropriate
  • quality levels
  • Holds accountability for delivery of S2150 software to schedule and the milestones for the
  • assigned scope-of-work
  • Manages the planning and execution of SONAR 2150 software engineering activities including
  • mitigation of technical risk
  • Works with other stakeholders to develop mitigation strategies and contingency plans that
  • safeguard programme delivery
  • Works closely with the SONAR 2150 Design Authority and Engineering Manager to resolve
  • technical, programme and/or resource problems and conflicts
  • Drives reviews of the SONAR 2150 software maturity managing all associated remediation
  • actions to conclusion
Develops software engineering test plans and prioritsation of associated rectification activities    
Mandatory skills:
  • Relevant Qualification in Engineering, with experience in Full Development Software Lifecycle
  • Experience of Project Management Techniques (such as planning, schedule management, cost and budget
  • management, quality management, progress management and reporting)
  • Proven Delivery of Complex Defence Systems
  • Ability to travel 30%
  • Sonar experience will be added advantage   
     
How to Apply      
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If you would like more information please call me on 01489 232 080      
       
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 35.00 - £ 40.00 per hour
61434 - Verification Engineers , Bristol  
Client  MOD
Role & Responsibilities  
 Purpose of the job:
Assystem UK are looking for a multiple Verification Engineers to join us in Bristol on a contract or permanent basis to work upon some of our vital internal projects.  You would become involved in the development and verification for safety critical avionics products, such as EECs, Landing Gear systems, Display Software & Flight control systems, amongst others.  This role will fall into a newly developed team and is expected to run for some time.
 Mandatory skills:
Strong SW High Level Requirements and Software Low Level Requirements Verification Experience for DO178B Level A Standard.  
This includes writing tests, review and execution on simulated and target environment.
ADA Knowledge
Structural Coverage Resolution Analysis per DO178B
Matlab/Simulink for writing test scenario/scripts for Matlab/Simulink based tests  
Desirable skills required for this position:  
Desirable  
Good communication skills (as they will be working closely with the customer)
(It would be good to have 1 or 2 CVs with these) Understanding of EEC/FADEC
Nice to have (but can be covered by training)
Knowledge of R-R verification process including CUTE toolset
Working experience of PTC Integrity CM/CC tool  
 
Closing Date  
 
How to Apply  
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If you would like more information please call me on 01489 232 080  
   
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 45000.00 - £ 45000.00 per annum
62207 - Design Engineer, Bristol
Client: MOD
Role & Responsibilities  
Key tasks / Responsibilities
Create initial software baseline with good understanding of the Configuration Management System and the deployment mechanism
Use the integration test vehicles for use in the design and development
Support trials of the use of Model Based Software Development using Matlab and integration in to the existing build
Develop training material for the development of Model Based Software Development designs
Mandatory skills:
Experience in Software Design using UML and SPARK Ada
Experience in designs and simulation using Matlab tool
Build and debug preferably using ECLIPSE IDE tool, or experience with other IDE is acceptable
Experience in integration with hardware
Change Control and Configuration Management preferably using PTC Integrity, or experience with other tools
Proficiency required
  •      Experience in producing certification documentation
  •         Design assurance Level A according to DO178B/C
  •         UML and SPARK Ada
  •         Model Based Software Development using Matlab
  •         ECLIPSE IDE tool, or experience with other IDE
  •         PTC Integrity, or CM experience with other tools
  •         Producing certification documentation
  •         Integration with hardware
  •      Desirable skills required for this position:
  •      Design assurance Level A according to DO178B/C Needs to be UK national
Closing Date  
How to Apply  
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If you would like more information please call me on 01489 232 080  
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 35.00 - £ 40.00 per day
62207 - Design Engineer , Bristol
 
 
Client  MOD
   
Role & Responsibilities
  •  
 Key tasks / Responsibilities
 
  • Create initial software baseline with good understanding of  the Configuration Management System and the deployment mechanism
  • Use the integration test vehicles for use in the design and development
  • Support trials of the use of Model Based Software Development using Matlab and integration in to the existing build
Develop training material for the development of  Model Based Software Development designs
Mandatory skills:
  • Expereince in Software Design using UML and SPARK Ada
  • Expereince in designs and simulation using  Matlab tool
  • Build and debug preferably using ECLIPSE IDE tool, or experience with other IDE is acceptable
  • Experience in integration with hardware
  • Change Control and Configuration Management  preferably using PTC Integrity, or experience with other tools
Proficiency required
  •      Experience in producing certification documentation
$2022; Design assurance Level A according to DO178B/C
$2022; UML and SPARK Ada
$2022; Model Based Software Development using Matlab
$2022; ECLIPSE IDE tool, or experience with other IDE
$2022; PTC Integrity, or CM experience with other tools
$2022; Producing certification documentation
$2022; Integration with hardware
Desirable skills required for this position:
  • Design assurance Level A according to DO178B/C
  • Needs to be UK national
 
Closing Date  
   
How to Apply  
Click the apply button on the right to apply now.    
If you would like more information please call me on 01489 232 080  
   
Must have SC / DV Clearance