Vetting Manager

  • £ 35000.00 - £ 50000.00 per annum
Vetting Manager, Romsey     
Client  - Defence Strategic partner    
Role & Responsibilities    
What will your role look like?
  • Providing leadership and direction to the Vetting Officer and oversee the skills development as required.  
  • Ensure individual has sufficient training and experience to be able to deliver the highest standards of service delivery.
  • Responsible for the allocation of work, managing work-streams and ensuring that targets and objectives are met for relevant areas of responsibility.
  • To provide the strategic and tactical direction for vetting activity within the organisation, to ensure that current and future needs of the company are met.
  • Plan and manage the day-to-day requirements for the maintenance of personal security, to include conducting spot-checks on individuals to monitor compliance with vetting policies within the company.
  • To devise, develop, administrate and maintain a rolling programme of vetting for all staff including contractors, and visitors.
  • Acting as the single point of contact (SPOC) for the company and advice and update on changes in legislation, National Policy and procedure and company compliance related issues in respect of Vetting.
What do we expect from you?
  • Previous expertise as a Vetting Manager or Vetting Officer is critical for this role.  
  • Experience in a public sector security role would also be an advantage, as would current DV Clearance.  
  • Knowledge of the wider government structure and procedures of the personnel security/vetting process.
  • To proactively contribute to the development of future requirements, policies, working practices and procedures and to maintain a thorough knowledge of current legislation and policy at national and local levels in relation to security issues.  
  • Ensure regular monitoring and evaluation of service delivery. Take responsibility for the formulations of solutions to problems.
  • To review company Policy in accordance with National Vetting Policy Guidelines as required.
  • To represent the company in respect of vetting issues at internal and external meetings as required.
  • To maintain a recording system to help monitor the consistency of vetting decisions and to track progress of vetting applications against Service level agreements.  
  • Make recommendations for improvements.
Key outputs:
  • Management and mentoring of Vetting Officer
  • Maintenance of accurate vetting records
  • Develop a strategic vetting growth plan
Essential skills:
  • Effective interpersonal skills capable of building strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • A team player with the ability to work autonomously and display initiative when required.  
  • Strong planning, prioritization and organizational skills.
  • Good attention to detail.  
  • Ability to analyze data and create reports for management.
How to Apply      
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Must have SC / DV Clearance

IT Trainer 29360

  • £ 273.22 - £ 273.22 per day
29360 - IT Trainer, South East    
Client - MOD  
     
Role & Responsibilities
  • The post holder is required to deliver lessons in Information Principles and information related legislation and regulation to Information Professionals across Defence as part of their employment training, including senior staff.
  • The post holder, as an experienced and qualified lecturer, will provide the high level engagement necessary to affect information management behavior in defence.
  • As an information management lecturer, the post holder is also required to provide liaison with ISS and other key stakeholders to capture, research and design effective training and education for up to 1* target audience on behalf of ISS head of information professions.
  • The successful individual must be able to demonstrate their ability to deliver and maintain lessons on information management professional courses.
  • In particular, they must lead on information risk management and assurance and liaise with relevant departmental stakeholders and policy areas.
  • A key role will be to assist with delivery of SharePoint practical training (familiarity and a working knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint is, therefore, highly desirable).
  • The successful individual must be confident and have the ability to deliver to students from junior staff to junior director level.
 
Closing Date - 17th July at 11:30  
     
How to Apply    
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Must have SC / DV Clearance

Project Support 29415

  • £ 333.00 - £ 353.00 per day
29415 - Project Support, North West  
   
Client  MOJ
   
Role & Responsibilities
  •  Supply excellent project or programme related support across the Change Directorate portfolio, 

    • Assist with effective communication between project management and the business 

    • Provide a central project support services across the Change Directorate. 

    • Maintaining central project records and producing regular management reports. 

    • Whilst likely to be allocated to a particular project(s), the post holder will be required to work flexibly, providing project support as required across the Change Directorate.
 
Closing Date  16th July 2018 at 17.20
How to Apply  
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Must have SC / DV Clearance

Python Software V&V Engineer 61368

  • £ 35.00 - £ 40.00 per hour
42857 - Python Software V&V Engineer, Cambridge    
     
5 positions available      
       
Role & Responsibilities
  • To work within a software verification and validation team for updates to existing Engine Ice Protection System control software. The engineer will have to work either in an early morning shift or an afternoon shift, due to limited availability of test rigs.
    • Generation of Python test scripts
    • Verification of the updated Controller software using Python test scripts
    • Compilation of test reports
    • Support to software reviews with the customer
    Mandatory skills:
    • Expert in of DO178
    • Any Scripting Language - Bash, Powershell, TCL, Python, Perl etc…
    • Expert in safety critical software verification and validation
    • Knowledge of Unit Testing
    • Knowledge of Functional/Requirements Testing
    Proficiency required
    • Python
    • DO178
    • Safety critical Verification and Validation
    • SVN
    • Trac
     
    Desirable skills required for this position
    • Experience of working on full software development lifecycle
    • Experience of supporting software certification with FAA and EASA
    • Knowledge of System Engineering and ARP4754 standards    
           
    How to Apply      
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    Systems Engineer 62133

    • £ 45000.00 - £ 45000.00 per annum
    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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    Must have SC / DV Clearance

    Integrated Logistics Manager 29301

    • £ 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

    Software Dev-Ops Engineer 62009

    • £ 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  

    FPGA VHDL Engineer 61756

    • £ 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      
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    If you would like more information please call me on 01489 232 080      
           
    Must have SC / DV Clearance

    Software Engineering Delivery Manager 62126

    • £ 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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    Must have SC / DV Clearance

    Verification Engineers 61434

    • £ 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

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