Principal Safety Critical Software Engineer

Principal Safety Critical Software Engineer

Job Title: Principal Safety Critical Software Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Reference: 897055_1611842972
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 28, 2021 14:09

Job Description

Join our global Client as a Senior Safety Consultant and play a pivotal role at enterprise, platform, or system level. You can be part of some of the largest, most high-profile infrastructure projects or deliver more local, niche consultancy projects. This is a role that will keep you challenged: from developing innovative Safety Management solutions, to growing new areas of the business, and enabling the individuals in your division to thrive.
A thriving safety-critical software team providing consultancy and engineering services to a range of clients in industries such as Nuclear Power, Defence, Rail and Aerospace. The role is to provide consultancy to clients, who will be responsible for systems having a significant programmable element, that are used in a safety or security critical context. Providing a service to their clients to provide advice on how to develop and verify such systems to ensure that they meet engineering standards and regulatory requirements, as well as providing services to develop and verify programmable systems.
*Knowledge of design, development and test of real-time, embedded software, particularly in a safety-critical context
*Experience of applying standards used in safety and mission-critical industries such as IEC 61508, DEF-STAN 00-55 and 00-56, ARP4754/4761 and/or RTCA DO-178/DO-254
*Experience of developing and / or assuring Software, Programmable Logic Devices (PLD) and Complex Electronic Hardware (CEH) Systems
*We are especially interested in hearing from candidates that have demonstrable -Experience of providing independent advice, support and guidance in an Aerospace, Rail, Nuclear, Medical or other safety critical environment
*Experience of developing pragmatic and novel solutions to complex problems, with an ability to think "outside of the box" where required
*Degree-level qualification in Electronics Engineering, Software Engineering, Safety-critical systems engineering, Computer Science or STEM subject. Chartered Engineer status, or membership of a relevant professional body is expected.
*Track record of developing or verifying and validating safety-critical systems and/or software in a highly regulated industry such as Nuclear, Medical or Aerospace;
*Strong problem-solving skills;
*Ability to contribute to all elements of the project lifecycle;
*Excellent communication skills in the English language, both written and verbal, and with colleagues and clients;
*Ability to work effectively both individually and as part of a team;
*A strong work ethic and level of professionalism;
*Candidate needs to be organised and be able to think creatively.
Principal Safety Critical Software Engineer
Competitive Salary + Benefits including Bonus, Flexible Working, Pension, Healthcare & More

Software Safety, Critical, Safety, IEC 61508, DEF-STAN 00-55, 00-56, ARP4754/4761, RTCA DO-178/DO-254
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading engineering technology company, with access to an array of career development opportunities and a great benefits package.
Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criterion will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.
Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.
This role is a permanent position.

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