Principal Validation and Verification Engineer

Principal Validation and Verification Engineer

Job Title: Principal Validation and Verification Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896650_1581441782
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 11, 2020 17:23

Job Description

Your knowledge of Validation and Verification Engineering and strong experience of working across the project lifecycle, will play a crucial part in leading and managing the V&V activities for generator, control and motor drive engineering programmes.
As a Principal Validation and Verification Engineer, you will work as a key figure Leading activities from the start of the project, working with Customers, Lead Engineers, TPM's, Project Management, V&V Team Leaders and V&V engineers to define the V&V strategy that meets customer and regulatory requirements and ultimately delivers the right System/Product.

You will be at the leading edge of technological innovation, working for an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defence markets. A corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this vibrant environment.

Read on for specifics on the role. To apply click the Apply Now button at the bottom of the page.

About the Role:

The client requires a Principal Validation and Verification Engineer to work with the V&V Manager in defining the vision and strategy for the Validation and Verification team. You will work with a team of 2 or more Validation and Verification Engineers to implement the agreed strategy. The job will include and include:
*Develop and implement the V&V strategy for engineering.
*Responsible for validating Customer Requirements, determining V&V methodology, test plans
and resource requirements, including equipment and personnel, in order to best meet the
customers' specification and timescales
*Work with project teams to investigate problems and failures that occur in products
during the V&V Cycle, and provide suitable advice and/or solutions with a view to enhancing
reliability and quality
*Working with customers and colleagues sharing knowledge and experience, in all technical
areas and aspects of project work throughout the V&V Cycle, including carrying out technical
peer reviews to ensure the equipment and test methods used in the validation and verification
processes are suitable and safe
*Responsible for writing, reviewing and approving engineering documentation, maintaining
technical accountability for both the content and work of others when required
*Provide technical expertise to assist the setting-up and execution of performance testing on
products. Ensure the associated Risk Assessments are in place prior to any testing being conducted
*Carry out data acquisition and analysis of tests results as required to demonstrate compliance, determine trends, performance and reliability of products identifying areas for improvement or risk.

About You:

To be suitable for the Principal Validation and Verification Engineer role, you will need to have extensive experience in V&V process for aeronautical equipment and systems, abd of the development and certification knowledge and experience e.g. thorough understanding of all aspects of development engineering including compliance verification, technical risk, compilation of technical documentation and use of instrumentation.
You will have advanced knowledge of Generators, Motors, Drives, Hybrid Power Systems and experience of full aircraft electrical system would be an advantage. You will need experience in an Mechanical / Aeronautical Engineering discipline (or a relevant engineering qualification).
You must have knowledge and experience of requirements management and associated tools e.g. DOORS / Integrity along with extensive knowledge and experience of ARP4754A, and of RTCA DO-160, MIL-STD-810 or similar environmental test standards.
An ability to analyse and resolve complex problems by devising creative and effective solutions is needed and experience in data acquisition systems and analysis tools and presentation of results.

Principal Validation and Verification Engineer
Salary Negotiable

Keywords: Verification, Validation, Systems engineer, Requirements, Analysis, Review, V&V, Integration, DOORS, V-model, Lifecycle, Aerospace, Architecture, Generators, Motors, Drives, Hybrid Power Systems.

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 is a permanent position.