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Verification and Validation Engineer

Verification and Validation Engineer

Job title: Verification and Validation Engineer
Contract type: Contract
Location: New Malden
Salary: £45 per annum
Start date: 2022-01-05
Reference: BH-17405
Contact name: Neil Tovey
Contact email:
Published: 2 months ago

Job description

Your in depth understanding of Verification and Validation and knowledge of system and software test will help you to provide new and upgraded systems to meet Customer’s needs. As a Verification and Validation Engineer, you will perform Verification and Validation activities to ensure that systems meet their requirements to the Customers satisfaction.
You will have the opportunity to work for a leading engineering specialist who solves the toughest problems in marine, space, aeronautics, defence and cyberspace engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of their customers worldwide. A corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this vibrant Engineering environment.  
About the job:
Our client currently requires a Verification and Validation Engineer to independently ensure the project technical requirements are fully proven. The candidate will be expected to support the project team in highlighting issues found during test from integration through to acceptance. The role will include;
  • Prepare, conduct and report Systems & Software test activities for integrated control systems.
  •  Conduct V&V engineering activities including requirements review through to acceptance testing.
  • Produce/review project technical documentation to project schedule.
  • Technical liaison with Customers and Suppliers as required.
  • Liaison with other engineering functions involved in the delivery of the programme (Systems & Software Engineering, etc.).
  • Ensure all responsibilities are delivered in accordance with Company Standards of Conduct and contractual processes.
  • Conduct any other reasonable management request.
  • Travel to Customer sites in the UK and overseas as required.
About you:
As a Verification and Validation Engineer your skills and qualifications will include:
  • Degree/HND/HNC or equivalent experience in software integrated systems engineering, control systems engineering & Systems Engineering lifecycle.
  • Reporting test metrics, including test management tool experience.
  • Software and Hardware testing experience of complex PLC based control systems.
  • Fault diagnostics skills including fault identification and reporting.
  • Experience of Verification and Validation activities within a Systems Engineering lifecycle.
  • Technical report writing skills to produce documentation to a high standard.
  • Self-starter, to assign and execute a variety of project functions efficiently and professionally.
  • Proficient use of MS office applications , Word, Excel etc.
  • Experience in defining test requirements and test equipment.
Desirable experience:
  • Familiar with IEC 61508 or similar functional safety standards.
  • Previous experience within Defence or other regulated engineering industries
  • Presentation experience
Verification and Validation Engineer
New Malden
Competitive rate – Outside IR35
Keywords: Systems engineer, V&V, Verification, Validation, Integrated systems, Software, Test, IEC 61508, Software, Hardware.
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. 
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 sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, to SC level.
This is a contract position.