Software Engineer (Assurance)

Barrow-in-Furness

Submarines

Engineering

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Job Description

Job Title: Principal Engineer – Software (Assurance)

Location: Barrow-In-Furness, Portsmouth, Filton, Frimley, Broad Oak, Brough, Weymouth.
We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: competitive

What you’ll be doing: 

  • Work with our customer to agree an acceptable approach to risk
  • Plan and carry out software assurance activities including reviews of plans, processes, witnessing testing, inspections and auditing
  • Review software plans, documentation and software aspects of system level plans and documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
  • Engaging with System Designers, Software Developers and other engineering disciplines in the design process to ensure that software meets requirements
  • Document the level of risk, provide evidence and reporting for Senior Management
  • Work with a range of stakeholders at all levels to resolve non-conformances and programme risks

Your skills and experiences:

Essential:

  • There are large number of software types and includes programmable electronics. Detailed knowledge of all types is not required, but a good understanding of the principals of the software lifecycle and the application to other types of software is critical to the role
  • Understanding of Systems engineering lifecycle and how this relates to software
  • Logical thinker with the ability to pragmatically resolve problems and bring stakeholders onboard with the resolution

Desirable:

  • Experience of Software Assurance methods and processes, including audit and review
  • Understanding of the application of software engineering, security, quality and safety standards
  • Ability to understand strategic direction and tailor actions to support this

Benefits:

You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Submarine Software Team:

This is a growing role within our business and industry with significant potential for development and further growth. We expect the candidate to quickly develop an understanding of the development, use and control of software in our complex and unique application. Being actively involved in the decision making and problem resolution for some of the most critical aspects of our design.

This opportunity offers a uniquely broad view of the programme, business and customer organisations which offers significant development both technically and personally. We offer relocation support packages across all Submarines roles, subject to meeting eligibility criteria.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 11th June 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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