Flight Software Verification & Validation Engineer Ref# V-32600

  • South East, Oxfordshire, Oxford, UK
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • V-32600

Holt Executive is partnered with a global leader in Space and Satellite sustainability, a dynamic and rapidly growing technology innovator who are making hugely positive contributions to the growing problem of orbital space debris.

Our partner is seeking a talented real-time embedded software engineer to join their team as a Flight Software Verification & Validation Engineer.

The Flight Software Verification & Validation Engineer will play a critical role in verifying and validating the real-time software for revolutionary orbital debris missions. This is your chance to be at the forefront of space exploration and contribute to a cleaner, safer future for our planet.

Key Responsibilities for the Flight Software Verification & Validation Engineer:

  • Conduct rigorous flight software verification, validation, and integration to ensure flawless performance.
  • Develop, maintain, and implement comprehensive plans for thorough flight software testing.
  • Set up and manage diverse testing platforms to rigorously evaluate software functionality.
  • Support all testing phases, including non-functional and automated regression testing, to identify and address potential issues.
  • Find and implement the best test equipment and techniques to maximize flight software testing effectiveness.
  • Co-ordinate with other teams at sub-system and system level to identify test and integration needs.
  • Actively participate in mission system test and simulation campaigns.
  • Facilitate knowledge transfer within the business, sharing your expertise and contributing to projects across the organization.

Key Skills & Experience required by the Flight Software Verification & Validation Engineer:

  • Possess a bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, software engineering, or a relevant engineering/science discipline.
  • 2+ years of experience in developing real-time embedded systems using C/C++.
  • Demonstrate 2-3 years of experience in verifying and validating real-time systems.
  • Have a proven record of creating test scripts and automated tests, with knowledge of scripting languages.
  • Possess solid understanding of software development methodologies and embedded software engineering.
  • Experience in implementing real-time systems and software.
  • Have experience in effectively executing test plans.
  • Experience with Python programming is advantageous.

Company Benefits:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Opportunity to work with a highly talented international team working on cutting edge technology
  • Flexible working around core hours
  • Hybrid working available (dependent on individual role requirements)
  • 9-day working fortnight
  • 25 days holiday (increasing yearly up to a maximum of 28 days) + 8 days Bank Holiday
  • Life insurance and long-term sick pay
  • Private healthcare (taxable benefit)

If your skills and experience match this Flight Software Verification & Validation Engineer opportunity, we encourage you to apply by sending your CV to info@holtexecutive.com 



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