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Certification Engineer

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    Amy Minnock

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Certification Engineer

Location: Stevenage

Duration: 6 months

Rate: PAYE or Umbrella hourly rate on offer

The successful candidate will be responsible for identifying and planning subsystem verification tasks.


  • Choose the verification approaches to be used and develop this into a verification plan, gather evidence from all relevant sources (including design statements, design proving activities etc.)
  • Assess and compile evidence into a compliance matrix leading to a statement of compliance through a Design Certificate
  • Challenge poor requirements and subsequently agree provable requirement documentation, in collaboration with the design teams

Proven Ability / Key Skills

  • Knowledge of:
    • Defence, electrical and environmental standards (e.g. STANAG 1008, Def Stan 07-85, Def Stan 59-411, MIL-STD-810)
    • EMC and its implications for subsystem electronics
    • Reliability and safety principle
  • An excellent and demonstrable knowledge of product verification processes and where they fit within the product design cycle
  • Familiarity with the DOORS requirements verification tool or equivalent
  • Possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, have excellent verbal communication, negotiation and influencing skills and the capability to write clear, concise engineering documentation
  • Have the pro-activeness, motivation, ability, and tenacity to deliver on time and to cost
  • Have the focus to carry out gap analysis on large quantities of data, with the ability to identify and plan the necessary activities to address any shortfalls


Due to the sensitive nature of the product all applicants must have worked within the Defence / Military industry within the last 12 months or be capable of obtaining Security Clearance (SC level minimum).