Senior Software Engineer

  • Location

    Buckinghamshire, England

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Software and Systems

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  • Contact:

    Kevin Burke

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Software Engineer
Location: Pitstone
Contract: 6 Months
Rate: Negotiable

Job Profile

The successful candidate will play a key role in embedded real-time software development for airborne system. They will be responsible for the technical content of the developed software and may also be a Work Package Owner and be responsible for the day to day management of a team of software developers. The software development team would typically comprise of three or four engineers and may involve the management of small packages of outsourced activities or liaison/direction of fully outsourced activities.


  • Production of RTCA/DO-178B/C software planning documents
  • Production of High and Low Level requirements to implement the System Level requirements.
  • Design and code the software in accordance with the specificed requirements
  • Generation of software certification documentation in accordance with the expectations of RTCA/DO-178B/C
  • Support the unit certification with the appropriate airworthiness authorities.


  • Ada and/or MISRA C/C++
  • Requirements Management (e.g. DOORS) tools.
  • Configuration Management (e.g. Dimensions) tools.
  • Proven ability with Matlab, Simulink, Stateflow applications
  • Good understanding of Configuration management
  • Proven ability to develop real-time embedded safety-critical software preferably in accordance with RTCA/DO-178B/C DAL A or B