Software Tester/Verifier

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Rail Jobs and Transportation

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  • Salary:

    Up to £400.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Rail Technical Team

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Our clients future signalling department have 2 temporary vacancies for experienced software verifiers. The role will be full time for 6 months and based from their Birmingham office.

Person Specification

* Enjoys working on short projects (typically up to six months)

* Willing to work on technically challenging projects

* Comfortable with all aspects of software engineering

* Likes configuring and fault finding software development environments

* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Essential experience

* Extensive experience in a software development role

* Software development life-cycle processes, eg "V model", agile methods

* Producing documentation to support software development

* Good working knowledge of

o Object orientated design

o Gathering and analysing requirements

o Simulink / Stateflow modelling

o Configuration management tools, eg SVN, Git, PVCS

o MIL, SIL and HIL testing

o Programming languages: C#, Python, C, C+

* Improving software processes

* Integrating COTS hardware and software

* Enhancing tool functionality using APIs and scripting languages

Preferred experience

* Delivery of SIL compliant software

* Development of software and / or systems for the railway industry

* Knowledge of EN50128 (advantageous)

* Working towards or already attained a recognised professional accreditation,

eg CEng or similar

* Good working knowledge of DOORS, SVN, Enterprise Architect

* SCADA and / or PLC based systems

* Matlab or VBA testing desirable

* LabView and or C# (advantageous)


* Good first degree in a relevant computing or engineering discipline

* A higher degree (MSc or PhD) is advantageous