Verification & Validation Engineer Current SC Clearance

Blaenau Gwent, UK
17 Sep 2019
29 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

An opportunity to join an international Aerospace and Defence company as a Verification & Validation Engineer for an initial 6 month contract, which is likely to be extended.

As a Verification & Validation Engineer in this company, you will be based in the Newport, South Wales office. The V&V Engineer is responsible for designing, documenting, implementing and executing tests based on System Requirements.

This will include the capturing of results, preparation of Verification Compliancy Matrices and production of Results and Reporting documentation.


Timely reporting to Team Lead on progress, risks and issues arising from allocated Work Packages
Taking technical and task leadership from Team Lead
Design, implementation and execution of allocated Verification and Validation activities for Software/Products/Systems to meet demanding technical, cost, timescale and quality criteria
Needs to understand and apply general principles and experience to solve complex problems
Needs sustained technical understanding of all issues to do with V&V activities for the Product, System, or Service for which they are responsible

About you:

\* ISTQB Software Test qualified to at least Foundation Certificate standard
\* CCNA standard experience and working knowledge of network configuration and operation
\* Special To Type Test Equipment (STTE) hardware, software and test data development/preparation
\* Automated Testing Techniques
\* Test script/software development (Windows and Unix environments)
\* ISDN Telecommunications equipment and network management
\* TCP/IP network configuration and test
\* Integration/test of database systems (e.g. Oracle/SQL)
\* Black box software testing
\* EMC, Safety, Environmental, TEMPEST qualification testing
\* Experience of formal Requirements Management (e.g. DOORS)
\* Experience of product V&V to achieve UK approved cryptographic/TEMPEST standards
\* Must be skilled in development and implementation of Verification & Validation solutions for four or more of the following:

\* Cryptographic Key Management and Distribution Systems
\* Cryptographic Devices
\* Windows hosted software applications
\* Embedded software applications
\* TEMPEST approval of equipment
\* CE approval of equipment
\* Secure Communications Systems/Network Devices

\* Cyber Defence Systems/Services
\* Must have an understanding of Requirements Management and traceability
\* Must have an understanding of work package definition and estimation
\* Must be highly selfmotivated, articulate, with good verbal and written communications skills
\* Good understanding of Configuration Control


£400 a day
Onsite parking

If you are interested in working for this amazing company, please apply online or contact Liam Hancock at Acorn, Newport.

Acorn Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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