2361753 Functional Verification Simulations Engineer

Job Ref: 52968
Sector: Technology
Date Added: 09 May 2017
  • Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England, UK
  • Competitive
  • Lee Brown
  • 02392 705 487

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Functional Verification Infrastructure EngineerFunctional Verification Infrastructure EngineerStevenage6-month contractAre you an FVI Engineer looking for exciting new opportunities in Stevenage, Hertfordshire? If so we have a full-time, 6-month contract role available with a world leader in the design and manufacture of satellite systems that may be of interest to you. The role and requirementsWe are looking for an experienced engineer with excellent technical skills in C++ & Java and experience in the simulator/test rig development projects to join our team as a key member for the development of space mission related functional simulators and hardware in the loop test benches.As an experienced engineer you will design, develop and integrate specific modules of the simulator as well as support the technical follow of external teams involved in the development of some of the models. You will work closely with the engineering teams of the space mission project to ensure the successful development and use of the test benches.The main technical activities include: technical requirements analysis, software design and implementation, technical follow up of external teams, system integration, testing and delivery of the benches. The software implementation is done in C++, with Java used as the test language and the simulator is developed in a Linux environment.The project involves transnational activities across all FVI departments in the UK, France and Germany. As part of your role you should be able to travel occasionally and for short periods within Europe. This role reports to the Project Manager and the FVI Department Manager.

Primary Responsibilities:- Modelling requirements engineering;- Software model design and architecture;- Technical follow-up and responsibility of the models developed by the external subcontractor;- System integration and verification;- System delivery and acceptance;- Work as a technical expert in specific areas of the simulator;- Conduct code reviews and inspections;- Support the users of the test benchesQualifications and skills- Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or related discipline;- Excellent knowledge and skills in C++ and Java design and development;- Knowledge of one or more of the following data protocols: SpaceWire, MilSTD 1553;- Knowledge of ECSS software standards is desirable.- Thorough understanding of the software development lifecycle;

Previous Experience:- Experience in development and testing of software simulators or hardware-in-the loop test rigs (preferably in the aerospace domain);- Excellent experience in C++ and Java software development;- Experience in the development of functional models;- Working knowledge of Linux OS; of the Eclipse SDE would be desirable;- Experience in the software lifecycle; requirements, design, development, integration, testing, delivery and acceptance;- Experience in technical follow up/interfacing to external teams is desirable;- Working knowledge on Real Time software, would be advantageousAbout Airbus Defence and SpaceAirbus Defence and Space is a world leader in the design and manufacture of satellite systems. Their activities cover complete civil and military telecommunications, Earth observation systems and science and navigation programmes together with avionics and a wide range of space equipment and associated ground infrastructure.FV-I relates to all the activities associated with the creation of and support to the numerical (software) and hybrid (part software, part hardware) test benches which are used for satellite functional verification. These test benches are used for the:- verification of the Guidance Navigation and Control (GNC) algorithms and performance in closed loop,- development and validation of the on-board SW and the AIT procedures,- validation of the functional chains and HW/SW interfaces of the equipment and the space system itself during the AIT campaigns.

FV-I supports Earth Observation, Navigation & Science missions such as Exomars rover and Solar Orbiter.This is a contract position for 6 months, working full-time 37 hours per week in Stevenage, Hertfordshire. Please be aware you will be subject to security vetting in order to undertake work in accordance with business needs. If you are interested in the role and match the required skills and qualifications, apply today.

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.