Senior Software Engineer

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    Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

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    Philip Delaloye

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    about 1 year ago

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    6 months

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Contract Senior Software Engineer - Aylesbury

We have a requirement for a Senior Software Engineer for an initial 6 month contract based near Aylesbury for a World Leading Engineering Services company working with an Aerospace company who design and are involved with the whole life-cycle of electrical power generation and distribution systems for the aerospace industry.

The Senior Software Engineer will play a key role in embedded real-time software development for airborne systems. They can be responsible for the technical content of the developed software and may be responsible for the day to day management of a team of software developers.
The Senior Software Engineer would look after:

  • the management of small packages of out sourced activities or liaison/direction of fully out sourced 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 to implement the High and Low Level 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

Your professional experience and qualifications:

  • A degree level or equivalent in a Computing or Science/Mathematics subject or have similar specialist training
  • Significant experience of developing real-time embedded safety-critical software preferably in accordance with RTCA/DO-178B/C DAL A or B
  • Experience of Ada or MISRA C/C++
  • Experience of Matlab, Simulink and Stateflow applications
  • Experience of requirements management (e.g. DOORS) and configuration management (e.g. Dimensions) tools
  • A good understanding of configuration management
  • The ability to coordinate day to day technical activities, liaising closely with the lead engineer
  • Hands on test and debugging skills
  • Experience of liaising with internal and external suppliers and customers
  • Experience in the Aerospace industry


  • Negotiable dependent upon experience.

If you believe you have the relevant skills and experience and wish to apply please send your CV to Philip Delaloye at or call 01384446192.

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