Software Validation Engineer

Recruiter
Jam Recruitment
Location
Stafford
Posted
11 Oct 2017
Closes
17 Oct 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Software Validation Engineer
Reference: STA0030H
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Stafford, UK
Salary: Competitive

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. GE is organized around a global exchange of knowledge, the "GE Store", through which each business shares and accesses the same technology, markets, structure and intellect. Each invention further fuels innovation and application across our industrial sectors. With people, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for customers by speaking the language of industry. www.ge.com

GE's worldwide HVDC Centre of Excellence in Stafford provides complete turn-key solutions for the rapidly-growing global HVDC market, where the Project Management, Engineering, Manufacturing, Test Laboratories and R&D functions are all located.

This role has key objective of planning and executing effective verification and validation strategy for projects developing world-class Control & Protection software for VSC and LCC systems, by introduction and use of modern automated test methods and tools.

Main duties and responsibilities for Software Validation Engineer;

* Researching, implementing and improving test methodologies (test automation)
* Maintaining and improving current test methods
* Preparing formal and informal engineering documentation i.e. test strategy, plans, specifications and test reports
* Preparing and undertaking FST/FAT activities
* Conducting complex, full-system fault finding
* Taking part in the development and deployment of engineering processes, working methods and best practices within the team
* Showing willingness to engage and take ownership of projects/tasks

Software Validation Engineer requirements;

* Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in an Engineering discipline with software content
* Proven professional experience as a Software Engineer, having worked on testing, verification or validation
* An understanding of real-time software design targets and constraints
* A working knowledge/exposure to safety critical software development practices (e.g. IEC 61508, IEC 62304)
* Possess strong communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team or on own initiative

To Apply for Software Validation Engineer:

If you are interested in the position of Project Engineer, looking to further develop your career in power engineering, please forward your CV or call Ben on +44 (0)161 905 5180.

Salary: Competitive
Opening Date: 15/04/2016
Closing Date: 15/05/2016


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