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Software Safety Engineer

Job Title: Software Safety Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leatherhead
Salary: 50000 - 60000
REF: Software Safety Engineer
Contact Name: Claire Hallet-Walsh
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

Software Safety Engineer




To £50K plus extensive benefits package


All candidates must either hold already or be willing and eligible to hold UK Security Clearance to SC level.


Your future duties and responsibilities

You will be responsible for Compliance with the Project Safety Plan based on appropriate standards; supporting the preparation of system safety cases and having these approved by an independent safety auditor; conducting safety analysis of IT systems and internal justification of the safety position.


Required qualifications to be successful in this role

Experience of engineering development (including software) and ability to understand software and hardware failure modes, causes and effects is mandatory for this role.


You will have an awareness of the implications of compliance to formal safety requirements and standards (e.g. IEC 61508, DO-178B or DefStan 00-56). You will also have familiarity with hazard identification and analysis techniques, assurance/integrity levels, safety cases and will have implemented safety in IT systems, either through an educational curriculum, design experience or in a safety engineer role.


You will have an understanding of the issues when using commercial software (COTS) in safety-related applications.


Position Description

Be part of something meaningful. Do you want to work on real projects that make a difference in the world? Are you ready to develop the skills and understanding you need for a career in IT through both training and hands-on experience? Come and join us as Software Safety Engineer.


Our Space Division is a rapidly growing business with exciting projects and prospects across the Navigation, Earth Observation, Satcoms and Spacecraft Operations domains.


The space team is growing rapidly and has a particular need for Software Safety Engineers to assist with safety-related bids and projects within the Space business. This requires engineering expertise (involvement in the overall safety design solution and safety analysis of software systems), good communication (interfacing with both internal and external safety teams) and a strong emphasis on process (ensuring that safety procedures are followed during software development).


Build your career with us

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, we are at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.


Our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.


Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.