Company: Jacobs
Skills: IT - Software Development
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Warrington, England, United Kingdom

At Jacobs, we're challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world's most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of approximately 52,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.
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Critical Mission Solutions

Your mission is our mission.

We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defense, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications - is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.
It's our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.
Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed -today and into tomorrow.

Want to play a vital role in existing and new defence and civil nuclear programmes in the UK, and want to provide key control and instrumentation support to both defence and civil nuclear sectors?

Then this is the opportunity for you.

Jacobs is looking for a full time Senior Software Assurance Engineer to join our Control, Instrumentation and Electrical (CI&E) team based at our Birchwood office in Cheshire.

This role provides a diverse and exciting range of opportunities to support the UK submarine programme in relation to control and instrumentation, associated to emergent issues in-service, during manufacturing, plant-life extension and through next generation concept design, to ensure the Continuous At-Sea Deterrent (CASD).

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Quality Assurance activities related to system and software development projects relating to control systems;
  • Reviewing project plans, requirements, design and verification work products to ensure adherence to relevant standards and industry best practice;
  • Representing Jacobs at system and software assurance audits and meetings with clients and other contractors.


Here's What You'll Need:

You will have the following skills, attributes and experience

  • Professional Institution accredited Degree or Post Graduate qualification in an engineering, computing or scientific discipline, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • It is essential that applicants are, or can be, Security Cleared and are a UK national.

  • System Engineering or Software quality assurance and some experience of RTCA DO-178C and RTCA DO-254.
  • Strong background of industrial standards, process concepts, continuous improvement and development assurance.
  • Able to evaluate key work products and process performance against standards, perform analysis on the evaluation of results. Identify issues, project risks and provide insights to affect product and process quality.
  • CEng, or working towards CEng is preferable
  • Developed communication skills both written an oral.
  • Good interpersonal skills, to work as part of a CI&E technical and safety team.
  • A willingness to travel if required for an individual project.

Our Culture

At Jacobs we see safety differently - we strive to go 'BeyondZero' by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do. We are committed to equality across our business and we work with external organisations such as STEM, WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and Stonewall. We are also Disability Confident Committed; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values.
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Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.
JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.