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Date 12-06-2017
Contract type : CDI
Region UK Wide
Location Stevenage
Availability Immediate
Branch United Kingdom
Domain Aeronautics / Space / Defense


With over 7500 People, SII is one of the top IT & Engineering services companies in Europe and other countries around the world. The services we offer to our clients include, software development, system integration, system maintenance and testing. We run projects for the leading worldwide players in the Aerospace and Defence industries.

SII UK is the newest branch of the SII group, with business offices based in Stevenage, a major area for engineering especially in the Aerospace and Defence industries. Even with this great expansion we still believe people are important and this is what our #FUNgineer concept is all about. We believe our consultants are world changers and SII’s mission is to accompany its customers through digital transformation thanks to our FUNgineers. Join us and enjoy what makes being a FUNgineer.



The Engineering technical unit for Data Processing & On-Board Software is a multinational group with sites in UK, France and Germany. The function of the technical unit is to provide a central competence that supports the evolving needs of the business, working on space systems, satellite platforms, payloads and equipment.


As part of the UK's Data Processing & On-Board Software department, the successful candidate will be part of a highly motivated and dynamic development group working at the centre of embedded software development on one of the most exciting Space missions currently under development, ExoMars Rover.


We are looking for a highly motivated engineer with good experience in embedded software development. You need to be enthusiastic, passionate and eager to apply your excellent software engineering skills to the ever changing and exciting world of Space. Being at the forefront of Space exploration through working on the very latest Space missions provides a unique and challenging opportunity for you to contribute to, and make a difference, in one of the largest growing areas of scientific discovery.


SW Validation Role Tasks

Developing test procedures, execution, debug and formal results preparation.

Anomaly investigation, including liaison with software designers and requirements authors.

Inspection of peers' test procedures versus applicable technical and process requirements.

Configuration & administration of updated test software



Engineering degree in software, computer science or similar


Experience of Real-time embedded software engineering lifecycle process (Min. 3years relevant experience in real-time embedded Software engineering domains - design, code/test, integration, validation)


Software process oriented Disciplined & quality mind-set (on-quality, on-schedule, on-cost)


2-5 years


Excellent software problem solving skills - diagnostic approach (solution-oriented)

 Good communication skills in English (verbal & written)

 Proficiency in formally validating software against baseline requirements

 Java programming (min. 2 years professional experience); C coding; Linux scripting skills


Nice to have:

 Experience in the satellite/space, avionics or similar industry

 ECSS software engineering standards (Q-80B, E-40)

 ERC32 / LEON / SPARC processor.

MIL-STD 1553B, and/or spacewire.

 Data transport packet protocols (CCSDS)

 Microsoft Windows 7; Linux Red Hat 4.x


Stevenage area