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Formal Verification Engineer (Theorem Proving)

  1. Security, aerospace & defence
  2. Aldershot, London, Epsom, Bristol, Silchester
R-113182

Leading the edge of transformation

You might know us for the great work we do across our wide variety of projects. We're proud to say it's thanks to our people's diversity of thought, expertise and knowledge. And when you join us, you'll be a part of this genuinely collaborative environment, where everyone's voice is valued and treated equally.
We're passionate about what we do, but we don't take ourselves too seriously. Simply put, this a great place to be. So, when it comes to your life outside of work, ask us about our flexible and remote working policies designed to help you get the most out of life. 

Our Safety Critical Software Team

Step into a rewarding career with our Safety-Critical Software team.  Our team specialise in consultancy, development and verification of software and programmable hardware in safety-critical and security-critical systems. We work on many of the UK’s largest infrastructure programmes. The team prides itself on high-quality work using the best available techniques and technologies.

The Role

The role is to lead re-development of the MALPAS tool. Formal Verification and Static Code Analysis is a key technology that we use, primarily through the MALPAS tool, which AtkinsRéalis develops and supports.  The MALPAS implementation has a number of obsolescence issues and we’re initiating a project to re-develop the tool.  A key aim will be to increase automation achieved by our formal verification tools, particularly to analyse for cyber vulnerabilities. 

Your purpose:

You will be responsible for-

  • Leading the re-development of our formal verification tools.
  • Understanding the current and future industry needs and drivers for the Static Code Analysis / Formal Verification of software.
  • Setting the Formal Verification technical strategy in conjunction with the discipline lead.
  • Defining the process by which MALPAS will be redeveloped.
  • On-going enhancement and support of the tool following the implementation phase.
  • Supporting the professional development of colleagues.
  • Engaging with external bodies such as universities and professional institutions such as the BCS and IET to keep AtkinsRéalis up to date with developments in technology and to raise awareness of AtkinsRéalis’ capabilities and career opportunities.

What you can bring?

Essentials-

  • A Computer Science or Software Engineering degree at 2.1 or 1st.
  • Postgraduate experience or PhD in a Computer Science subject, preferably associated with formal verification and theorem proving.
  • Strong programming experience, including knowledge of assembler and compilers.
  • Experience of developing software compliant with a quality system, including software development planning, tool selection and good documentation.
  • Good communication skills.

Desirable-

  • Chartered Engineer or Scientist or working your way towards this.
  • Safety-critical, or security-critical software knowledge and experience.
  • Experience of working to quality standards.

Read more about how you can thrive with us.

Why work for AtkinsRéalis?

People join us because they share a desire to be at the forefront of the ADS&T Business Unit and deliver outstanding projects.We empower our people to be the professional individuals they want to be, working on projects they feel proud of, making a difference to the world they live in and the legacy they leave behind.

We value diversity and believe that everyone deserves to thrive, without exception. We have signed the MoD's "Women in Defence" and "Women in Aviation and Aerospace" charters. These pledges include providing opportunities for women to succeed at all levels. We're also committed to being a Military friendly employer and have been recognised with the Ministry of Defence's (MoD) Gold Employer Recognition Award.

We develop individuals through a portfolio of training and development courses designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. We encourage participation in all forms of training and have an active programme of in-house as well as external training for all our staff.

Meeting your needs:

When you start with us, you'll enjoy "Total Reward", a package that can be tailored to your lifestyle, career and personal needs. From flexible holidays to life assurance, health & wellbeing benefits, and career planning for the senior stage of your career.

Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk about any adjustments you might need.

New name, new era. We are AtkinsRéalis.  It will take some time for all our information to update – you can still refer to our fantastic benefits via the link below:

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More about us:

AtkinsRéalis, is a top global consultancy with over 100 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge and support to help you succeed. Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world.

AtkinsRéalis, is where UK professionals want to work and stay once they join. We're also a Silver Rating holder in the Aerospace & Defence sector, as per the Financial Times rating of the UK’s leading management consultants.

Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects.

Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.  If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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