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Verification & Validation Senior Engineer

Posting Date:  17 Jul 2024
City:  Roma

Roma, IT, 131

Contract Type:  Permanent
Division:  Space & Defence
Level of experience:  Senior

RINA is currently recruiting for a Verification & Validation Senior Engineer to join its office in Rome within the Space & Defence Division.



This role focuses on safety critical avionics software verification and validation activities, providing support to Software Developers in designing solutions.

Key Accountabilities


The Candidate will be part of a team of V&V engineers based in Rome, and will have the following responsibilities:

- Review SW High Level Requirements

- Review SW Architectural Design and Low Level Requirements

- Design SW Test Cases & Procedures starting from Requirements

- Execute SW Tests Cases

- Manage Testing Documentation (e.g. SW Verification Plan, SW Verification Cases & Procedures, SW Verification Results)

- Conduct Review Analysis

- Conduct Source Code Analysis, Timing Analysis, Control and Data Coupling Analysis and Structural Coverage Analysis.


The following technical skills are required:


- Knowledge of software verification and validation techniques (High and Low level testing).

- Ability to write SW testing and verification documentation.

- Knowledge of C programming language

- Knowledge of software safety aspects and the DO-178C standard (at least DAL C)

- Knowledge of avionic interphases (Bus1553, discrets, NVM, SPI)

- Knowledge of Structural Coverage dedicated tools (e.g. LDRA, Vector CAST/Cover)


The following skills are considered preferable:


- Knowledge of software security aspects and the DO-326 set standards 

- Software development skills in C/C++

- Team Working attitude


Bachelor’s Degree
Master’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering o Engineering General



  • MAKE EFFECTIVE DECISIONS - Structure activities according to priorities, actions, resources and constraint
  • ADDRESS THE WAY - Have a big picture of different situations and reinterpret it in a perspective way
  • MANAGE EMOTIONS - Recognise one's and other's emotions and express and regulate one's reactions
  • CLIENT INTIMACY - Embrace internal and external client needs, expectations, and requirements to ensure maximum satisfaction
  • EARN TRUST - Take everyone's opinion into account and remain open to diversity
  • PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - Promote commitment by keeping promises as a Role Model
  • THINK FORWARD - Capitalise on experiences and translate them into action plans for the future
  • PIONEER CHANGE - Actively embrace change and benefit from the new circumstances
  • BUILD NETWORK - Forge trust relationships, across departments, and outside the organization


With over 5,600 employees and 200 offices in 70 countries worldwide, RINA is a multinational player which provides certification, marine classification, product testing, site supervision and vendor inspection, training and engineering consultancy services across a wide range of sectors. Our business model covers the full process of project development, from concept to completion. The aim is to guarantee a project’s technical, environmental and safety - and sometimes also economic and financial - sustainability.


At RINA, we endeavor to create a work environment where every single person is valued and encouraged to develop new ideas. We provide equal employment opportunities and are committed to creating a workplace where everyone feels respected and safe from discrimination or harassment of any kind. We are also compliant to the Italian Law n. 68/99.

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