Date posted: 17 Sep 2021

Aerospace and defence equipment wouldn’t be able to operate if it wasn’t for avionic manufacturers like Chelton. We pride ourselves on working with customers and being attuned to industry trends to expand the possibilities of aerospace and defence and give our customers a helping hand in achieving mission success. Working in challenging environments, producing failsafe technology with smart thinking – it’s just what we do. But we couldn’t do it without the Chelton A-team.

That’s why we’re on the look out to add a Software Requirements and Verification Engineer to join our team. 

The successful candidate will likely have the following skills and experience:

  • Proficient in C/C++ (demonstrated by experience)
  • Experience with systems and software requirements capture and verification
  • Experience in software systems design, requirements and capture tracking requirements through development
  • Knowledge of mission critical systems
  • Demonstrable experience working directly with customers
  • Solid understanding of software development life-cycles, processes and methodologies, including software configuration management
  • Experience in validating and writing test criteria for software requirements
  • Experience in software design and software life-cycle management
  • Knowledge of Agile development methods preferably Scrum
  • Familiarity with the product lifecycle from system requirements, architecture, design, integration, qualification, verification, through to production and support
  • Degree in electronics, computer science, software engineering or equivalent.

It would be advantageous if you had knowledge / experience of:

  • Python or another scripting language
  • Experience with working with embedded systems
  • Understanding and appreciation of Configuration Management and Quality Assurance principles
  • Experience with Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server
  • Experience with working within a regulated background and adherence to standards

Person Specification

  • Creative and innovative problem solver, self-starter who is eager to learn and develop
  • Exceptional planning and organisational skills

This role will be based at our Head Office in Marlow. 


  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus
  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays, with the opportunity to buy and sell leave
  • Flexible benefits scheme including private medical insurance and cycle to work scheme
  • Pension contribution matched up to 8%
  • Employee Assistance Programme 

No two days are ever the same at Chelton, you’ll constantly be faced with new challenges to overcome. From the very beginning, you will be able to take full ownership and accountability to see products through to success. After all, where would we be if it wasn’t for the people behind the products?

If you’re looking to leave your mark on the world, why not choose the exhilarating world of aerospace and defence and better yet, join Chelton for your chance to innovate, create and excite.