Software Quality Engineer

Develops, modifies, applies, and maintains standards for software quality operating methods, processes, systems and procedures. Reviews software inspection, testing, verification and validation records. Implements software development and software maintenance processes and methods. Ensures measures meet acceptable reliability standards. Develops overall operating criteria to ensure implementation of the software quality program according to project, process and contract requirements and objectives. Ensures that project and process control documentation are compliant with requirements, objectives and/or contract. Reviews software design, change specifications, and plans against contractual and/or process requirements. Reviews include applicable specifications, materials, tools, techniques, and methodologies. Performs or directs verification of software requirement allocations, traceability, and testability. Trains and mentors other Quality Engineers, as needed. Assures Lessons Learned are captured in the electronic database
Job Responsibilities
Establish and maintain Quality Assurance programs, procedures and controls ensuring that products and services conform to company standards of excellence for both software and hardware technologies.


Required Skills

Basic Qualifications:
- Requires Bachelors degree in Computer Science plus 5 years experience in a related field, Masters degree in Computer Science and 3 years experience, or a PhD plus 0 years experience.
- Application of technical expertise including complete understanding of fundamental engineering principles, practices, and theories.
- Able to read engineering documentation (drawings, models, specs) and interpret electrical schematics.
- Previous experience with Aerospace software standards such as DO-178B/C, CMMI, and IEEE.
- Experience with NASA standards NPR 7150.2A/2C, MSFC-STD-3663A. NASA-STD-1006A NASA-STD-8739.8/8A and NASA-STD-8719.13.
- Experience managing quality on complex mechanical propulsion systems for aerospace and defense applications; specifically with the ability to interpret drawing dimensions, requirements, and parts lists, develop inspection plans, and identify critical features (Examples include hypersonic, attitude control motor, and booster technologies).
- Previous experience managing/supporting elements of a Quality Management System such as AS or ISO.
- This position falls under a Federal Explosives License issued by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) for this location. Candidates hired into this role will be required to complete and submit an Employee Possessor Questionnaire to ATF for approval to be a possessor

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Anticipated Start Date

Saturday, April 1, 2023

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Anticipated Duration

12 Months

Date Posted

Friday, March 17, 2023

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