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  • Job reference: RMS0171542

Software Quality Engineer

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  • Location: Portsmouth
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 26/09/2016
  • Duration: 10 months
The Company:
makes the freedom of flight possible by designing, manufacturing and supporting the world’s best aircraft. Its people around the globe are united by a passion for aviation, as well as their desire to create better, more efficient ways for airlines and passengers to fly.

The Role:
Exciting opportunity has arisen for the right Software Quality Assurance candidate to work on high-value Earth Navigation Space Mission projects within an international company.
We are looking for candidates with experience of software engineering and quality assurance on projects that develop and procure highly-reliable real-time embedded software to formal standards.

The responsibilities of the role are as follows: ·
o Provide Software Quality Assurance support for the procurement of Satellite Payload and Ground Control System software in an influential role within the Project team.
o Control, manage and report on the assigned Work Packages for the project.
o Perform Software Quality Assurance activities supporting suppliers through full lifecycle to produce high value software product in project timescales.
o Provide support to the Project PA Manager and interface with Customer representatives, as required Typical tasks include:
o Assessment of the processes and the quality of the software product through inspections, reviews, audits, collection and analysis of metrics.
o Chair and/or support reviews (e.g. PDR, CDR, TRR, TRB, DRB).
o Approval of all project documentation.
o Management of the interface with subcontractors on software quality matters. Perform subcontractors' assessments as necessary.
o Monitor the implementation and verification/validation of requirements for compliance.
o Witness testing and management of non-conformances, corrective and preventative actions to closure.
o Control formal Acceptance and check deliveries.
o Management of the interface with the internal and/or external Customers on software quality matters. This will involve direct negotiations with Customers as necessary.
o Making the status of the product and process quality visible to all stakeholders, including the independent Quality management line, via regular reporting and with Quality Metrics.

o Strong software quality and / or engineering background to formal standards
o Exposure to real-time, embedded, mission-critical software; space or aerospace desirable
o Analytically minded / strong problem solving skills ·
o Fully conversant with the requirements of ISO 9001:2000 · Familiarity with TickIT ·
o Good communication skills (verbal & written)
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