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.
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)