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Job Ref:  113553AMM
Employer:  Morson International
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Portsmouth
20/10/2016 20:19
10 month contract - Portsmouth, Hampshire
Our client is a leading aerospace company that work on high-value Earth Navigation Space Mission solutions. They are seeking a contract Software Quality Engineer to join their team in Portsmouth.
The successful candidate will have with a proven ability 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:
  • Provide Software Quality Assurance support for the procurement of Satellite Payload and Ground Control System software in an influential role within the Project team.
  • Control, manage and report on the assigned Work Packages for the project.
  • Perform Software Quality Assurance activities supporting suppliers through full lifecycle to produce high value software product in project timescales.
  • Provide support to the Project PA Manager and interface with Customer representatives, as required
Typical tasks will include:
  • Assessment of the processes and the quality of the software product through inspections, reviews, audits, collection and analysis of metrics. Chair and/or support reviews (e.g. PDR, CDR, TRR, TRB, DRB). Approval of all project documentation.
  • Management of the interface with subcontractors on software quality matters. Perform subcontractors' assessments as necessary.
  • Monitor the implementation and verification/validation of requirements for compliance.
  • Witness testing and management of non-conformances, corrective and preventative actions to closure.
  • Control formal Acceptance and check deliveries.
  • Management of the interface with the internal and/or external Customers on software quality matters. This will involve direct negotiations with Customers as necessary.
  • 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.
  • Strong software quality and / or engineering background to formal standards
  • Exposure to real-time, embedded, mission-critical software; space or aerospace
  • Analytically minded / strong problem solving skills
  • Fully conversant with the requirements of ISO 9001:2000
  • Familiarity with TickIT
  • Good communication skills (verbal & written)
Due to the sensitive nature of the product all applicants must have worked within the Defence / Military industry within the last 12 months or be capable of obtaining Security Clearance (SC level minimum).
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