Software Quality Assurance Engineer

DCS Corp
Warren, Michigan
Apr 12, 2018
Jul 06, 2018
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Military Combat Vehicle Software Quality Assurance!

This position is for the Software Engineering Lifecycle Support (SELS) team under the TARDEC Software Engineering Center (SEC), which supports various TARDEC programs. Candidate serves as a Product and Process Compliance professional responsible for ensuring the integrity, reliability and reproducibility of our software, documentation and processes used to produce the end product. As a member of the SELS team, duties include product/process audits, traceability audits, root cause analysis and compliance reporting.

Primary responsibilities will be to lead the development and execution of Process and Product Quality Assurance Initiatives related to the development and sustainment of World Class Vehicle Electronics Software Systems.

Essential Job Functions:

Determine the degree to which the software products and related documentation conform to established requirements.

Prior to delivery, determine the degree of confidence the organization has that the established requirements are satisfied and that the software products and related documentation will be acceptable to the customer.

Collect measurement data sufficient to support satisfaction and acceptability decisions.

Owner and executor of the product acceptance criteria.

Determine whether the product support requirements identified in the project plans are consistent with the contract and clearly identify the responsibilities of both the organization and the customer.

Determine whether product measurements demonstrate the quality of the products and conform to standards and procedures established by the project.
Requirements Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. citizenship is required.

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering plus 8 years of experience is required.

Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance.
Experience with developing or modifying software product/process compliance and quality assurance plans, policies, and procedures tailored to the complexity and scope of the developmental or operational system.

Experience with implementation and administration of product/process compliance and software quality assurance metrics, such as defect profiles and performance to entry/exit criteria.

Experience with Linux and/or QNX required, other embedded OS experience strongly desired - preferably command line and not just GUI desktop usage.

Experience with software industry best practices like Capability Maturity Model Integrated at least level 3 standards.

Knowledge of implementing the software quality assurance discipline for the entire life cycle of systems from initial requirements and capabilities baselines to system end-of-life.

Knowledge of Lean/Six-Sigma principles and practices.

Knowledge of software engineering and lifecycle management standards, regulations, processes and best practices.

Skill in defining, implementing and executing software quality best practices and procedures to design, influence, and drive quality and testing of our software.

Ability to apply concepts and define and implement software quality assurance processes and procedures.

Ability to inspire team confidence and respect while motivating team members in a creative and effective manner.

Ability to review functional and technical documentation from requirements.

Ability to review source code against chosen coding standards.
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