Software Quality Engineer

Fort Worth, TX

Job Description

Job Summary:
This position participates in monitoring every phase of the software development process to ensure design quality, making sure that the aircraft delivered software adheres to the standards set by the development company and satisfies regulatory requirements.

Position Responsibilities:
- Interface with systems and software development personnel, test and evaluation personnel, and project managers.
- Must work well in a team environment, have excellent customer interface skills, have effective interpersonal skills.
- The candidate is expected to learn software process auditor work scope, technical requirements, program risks, and delivery milestone schedule.
- Review and approve systems, software and test equipment requirements, design and test documentation for compliance to process requirements and standards.
- Participate/interface with the engineering counterparts on program activities to assure processes and products are compliant to contractual and company process requirements and standards.
- Participate in the software change control process boards.
- Moderate travel may be required to support program activities and auditing software suppliers.

Education Requirements:
- Bachelor of Science Degree is required.
- Major in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or Computer Science is preferred.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Physics, Aerospace, or Mechanical Engineering will be considered with sufficient experience.

Position Qualifications:
- Experience at all levels will be considered with a minimum of 2 years specific experience with directly related work experience with aerospace/defense industry software processes (such as RTCA DO-178, RTCA DO-254, SAE ARP-4754, MIL-STD-498, etc.).
- Experience in software requirements development.
- Software design and coding (C/C++, Ada, or other embedded programming languages).
- Embedded software/hardware verification background or knowledge.
- Demonstrated basic understanding of audit techniques.
- Demonstrated basic understanding of software development methods and software testing methods.
- Ability to interpret schematic drawings, specifications, contracts that will enable development and review of systems & software processes.
- Effective Communication Skills: Written, Oral, Listening, Presentation, Technical Writing.
- Proficient skill level with Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
- Moderate travel may be required to support program activities and auditing software suppliers.

Preferred Skills:
- Experience with government customers projects.
- Experience with FAA projects.