Quality Assurance Engineers (multiple posts) [Ref: JADE/EUM/QUALENG-18_216997]

Job Vacancy for Quality Assurance Engineers

JADE Aerospace is building a team of Quality Assurance Engineers to provide Quality Assurance Services to support management, development and maintenance activities to our customers.


We are looking for at least two profile:

  • one dedicated to the Process and Project Quality services and
  • one dedicated to Software Product and Software Engineering Quality services.

The applicants shall be highly experienced in the following areas/skills:

  1. Process Quality Assurance,
  2. Project Quality Assurance,
  3. Software Product Assurance,
  4. Software Engineering Process Assurance.

The candidate dealing with Process and Project Quality related tasks (1, 2) shall have

  • University degree or equivalent in a technical subject
  • at least 3 years’ experience of a Process Assurance / Project Quality Assurance role.

The key persons proposed to deal with Software Product and Software Engineering Quality related tasks (3, 4) shall have

  • University degree (minimum Bachelor) in Computer Science or a related technical field,
  • at least 3 years of professional experience.

Service Tasks

The tasks to be performed in the context of this service shall include the following:

  1. Provide Process Quality Assurance service in the:
  • Definition and documentation of customer’s Processes,
  • Definition, gathering and analysis of process indicators, metrics and dashboards,
  • Definition and performance of customer’s process quality assessments (i.e. audits),
  • Customer’s process improvement analysis and actions implementation follow up,
  • Establishment and follow up of the customer’s Anomaly Management process implementation (including attendance to Anomaly Review Board meetings),
  • Provision of Quality Assurance training to customer’s personnel.
  1. Provide Project Quality Assurance service:
  • Contribute to the preparation and execution of Project Reviews (System Requirements Review – SRR, Preliminary Design Review – PDR, Critical Design Review – CDR, TRR/TRBs, etc),
  • Contribute to preparation and execution of Risks Review meetings, maintaining risk registers, following up mitigation actions, and producing report information,
  • Quality Control during the Project execution phase and according the agreed baseline. Identification and management of the identified deviations.
  • Definition and performance of customer’s project quality assessments (audits),
  1. Provide Software Product Assurance service in the:
  • Definition and evolution of customer’s Software Quality  requirements, and analysis of related RFD/RFW,
  • Configuration and use of the SW QA tools and including the analysis of the results,
  • Capturing, processing and analysing software related data in order to generate useful metrics and indicators,
  • Definition and analysis of software quality indicators, metrics and dashboards,
  • Preparation and execution of Software related Delivery Review Boards and Incoming Inspections.
  1. Provide Software Engineering Process service in the:
  • Definition and evolution of reference development life cycles,
  • Production and evolution of software engineering templates.

Mandatory Knowledge, Experience and Skills

The following skills/experience are essential:

  • Good knowledge of the ISO 9001 standard and solid experience of working in an environment where an ISO 9001-certified management system is used;
  • Sound knowledge of ECSS standards;
  • Experience in Coding Standards, with special focus on C/C++, Java and FORTRAN;
  • Good hands-on experience in QA processes definition, implementation, monitoring and control;
  • Good experience of performing QA audits and/or process assessments;
  • Good hands-on experience in risks management and lessons learned processes;
  • Knowledge of project management;
  • Experience in software development projects;
  • Hands-on experience in Software development methods and tools;
  • Analysis of data and generation of statistics related to Project Management (risks, actions, releases…) and SW development (bugs, SW metrics…);
  • Generation of metrics, indicators and dashboards, with focus on software quality and software development processes;
  • Good English communication skills (verbal and written) and team-working ability;
  • • Skilled in using the Microsoft Office applications Word, Excel and Outlook.

Complementary Knowledge, Experience and Skills

The following skills/experience will be desirable:

  • Possession of an auditing qualification, e.g. for ISO 9001.
  • Experience working with SW related standards (ECSS Q80, ISO 12207, ISO 25000);
  • Knowledge of Software Quality Models: ECSS, ISO, SQALE;
  • Knowledge of ISO 31000 (Risk Management) and/or experience of the activity.

Apply for the Job

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