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Software Quality Assurance

  • Location: Basford, Stoke-on-Trent
  • Salary: competitive per year
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 29 days ago

  • Sector: IT
  • Contact: Emma Bainbridge
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Start Date: asap
  • Expiry Date: 26 July 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH82621_1718371376

Are you an experienced Software Quality Assurance keen to support solutions within the manufacturing sector? If so the following permanent role might be for you…

Our client is a market leader in the manufacture of bespoke high-performance commercial & military radar antennas and supplier of complete radar systems. Their products are in service in over 60 countries with more than 500 installations and they therefore looking to expand their talent team with the recruitment of a Software Quality Assurance Engineer to be based in Stoke.

This role is offered on a 12 Months fixed term contract with potential for extension.

Our client is seeking a Software Engineer to work as part of a multidisciplinary engineering team where you will develop safety assurance evidence on a range of civil and military projects.

The role will be based in Stoke with potential working visits to their subsidiary Finland and client sites as required.

You will be responsible for:

  • Building air and surface surveillance radar systems to detect airplanes for purpose of Air Traffic Control
  • Developing and enforcing software quality management plans for safety critical software applications
  • Using existing processes, customer requirements, and industry standards to develop new SQA plans and processes.
  • Overseeing project design, delivery, and testing to ensure conformance to QA processes.
  • Verifying that system requirements are clear, testable, and consistent
  • Documenting test cases and traceability to requirements. As well as documenting conformance through records and tracking systems
  • Developing standards and procedures to determine product quality and release readiness
  • Managing problem / defect reports, corrective action plans
  • Exposing and isolating software performance and compliance issues.
  • Researching and implementing new tools, technologies, and conformance testing processes
  • Providing guidance to program management on risk management.

You will have:

  • Knowledge of Linux based systems and databases
  • Professional certification such as Six Sigma, Quality Engineer, or Quality Auditor
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or relevant Engineering degree
  • 5+ years of experience with a strong understanding of SQA process and methods.
  • Experience in software safety and integrity assurance standards (DO-278A, ED-153, ED-109)
  • Understanding of software development lifecycle, configuration management, and development tools
  • Experience in programming languages C, C++, QT
  • Experience with test scripting tools, analysis and modelling software, scanning tools.
  • Experience with the UK CAA and a track record within the aviation industry

The package:

  • You'll receive a very competitive salary (please get in touch for details on this) and other benefits including 5% matched pension, private healthcare, 25 days' (plus bank holidays). In addition there are other non-tangible benefits including a commitment to training, development and career development.