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Software Quality Assurance ( Elkton, Maryland ) 10153

Software Quality Assurance ( Elkton, Maryland ) 10153
12 Month Contract

Pay Rate: $40-50/hr W2 maybe more for the right candidate

US Citizenship required

Onsite, 9/80 is our standard work schedule

Job Summary:
Develops, modifies, applies, and maintains standards for software quality operating methods, processes, systems and procedures. Reviews software inspection, testing, verification and validation records. Implements software development and software maintenance processes and methods. Ensures measures meet acceptable reliability standards. Develops overall operating criteria to ensure implementation of the software quality program according to project, process and contract requirements and objectives. Ensures that project and process control documentation are compliant with requirements, objectives and/or contract. Reviews software design, change specifications, and plans against contractual and/or process requirements. Reviews include applicable specifications, materials, tools, techniques, and methodologies. Performs or directs verification of software requirement allocations, traceability, and testability. Trains and mentors other Quality Engineers, as needed. Assures Lessons Learned are captured in the electronic database

Job Responsibilities
• Establish and maintain Quality Assurance programs, procedures and controls ensuring that products and services conform to company standards of excellence for both software and hardware technologies.
• Support the development, implementation and maintenance of quality policy and procedures within the Quality Management System (QMS) including performing internal audits.
• Ensure compliance with contract program, quality, organizational, and industry requirements including flowing down internally and to suppliers and integrating into program plans, specifications and processes.
• Evaluate the software development Change Management and Change Control process for conformity to standards of the deliverable and non-deliverable software documentation and code.
• Using project approved templates and checklists, ensure only authorized changes are incorporated or implemented.
• Audit the Software Developmental Configuration and conduct Functional and Physical Configuration Audits (FCA/PCA).
• Conduct phase dependent transition audits of the software development processes, as required.
• Perform bi-directional requirements traceability, using DOORS or equivalent traceability tool.
• Conduct Software Safety assessments, as required.
• Interface with suppliers in the verification of product design, quality and reliability.
• Review practices, procedures and processes seeking avenues to improve efficiency and effectiveness and reduce risk to product quality.
• Provide oversight in discrepancy review and failure investigations, as well as cause and corrective action determinations. Analyze and interpret trends and executes improvements on key metrics.
• Perform Root Cause and Corrective Action (RCCA) analysis, and Problem Solving activities on program-specific, quality system and business system deficiencies.
• Represent Quality/Mission Assurance at various program reviews and review boards.
• Ensure Risk Management activities (including Design/Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis dFMEA/pFMEA) are executed according to standards and procedures.
• Ensure knowledge transfer through training, mentoring, and management of lessons learned.

Basic Qualifications:
• Requires Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science plus 5 years’ experience in a related field, Master’s degree in Computer Science and 3 years’ experience, or a PhD plus 0 years’ experience.
• Application of technical expertise including complete understanding of fundamental engineering principles, practices, and theories.
• Able to read engineering documentation (drawings, models, specs) and interpret electrical schematics.
• Previous experience with Aerospace software standards such as DO-178B/C, CMMI, and IEEE.
Job Number: 10153
Job Location: Elkton, MD
Rate: Open
Per Diem: Yes
Overtime: yes
Duration: 12 months
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 03/06/2023
Last Updated: 03/31/2023
Address: 402 N B ST
City, State: FAIRFIELD, IA 52556
Phone: 641/209-3000 X201
Fax Phone: 641/209-3001

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