BAE Systems Senior Software Engineer - Design Quality Assurance in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
BAE Systems is looking for a Senior Software Engineer with software engineering experience and a passion for design excellence to join the Design Quality Assurance (DQA) team. This team ensures the software quality control and quality assurance alignment of GPS products and programs.
Conduct internal reviews and audits applied to all aspects of the GPS products software development lifecycle.
Ensure prescribed standards and techniques are used through GPS products software development lifecycle.
Lead and facilitate any software defect corrective and preventive actions, reporting out to various levels within the organization and to customers.
Plan and execute audit strategy, report on progress, status, issues, and document audit results.
Support software and trade study developments of GPS products applications
Collaborate with impacted parties to improve and maintain Quality Management System (QMS) Policy, Plans, Procedures, and Work Instructions
Serve as lead coordinator and facilitator of formal customer led or independent 3rd Party audits.
Support the QMS to assure proper documentation to achieve and sustain compliance with ISO 9001:2015 certification and CMMI Maturity Level 3
Participate and contribute to Change Review Board (CRB) meetings for projects, products and/or programs
Contribute to engineering program pursuits and bid estimates
Expanded Job Responsibilities
Support software design approaches for the GPS products organization
Work closely with other engineering disciplines (ie electrical, software and systems engineering) to ensure the software design is appropriate for the project/product design approach
Participate in cross-functional team efforts in integration, pre-qualification and qualification for products and sub-systems of moderate to high complexity
Conduct root-cause-analysis and technical investigations for software designs
Possess excellent communication skills, including the ability to write technical material and present to customers and mid-level managers
Able to work and communicate with representatives from various departments including Business Development, Finance, and Operations
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
Experience in software development life cycle including requirements capture and verification, design and development, sub-level and system level integration and testing
Ability to effectively communicate in a professional manner and produce detailed, clear and concise technical documentation
Be self-directed, able to meet cost, schedule, and performance objectives with minimal oversight
Familiarity with revision control concepts and tools (e.g. Subversion)
US Citizenship is required
Must be capable of obtaining a U.S. DoD Secret security clearance
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
Bachelor s degree in Electrical, or Computer Engineering
Familiarity with ISO9000/9001 and/or AS9100
Experience performing audits to ISO9000/9001 and/or AS9100
Familiarity with DO-178 Design Assurance Guidance
Experience with software design and verification
Experience with Safety Certifications (FAA, Auto, etc)
Experience with Defence Contract Management Agency (DCMA) processes and procedures (government billing and audit rules)
Proficient in DOORS
Senior Software Engineer - Design Quality Assurance
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