Product Assurance Engineer – Software
£45.20 Umbrella / £34.17 PAYE
Typical tasks at SPA level include:
Prepare and maintain the Software Product Assurance Plan (SPAP).
Interface with the PA Manager, Procurement Manager, and Customer on all subjects related to SW PA.
Manage the Product Assurance actions and risks related to software.
Participate in Project and Quality progress meetings as necessary.
Support or participate in reviews performed at system level that include software aspects.
Support to the Software Architect regarding Independent Software Verification and Validation (ISVV) activities, if any.
Support the configuration management established at system level and related to software (e.g.CCB).
Provide Software Product Assurance Report where necessary.
Participate in the drafting of the SOW for suppliers.
Verify the compliance of subcontractor’s proposal (SOC, SQAP, SCMP, SRF, ASIC/FPGA plans).
Contribute to the definition of ASIC/FPGA PA and the ASIC/FPGA design/validation/production requirements that will be made applicable to the subcontractor.
Verify the correctness of the processes implemented by the subcontractor.
Support ASIC/FPGA or equipment reviews with the subcontractor, including involvement of ASIC/FPGA experts when relevant
A background in Software Product Assurance or directly comparable experience within the Space, Aerospace or high tech sectors
Knowledge/experience of high quality /complex manufacturing – in a high scrutiny environment
Experience of Software quality requirement implementation and adherence
Experience of complex assemblies, Software and Hardware interaction, low volume processes
ECSS qualification Q70/08/28/38
An understanding of FPGA and ASIC space applications and quality requirements
Education & Training
Strong experience, probably a minimum of five years, is wanted for this role.