Software PA Engineer

Application deadline
Monday, October 15, 2018
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RHEA Group is currently recruiting for a Software PA Engineer to support the Quality Assurance service in the management, development and maintenance activities performed in the Technical and Scientific Support Department.

Tasks and Activities
  • Definition and evolution of TSS 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.
  • Definition and evolution of TSS reference development life cycles,
  • Production and evolution of software engineering templates.
Skills and Experience

The following skills and experience are mandatory:

  • You have a University degree (minimum Bachelor) in Computer Science or a related technical field, complemented by at least 3 years of professional experience
  • You have a good knowledge of the ISO 9001 standard and solid experience of working in an environment where an ISO 9001-certified management system is used;
  • You have a sound knowledge of ECSS standards;
  • You have experience in Coding Standards, with special focus on C/C++, Java and FORTRAN;
  • You have good hands-on experience in QA processes definition, implementation, monitoring and control;
  • You have experience of performing QA audits and/or process assessments;
  • You have good hands-on experience in risks management and lessons learned processes;
  • You have knowledge of project management;
  • You have experience in software development projects;
  • You have a hands-on experience in Software development methods and tools;
  • You have experience with 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;
  • You have good English communication skills (verbal and written) and team-working ability;
  • You are skilled in using the Microsoft Office applications Word, Excel and Outlook.

The following skills would be highly desirable:

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


Preference will be given to candidates eligible for an EU or national personal security clearance at the level of CONFIDENTIAL or above.

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