Software PA Engineer

Application deadline
Thursday, August 23, 2018
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You will have the opportunity to provide software product assurance engineering support to the European Space Agency.  

Tasks and Activities
  • Contribute to the establishing of the programmatic and technical software PA requirements within the framework of the ESA Software policy.
  • Evaluate Contractors’ plans, technical specifications and efforts proposed for the execution of the S/W PA programme.
  • Monitor and evaluate S/W PA analyses, reports and technical notes.
  • Participate to project reviews, meetings, Configuration Control Boards, Non-conformance Review Boards and Software Review Boards.
  • Prepare design trade-offs, analyses and reports using metrics to support project decisions.
  • Participate to software product evaluations and process assessments.
  • Establish and maintain databases to track NCRs, RFWs, action items etc. as required.
Skills and Experience
  • You have a Master’s degree in software engineering or computer science with background on space engineering.
  • You have at least 4 years of relevant professional work experience.
  • You are familiar with space product assurance practices together with a good working knowledge of appropriate working tools.
  • You have practical experience in applying ECSS S/W standards.
  • You have a good knowledge and proven experience in the following areas:
    • Configuration management of complex systems.
    • Software engineering and PA in critical applications.

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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