Mercury Mission Systems International SA (MMS), Geneva, is specialized in the design, manufacturing and maintenance of complex high-performance safety and mission critical avionics and defense computers. We are part of Mercury Systems Inc., a US based company. To complement our Quality Department, we are looking for a: SOFTWARE QUALITY ASSURANCE ENGINEER POSITION SUMMARY The candidate will be in charge of the software quality aspects of new development projects and adherence to customer and applicable standards in close collaboration with the design and project engineering team. His/Her main responsibilities will be to: - Own project plans as defined by RTCA DO-178. - Ensure that the project quality assurance plans are compliant to the customers’ requirements and applicable standards and regulations, such as RTCA DO-178, as well as ARP4761 and ARP4754 standards. - Provide expertise and technical advice on certification related topics, based on RTCA DO-178 standards. - Work as part of the engineering project teams - Chair milestones reviews and ensure conformity to transition criteria - Participate in product change control - Witness tests - Encourage implementation of continuous improvement actions in collaboration with Engineering - Participate in quality audits and evaluations performed by our customers or external organizations - Provide his/her support as a quality expert in all activities such as internal audits, First Article Inspection (FAI), evaluation of suppliers and participation in the release of products and related documents.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE • Good knowledge of RTCA DO-178 standard (or similar software engineering standards); knowledge of EN9100, DO-254, SAE ARP4761 and ARP4754 standards is a plus. • On-hands experience as a senior software engineer in a previous position. • Min. 3 years of experience in an equivalent position in the aerospace and defense industry. • Good interpersonal skills. • Fluent communication and written skills in English and French. EDUCATION • MS Software Engineering Degree • Post education in quality management, including quality auditor training and qualification is a plus