Quality Assurance Engineer (18-13-043)

Job Description

We are looking for a Quality Assurance Engineer to support the Technical and Scientific Support Department (TSS) QA team at our customer EUMETSAT. The tasks to be performed shall include the following:


  • Provide Process Quality Assurance service in the:
    • Definition and documentation of TSS Processes
    • Definition, gathering and analysis of process indicators, metrics and dashboards
    • Definition and performance of TSS process quality assessments (i.e. audits)
    • TSS process improvement analysis and actions implementation follow up
    • Establishment and follow up of the TSS Anomaly Management process implementation (including attendance to Anomaly Review Board meetings)
    • Provision of Quality Assurance training to TSS personnel.
  • Provide Project Quality Assurance service for the Projects led by TSS in the:
    • Contribute to the preparation and execution of Project Reviews (System Requirements Review - SRR, Preliminary Design Review - PDR, Critical Design Review - CDR, TRR/TRBs, etc)
    • Contribute to preparation and execution of Risks Review meetings, maintaining risk registers, following up mitigation actions, and producing report information
    • Quality Control during the Project execution phase and according to the agreed baseline. Identification and management of the identified deviations.
    • Definition and performance of TSS project quality assessments (audits)

Required Skills and Experience

  • A University degree or equivalent in a technical subject and at least 3 years’ experience of a Process Assurance / Project Quality Assurance role.
  • Good knowledge of the ISO 9001 standard and solid experience of working in an environment where an ISO 9001-certified management system is used
  • Sound knowledge of ECSS standards
  • Experience in Coding Standards, with special focus on C/C++, Java and FORTRAN
  • Good hands-on experience in QA processes definition, implementation, monitoring and control
  • Good experience of performing QA audits and/or process assessments
  • Good hands-on experience in risks management and lessons learned processes
  • Knowledge of project management
  • Experience in software development projects

Desirable Skills and Experience

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


Work Location

Darmstadt, Germany


Start of Work: January 2019

Application Deadline: 15 October 2018

Important Notes

Before applying to this position, please read the page How to Apply.
Applicants must be EU citizens or have a valid work and residence permit for the above-mentioned work location.
Security, identity and reference checks on the candidates are part of the recruitment process.

Job Application

Please send your applications electronically to career@solenix.ch before the application deadline 15 October 2018.