Software Product Assurance Engineer (18-13-044)

Job Description

We are looking for a Software Product 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 Software Product Assurance service in the:
    • 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.
  • Provide Software Engineering Process service in the:
    • Definition and evolution of TSS reference development life cycles
    • Production and evolution of software engineering templates.

Required Skills and Experience

  • A University degree (minimum Bachelor) in Computer Science or a related technical field, complemented by at least 3 years of professional experience.
  • Experience in Coding Standards, with special focus on C/C++, Java and FORTRAN
  • Experience in software development projects
  • Hands-on experience in Software development methods and tools
  • Analysis of data and generation of statistics related to Project Management (risks, actions, releases, etc.) and SW development (bugs, SW metrics, etc.)
  • Generation of metrics, indicators and dashboards, with focus on software quality and software development processes
  • Good English communication skills (verbal and written) and team-working ability
  • Skilled in using the Microsoft Office applications Word, Excel and Outlook.

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Experience working with SW related standards (ECSS Q80, ISO 12207, ISO 25000)
  • Knowledge of Software Quality Models: ECSS, ISO, SQALE


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 before the application deadline 15 October 2018.