Software Quality Engineer - Aerospace, Defence

  • Job Reference: N6030-515A
  • Date Posted: 3 December 2017
  • Location: Wimborne
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, Government & Defence, I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Anne Hartley
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01252 710215

Job Description

Software Quality Engineer - Aerospace, Defence


Our client is a highly successful global aerospace company, they are looking for a Software Quality Engineer to develop, implement and maintain software working procedures to ensure life cycle compliance with software standards such as ISO9001 TickIT Plus & DO178B/C, airworthiness requirements, and other customer contractual conditions.


As a Software Quality Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Software Quality Assurance specialist in safety critical, civil and military systems.

Familiar with recognised software standards such as DO-178B, ISO9001 TickIT, and relevant MIL-STD’s and DEF-STAN’s.

Familiar with systems and software engineering processes, and software verification and validation techniques.

Familiar with configuration management techniques and software configuration management tools e.g. All Change

Self-starter with a desire for problem solving and process improvement

Attention to detail and methodical approach.

Professional conduct and good communication skills to influence both internally and externally.


As a Software Quality Engineer your main responsibilities will involve:

Define and implement TickIT Plus transition programme.

Monitor, maintain, and implement improvements to the software QMS, including Life Cycle Management, to ensure its effectiveness – update of relevant company procedures as required.

Implementation of software quality audits to monitor compliance with project plans and company processes including software conformity reviews in advance of releases.

Generation and implementation of software quality plans.

Ensure effective software problem reporting, root cause analysis and corrective action implementation

Ensure effective software configuration management.

Generation and implementation of software quality plans.

Ensure compliance with applicable industry, regulatory and certification requirements.

Ensure flow down of software requirements to software suppliers, quality management of software suppliers to ensure delivery of verified software.

Ensure independence software Quality Assurance and development activities are observed.

TickIT Plus accreditations management.

Carry out general software Quality Assurance tasks as required including internal software LCM reviews, software document approvals, software change control and verification activity.


Keywords:  Aerospace, Defence, IS9001, TickIT Plus, DO178B, Safety Critical, Software Quality Assurance, Mil-STD’s, DEF-STAN’s, QMS,


Software Quality Engineer - Aerospace, Defence

Salary:  Competitive, plus excellent benefits, flexi time

Location:  Wimborne, Dorset