Senior Software/Hardware Quality Engineer

    • BAE Systems
  • Nashua, NH
  • Posted 35 days ago | Updated 9 hours ago


On Site
USD 92,290.00 - 156,860.00 per year
Full Time


Customer satisfaction
Project lifecycle management
Electronic warfare
Mechanical engineering
Continuous monitoring
Design review
Unit testing
System integration
Integration testing
Supply chain management
Software configuration
Quality assurance
Trend analysis
Project planning
Program management
Functional requirements
Manufacturing support
Continuous improvement
Root cause analysis
Verification and validation
Computer hardware
Quality management
ISO 9000
IBM Rational ClearCase
IBM Rational DOORS
Regulatory Compliance
Continuous Integration and Development
Continuous integration
Continuous delivery
Business intelligence
Software development
Process improvement
Microsoft Excel
Corrective and preventive action
Electronics manufacturing
Signal processing
Computer networking
Programmable logic controller
Adobe AIR
Information Technology
Customer support
Professional development

Job Details

Job Description
What's it like realizing your potential at an innovative company that takes on some of the world's most important challenges? Rewarding. As part of our Electronic Combat Systems Quality Organization, you'll join a diverse group of driven professionals who design the products and systems that support enhanced military capabilities, protect national security, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure. With us, you'll be able to make an impact while you hone your skills and grow in your career.

BAE Systems is looking for a Senior Program Quality Engineer with Software and Hardware experience who will be a member of a cross-functional program team. They will contribute to Program performance, verification of product/process conformance and customer satisfaction by providing technical expertise for executing product assurance engineering activities throughout the project lifecycle. This position will consist of assisting the Program Leads in the execution of the Quality Management System Manual and Program Contractual Requirements within the Advanced Electronic Warfare Systems (AEWS) Product Line. Planning, documenting and implementing the Quality Assurance function includes:

Provide Quality support on project teams engaged in software development for complex Electro-Mechanical systems.
Verify and validate design, development, integration, and qualification testing of products.
Support testing, continuous integration, and continuous monitoring.
Devise and implement methods and procedures for inspecting, testing and evaluating the precision and accuracy of software and systems.
Participate in Software Development design reviews, code reviews, unit testing and software integration/test activities and resultant work products.
Integrated Test Engineering (ITE) and Software Configuration Management (SCM) support of formal Software Build releases and target computer installations, including Software Configuration Control Board participation.
Serve as an active and value-added member of the Environmental Qualification Test (EQT) team and the Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Test team.
Serve as an active and value-added member of the Functional Qualification Test (FQT).
Support Customer Software Quality Audits.
Stakeholder of software definition and delivery within an Agile environment.
Applying statistical techniques and continuous improvement tools on process, product, and program performance data.
Effective use of metrics and measures, analyzing and reporting program performance information through trend analysis and other tools to provide early warning indicators for the initiation of preventative or corrective actions.
Review of program contract requirements to develop/implement an effective quality plan.
Responsible for the implementation, maintenance, and validation of the Quality Management System in the Business Area site to assure company and contractual quality requirements are satisfied.
Support project tailoring, project plan/documentation development, and other activities to establish the project's execution processes.
Provide clear communication and flow down of program quality requirements to all disciplines (Engineering, Operations, and Program Management).
Provide flow down of contract quality requirements to all subcontractors and suppliers.
Supporting source selection and monitoring of critical subcontractors and suppliers.
Executes internal audits to verify the conformance of processes in accordance with the Quality Management System.
Manufacturing Support for Production Build including Process Review Board, Corrective Action Board and Configuration Control Board participation.
Support AS9102 activities including Production Process Verification (PPV)/First Article Inspections (FAI).
Performance of data review activities to drive continuous improvement/zero defect initiatives.
Initiating, facilitating, managing, and validating the effectiveness of root cause analysis, corrective, and preventative actions.
Driving Root Cause and Corrective Action (RCCA) activities through to closure.
Responsible to create presentation materials for leadership including reports to Customers and Government representatives.
Control of Non-Conforming Materials including leading containment and disposition activities.
Material Review Board and Failure Review Board participation.
Verification and validation process for the inspection and acceptance of hardware, software, and data deliverables.
Documentation / Configuration Analysis and Review.
Documentation Preparation for Customer Presentation / Sell Off.
Presentation of Product for Customer Acceptance (Sell Off).

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
Bachelor's Degree and 4 years work experience or 8 years of experience in lieu of degree
Knowledge of Quality Management Systems (QMS) and standards (ISO9001, AS9100)
Experience with Agile and DevOps software processes
Working experience on Agile teams with related processes (e.g., Sprints / Iterations, Stories / Points, Backlog / Burndown, Defect Density / Removal)
Working experience with DevSecOps tools (e.g., Confluence, Jira, Git, Oracle, ClearCase, DOORS)
Experience with software requirements (contract, SOW, specifications), development (design, code, build), test (traceability, procedures, reports), compliance (validation, verification, auditing), continuous integration/delivery (CI/CD), and monitoring (BI)
Knowledge of emerging software development and quality best practices
A passion for process improvement
Strong communicator capable of working through complex issues with peers, management and multiple functions
Manufacturing experience
Ability to mine data and visually display
Technical mindset
Experience leading and participating in Root Cause and Corrective Action (RCCA) activities
Proficient in MS Office Products including Word, Excel, Power Point

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
Bachelors of Science in Engineering or similar technical degree
Certified L6S Greenbelt or Blackbelt
Experience with root cause corrective action investigations
Experience with electronics manufacturing
Proven ability to coordinate a team to drive action
Experience with metric trending
Experience with Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) AS9145, Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), Design Failure Mode and Effective Analysis (DFMEA), Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis (PFMEA) or industry equivalent
Experience with Signal Processing, Radar / Sonar, Guidance / Navigation, Networking, Communications, and associated algorithms

Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $92290 - $156860

Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience.

Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems' game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere - from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact - for our customers and the communities we serve.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.
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