Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Direct Appointments Limited
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is looking for a permanent Senior Software Quality Engineer to be based at their headquarters near Warwickshire.As a Senior Software Quality Engineer reporting to the quality manager you will be the primary contact of the Company for any software related Quality Assurance activities.
The Senior Software QA Engineer will ensure that software development lifecycle satisfies the requirements of the relevant quality standards (including ISO 13485 and 21 CFR 820). Essential
Responsibilities of the Senior Software Quality Engineer -Review all software related documents from a QA oversight perspective, e.g. software plans for software development, verification, maintenance and management, Review and approval of software protocols and reports,

-Ensure the Timely verification of software releases

-Support the management of QA software tools, e.g. e-QMS.

-Lead software qualification for QA software tools: Design and implement software verification tests and test procedures

-QA Lead for development of software related QMS procedures

Desirable Responsibilities of the Senior Software Quality Engineer-Represent QA in design reviews and QA Lead for software design control

-Provide recommendations regarding improvements to the QMS and software development lifecycle and testing practices within the company

-Work with the Software Development Teams, Engineering, Risk Management and other functions in delivering effective solutions.

-Review/approval of software change requests

-QA Closing of Quality issues

-QA review of QMS documents

Requirements/Qualifications of the Senior Software Quality Engineer-Educated to degree level, with a degree in an Engineering/Software Engineering/Computer Science or Science discipline.

-Experience in working with PEMS (Programmable Electrical Medical Systems) or equivalent high-integrity embedded systems, e.g. complex devices requiring multidisciplinary development effort (mechanical engineering, software, electronics, system integration, pneumatics, fluid mechanics etc.)

-Transferable IT skills including e-QMS (e.g. electronic document management system, requirements management system)

-Experience of configuring and using dynamic and static analysis tools, as well as software system test tools

-Experience of working within a QMS and software lifecycle process under standards such as ISO 13485, ISO 14971, ISO 60601, IEC 62304 and 21 CFR 820

-Excellent communication, influencing and collaboration skills

Applications required ASAP as interviews will commence immediately.

Referral Fee:

If a candidate is referred by an individual and is successfully appointed a fee of £1000 will be paid to the person making the referral.

In return, you can expect a very £competitive salary, superb opportunities to travel within the company overseas, amazing career and personal development programs

Direct Appointments Limited provides permanent, fixed term and interim recruitment services to a wide range of clients in a number of sectors. We source exceptional talent and deliver a robust, value added approach to every campaign we undertake; connecting the right high performance people to the right career option.

Each assignment is dealt with by a dedicated recruitment director who knows our client sectors extremely well and who will consistently deliver a shortlist, incorporating exceptional people from a diverse and multicultural talent pool from across the UK.

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