RichlandRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Richland jobs

Senior Quality Engineer - Software

Company: Amentum
Location: Richland
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary The Senior QE - Functionally reports to the Manager of Quality (MOQ). This position requires the ability to understand and interpret software quality principles, procedures and criteria while working closely with Industrial Control Systems and Information Technology professionals. This candidate will guide others in the understanding and implementation of quality principles and procedures. Working as a part of the WTCC software quality team, plan and conduct independent work requiring discernment in the evaluation, selection, application, and adaptation of software techniques, procedures, and criteria to support the software quality program and apply to Industrial Control Systems and Information Technology Systems. Support discipline in the performance of complex and demanding assignments requiring initiative and independent recommendation. Perform work that requires the application of a significant range of fundamental principles in a variety of contexts and assists in problem solving. This position shall be performed under the day-to-day direction, control, and supervision of WTCC MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES/TASKS Analyzes Software quality requirements and evaluates work processes Supports internal audits associated with software Analyzes user requirements and evaluates work processes Analyzes existing software applications in accordance with the overall software quality program, including plant engineering Reviews test strategy, test procedure, and test plan for project developed and acquired software applications and configuration management Reviews software documentation for content and accuracy against software quality requirements Evaluates and recommends software design and testing strategies, and configuration management strategies, and software metric development to assist with surveillance planning Assists users in developing strategies to resolve software quality issues. Perform software quality work activities Support C&O implementing document/procedure development to ensure quality program requirements are appropriately Support development of C&O QA program implementing documents and tools for Maintain expertise in quality assurance Personal ownership for completion of training, obtaining and maintaining required qualifications and certifications, in support of execution of Assist in development of C&O quality program documents (e.g., QA Plan) as necessary for C&O Provide input into the required training for quality assurance and quality control Assisting in the identification of quality attributes in planning processes to ensure work/testing/analysis is accomplished in accordance with WTP QA program Providing discipline-specific support to the QC Assuring appropriate implementation of the WTP QA Program. Assessing implementation and compliance, identifying and reporting quality assurance program deficiencies to line management and the MOQ. Obtaining and/or maintaining NQA-1 Lead Auditor Ensuring that significant issues are raised to senior management attention to facilitate prompt Assist with and ensure the identification, documentation, evaluation, segregation, and disposition of nonconformance's, conditions adverse to quality; and for notification to affected Working with the Engineering staff to develop and implement alternative requirements for items that do not conform to specified requirements including ensuring that commercial grade dedication (CGD) requirements are met and that suspect/counterfeit items (S/C-I) are not inadvertently installed or used; Identifying and implementing actions to promote improvement and correct deficiencies in the implementation of the WTP QA Program. Support the Waste Treatment Plant Nuclear Safety Quality Culture by emphasizing the values of safety and quality in the performance of work in order to protect self, others, and the environment This job description is not intended to include every duty, task or instruction for which an employee is Other tasks may be assigned, based on business needs and the department supervisors request SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES None PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (EFNM) Exposed Field Non-Manual Performs desk work, including writing, computer workstation processes, and telephone operation. Arranges for and/or performs presentations, oral reports, planning meetings, and other formal and informal contacts, requiring long periods of sitting. Oversees field activities through inspections, testing and equipment operations, which requires walking, standing, bending, and turning along with wearing of personal protective equipment. Occasional loading, transport, and unloading of tools and/or supplies specific to an activity. Amentum has joined with Bechtel to create an LLC, known as the Waste Treatment Completion Company (WTCC) to construct, start-up and commission the world's largest radioactive-waste treatment plant for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in southeastern Washington state. The project will use vitrification technology to process and stabilize 53 million gallons of radioactive and chemical waste currently stored at the Hanford Site which is a byproduct of plutonium-production during World War II and the Cold War era. The project is the largest undertaking of its kind ever and one of DOE's most technically challenging cleanup projects equivalent to building two nuclear power plants. Its construction site spans 65 acres and includes facilities for pretreatment, low-activity waste vitrification, and high-level waste vitrification, as well as an analytical laboratory. Minimum Requirements Education: BS degree in engineering, computer science, information systems from an accredited institution with a minimum of 9 years related control systems, information systems, or software quality assurance experience. OR AA/AS degree with 11 years of related control systems, information systems, or software quality assurance experience. OR High school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 16 years related control systems, information systems, or software quality assurance experience. Experience: Experience with software quality programs that conform to consensus standards, such as NQA-1, or other recognized software quality/software engineering standards. Advanced knowledge of software development methodologies, tools and processes including source code control, application development tools and techniques, database design, development and management, programming languages, and component integration. Experience writing and reviewing work procedures. Ability to in interpreting regulations and QA requirements in the workable procedures, guides and instructions. Skill in working with customers to understand their requirements and expectations. Skill in oral and written communication. Preferred Experience: Understanding and practical experience with ASME NOA-1. Software Engineering related worked performed in a software life cycle. Knowledge of major regulations and industry codes and standards applicable to instrumentation and controls. ASQ Certified Software Quality Engineer or ability to obtain the certification within the first year of employment. This position is located at the Construction Site (22 miles north of Richland) and works a 4 x 10 schedule, M-Th, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Must be able to work in the United States without Sponsorship Preferred QualificationsEducation: BS degree in engineering, computer science, information systems from an accredited institution with a minimum of 9 years related control systems, information systems, or software quality assurance experience. OR AA/AS degree with 11 years of related control systems, information systems, or software quality assurance experience. OR High school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 16 years related control systems, information systems, or software quality assurance experience. Experience: Experience with software quality programs that conform to consensus standards, such as NQA-1, or other recognized software quality/software engineering standards. Advanced knowledge of software development methodologies, tools and processes including source code control, application development tools and techniques, database design, development and management, programming languages, and component integration. Experience writing and reviewing work procedures. Ability to in interpreting regulations and QA requirements in the workable procedures, guides and instructions. Skill in working with customers to understand their requirements and expectations. Skill in oral and written communication. Preferred Experience: Understanding and practical experience with ASME NOA-1. Software Engineering related worked performed in a software life cycle. Knowledge of major regulations and industry codes and standards applicable to instrumentation and controls. ASQ Certified Software Quality Engineer or ability to obtain the certification within the first year of employment. This position is located at the Construction Site (22 miles north of Richland) and works a 4 x 10 schedule, M-Th, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Must be able to work in the United States without Sponsorship

Keywords: Amentum, Richland , Senior Quality Engineer - Software, Other , Richland, Washington

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Washington jobs by following @recnetWA on Twitter!

Richland RSS job feeds