165622,  Design Quality Engineer-FL-CTH -

Category: ENG
Job Title: Design Quality Engineer-FL-CTH
Region: FL-Florida
City: St. Petersburg
State: FL
Rate: $DOE
Duration: 6 months, CTH
Description: Chipton-Ross is seeking a Design Quality Engineer in St. Petersburg, FL.

The role will be primarily located in St. Petersburg, FL and will require travel between our Woburn, MA office and possibly other customer sites/locations. We are looking for a talented Software and Systems Test professional to perform verification and validation (V&V) testing on new and existing products. Our ideal candidate will not only be analytical and technically adept, but also possess prior system test experience (software and hardware; including networking components) with a focus on a solutions based, efficient, and effective test approach.
A strong understanding of the system development life cycle and a passion for quality is essential to ensure delivery of robust and scalable detection solutions, which meet the needs of our customers.
Client is a leading supplier of security and detection systems utilized at airports, ports and borders, secure government and commercial facilities, and events.

Major functions:
Position responsibilities:
• Work with internal customers and stakeholders to obtain an in-depth understanding of customer/product requirements.
• Participate in cross-functional teams to create functional/system/software design specifications.
• Analyze customer and internal requirements to generate V&V Basis of Estimates (BOEs).
• Create and maintain standard test suites for Client's products, with a focus on test plan flexibility and scalability appropriate for the scope of the hardware/software change.
• Use internal and external requirement documents to develop and execute test plans/procedures including requirement qualification methods (analysis, demonstration, inspection, and test), requirement validation traceability, functional/performance testing, regression testing, and test report generation.
• Able to investigate/troubleshoot functional issues discovered during V&V testing to the relevant subsystem (software/hardware; including networked components).
• Conduct cross-functional defect reviews to communicate bugs/errors and reach consensus on the appropriate resolution.

Education/Experience/Licenses etc.:
Desired technical skills, education & experience:
• BS in Engineering (Electrical Engineering preferred), Computer Science, or a related field.
• 5+ years relevant experience in a Software and/or Systems Test Engineer role.
• Must be capable of reviewing technical documents (e.g. requirements, component data sheets, part specifications, etc.) to determine test scope.
• Strong familiarity with the Product Realization Process and System Development Life Cycle (including Unit testing, Engineering Test & Evaluation, Regression testing, and Design Verification & Validation testing).
• Experience using various operating systems such as Linux and Windows.
• Experience developing/implementing test automation tools as part of the V&V test approach.
• Experience with software debug/bug tracking tools such as Bugzilla, Change Synergy, and JIRA.
• Proficient with MS Office; including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• Knowledge of ISO9001 preferred.
• Lean Six Sigma experience/certification preferred.
Desired personal attributes and abilities:
• Must be technically minded and have a natural ability to pick-up on new processes and products quickly and efficiently.
• Effective communication skills, especially in delivering critical feedback in an efficient and professional manner.
• Desire to hold yourself and others accountable to high quality standards.
• Successful candidates will have demonstrated the capacity to think independently and act proactively.
• Attention to detail is critical and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment is required.
• Must thrive in a fast-paced work environment with shifting priorities, limited day-to-day supervision, and possess a strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.
• Able to travel up to 25% of the time.

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Chipton-Ross is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Kristie Hardage at
343 Main Street
El Segundo, CA 90245

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x251 or (800) 927-9318 x251

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