Software Engineer -Aerospace

PEAK Technical Staffing USA
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  • Post Date: Feb 04, 2019
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  • Start Date: 2/4/2019
  • Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

Senior Software Engineer for software process and configuration management for aerospace life support and air-to-air refueling equipment.  As a key part of a growing organization in both commercial and defense aerospace markets, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to support design and manufacture of  industry-leading, mission-critical products and test equipment.  The position is located in Davenport, IA.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assess and improve software development and configuration management processes.
  • Manage and control software elements and configurations over the product lifecycle, including product development.  
  • Administer and improve process for Software Problem Reports.
  • Prepare for and support Stages of Involvement (SOI) audits to show compliance to processes.  
  • Ensure configuration identification by reviewing design release documents for completeness, proper authorizations and system updates. 
  • Develop complex configuration analysis plans to encompass contractual requirements. 
  • Develop and maintain software configuration management database. 
  • Coordinate with internal and external customers to determine a process for change reporting. 
  • Prepare written or electronic records of part design change documents. 
  • Prepare or provide input to engineering analyses, status reports, letters, technical memoranda, and briefings. 
  • Authorize the release of software changes specified by Program Management and other functional groups. 
  • Provide advice and guidance on methods, procedures and requirements to individuals responsible for the creation of documentation.
  • Support Software (SW) Verification & Validation (V&V) execution.
  • Leads or assists in root cause problem solving activities using standard methods, processes, and techniques.


Minimum Requirements:

  • B.S. degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science
  • 5 or more years of experience with aerospace product development.
  • Experience managing multiple projects and conflicting priorities.
  • Experience with Military and DO software standards, such as DO-178 and MIL-STD-498.
  • This position requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by export laws of the US. In order to be eligible you must be either a US Citizen or Permanent Resident.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills for effective interface with engineers, management, suppliers, customers, and generation of documentation.
  • Demonstrated experience with FAA Conformity and Certification (14 CFR Part 25).
  • Demonstrated experience with DoD Air Worthiness (MIL-STD-516).

Demonstrated experience with DOORS requirements management software a plus.

Contact Details

Ph: 630 787 5353

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