The Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Engineer is responsible for oversight of internal and external (as required) Software/Hardware/Systems Process Assurance by participating in reviews and conducting audits throughout the product development life cycle. Activities are in compliance with Company and regulatory
Supports and/or leads the development and execution of system/software/firmware quality assurance plans in order to comply with internal and regulatory specifications
Assures system/software/firmware development process is executed according to internal and regulatory requirements through process audits, reviews and evaluations
Participates in Planning, Requirements, Design and Coding reviews or audit reviews and their output as specified in the System Process Assurance Plan (SYSPAP)/Software Quality Assurance Plan (SQAP), and/or Hardware Process Assurance Plan (HPAP)
Participates in the integration and test lifecycle as specified in the SYSPAP/SQAP/HPAP including reviewing or witnesses build and load procedures, audits of test cases and procedures, conduct Test Readiness Review, witness testing, approve transition criteria and conduct Software Conformity Review
Maintains accurate quality assurance records for assigned projects per the SYSPAP, SQAP and/or HPAP
Develops software quality metrics and conduct process improvement activities
Liaison with development and verification engineers as required ensuring requirements are clearly communicated and resulting product meets all requirements.
Provides support for FAA audits during development projects by way of leading audits, test witnessing and responding to questions/emails
Provides guidance to development team(s) for certification questions and/or issues
B.S. in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering or a relevant field
Thorough understanding of FAA Software/Firmware requirements (RTCA/DO-178 and RTCA/DO-254)
5+ years of related technical experience
Familiarity with FAA Designated Engineering Representative (DER) Handbook Requirements (Order 8110.37) and ability to meet (within 12 months) the majority of requirements for Software and/or Airborne Electronic Hardware DER in preparation to become a Company DER
Responsible for performing job duties in a manner consistent with established Joby Policies and Procedures
Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives
Frequent inter-organizational and outside company contacts
Demonstrates understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories, and concepts in the field
Strong interpersonal and communication skills including writing skills
Ability to work without supervision. Independent problem solver.
Works with other disciplines to support goals of the business
Possesses foresight in identifying future problems and proposes potential solutions to the team (proactive).
Intermediate Microsoft Office experience
Knowledgeable on System Process Assurance requirements (SAE/ARP4754)
Knowledgeable on FAA Database requirements (RTCA/DO-200)
ASQ Certified Quality Engineer
CSQE (Certified Software Quality Engineer)
Experience utilizing Software and System Quality Assurance specifications such as AS9100, AS9006, AS9115 and ARP4754
Experience with Jira, Confluence, Polarian, Collaborator and SharePoint
Experience implementing CMMI program
Aerospace or Defense Manufacturing experience
POSITION MAY INCLUDE ACCESS TO TECHNOLOGY THAT IS SUBJECT TO U.S. EXPORT CONTROLS.
Internal Number: 0192
About Joby Aviation
Located in Northern California, the Joby Aviation team has been steadily working toward our goal of providing safe, affordable, fully electric air transportation that is accessible to everyone. Imagine an air taxi that takes off vertically, then quietly and quickly carries you over the congestion below, giving you back that time you’d otherwise spend sitting in traffic. Technology has advanced to the point where designing and operating an all-electric aircraft is completely viable. Our team has been discreetly designing and flight testing this vehicle and is looking for talented individuals to see it through certification and high rate production.