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Senior Software Quality Engineer

Company: Reinventing Geospatial Inc. (rgi)
Location: Herndon
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

As a Senior Software Quality Engineer with RGi, you will be a key member of a team at the forefront of developing and operating state-of-the-art of Geospatial Intelligence analysis software. The team builds and maintains an exceptionally powerful platform enabling our users to address challenging real-world problems by converting disparate data into actionable information. The team is deeply passionate about its mission and takes tremendous pride in our work. We work directly with operational users to design, develop, and maintain capabilities that empower analysts to create actionable intelligence from the massive volumes of Geospatial Intelligence data to give our intel and combat organizations the decision advantage over our near-peer adversaries.This is a hands-on position, and the successful candidate is expected to serve as the Software Design Quality lead, working as a strong partner to the software development team for all software design assurance related activities including software requirements development, review and approval, participating and providing valuable input for code reviews, performing verification test planning and execution, leading defect disposition and management, and serving as the key customer and expert resource for all levels of software documentation.Clearance:Active Top Secret clearance with an ability to obtain SCI access and willingness to obtain CI PolygraphUS Citizenship requiredAs a Senior Software Quality Engineer you will...Perform as Quality lead for all software development teams to author high quality requirements for our products, and review design implementations with an eye for high reliability and performance critical software features that can be effectively verified.Participate in software code and unit test reviews to ensure our products and subsystems are designed and perform reliably and are well designed for maintenance through the software development life cycle (SDLC).Plan, execute and document software verification strategies, plans and reports, and review those owned by the software development team throughout the SDLC.Serve as the lead for overseeing software defect management preceding and during the verification phase, including defect and root cause analysis, associated risk management activities, and defect disposition.Serve as the lead for non-product software validation, serving as the subject matter expert and developing and reviewing validation strategies, plans and reports.Partner with the Software team to ensure excellent software documentation practices are implemented.Coach and technically mentor junior Software engineers on best practice for documentation and test strategies.Develop and manage Software QA timeline/plan and deliver on agreed-upon milestones.Senior Software Quality Engineer Qualifications:Bachelors degree or higher in a relevant engineering discipline.10+ years of experience as a software development engineer or software quality engineer working in Product Development with increasing level of responsibility.TQM CertificateHands-on Experience with NGA/IC, risk management, test cases development, test management and defect managements in regulated industryExperience with common and emerging programming languages used in software development such as Java and Python.Experience as an active developer in code, unit tests and integration tests.In-depth understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) in compliance with IEC 62304, and strong knowledge of all aspects of that standard.Strong sense for what is required for high quality software documentation at all levels, to support US and worldwide product approvals.Able to work with minimal supervision and deal with ambiguity.Additional Skills We'd Like to See:MS in engineering in a relevant engineering discipline.Software quality assurance experience as a member of an R&D team within federal government industryExperience leading software risk management and NGA teams.Who we are:Reinventing Geospatial, Inc. (RGi) is a fast-paced small business that has the environment and culture of a start-up, with the stability and benefits of a well-established firm. We solve complex problems within geospatial software development and national defense to make an Immediate Impact for our nations soldiers and analysts.We pride ourselves on giving employees an exceptional life experience, where creativity thrives, and challenges are simply part of the fun. We provide truly excellent benefits, including: 100% paid employee healthcare & dental insurance Paid parental leave 401k with matching Escalating vacation time Referral bonuses Tuition reimbursement Professional development training Free beverages and snacks Weekly catered lunches and breakfast on FridaysGrow to be our next leader:At RGi, fostering a strong and organic corporate culture is paramount and serves as a compass on the decisions we make and how we operate the company. We believe our culture of camaraderie, innovation, and collaboration reflects the caliber of our employees and their dedication to the mission of providing quality software to our customers. As such, we want our employees to feel empowered to seek growth and leadership opportunities within the company and position us to maintain our culture as we grow. RGi provides opportunities, resources, training, and mentorship to all our employees to let them take control of their careers and become a leader or a crucial member of our company. If this is what you are looking for in a company, then you are what we are looking for in an employee.Reinventing Geospatial, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for all Jobble

Keywords: Reinventing Geospatial Inc. (rgi), Chantilly , Senior Software Quality Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Herndon, Virginia

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