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Actalent Software Quality Assurance Engineer in Littleton, Massachusetts

A great opportunity to work on cutting-edge equipment for a growing defense company!

Job Description

Lead the Quality Assurance teams for new product embedded software development. Define, specify, and implement software quality standards and procedures for new software following Quality Management System e.g. ISO 9100. Lead software verification and validation efforts for compliance to DO-178 process. Write test plans, test procedures, and test scripts for software verification ensuring that products meet internal and external customer requirements. Lead customer and third-party audits. Collaborate with systems engineers, safety engineers, software engineers, and test engineers to execute verification of software requirements. Lead non-compliance investigation, root cause analysis and drive corrective actions to completion. Monitor/manage new program metrics and facilitates efforts to drive continual improvement. Execute on customer, operations, or new program deliverables in accordance with contract requirements. Provide input on new product design related to quality.

Required Skills

  • Experience programming in C

  • software testing of various systems is required

  • Experience with VectorCAST is a required

  • Experience with software validation

  • Experience with some/little code development

Experience Level


About Actalent

Actalent is a global leader in engineering and sciences services and talent solutions. We help visionary companies advance their engineering and science initiatives through access to specialized experts who drive scale, innovation and speed to market. With a network of almost 30,000 consultants and more than 4,500 clients across the U.S., Canada, Asia and Europe, Actalent serves many of the Fortune 500.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Actalent, diversity and inclusion are a bridge towards the equity and success of our people. DE&I are embedded into our culture through:

  • Hiring diverse talent

  • Maintaining an inclusive environment through persistent self-reflection

  • Building a culture of care, engagement, and recognition with clear outcomes

  • Ensuring growth opportunities for our people

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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