Bastion Technologies
  • MSFC
  • Huntsville, AL, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Job Description:

Bastion Technologies Inc. is looking for a NASA Software Quality Engineer to support the Safety & Mission Assurance (S&MA) Office at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. The Software Quality Engineer will be responsible for the following activities in support of programs across the MSFC and primarily the Space Launch System (SLS) program: Software Assurance (SA) analyses and assessments related to quality, reliability, and safety; review and analysis of engineering design concepts and software assurance plans and assuring compliance with NASA safety polices and standards for hardware and software.  

The successful candidate will use his or her strong embedded software background, software safety expertise, management experience and NASA domain experience to evaluate target programs to ensure safety and mission success, to lead a growing team of engineers performing software assurance tasks, to plan and manage those tasks, and will serve as the primary Bastion point of contact to the customer. Occasional travel may be required. Work is performed at the NASA MSFC in Huntsville, Alabama and will require frequent interaction with multiple external and internal customers.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering, or other software-related engineering programs.
  • 4 Years of Experience
  • Must be a US citizen
  • Must be able to pass a national agency check
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment and periodic random drug and alcohol screenings.
  • Experience with development of large, complex, safety-critical software systems
  • Experience across the software development life cycle (requirements, design, implementation, and test) and the entry and exit criteria associated with Program/Project milestone reviews
  • Familiarity with software architectures and systems & software engineering practices
  • Experience developing and/or evaluating FMEA, Hazard Analysis, and FTA products
  • Experience with NASA, Government approved Industry, or DoD software assurance requirements, standards, manuals and handbooks, and assessing compliance with these products
  • Experience performing software quality, reliability, safety, and testing activities related to embedded software systems
  • Excellent verbal and written English language skills, good communication skills, and ability to interact well in group meeting/working environments with team members, development organizations and customers
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust Security Clearance 

Other Desired Skills:

Experience and familiarity with NASA flight programs involving Human related spacecraft / launch vehicle systems and domains such as rocket engine propulsion control; flight dynamics; vehicle system management; fault protection / fault management; launch, flight, and abort operations / processes; software safety; and mission assurance Familiarity with Mil-STD-882

Experience reviewing and/or developing Software Assurance Plans, Software Requirements Specifications, and Software Test Plans

Experience witnessing software testing and demonstrations, and performing SQA audit

Experience or knowledge of SEI Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) implementations

Experience with complex electronics (e.g. ASICs, FPGAs) and programmable logic devices

Familiarity with Agile software development processes

Experience with NASA-STD 8739.8 and NASA-STD 8719.13 and the identification of safety critical software requirements and analysis of related design concepts

Position requires a competent communicator (verbal and written) with ability to work harmoniously and effective with co-workers, Bastion Management and all levels of customer personnel.  Required to be regular in attendance (per agreed to work hours schedule), consistently punctual and be relied upon to successfully complete all assignments.

Bastion participates in the e-Verify and EEO

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