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Kelly Services Software Quality Assurance Engineer in Buffalo, New York

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Up to $54.29/hour

100% onsite

Kelly Government Solutions is hiring for a software quality assurance engineer on a government contract with our customer in Buffalo, NY. This is a contract to hire opportunity.

Job Description:

Our customer's Mission Systems sector is seeking a Software Quality Assurance Engineer join their Quality Assurance team of qualified, diverse individuals located at our Buffalo, NY campus. Telecommuting/remote work is not an option for this position. This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80, to allow employees every other Friday off. Future business needs may require a more traditional 5/40 work schedule to provide availability for demand.

The Software Quality Assurance Engineer role will:

  • Develop, modify, apply, and maintain standards for software quality operating methods, processes, systems, and procedures.

  • Ensure that project and process control documentation are compliant with standards, objectives, and/or contract requirements via inspection, reviews, and audits.

  • Develop overall operating measures and criteria to ensure implementation of the software quality program according to standards, objectives, and/or contract requirements.

  • Ensure measures meet acceptable performance standards/targets/goals.

  • Contribute to software development and maintenance processes and methods utilized by Software Engineering, ensuring compliance with requirements, objectives and/or contract requirements.

  • Review software engineering work products (e.g., design, change specifications, and plans) against contractual and/or process requirements.

  • Perform or direct verification of software requirement allocations, traceability, and testability.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, another STEM degree or equivalent and at least 5 years of software experience or 3 years with a Master’s degree or 0 years with a PhD in one of the above disciplines.

  • Understanding of software engineering principles, practices, and theories.

  • Experience in operating in a Quality Management System (QMS).

  • Strong analytical skill with an understanding of basic problem solving.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Embodiment of our Northrop Grumman Values.

  • Dedicated to teamwork and able to work well in a team environment.

  • Works well under pressure and adapt well to unplanned tasks.

  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications especially Excel, Word, PowerPoint.

  • US Citizenship required.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience coding in Ada, C, C++, and/or Python.

  • Ability to understand and work with multiple enterprise-wide systems and software problem tracking tools such as DOORs, GitHub, Jira, Confluence, and Bitbucket.

  • Experience with ISO and AS9100 standards requirements.

  • Knowledge and/or experience with Root Cause and Corrective Action tools.

  • Ability and willingness to continuously learn and implement new processes.

  • Knowledge of waterfall and/or Agile life cycles.

What happens next:

Once you apply, you’ll proceed to next steps if your skills and experience look like a good fit. But don’t worry – even if this position doesn’t work out, you’re still in our network. That means our team of expert recruiters will have access to your profile, making your opportunities limitless.

As part of our promise to talent, Kelly supports those who work with us through a variety of benefits, perks, and work-related resources. Kelly offers eligible employees voluntary benefit plans including medical, dental, vision, telemedicine, term life, whole life, accident insurance, critical illness, a legal plan, and short-term disability. As a Kelly employee, you will have access to a retirement savings plan, service bonus and holiday pay plans (earn up to eight paid holidays per benefit year), and a transit spending account. In addition, employees are entitled to earn paid sick leave under the applicable state or local plan. Click here (https://www.mykelly.com/help-support-working-with-kelly-us/#Benefits) for more information on benefits and perks that may be available to you as a member of the Kelly Talent Community.

Why Kelly ® Government Solutions?

Looking to connect with premier government agencies or the top 25 federal government contractors? Kelly Government Solutions partners with these organizations to create expert talent solutions that solve the world’s most critical challenges. We offer a variety of full-time, project (SOW), seasonal, and surge support opportunities in science, engineering, technology, professional, and administrative support roles. Our experts will connect you to the opportunity that fits your schedule and interests and handle the details of transferring and processing all levels of security clearances. It’s just another way we make the job search work for you.

About Kelly

Work changes everything. And at Kelly, we’re obsessed with where it can take you. To us, it’s about more than simply accepting your next job opportunity. It’s the fuel that powers every next step of your life. It’s the ripple effect that changes and improves everything for your family, your community, and the world. Which is why, here at Kelly, we are dedicated to providing you with limitless opportunities to enrich your life—just ask the 300,000 people we employ each year.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kelly’s Human Resource Knowledge Center. Kelly complies with the requirements of California’s state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kelly’s Human Resource Knowledge Center. Kelly complies with the requirements of California’s state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.

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