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Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer


Melbourne, FL, US, 32935

Job ID: 104681 


The Leonardo DRS Land Electronics business provides C4I Network computing and integrated situational awareness, as well as state-of-the-art embedded diagnostics, vehicle power management and combat vehicle integration products and services.

Job Summary

This Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Engineer will provide software quality technical expertise and perform oversight through all software lifecycle phases from requirements definition through verification and release.  This engineer works closely with engineering teams to ensure all software systems are properly defined, tested, configuration managed, and deployed to the customer with exceptional standards of quality.  This engineer will also be responsible for process audits that cover many additional facets of project and program execution. The successful candidate will have excellent people and technical skills for interfacing with various engineering teams and interacting with management to conduct audits and implement corrective actions.  A good understanding of software development life cycles that align with CMMI Capability Level 3 and Agile Development is desirable.  

Job Responsibilities

Review system requirements to ensure the flow down of software requirements is complete.
Review and verify system and software design documents meet appropriate standards.
Participate in source code peer review and provide technical feedback.  
Review software test plans and procedures against requirements.
Examine documentation for software build preparation and software configuration control to assess the team’s readiness to enter formal testing.
Witness execution of software qualification and acceptance tests to ensure tests are executed in accordance with the plans and procedures. 
Ensure all software test anomalies are documented and tracked to closure.
Develop and deliver metrics and reports as needed.
Perform process audits across all product development disciplines to assure compliance to established policies, procedures, and program specific plans.
Support or participate in program/project level milestone reviews and IPT meetings. 
Facilitate/perform thorough Root Cause and Corrective Action (RCCA) on major findings and ensure appropriate corrective and preventive actions are developed and implemented in a timely manner.
Participate in bid and proposal efforts to provide cost estimates.
Develop and implement improvements to established software development and SQA processes to maintain existing SEI CMMI Capability Level 3 certification.  
Demonstrate strong collaboration and communication skills to foster efficient workflow.  


  • Excellent people and technical skills are required to coordinate with various software teams and interact with management to conduct audits and implement corrective actions.
    Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or related technical field 
    3 + years of relevant engineering experience in a DoD environment 
    1 years of SQA experience in software development (can be a subset of the 3 years of experience)
    Familiarity/Experience with code repositories (Subversion, Git, JIRA, Coverity and similar tools)
    Familiarity/Experience with C, C#, C++, Python, SQL or other languages
    Ability to attain a DoD security clearance
    Ability to connect in-person, in writing, and remotely to actively listen and perceive the needs, values or opinions of other team members
    Demonstrated leadership skills
    Proactive in identifying and addressing challenges with positive organizational impact
    Quality Auditor experience in technologies and application domain

Only candidates that meet the qualifications set forth above are eligible to be contacted for further information. We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas.


Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #LEL


Our Mission

To build shareholder value through a commitment to high ethical standards and a superior performance culture focused on customers, employees, financial results and corporate citizenship.

Our Vision

To be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the U.S.

Our Values

Our employees appreciate a culture of open honest communications, and fair and equitable treatment. We accomplish this through:

INTEGRITY. At Leonardo DRS ethics and accountability always comes first.

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE. We set high standards of performance for ourselves and others. We consistently deliver excellent products and services. We adhere to quality levels demanded by our customers. We assume responsibility and accountability to achieve excellence. We settle for nothing less.

CUSTOMER FOCUS. We go above and beyond to meet customer needs, and work to create long-term relationships with our customers.

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & INCLUSION. We accept unconditionally the value that every individual has to offer. We embrace different points of view. We continually foster an environment that enables all employees to contribute to their full potential. We cooperate together as a diverse workforce serving a diverse population.

INNOVATION.  At Leonardo DRS, innovation is in our DNA. We have built this company through the innovative ideas of our employees and continue to foster an environment that rewards new ideas to help our government and military customers save lives, solve critical problems and modernize to ensure mission success for years to come.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. is committed 
to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.  We are committed to building a workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Leonardo DRS, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment makes us a stronger Company. We embrace different points of view, respect one another in the workplace, and understand that an inclusive environment furthers creativity, innovation, and business performance. 

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Nearest Major Market: Melbourne