PA & QA for our back office team

Website germany_cs DER/PLC/18/02



The key person will support the back office Team for the PA and QA of the various activities led.

More particularly He/She will perform PA/QA activities in the following areas:

  • System Integration and Validation;
  • Maintenance activities;
  • Software development activities.



Mandatory skills :

  • At Least 3 years in space systems activities, with focus on the following areas:
    • System Integration and Validation;
    • Maintenance activities;
    • Software development activities.
  • At least 2 years of continuous experience in project Quality Assurance positions
    • Good knowledge of ISO standards
    • Good knowledge of ECSS standards;
  • Hands-on experience in QA processes definition, implementation, monitoring and control;
  • Hands-on experience in risks management and lessons learned processes;
  • Experience in a rational application of international quality standards;
  • Hands-on experience in managing, reporting and following-up of procured items
  • Knowledge of requirements management tools, e.g. DOORS;
  • Experience of working on collaborative programmes between different partners;
  • Very good knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Good interpersonal skills, including mediation skills;
  • Very good attitude to team working.


The tasks of the key person will typically include:

  • Elaborate the PA & QA policies for all elements of projects, in compliance with the customer’s Product Assurance and Safety policy.
  • Implement plans, define inputs, outputs, participants, responsibilities, interfaces, coordinate efforts of participants, and produce resulting consolidated inputs;
  • Define and maintain PA & QA procedures in the assigned area of responsibility;
  • Ensure the correct implementation of the relevant processes in the assigned area of responsibility.
  • Ensure that the baseline definition of the System Requirement Document (including management of Change Requests, Change Proposals, Requests for Waiver / Deviation, preparation of Change Control Board meetings, etc.) is properly defined and controlled in its evolutions;
  • Organise and support the Anomalies Review Boards (ARB) and Non-conformances Review Boards (NRB);
  • Analyse and report on QA critical issues, proposing and following up preventive and recovery actions;
  • Support the definition and regular monitoring of established metrics on the main processes within the assigned area of responsibility;
  • Attending progress meetings as relevant and identifying areas of concern pertaining to QA;
  • Review (and contribute to as required), from a QA perspective, the documents produced by the team;
  • Organise project reviews related in the assigned area of responsibility according to the prescribed processes, also acting as Review Secretary as required;
  • Support QA audits as required
  • Provide QA consultancy for the implementation of Configuration Management processes in the assigned area of responsibility.

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