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SOFTWARE QUALITY ENGINEER

Knorr-Bremse AG

Knorr-Bremse AG

Quality Assurance
Ciudad Apodaca, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
Posted on Friday, January 5, 2024

SOFTWARE QUALITY ENGINEER

LOCATION: Apodaca / Nuevo León (MX-NLE), Mexico | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 5242 | JOB GRADE: 16

| ON-SITE/REMOTE: On-site

Want to help shape tomorrow? At Bendix we’ve been doing it for 90 years…setting the standard with advanced dynamic solutions that drive improved commercial vehicle performance and safety. We’re part of the Knorr-Bremse Group, the global leader in braking technologies. As part of our team, you’ll collaborate with a world of talented and dedicated colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. You’ll find rewarding opportunities, diverse experiences, partnerships, and an unwavering commitment to ethics and integrity. Innovation is part of our DNA. Achievement drives our culture. Learn more today! www.bendix.com/careers

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Significance

  • Is an automotive embedded systems/software expert, which supports and shall be supported by the persons and organizational entities that carry out systems and software activities during product development.
  • Provides expert competence in systems/software quality across KB/Bendix embedded projects

Targets

  • Ensures that:
  1. the systems/software development processes are aligned with ASPICE and other quality initiatives
  2. the systems/software engineers and project/quality management are trained on the development processes
  3. the systems/software engineers are coached in following the process and ensuring quality work products
  4. metrics and targets are defined and maintained for each project to track and report systems/software quality status

Position in the organization

  • Reports to the Bendix Systems/Software Quality division in a central role supporting multiple product lines
  • Works with other systems/software quality engineers as positions are made available and staffed
  • Aligns with KB global systems/software quality organization ensuring consistency across sites

Skills

  • At least 3 years experience in automotive/commercial vehicle electronic systems/software development
  • Detailed knowledge and experience in application of systems/software quality initiatives, including process improvements, design techniques, implementation methods, verification and validation, and tools per ASPICE and related quality improvement methods
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-national company with counterparts in other countries
  • Interdisciplinary systematic thinking / system comprehension / team player

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for systems/software quality activities within assigned project(s)
  • Develops and maintains systems/software quality metrics/targets and coaches teams in their use
  • Audits assigned projects, identifies deficiencies, and coaches teams on methods to improve
  • Contributes improvement ideas and lessons learned to global systems/software quality team for continuous improvement of the systems/software development process
  • Supports the Project Quality Manager in the definition of the project-specific QA Plan and ensures the necessary items relevant for systems/software quality are included.
  • Ensures that systems/software quality activities are fulfilled by appropriate resources on assigned project(s)
  • Supports systems/software quality discussions with customers on assigned project(s)
  • Informs the BU/CoC Systems/Software Quality Manager/Director in case of quality risks/ deviations/ conflicts with project team or customer direction (Escalation)
  • If required, aligns systems/software quality issues in advance with BU/ CoC Systems/Software Quality Manager/Director before presenting in Core Team
  • Ensures that their judgements regarding systems/software quality (within a pre-gate review and before software release) are aligned with customer and internal process/quality expectations
  • Ensures 3rd party software suppliers’ processes are properly aligned and documented if applicable
  • Prepares & coaches systems/software teams and participates in internal and external ASPICE assessments
  • Reviews and approves software releases from the quality perspective

Authorities

  • Aligns with Project Quality Manager and Project Manager on systems/software quality expectations
  • Technical contributor to systems/software quality issues within the scope of the project deliverables and skillset
  • Works with the appropriate project team members (e.g., systems engineer, software engineer) to assure systems/software quality expectations are communicated, understood, and followed for assigned projects.
  • Coordinates and confirms systems/software quality expectations are in agreement with customers’ expectations (and aligned with commitments on other projects across CoCs for the same customer) on assigned project(s)
  • Confirms systems/software quality expectations are at an acceptable level for each project gate and each customer release in order for the project to proceed

Requirements

  • Bachelors in Software Engineering/Systems Engineering/Computer Engineering or related degree (masters preferred)
  • At least 3 years experience in automotive/commercial vehicle electronic systems/software development
  • Participation in at least two ASPICE assessments (Provisional or Competent ASPICE assessor preferred)

What does Bendix have to offer you?

  • Work-life balance that includes Paid Vacation & Holiday Paid Time Off
  • Vacation Premium
  • Major medical expenses
  • Christmas Bonus
  • Life insurance
  • Educational assistance program
  • Saving Fund
  • Pantry Vouchers
  • Personal Days Paid
  • Permits paid for: Marriage or Death of a direct relative
  • Cafeteria Bonus