Sr Software Quality Eng I - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Are you ready to add Mission Assurance to your skill set? Are you ready to use your technical analytical skills in the Quality Sciences? We have an immediate need for a Systems/Software Quality Engineer within Raytheon IIS located in Marlborough, MA. You will represent the customer’s best interests, assuring product and process quality and effectiveness throughout the product life cycle from planning through post-delivery support.

As a Quality Engineer you will be the Mission Assurance interface and will drive overall quality performance including continuous improvement and implementation of lean methodologies. You will help to ensure programs meet customer objectives for Mission Assurance, working closely with other functions, to affect rapid closure of issues utilizing analytical capabilities and communication skills. You will work in a results based culture with a strong focus on continuous improvement. You will be required to problem-solve working with a team. Your work will involve planning, coordination, facilitation, analysis, coordination and influencing to achieve continuous improvement and successful program execution, focusing on Quality. You will provide Quality Sciences Subject Matter Expertise for work product and process compliance to meet tactical and strategic objectives. You will work at all levels of the organization to drive root cause and corrective action utilizing analytical capabilities and communications skills.

Job Description:

Implement, perform and report on software quality assurance activities per the documented plans, contract requirements and company standards. Perform process and product assessments for compliance to company directives, project plans, procedures, and work instruction. Provide quality support to software, systems and test engineering on large and small projects. Applicant should be capable of establishing and implementing the quality management system requirements with an understanding of the management by measurement concepts. Interface with suppliers and/or customers to resolve concerns relating to software requirements, ensure delivered end product meets customer requirements and ensure that the software products meets Raytheon requirements. Has knowledge in software and system design, development, integration and testing through experience, training and/or education. Candidate will be able to identify improvements and technical solutions through a wide range of problems.

This position can be a Sr. Quality Engineer I or Sr. Quality Engineer II based on the candidate’s qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.

Responsibilities include:

  • Analyze and interpret trends
  • Execute improvements on key metrics
  • Lead root-cause analysis, Corrective and Preventative Action solutions
  • Team with other quality engineers to form a highly-intellectual, statistical-approach organization
  • Ensure flow down of Raytheon and contract program requirements both internally and to suppliers, ensures compliance with contract program, quality and organizational requirements.
  • Interface with customers to ensure compliance and resolution of any reported issues.
  • Review practices, procedures and processes seeking avenues to improve efficiency and effectiveness and reduce risk to product quality.
  • Review major deliverables to ensure contract compliance prior to delivery to customer. Includes reviewing major deviations and waivers, acceptance test results and all major anomaly conditions.
  • 4+ years experience in Quality or Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Reliability or Safety
  • Must be a US Citizen with Current FAA clearance or ability to obtain within 90 days
  • Knowledgeable of SEI CMMI compliance standard.
  • Detail oriented, process focused, and excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellence in both oral and written communication
  • High energy, self-starting team player who is results based
  • Ability to build effective relationships through partnering and collaboration
  • Ability to operate in a dynamic and challenging, team-oriented environment
  • Proficient computer skills in these applications: MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Desired Skills:
  • Analytical skills in root-cause analysis and corrective/preventive actions
  • American Society for Quality (ASQ) Certification, Six Sigma Black Belt, or Lean
  • Significant experience in continuous improvement processes such as Six Sigma and / or Lean Methodologies
Required Education (including Major):
  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM)

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.