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ASPICE Software Quality Process Engineer- Auburn Hills (2022)


Auburn Hills, MI, US

Division:  US-Corporate (COR)
Req ID:  48088

This position supports process engineering and coaching the project teams in implementation of standard processes. The job requires an understanding of the entire system- software development lifecycle and general quality assurance methodologies. The ideal candidate is someone who has an embedded software engineering background with prior process development/ deployment experience.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Author structured processes & maintain Process portal
  • Analyze changes/ improvement suggestions for Process Governance Board (PGB)
  • Facilitate Process Governance Board (PGB)
  • Manage releases for Process portal
  • Report metrics, analyze data & identify improvements
  • Liaison with Process champions for continuous process improvement
  • Facilitate “Train the Trainer” program
  • Train & Coach Project Teams
  • Assist to identify project specific tailoring
  • Provide process implementation and tools usage support
  • Assist in defect root cause analysis (3L5Y analysis) to identify Systemic causes
  • Participate in project status review meetings
  • Ensure ‘Lessons Learned’ meetings, and derive actions to improve processes & quality
  • Support Customer assessments & external Automotive SPICE assessments


Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years of quality assurance experience and 2 years of experience in Automotive domain
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with implementation of Automotive SPICE and/ or CMMI Level 3 processes
  • Understanding of ISO 26262 functional safety concepts
  • Understanding of MISRA standards, and verification methods/ tools
  • Proficient with MS office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio and Project)
  • Experience with Portfolio/ Program management tools like RTC, Clarity, JIRA, etc.
  • Experience with Configuration management tools
  • Experience with requirements analysis tools such as DOORS, DNG, etc.
  • Familiarity with quality assurance methodologies
  • Exhibits strong analytical, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to influence key stakeholders and practitioners
  • Familiarity with Agile developments methodology (Preferred)
  • This position offers the potential opportunity for a hybrid work arrangement. Please note, arrangements could change based on the company's COVID-19 protocols at the time of hire. 



  • Bachelor – Engineering, Computer Science, or Information Technology


  • Master in Business Administration (MBA) with relevant experience



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