CommScope, Inc. Software Engineer in Test - Richardson, Texas in Richardson, Texas

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We are currently looking for a Software Engineer (Test) to join our team in Richardson, TX.

General Summary:

The Software Engineer (Test) is a member of the QUALITY team, the role of which is to implement a unified approach to Quality in CommScope with the intent to deliver high quality products and services in a manner that meets the high standards held by CommScope. The Software Engineer (Test) must be a champion of Quality to both internal and external clients. The Software Engineer (Test) will utilize new methodologies to resolve the natural differences that exist in an organization.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Software Engineer (Test) will have a role implementing various elements within the 3 areas of Quality

  • Quality Improvement: the purposeful change of a process or product to improve its dependability.

  • Quality Assurance: designed systematic preventative actions necessary to provide confidence that products and services meet given requirements all the time

  • Quality Control: inspecting and testing efforts to maintain the integrity of a process or product’s.

Quality Improvement

  • Responsible for identifying improvement opportunities, provide support with process documentation and metrics identification.

  • Participate in collaborative cross-functional teams to deliver companywide quality solutions incorporating best practices.

  • Participate in improvement projects, establishing benchmarks and best practices and aligning with overall business goals for areas on responsibility.

Quality Assurance

  • Performs the actions necessary to implement BU and corporate requirements into the local processes and systems that ensure the establishment and maintenance of a robust quality program into and at all sites for which there is responsibility, that comply with all company, local or applicable International Quality Standards, as required.

  • Performs the actions necessary to implement BU and corporate requirements into the formulation of standard operating procedures to support the Quality Management System

  • Responsible for monitoring local QA processes to verify that the prescribed methods are being followed for the plant they are responsible for.

Quality Control

  • Evaluate the effectiveness (Audit) of the local quality systems to assure compliance to all corporate and local policies, as well as compliance with national and international standards and legislation. Develops, recommends and implements changes as needed based on evaluation

  • Oversee the duties/functions of assigned areas of responsibility necessary to assure regulatory and accreditation compliance and advises the management on these issues.

  • Compliance with testing and inspection procedures.

People

  • Develop and maintains effective relationship with employees through effective and timely communication.

  • Maintain a level of knowledge, appropriate to job level, of internal systems in-order-to provide support to Quality staff.

Qualifications:

Required

  •  Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with a minimum of 5 years of experience

  •  Six Sigma Green Belt Certified

  •  Independently lead highly technical, cross-functional, continuous improvement projects

  •  Significant experience with advanced Quality tools such as; TQM, Six Sigma, SPC, FMEA, PPAP, Control Plans, Root Cause Analysis, Poke Yoke, Kaizen, Lean Manufacturing and developing core processes

  •  Intimate familiarity with ISO9000/TL9000 Quality Systems with implementation or other applicable professional experience

  •  Significant experience managing SW Quality Systems and familiarity with Agile SW development processes. Past SW development/testing is desirable.

  •  Ability to develop and implement structured QA processes, procedures and CTQ measures in an engineering environment

  •  Proven history of setting the standard and escalating Quality expectations among internal and external customers, at all levels of management

  •  Must be familiar with a wide range of reliability, environmental and qualification programs.

  •  Independent thinker with excellent verbal and written skills

  •  Excellent decision-making and interpersonal skills

  •  Strong customer advocate

  •  Good presentation skills

  •  Some travel

Preferred

  •  PMP Certification

  •  CQE Certification

  •  Minitab training

It is the policy of CommScope to provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all individuals based on merit, qualifications and abilities. CommScope does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, age or any other characteristics as protected by law. Furthermore, this contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.