Software QA Engineer

Redcliffe, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1240828

Location Redcliffe, Western Australia, Australia

Industry IT - Software Engineering

Function IT & Telecoms

Job Type Contract

Date Added March 29, 2024

Airswift is an international workforce solutions provider within the energy, process and infrastructure industries. Airswift serves as a strategic partner to our clients, offering a turnkey workforce solution to capture and deliver the top talent needed to complete successful projects by aligning with the unique needs of our clients.  With over 1000 employees and 9,000 contractors operating in over 70 countries, our geographical reach and pool of talent available is unmatched in the industry and the level of experience, exposure and expertise that the organization has is unparalleled.

Our client is seeking for a Software QA Engineer to work within their facilities located in Perth, Australia.


The Company

A global operator of renewable energy looking to add to their ranks in their operations in Perth.


The Role

The preferred candidate should possess a solid foundation in software quality assurance, particularly within the automotive or rail industries. This position entails crafting and implementing quality assurance (QA) frameworks and protocols, in addition to liaising with the software development and testing teams to uphold top-tier quality standards.

This is a Perth based contracting role on an initial 12-month contract.



  • Plan, develop and implement software processes, process tools and best practices in the organization.
  • Plan, lead, manage and perform as organisation software quality assurance, validator and auditor in compliance to relevant ISO, EN and AS standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Introduce, integrate and define standards, workflows and best practices, as they relate to software development, verification and delivery in an OEM environment.
  • Provide guidance in the development and integration of an organisation Quality Management System.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure quality throughout the software development lifecycle.
  • Provide guidance and leadership to the team for modern test strategies, and apply best practices in QA processes.
  • Provide detailed and timely feedback to improve product quality and mitigate future errors.
  • Engage in active stakeholder management, effectively communicating QA progress, quality risks, and critical quality issues to project teams and stakeholders.




  • 5+ years' experience in enterprise-level software development, testing, QA and delivery.
  • Strong knowledge in system and software engineering practices and standards like ISO9001, EN50716/EN50126/EN50128, ASPICE, CMMI, AAR M1003 or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated software QA, testing and/or auditing experiences in a OEM organisation, preferably in a safety-critical or heavy machinery industry.
  • Demonstrated skills in establishing and implementing processes in the full software development life cycle are essential, preferably with a focus on safety-critical software.
  • Experience with use of software version control systems such as Git or SVN is essential.
  • Excellent documentation and stakeholder management skills.
  • Perth based with full working Australian rights.


  • Experience with RAMS and its application to software requirements and designs.
  • Experience with Functional Safety Rail (SIL) rated software development is advantageous.
  • Experience in design, development and/or testing of real-time or distributed systems in industrial applications e.g. mining, marine, rail, road transport or similar, is advantageous.
  • Good knowledge of latest software design and development methodologies and processes, e.g. DevOps, SCRUM, CI/CD or equivalent.
  • Good understanding of real-time or distributed systems technology, architecture, protocols and designs.
  • Experience with Hardware-in-the-Loop systems, such as dSpace and Speedgoat, is highly advantageous.
  • Experience with Model-Based Design with tools like MATLAB/Simulink is highly advantageous.
  • Familiarity with Battery and Embedded Controller technologies.
  • Professional certifications in Software Testing (e.g., ISTQB).



  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Electronics, Automotive, Computer Science, or related field.


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