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IVVQ Test Engineer at Thales Avionics, Inc. (IFE)

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Melbourne, Florida

Job Description:

Thales people architect solutions that enable two-thirds of planes to take off and land safely. We create in-flight entertainment systems that engross 50 million fliers every year and we develop the avionics that control the world’s largest commercial aircrafts. Our simulators train the next generation of pilots for fighter jets, transporters and search and rescue helicopters. And, together, each and every member of our aerospace team makes a difference.


When you rely on airlines to connect you in flight, you rely on Thales. In an increasingly fast paced world, we make the unpredictable, predictable by connecting and entertain passengers to make your life better. Combining a diversity of talents, we master the decisive moments that matter to passengers and airlines. Whatever it takes.

We are currently looking for an IVVQ Engineer to join Thales in Melbourne, FL. The IVVQ Engineer is responsible for planning, participating and supervising the efficient integration, verification and validation (IVV) execution for In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) systems, aircraft communication systems and supporting systems. He/she assures that the appropriate means and practices are applied to guarantee the adherence to defined requirements and quality standards with minimal wasted effort or inefficiencies. The IVVQ Engineer is responsible for the Test plan and reports, assuring that the scope of the IVV activities fully covers all aspects of the system under test, while taking all previous verification activities on comparable systems into account to optimize the test effort.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the Estimation, Planning and Execution of IVV activities

  • Decides on the appropriate test strategy, modules and practices

  • Finds synergies between test activities for multiple programs

  • Creates the Test plan and reports

  • Works closely with project team to agree on testing duration and project risks

  • Efficiently manages test resources (staff, software & hardware)

  • Manages Defects for the assigned programs

  • May represents IVV in Final System Acceptance Tests (FSATs)

  • Can act as Scrum Master, upholds Agile values and principles. Organizes and facilitates the reviews planned in Scrum.

  • Can act as a Work package Manager, being responsible for scope, budget and schedule of the assigned

  • Manages the IVV engineering activities of small to medium projects.  Including Customer FSAT (Final Systems Acceptance Test) coordination with program teams in IFE as well as external Customers, suppliers and subcontractors.

  • Work Other duties as assigned by the employee’s manager

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field with 1-4+ years’ experience,

  • Test Management & Test Methodologies (Integration, Verification & Validation)

  • Expertise in common test practices (Automation, Functional & Non-Function tests, use cases)

  • Ability to read and interpret requirement documentation

  • Deep knowledge of Unix /Linux/ Android systems

  • Deep knowledge of Ethernet networks

  • Deep knowledge of common defect management and tools (ClearQuest, JIRA)

  • Knowledge of Agile and common tools (JIRA, VersionOne)

  • Good motivator / Team leader

  • Strong analytical abilities

  • Familiarity with common system weaknesses (race conditions, synchronization problems, border values, intermittent problems in SW & HW)

  • Ability to understand and create test cases

  • Comfortable with handling and performing troubleshooting on software & hardware

  • Attention to detail

  • High level of proficiency in MS products such as Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint

  • Experience in the aerospace industry; avionics experience preferred

Preferred Skills:

  • Minimum one (1) years’ of experience in an engineering integration, verification or validation team

  • Understanding of software development methods and electrical/mechanical design

  • User Interfaces, Networking, SATCOM, and/or communication systems test experience

  • Software and/or Hardware development design experience

  • Experience in Test Automation

Are you ready to be part a part of something big? If your skills, experience and attitude are a match and you’re looking for an exciting challenge, please apply now using the link below and we will be in touch.

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 65,000 employees in 56 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!

Thales champions inclusion and we believe diversity strengthens the fabric of our culture. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.