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Nexteer Automotive

ASPICE Software Quality Process Engineer- Auburn Hills (2023)

Computer and Mathematical



Auburn Hills, Michigan, United States

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

Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/Minorities/Veterans/Women

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