1 month ago

Software Quality Manager

Cambridgeshire Competitive Permanent

Job Reference: sd-softwareQM_1629388666

Software Quality Manager


The company helps clients such as hospitals and pharmaceutical companies address big data challenges in genomic healthcare and precision medicine. Their systems are based on ground-breaking technology from OpenCB project as used by the world's highest profile genomic programmes. The company is looking for dedicated professionals looking to develop cutting edge technology with the potential to change people's lives.


The company is looking for a Software Quality Manager to implement a QA program within their ISO 13485 Quality Management System (QMS) to cover functional and system testing, defect and non-conformance tracking and risk analysis.


Some of your other responsibilities will include:

*Gathering, writing and maintaining Quality Assurance records and documentation that ensure compliance with international quality standards, in particular ISO 13485 and ISO 27001.

*Contributing to the design, implementation and management of business processes including; change control, continuous improvement and software verification and validation.

*Contributing to the analysis of product requirements to produce test requirements, plans, cases, scenarios and data for use during the testing phases of the software development lifecycle.

*Analysing risk from product defects and non-conformities reported during testing and in production.

*Coordinating resolution of all quality management issues. This includes reporting on KPI's, corrective action plans, and software issues.

*Ensuring that employees participate in training activities to stay current with regulatory and industry requirements.

*Providing support and advice on quality issues across the company. Managing and mentoring Quality Assurance personnel as they join the business.

*Identifying and evaluating new or enhanced systems, products and processes which advance quality management.


The company is looking for someone with the following skills/qualifications:

*Degree in Software Engineering, Quality Management, Quality Assurance or related discipline.

*Minimum of 5 years of professional experience with quality and reliability practices for large and/or complex software projects.

*Experience of working in regulated environments in the life sciences, preferably in molecular diagnostics or clinical genomics.

*Experience of working with tools used for data validation and comparison

*Knowledge of quality management and information security standards, regulations, and best practices.

*Ability to develop training programs on quality assurance/quality control topics

*Ability to create and execute quality management strategies for cloud-based applications that use big data components.

*Familiarity with agile practices and project management processes (e.g. Jira, Confluence).


Headquartered in Cambridge, with a presence in Spain, they are a pioneer in large-scale genomic data management. Its big data technology is designed to enable genomic medicine to rebuild the future of healthcare. The company is using distributed databases and best-practice security techniques to leverage genomic data benefits while protecting information security.


The company is looking for a highly skilled technical engineer who will be able to thrive in a start-up environment.


If you are interested in finding out more about this role then please send your CV to Sabrina Deo at sdeo@pararecruit.com


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