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Advanced Technologies Engineer

at a.i. solutions

Posted: 8/24/2019
Job Reference #: *B200332C416382E8

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Advanced Technologies Engineer




a.i. solutions is seeking a driven individual who will support Missile Defense Agency (MDA) mission and quality assurance by participating in multi-disciplinary teams conducting quality and mission assurance evaluations and assessments for existing missile defense components and architectures. This position will provide technical expertise in reliability engineering to Quality and Mission Assurance Management in performing oversight of all lifecycle phases including requirements, design, development, testing and programmatic efforts. The role responds to requirements, design, development, testing and programmatic concerns. In addition, this individual will be supporting design and failure review boards/investigations, milestone reviews and aiding in the implementation of the reliability program. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to embrace the a.i. solutions mission and work to continually exceed the expectations of our customers.

Essential Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Provide engineering, quality and mission assurance support within the Ballistic Missile Defense Systems (BMDS); specifically, within the DVQ Advanced Technologies Directorate, Quality and Mission Assurance Branch
  • Evaluate contracts for Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Assurance Provisions (MAP) and Parts, Materials, and Processes (PMAP) requirements
  • Review Command Media and evaluate compliance
  • Assist with implementation and support of collaborative Supplier Quality Management methodologies, including development and updating of key program plans, policies, best practices, and strategies for effective supply chain management
  • Review Government requirements documents and supplier hardware technical requirements for assurance compliance and assist with addressing issues
  • Support engineering reviews, technical interchange meetings, monitor configuration management, monitor testing and qualification activities, support Failure Review Boards, support change control boards, and monitor software control
  • Verify quality requirements flow-down and implementation
  • Interface with the Defense Contract Management Agency, MDA program engineering, MDA quality technical experts, and supplier engineering, manufacturing, quality and senior management
  • Demonstrate strong collaboration and communication skills to foster efficient workflow across multiple parties including government customers, technical staff, and other contractors
  • Periodic travel, approximately once every other month

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering or related technical discipline
  • 15+ years of relevant engineering experience in the MDA or a similar DoD environment
  • Experience evaluating Quality Management Systems for robustness, compliance to requirements, and recommending improvements
  • Certified for ISO9000/AS9100 auditing
  • Must be able to obtain a DoD Security Clearance

Desired Background:

  • Currently possess a DoD secret security clearance
  • Master’s degree in a related technical discipline
  • Ability to quickly connect in-person and in writing, and to actively listen and perceive the needs, values or opinions of others
  • Demonstrated leadership accomplishments professionally and personally
  • Proactivity in identifying and addressing challenges to include innovations that result in positive organizational impact
  • Experience with Parts, Materials, and Processing (PMP) with DoD systems
  • Background in MDA, Advanced Technologies, or similar DoD systems
  • Experience with Certified Software Quality and processes
  • Experience with lasers, aircraft, spacecraft, and sensor platforms
  • Supplier Quality Management experience in assessing/evaluating mission critical hardware and/or software and investigating root cause of failures and/or nonconformances

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