Abacus Technology is seeking a Quality Engineer to ensure customer satisfaction by supporting quality of products and processes under the Headquarters IT Support Services (HITSS) program at NASA Headquarters. This is a full-time position.
Define and develop quality standards for receiving, in-process and final inspection in accordance with company and contractual requirements. Evaluate rejections and implement corrective action as needed. Work with customers, vendors and various company departments to resolve quality problems. Collaborate with engineering functions to ensure quality standards are in place. Create and implement methods and procedures for inspecting, testing, and evaluating the precision and accuracy of products and equipment. Devise sampling procedures and design and develop forms and instructions for recording, evaluating, and reporting data. Perform statistical analysis to assess the cost of and determine the responsibility for, products or materials that do not meet required standards and specifications. Audit quality systems for deficiency identification and correction. Develop and implement methods and procedures for disposition of discrepant material and devise methods to assess cost and responsibility. Ensure corrective measures meet acceptable reliability standards and that documentation is compliant with requirements.
Positions available at multiple experience levels including entry (0-2 years), intermediate (2-5 years), senior (5-11 years), specialist (11-16 years), and senior specialist (16+ years). Bachelor’s degree in a related field; Master’s or graduate degree may be substituted for 2 years of experience. Must have or be willing to attend training in the following areas: CMMI; cybersecurity and sensitive unclassified information awareness; IT security awareness; and NASA elevate privileges. Must have quality assurance experience. Able to develop software solutions to complex problems requiring ingenuity and creativity. At the specialist and senior specialist levels, must be able to develop and manage complex solutions with minimal supervision or guidance and handle a wide degree of latitude. At the specialist level, capable of representing the organization as prime technical contact on contracts and projects. At the senior specialist level, able to serve as the organization spokesperson on projects and/or programs and act as an advisor to management and customers on advanced technical research studies. Solid communication skills are critical. Must be a US citizen and hold an active Secret clearance.
Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.