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GFE Quality Engineer (Job Number:429930)


Quality Engineer Job Description:

- Perform multi-area in-line Quality Engineering (QE) tasks for critical government furnished equipment (GFE) space flight hardware (e.g., EVA, EMU, ISS, MPCV) to establish and/or assign government mandatory inspection points (GMIPs).
- Review work authorizing documents and engineering drawings for compliance to NASA/JSC requirements and GMIP assignments.
- Perform critical review of design changes, oversee failure investigations, develop corrective actions, and prepare investigation reports.
- Review hardware and test facility documentation to identify pre-test status, and provide QE support as required on behalf of the test facility.
- Perform flight equipment acceptance reviews to determine limited life status, certification status, and open work/issues.
- Evaluate new designs for flight and critical ground support equipment to assure compliance with NASA and voluntary consensus industry workmanship requirements and provide recommendations to improve manufacturability/inspectability, and increase reliability.
- Evaluate GFE change requests as needed.
- Perform real-time evaluations of flight equipment manufacturing issues and failures to determine root cause and provide recommended manufacturing process improvements and/or hardware repair or rework methods and procedures.
- Develop and/or evaluate new or revised inspection requirements, special processes, and workmanship standards for design and manufacture of high reliability equipment and systems for space flight applications.
- Provide technical and quality support and guidance to less experienced quality personnel. Complete all necessary GFE QE training/certification curriculum, and once certified, serve as mentor to other GFE QE personnel during their on-the-job training.
- (Optional) Pursue certification in the secondary discipline of GFE Safety, and complete all necessary training/certification curriculum. Once completed, the GFE QE would be considered "cross-trained" in GFE Safety and may be asked on occasions to perform tasks such as GFE project hazard and FMEA/CIL review, GFE project anomaly support, and GFE project design review support.


Required Education/Background:

- Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical or Aerospace/Aeronautical) or STEM.
- Candidate must be a US Citizen

Required skills:

- PC literacy with proficiency in the use of Microsoft office applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
- Strong presentation skills in technical forums as well as superior verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to develop basis of estimates for potential new GFE projects.
- Adaptability and flexibility regarding changes in task assignments and deadlines.
- Ability to work both independently and as a member teams.
- Experience using electronic data/documentation systems.
- Ability to receive and execute specific assignments with minimal supervision.
- Ability to maintain positive working relationships with NASA customer, peers, and manager/supervisor.
- Must be willing to travel
SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

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Job Posting: Aug 15, 2017, 3:15:07 PM
Primary Location: United States-TX-HOUSTON
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

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