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Software Quality Assurance Engineer 7/28/2018

a.i. solutions, Inc Dahlgren, VA

Dahlgren, VA
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p 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 evaluations, audits and assessments for existing missile defense components and architectures. This position will provide technical expertise in software quality to Mission Assurance Management. It will require oversight of all lifecycle phases including requirements, design, development and testing efforts. The role responds to requirements, design, development and testing concerns. In addition, the individual will be supporting failure review boards/investigations, milestone software reviews and aiding in the implementation ofCapability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) processes. The successful candidate will act as an integral part of the team to ensure the goal of delivering quality products and services that meet and exceed customer expectations. /p

p strong Essential Roles & Responsibilities /strong : /p

li Support software requirements identification and development processes by evaluating and assessing planning, design, development and maintenance for mission critical missile defense software /li
li Provide software quality assurance (SQA) experience within the Ballistic Missile Defense Systems (BMDS), specifically US Navy systems /li
li Work with a broad variety of development and production challenges in software design, analysis, maintenance and testing /li
li Integrate software/hardware for weapon systems operation /li
li Characterize issues in development and operation using requirements, design, code and testing tools /li
li Review product metrics to identify potential risks/trends /li
li Support Configuration Change Boards (CCBs), Failure Review Boards (FRB), integration and qualification testing, verification and validation of Software /li
li Support implementation of National and International standards (e.g., Software Engineering Institute (SEI), Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)) /li
li Collect, organize and analyze data to summarize findings, develop conclusions and recommendations /li
li Travel up to 20% /li

p strong Minimum Qualifications /strong : /p

li MA/MS in computer science or a related discipline /li
li 15+ years of SQA experience in a software environment /li
li Previous DoD/MDA agency experience /li
li Experience with evaluating software design requirements, validation and verification of designs and qualification testing /li
li Experience using software design methodologies to pursue system specifications and design definitions /li
li Experience with software test and evaluation of mission critical tactical software /li
li Currently possess a DoD secret security clearance /li

p strong Desired Background: /strong /p

li Ability to quickly connect in-person and in writing, and to actively listen and perceive the needs, values or opinions of others /li
li Comfortable with communication and daily direct customer interaction /li
li Demonstrated leadership accomplishments professionally and personally /li
li Proactivity in identifying and addressing challenges to include innovations that result in positive organizational impact /li
li Background with MDA BMDS/DOD or US Navy systems /li
li Experience with Agile Software development processes /li
li Experience with embedded software operations in hardware /li


At a.i. solutions, we are passionate about taking smarter approaches to reach better solutions for our customers. Since 1996, a.i. solutions has supported the nation’s space and defense agencies, producing products and services that span flight dynamics, space operations, ground system software, information technology, and systems engineering for launch vehicles, missiles and satellites. a.i. solutions is a mature small business with engineering, science and IT professionals nationwide serving our civilian, defense, and commercial customers. As a trusted space industry partner, we deliver what we promise: superior results.

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