Senior Quality Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-330916
    • Job Location: Huntsville, AL
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 09/16/2021
    • Years of Experience: 4+
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Job Description

5-D Systems, Inc. a KRATOS company, is seeking a highly motivated candidate to fill a Quality Engineer SME position supporting the Program Executive Office (PEO) Missile and Space (M&S) Integrated Fires & Mission Command (IFMC) Project Office’s Performance Management Directorate.   The candidate will provide Quality Engineering support for International Programs (IP) such as the Poland/WISLA Integrated Air & Missile Defense (IAMD) Battle Command System (IBCS).  This position is responsible for providing leadership, senior level guidance, technical expertise, and support in the functional areas of Quality Engineering necessary to ensure that IP systems and components fulfill requirements and standards.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  1. Developing and implementing quality strategies and plans
  2. Developing quality requirements for associated contract/SOWs
  3. Supporting qualification test and Flight Test activities as necessary to ensure non-conformance/failures are identified  
  4. Ensuring proper Root Cause/Corrective Action (RCCA) activities via a Failure Reporting, Analysis, and Corrective Action System (FRACAS) are performed on identified non-conformance/failures
  5. Providing recommendations to mitigate risk and eliminate potential failure modes by supporting Failure Review Boards (FRBs) and Material Review Boards (MRBs)
  6. Supporting Production/Pilot Line Validation activities
  7. Supporting Manufacturing Readiness Assessments (MRAs)
  8. Supporting First Article Inspections (FAIs)
  9. Supporting Acceptance Test activities
  10. Supporting Physical Configuration Audits (PCAs) and Functional Configuration Audits (FCAs)
  11. Supporting Materiel Release and Safety Release activities
  12. Evaluating Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) and waivers/deviations for their impact on product integrity
  13. Evaluating design efforts to ensure appropriate environmental and performance issues are considered
  14. Reviewing Contract Deliverable Requirement Lists (CDRLs) for Quality, Reliability, Production, etc.
  15. Developing and providing briefings to senior leadership on Quality related issues
  16. Mentoring and providing recommendations to other Quality Engineers

Experience and Skills

  • Experience with Microsoft Office products
  • Understand systems engineering methodology and techniques


  • Be a US citizen
  • U.S. DoD Secret Clearance or higher
  • Bachelor’s degree (or Master’s) in an Engineering–oriented discipline or related field
  • 4+ years of relevant experience is required
  • While primary responsibilities are located in Huntsville, AL, candidate may be required to travel to various manufacturing or test sites to perform the same functions at the primary location
  • Be able to think independently and be self-motivated, with proven organizational skills, ability to multi-task and support varied assignments
  • Good communication skills are important, with a positive and friendly demeanor

Preferred Skills and Experience:

Experience with Army Battle Command System systems in the Quality Engineering domain is a plus