Position: Electrical Components Quality Engineer 

Location: Huntsville, AL

Troy 7, Inc. 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. Responsibilities will involve analysis of electrical and electronic components and assemblies. The individual should have knowledge of electronic reliability and part application analyses to independently identify failures, research screening and qualification test plans, and recommend potential technical solutions of electronic components applications. This role will act as both an individual contributor and a member of an established team environment as required by the specific needs of each task.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Ensures EEE (electrical, electronic, and electromechanical) parts, used in manufactured MDA products, are both reliable and effective
  • Evaluates and inspects design and manufacturing processes of electronic circuits, components, and integrated systems, completed electrical hardware installations, and observes operations to ensure conformance of design and equipment specifications for complex weapon systems
  • Formulates, evaluates, and applies component failure mechanisms and physics of failure to independently understand and identify electrical/electronic components of complex weapon systems conformance to established criteria
  • Identifies failures, researches screenings and qualification test plans, and recommend potential technical solutions of electronic components applications
  • Supports Failure Review Boards to ensure failure analysis accounts for part or material defects
  • Investigates parts and materials that includes identification of any brokered-bought parts, obsolescence and sibling issues including most common EEE parts failure modes and environments
  • Coordinates with subject matter experts to ensure documents are scrutinized to protect government interests
  • Conducts vendor assessments of MDA contractors to verify receiving Inspection, ESD, and Manufacturing processes
  • Works with Quality and Safety teams to establish processes to ensure the contract meets the MDA Parts Materials and Processes Mission Assurance Plan (PMAP) and MIL-STD 883 Test Methods
  • Conducts multiple Parts, Materials and Processes Control Boards to mitigate risks of submitted Non-Standard Parts Requests (NSPARS) and Non-Standard Materials Requests (NSMARS) to ensure the guidelines are enforced
  • Supports Configuration Change Boards to ensure changes (alternates, substitutions, obsolescence) in configuration control are in accordance with MDA PMAP requirements
  • Travels approximately 4 times a year for a duration of 1 week

Minimum Qualifications / Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical engineering
  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience in hardware development, production, test, and evaluation
  • Experience with microcircuit and semiconductor designs to include wire-bonding, flip-chip methods, die mounting techniques, ceramic and plastic packaging processes, lead frame and interposer applications
  • Previous application of “Physics of Failure” for EEE part commodities
  • Currently possess an active DOD secret security clearance

Desired Skills and Background:

  • 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 supporting the DOD or NASA
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