082018-001 Intermediate Engineer – Quality and Mission Assurance

082018-001 Intermediate Engineer – Quality and Mission Assurance2018-08-31T19:58:45+00:00

Position:  Intermediate Engineer – Quality and Mission Assurance

Location:  Huntsville, AL

Troy 7, Inc. is seeking a driven individual to provide engineering support to the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Quality, Safety and Mission Assurance organization, specifically within the Targets and Countermeasures Quality organization (TCQ).



  • Assist with implementation and support of collaborative Supplier Quality Management methodologies, including development and updating of key program plans, policies, best practices, and strategies for effective supply chain management
  • Review Government requirements documents and supplier hardware technical requirements for product assurance compliance and assist with addressing issues
  • Evaluate contracts for compliance with MDA Assurance Provisions (MAP) requirements
  • Verify quality requirements flow-down and implementation
  • Support engineering reviews and technical interchange meetings; monitor configuration management; monitor testing and qualification activities; support Failure Review Boards; support change control boards; and monitor software controls.
  • Review nonconformance reports for effective root cause and corrective action and report quality impacts and trends to Program Office leadership
  • Prepare documentation and support or lead Pedigree Review meetings as required
  • Demonstrate strong collaboration and communication skills to foster efficient workflow across multiple parties including: government customers, technical staff, and other contractors.
  • Interface with local DCMA, MDA program engineering, MDA quality technical experts, and supplier engineering, manufacturing, quality and senior management.
  • Participate in weekly IPTs and various program management reviews
  • Participate in facility walkthroughs and supplier audits at prime and sub-tier supplier locations
  • Support Target Pre-ship Readiness Reviews and pre-mission activities prior to launch
  • Travel on occasion, approximately once per month; estimated 20%



  • U.S. citizenship
  • Currently possess a DOD Secret security clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, or related technical discipline
  • Experience evaluating Quality Management Systems for robustness, compliance to requirements, and recommending improvements
  • Understands Supplier Quality Management with experience in assessing/evaluating mission critical hardware and/or software and investigating root cause of failures and/or nonconformances



  • Master’s degree in a related technical discipline
  • 10+ years of engineering experience in MDA or a similar DoD environment
  • Experience with Obsolescence
  • Experience with EEE parts
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