Quality Assurance Analyst (A)
Job Description Quality Assurance Analyst (A) Job ID2018-1979 Job LocationsUS-VA-Fort BelvoirCategoryQuality (non IT)TypeRegular Full-Time Overview NCI is a leading provider of enterprise solutions and services to US defense, intelligence, health and civilian government agencies. Coupled with a refined focus on strategic partnerships, we are successfully bridging the gap between commercial best practices and mission-critical government processes. Core competencies include: Artificial intelligence Agile digital transformation Advanced analytics Hyperconverged infrastructure solutions Cyber security and information assurance Fraud, waste and abuse Engineering and logistics NCI has been designated a 2018 Military Friendly Employer byMilitaryFriendly.com Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, NCI has approximately 2,000 employees operating at more than 100 locations worldwide. Responsibilities NCI: As the Quality Assurance Analyst on site, you will have an opportunity to serve as a technical authority for the planning, developing, organizing, evaluating, administering, and coordinating a quality assurance programs supporting the development, acquisition, production, and fielding of systems for a Product Manager (PdM) under the Program Executive Office Soldier at Ft. Belvoir, VA. The work is characterized by extremely broad and complex systems involving diverse contractor operations and functions. The comprehensive quality assurance program is designed to ensure that contractors meet their responsibilities for product quality in the areas of procurement and acquisition for state-of-the-art systems and equipment for the PdM. In assuming this position, you will be a critical contributor to meeting NCI's mission: To deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions and services that enable our customers to rapidly adapt to dynamic environments. Highlights of Responsibilities: Develop quality input for program management documents to include acquisition plans and strategies, source selection evaluation plans, supportability strategies, system engineering plans, statements of work, and specifications, and ensure appropriate contract clauses are called out in PM-SSL contracts. Coordinate with product managers, users, ATEC, and other Government agencies as needed to translate operational and mission needs into practical system concepts and specifications. Assure compliance with contractual scope, schedules, specifications, and other requirements, and when appropriate, recommend program and contract changes. Develop or evaluate sampling plans based on MIL-STD-1916, ANSI Z1.4, or other industry standards. Review and ensure adequacy of all test plans, procedures, and reports for assigned programs, for both Government and contractor tests;. Ensure effective root cause corrective action for all failures as well as adequacy of validation and implementation plans. Evaluate engineering change proposals and waivers/deviations for quality impact, and conduct physical and functional configuration audits. Prepare contract letters for Quality Lead and COR signature for review of all quality related contract data. Conduct audits of contractor quality management systems and system assembly and test procedures, to ensure contractor adherence to ISO 9001, the specification, and to all contract requirements. Evaluate contractor quality data, metrics, and process controls. Work with contractors to improve their quality system, processes and implementation of process controls. Conduct continuing review and evaluation of system performance through review of reports, correspondence, data bases, field data, product and process audits, and observation of internal operations. Provide Product Assurance Suitability Statement for material release; Ensure product quality deficiency reports (PQDR) are adequately addressed. Work with DCMA and monitor support provided on PM programs, ensure establishment of quality assurance letters of instruction(QALIs) and/or memorandum of agreement(MOA) where required, and review DCMA surveillance plans for adequacy. Qualifications Requirements: Active Secret Clearance. 4 year degree in Engineering or Related field. 5 years overall experience in electronic, mechanical, thermal, optical, materials, quality, aerospace, aeronautical or computer engineering. Strong background in understanding basic principles in: quality management, Six Sigma principles, ISO 9001 principles, configuration management, DFAR and DOD 5000 series regulations. Knowledge of acquisition and program management. Proficient in MS Office tools. Level II Quality or Program Management DAWIA Certification or equivalency. Options Apply for this job onlineApply Share Email this job to a friendRefer Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later. Share on your newsfeed Application FAQs Software Powered by iCIMS www.icims.com Company Description NCI, Inc. (“NCI”), a leading provider of advanced information technology (IT) solutions and professional services to US Federal Government agencies, announced today that it has entered into an exclusive partnership with Columbus, Ohio-based CrossChx, Inc. Under the partnership, CrossChx will work with NCI to bring its artificial intelligence (AI) commercial capabilities to government customers, enhancing NCI's quality of premier solutions while simultaneously creating new opportunities for NCI employees. “We look forward to partnering with CrossChx to bring our customers an innovative new solution to increase efficiencies while delivering greater mission success,” said Paul A. Dillahay, president and CEO of NCI. “Our solutions will address human capital needs, especially for functions that allow people more opportunity to manage rather than manually operate those processes. This helps to remove elements of human error, boost workforce focus on solutions and innovation, and ultimately result in better outcomes for both our customers and employees.” NCI's AI capabilities are very unique in the market through a focus on scaling humans, an AI approach that uses continual machine learning and automated processes to build greater workforce and organizational results. Through this partnership, NCI intends to explore opportunities to improve the efficiency of its current operations, providing true interoperability and collaboration between customers, employees and AI systems.