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QA Engineer

Posted on Jun 14, 2019 by Peraton

Albuquerque, NM 87101
Information Technology
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Peraton is expanding its presence across the Space enterprise bringing advanced concepts, space and cyber solutions, enterprise systems and services delivery, and integrated operations to advance our customers' missions and solve their most daunting challenges. We are seeking a QA Engineer to join our team.

  • Supports program and project managers and respective teams to implement organizational processes and best practices.
  • Performs process and product evaluations (audits) to ensure compliance with DMI and project established policies, processes, procedures and applicable standards (ISO, CMMI-DEV, CMMI-SVC, ITIL, PMBoK).
  • Must have experience and been directly involved in implementing the following frameworks: ISO 20000 and 27001, ISO 9001:2008, CMMI-DEV/CMMI-SVC Level 3, and ITIL.
  • Must have experience training on the above named frameworks.
  • Evaluate software development and service performance and deliverables against process documentation, project schedule, and quality standards.
  • Performs a variety of technical and administrative activities related to the function of QA (auditing), including, but not limited to, scheduling, checklist development, report writing, facilitating root cause/lessons learned analysis, and internal/external presentations.
  • Analyzes, compiles, and reports on findings of non-compliance and provides recommendations for improvement.
  • Tracks and escalates unresolved non-compliance issues and corrective and preventative action plans to closure.
  • Collects metrics, analyzes, and reports various measures to project manager/team and Corporate QA.
  • Maintain the process assets library for the company, including all process definitions, templates, and document samples.
  • Provide training for DMI employees for CMMI, ISO, and ITIL frameworks as well as project management best practices.
  • Interfaces with external and internal customers to ensure project quality work products have been provided.
  • Supports Corporate QA initiatives as appropriate (i.e., CMMI Level 3 assessment, ISO re-certifications, etc.); may participate as a SCAMPI Team Member during SCAMPI B/A maturity level assessments, and ISO Internal Auditor.
  • Should have hands-on experience as a project team member or real-life understanding of software development, support desk, and/or maintenance and operation type projects (i.e., requirements analysis, testing, software development, help desk staff, etc.).

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Science or related field (or equivalent) with 5 - 8 years of experience, or a Master's and 3 to 5 years of experience
  • 5 years experience in Quality for Systems, Satellite, or Software development and sustainment.
  • Active Secret Security Clearance.

  • Career level with a complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories and concepts.
  • Working under only general direction, provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems.
  • Independently determines and develops approach to solutions.


This position requires an active Secret security clearance.

About Peraton
Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation's most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. Peraton has significant experience providing highly differentiated secure communications, space, and technology solutions to key customers, and has become a trusted partner on missions that are critical to the security priorities of the United States. Capabilities include complex software and technology services and solutions, as well as end-to-end mission operations abilities, including Software Systems Development, Cyber, Modeling & Simulation, Mission Operations, Signal Intelligence (SIGINT), and Quick Reaction Capabilities (QRC) / Research & Development. The company is headquartered in Herndon, VA, with approximately 3,500 employees across the U.S. and Canada.

EEO Statement
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

Reference: 720979821