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Principal Quality Assurance

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Job ID: 198770
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: Sep 30, 2019
Category: Quality Assurance
Subcategory: Qual Assurance
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: Yes

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Job Description


SAIC has an immediate need for a Principal Quality Control Engineer will perform Software and Hardware Quality Control (QC) and Quality Assurance (QA) functions per SEI CMMI Level III Process. Tasks will include QC/QA audits, document reviews, code reviews, and testing verification. 



  • Develop and maintain the project’s Quality Plan.
  • Participate in document and code peer reviews.
  • Verify peer review findings were corrected in accordance with standards.
  • Witness the execution of system testing and acceptance testing.
  • Identify noncompliance issues and monitor the corrective action plan to completion.
  • Provide schedule status on quality activities.
  • Reporting the monthly QA Status Report to relevant stakeholders.
  • Coordinate and conduct scheduled and unscheduled audits.
  • Perform trend analysis of noncompliance issues.
  • Monitor all processes for compliance with quality standards.
  • Confirm all appropriate quality reviews were conducted prior to the release of deliverables.
  • Collect and analyze the quality measures for the project and make recommendations to the Project Lead on process and quality improvements.
  • Prepare reports, presentations, and quality work products.
  • Review technical data packages for adherence to the project scope, established standards and methodologies, and program requirements.
  • Recommend process improvements as related to quality on process standards throughout the Design and Development Lifecycle.
  • Work within defined test environments and support/validate all levels of product testing



  • Bachelor’s Degree and 14+ years of experience [4 years of related experience is accepted in lieu of degree]. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Design and Development Lifecycle.
  • Software testing experience
  • Must be able to obtain a SECRET security clearance. 
  • Familiarity with System Engineering "V" development lifecycle and "Agile" development lifecycle
  • Experience with Agile development
  • Familiarity with DO-178 standard
  • Ability to read hardware mechanical drawings for piece part and/or assemblies, and reading of electrical drawing schematics
  • Familiarity with ASME and/or ANSII Standards
  • Able to read and understand C/C++ code 

Desired Qualifications



SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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