7 hours

Configuration Management/Quality Assurance Manager -ATAS

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)
Atlanta, GA
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Configuration Management/Quality Assurance Manager -ATAS

ID: 493756
Type: Researchers
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Other, Project/Program Management, System Engineering

Job Description

Develop, document, and implement organizational standard system-level configuration management and quality assurance (CM/QA) processes and procedures for development of radar systems. Evaluate, select, and deploy industry standard CM/QA software tool(s) as required. Coordinate with project directors to evaluate project-level CM/QA processes and assist to make improvements as required. Provide input to proposal teams to plan for CM/QA in future programs. 

This position will interact on a consistent basis with: engineers, project managers, proposal teams, and departmental leadership.

Duties include but are not limited to:
Develop and implement system-level CM/QA programs, processes and procedures for application to all electrical, mechanical, software, and documentation deliverables.
Investigate and if appropriate recommend new processes, software tools and/or systems to improve CM/QA processes.
Assure that all anomalies are properly documented and referred to appropriate development resource for correction.
Serve as the system-level CM/QA lead on major programs. 
Provide CM/QA consulting services to support functional and technical users.
Establish and confirm adherence to documented test and configuration management methodologies.
Perform other related duties as assigned.

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist/Associate II

  • A Master’s degree in Systems Engineering, Management, or other related degree and five (5) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor’s degree, or

Senior Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist/Associate

  • A Master’s degree in Systems Engineering, Management, or other related degree and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience with CM/QA methodologies; experience with development of electro-mechanical systems in a disciplined systems engineering environment; strong organizational, written communications skills; interpersonal, negotiation, supervisory and problem solving skills.

Consideration may be given to those holding at least a Bachelor’s Degree and ten years experience in systems development with direct responsibility for hardware-related configuration management and/or quality assurance process improvement/development.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with CM/QA software toolsets.
  • Experience with radar system development
  • Familiarity with the following standards:
    • ASME Y14.100 Engineering Drawing Practices
    • ASME Y14.35M Revision of Engineering Drawings and Associated Documents
    • ASME Y14.44 Reference Designations for Electrical and Electronic Parts and Equipment
    • MIL-STD-31000 Technical Data Packages
    • MIL-STD-3046 Configuration Management
    • MIL-STD-961E Defense and Program-Unique Specifications Format and Content
    • ANSI/EIA 649B Configuration Management Standard

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.

Clearance Type Required

Ability to obtain Secret Clearance upon hire

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institute’s mission of solving the world’s most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. .



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