Quality Assurance Manager - Military veterans preferred

SAIC (www.saic.com)


  full-time   employee

New Mexico
United States


SAIC is seeking an experienced Quality Assurance Manager to provide quality assurance oversight and support to our customer in the US Space Force. This position supports QA activities for all phases of customer missions through independent surveillance, audit, review, and assessment of the full spectrum of mission development activities. Candidate will manage other QA staff and oversee ensure the project is in compliance with NASA requirements and technical risks are maintained at an acceptable level.  The work is primarily performed on space flight hardware.  This position is located in Albuquerque, NM.
Primary duties may include:
  • Write, review, and approve Change Control documentations for complex validation, equipment, facility/utility and/or automation changes, Standard Operating Procedures, Controlled Job Aides, Control Procedures, Quality Standards, etc.
  • Participate as subject matter expert in deviation management investigations, CAPA and effectiveness check processes for continuous improvement and inspection readiness
  • Provide Quality oversight of commissioning and qualifications related to computerized system, utilities and/or software associated with GMP equipment to ensure compliance and adherence with BNS procedures, cGMP, and ISPE GAMP guidelines and regulations in collaboration with Validation, Engineering, Operation, Quality control, and external partners.
  • Review/Approve validation related system lifecycle documents (user requirements, functional and design specifications, qualification protocols/reports, plans, trace matrices, etc.) to support qualification projects as required per current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs).
  • Collaborate with other teams to ensure quality standards are in place
  • Provide coaching and guidance to new personnel and to Quality Specialists who are training new personnel


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Life Sciences, or related discipline with fourteen (14) or more years of relevant experience;
  • Active Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI
  • Minimum 8 or more years of experience in quality assurance for large complex systems
  • Experience managing a QA team and mentoring less experienced staff
  • Ability to independently evaluate technical situations and propose potential solutions
  • Strong project management capabilities, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally in writing and verbally