LASP is currently encouraging applications for an experienced
Quality Assurance Engineer III. The successful candidate will
participate as a member of an instrument team that will develop,
fabricate and test NASA-funded space flight hardware.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a
culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students
dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We
are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and
individuals with disabilities.
Who We Are
The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) began in
1948, a decade before NASA. We are the world’s only research
institute to have sent instruments to all eight planets and
LASP combines all aspects of space exploration through our
expertise in science, engineering, mission operations, and
scientific data analysis. As part of CU, LASP also works to educate
and train the next generation of space scientists, engineers, and
mission operators by integrating undergraduate and graduate
students into working teams.
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
The QA Engineer (QAE) III provides quality assurance oversight and
expertise to flight hardware development projects.
- Supervision of students.
- Occasional oversight and mentoring of junior QAEs.
What You Should Know
- Perform receiving inspections of procured parts and
- Perform in-process workmanship inspections in compliance with
required NASA and IPC standards.
- Generate quality planning documents.
- Review various project design and process documents for
- Provide QA oversight of vendors/suppliers.
- Guide, oversee, and make recommendations throughout the project
anomaly resolution process.
- Participate in project risk management and configuration
- Advise project team and lab personnel on complex QA
- Present QA plans and status at formal design reviews.
- Assure compliance with quality standards and procedures.
- Contribute to resolution of lab-wide process issues.
- Represent LASP QA to outside organizations.
- Mentor junior QA Engineers as needed on daily activities.
- Perform other related duties as assigned.
What We Can Offer
- Due to export control restrictions only US persons (US
citizens, US lawful permanent residents), or asylees/refugees under
specific Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA) amnesty
provisions may apply.
- Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a
- Standing for extended periods in full cleanroom garb.
- Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
The salary range is $81,500-$106,000.
The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits
, including medical, dental,
retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The
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What We Require
What You Will Need
- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field.
- Six years of QA experience in an aerospace environment.
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Outstanding attention to detail.
- Ability to maintain amicable relationships with fellow
employees, vendors, and prime contractor personnel.
- Diplomacy for negotiating agreements in cases of differing
- Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software to
maintain accurate records.
To apply, please submit the following materials:
- Cover Letter
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue
until the position is filled.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For
consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.
Posting Contact Information
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