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Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

Company Overview

Millennium Space Systems, A Boeing Company delivers affordable, high-performance space systems for exacting customers. At Millennium, you will be part of a close-knit team working on exciting technological problems. We work in an open environment where ideas are shared across all disciplines, and there are ample opportunities for advancement based on excellence. Superstars are welcome.

Job Summary

We are looking for a Sr. Quality Engineer with mid-career quality assurance experience in supporting the integration and test of hardware, sub-assemblies, systems, and spacecraft. The candidate must be capable of applying an agile, cooperative, and collaborative approach to Quality Assurance with previous industry experience and be comfortable with a startup space company setting. The candidate will serve as the sole quality representative to observe and assist with the Assembly, Test, Launch Operations (ATLO) and Engineering Teams for multiple programs and participate in milestones and readiness reviews.

Job Duties Include But Are Not Limited To

  • Must have mid-career quality assurance experience ensuring safety of hardware and personnel in cleanroom, spacecraft integration, assembly, and testing.
  • Enthusiastic and energetic performer able to work in an agile, dynamic, fast paced, and sometimes pressured environment.
  • Work in a multi-discipline environment as an effective team member including other disciplines/teams to troubleshoot and fix problems with spacecraft integration and testing.
  • Experience monitoring and executing the integration and test plans, and identifying critical, preventative measures, corrective actions, and verification procedures.
  • Working knowledge of configuration management disciplines and practices to ensure products meet quality engineering requirements.
  • Contribute to the completion of programs’ & projects’ milestones and readiness reviews.
  • Familiarity with technical specifications and quality assurance standards for aerospace and space applications.
  • Experience with cleanroom, contamination, and FOD protocols.
  • Experience with electrostatic discharge (ESD) protocols and validation of spacecraft and workstation ESD grounding and bonding.
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment/ tasking direction.


  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Must have 3-to-5 years of experience as a Quality Specialist/Engineer ensuring safety of hardware and personnel in cleanroom, spacecraft integration, assembly, and testing.
  • An equivalent combination of relevant experience and education is acceptable.
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience with implementing QMS to AS9100/ISO-9001 certification
  • Experience performing internal audits and providing written reports
  • Experience with interfacing directly with software and hardware engineers to identify existing processes and identify changes required for AS9100 certification
  • Experience implementing continuous improvement initiatives
  • Familiarity technical specifications and quality assurance standards for aerospace and space applications
  •  Working knowledge of configuration management disciplines, tool, and practices to ensure products and services meet quality engineering requirements
  • Proven technical writing skills including quality procedures and test plans

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with EHS requirements and OSHA compliance
  • Proficiency with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software

Benefits and Perks

Millennium Space Systems, A Boeing Company  offers a very competitive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, and 401k plan.

Before applying, please note:

Millennium is DDTC-registered, ITAR-compliant Company. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. Applicants MUST be U.S. citizens and eligible for a security clearance. Additionally, applicants must be willing to apply for and maintain a security clearance. We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage veterans, disabled veterans and disabled individuals to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified.

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