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QA - Electronic Hardware Quality Assurance Engineer



Other Engineering, Quality Assurance
Oklahoma City, OK, USA
Posted on Friday, January 26, 2024

About Us

Skydweller Aero Inc. is a transatlantic cutting-edge aerospace company developing solar powered aircraft solutions capable of achieving perpetual flight with heavy, and powerful payload capacity. Utilizing technology based upon the longest continuous renewably powered flight program in history, this fast-growing startup is developing a new class of unmanned aircraft, providing the persistence of geosynchronous satellites with the powerful sensing capabilities and the flexibility of a large, airborne platform. Skydweller Aero Inc. has World and US headquarters in Oklahoma City and European offices headquartered in Spain.

Job Description

Electronic Hardware Quality Assurance, process adherence assessments, and performance improvement efforts related to requirements management and Design Verification & Validation activities.

Release and improvement of related QA plans and quality procedures to ensure consistent quality and regulatory compliance (ref.: ISO 9100, ISO 10007 & EIA-649, EASA Part 21; ARP 4754A, ARP-4761 & DO-254).

Quality Assurance liaison between Skydweller and Electronic HW Suppliers.

Develop, implement and maintain an Electronics HW QA (preventive and surveillance) monitoring programs for the purpose of evaluating or improving quality performance. Conduct/Support QA Audits and Inspections:

  • Issuing of non-conformities (findings) to responsible managers
  • Advising on corrective/preventative action plans
  • Facilitating the identification and verifying corrective actions
  • Validating, tracking corrective actions follow-up
  • Reviewing performance data from multiple sources and ensure performance analysis
  • Preparing and issuing quality assurance reports to QA Director and Systems IPT Lead, proposing recommendations to management on Corrective Actions and Preventive Actions intended to resolve identified performance issues.

Prepare and issue quality assurance reports to Company Executives and IPT Leaders


  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher level of education
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in aviation quality assurance/aviation standards, under an internationally recognized QMS
  • Two or more years of experience reviewing vendor quality documentation for adherence to contract and/or specification quality requirements

Position Requirements

  • Knowledge of ARP 4754A, ARP-4761 and DO-254 processes
  • Knowledge of DO-160 Environmental Qualification Standard, or similar
  • Experience on applying Reliability Analysis of Aircraft Equipment based on FMECA, MTBF methods
  • Knowledge of industry best practices and standards (ISO9100, ISO 10007 & EIA-649 EASA Part 21)
  • Experience managing and/or overseeing project related work with heavy emphasis on Electronic HW quality and adherence to contract and/or specification quality requirements
  • Technical skills on software and hardware integration
  • High computer skills with MS Office applications
  • High skills in Requirements management
  • TeamCenter PLM
  • Polarion ALM
  • Jira
  • Confluence (Atlassian)
  • Clear, concise communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong team player and motivated problem solver

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Company Benefits

  1. Health insurance: We offer health insurance to all FTEs, which can include medical, dental, and vision coverage.
  2. Paid time off: This includes vacation time, sick leave, and personal days.
  3. Flexible schedules: we offer flexible schedules; we help employees achieve a better work-life balance.
  4. Professional development opportunities: we may offer training, educational opportunities, or tuition reimbursement programs to help employees develop their skills and advance their careers.
  5. Stock options: all FTEs after one year of seniority may have the opportunity to receive options as part of their compensation package.
  6. Bonuses: we offer bonuses or other forms of performance-based compensation to reward employees for their hard work and achievements.