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Assistant Quality Assurance Officer (AQAO)

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Date: Jun 17, 2022

Location: San Diego, CA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 188784 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Assistant Quality Assurance Officer (AQAO) to join our team in San Diego, California (US-CA), United States (US).

Job Duties:

  • Perform work that requires a practical knowledge of the nature and operations of submarine repairs/refurbishments, and the materials, facilities and capabilities of the various repair activities available to perform these repairs and alterations.
  • Must understand the unique requirements of nuclear-powered vessels, SOC, FBW and SUBSAFE, and the QA and objective quality evidence required of such repairs.
  • Will administer a Departure from Specification (DFS) system for submarines to:
    • Establish and maintain systems of processing requests for DFSs.
    • Review and evaluate DFS requests and obtain clarification of technical specifications from military customer, where appropriate.
    • Assist Ship's Force in preparing and processing Departure from Specifications (DFS) as allowed by JFMM. Obtain customer approval of DFS when required by the appropriate military customer directive, technical specification, or manual.
    • Ensure submission of form 4790/2K to document DFS required action in CSMP.
    • Maintain files of outstanding DFSs.
    • Aggressively pursue clearing of DFSs.
  • Will advise and assist the Material/Quality Assurance Officer on matters pertaining to Quality Assurance, SOC, FBW and SUBSAFE programs including:
    • Organize and implement a QA program to carry out the provisions of the Joint Fleet Maintenance Manual (JFMM) and P-9290.
    • Organize and implement a program for submarines to verify performance of required maintenance to sustain the material condition necessary to support URO to authorized operating depth.
    • Ensure ship’s certification continuity report for submarines, when required by JFMM, is received before the ship is underway. Review the ships underway certification continuity report to ensure that it is in the proper format and includes all reports required.
    • Performing audits of forces afloat controlled work procedures following dry-docking and depot-level availabilities.
    • Performs annual SUBSAFE/SOC/FBW awareness training for staff members that routinely review SUBSAFE/SOC/FBW objective quality evidence, and makes determinations on
    • SUBSAFE/SOC/FBW DFSs and performs other SUBSAFE/SOC/FBW work oversight functions.
    • Provides monthly training to submarine QA and Assistant QA Officers on topics and requirements from the JFMM, SUBSAFE manual and other technical manuals as directed by the Material Officer.
  • Other duties as assigned by Material/Quality Assurance Officer and agreed to by NDFG.


Federal Job Posting Language (eff. 1/24/2022)

Candidates for this position will be required to adhere to NTT DATA’s and its clients’ COVID-19 health and safety protocols. NTT DATA is committed to complying with the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force COVID-19 Workplace Safety Guidance for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors to the extent it is enforced by the federal government or any of its clients. If this position becomes subject to a COVID-19 vaccination mandate based on applicable law or client requirement, candidates will be required to become fully vaccinated as defined by NTT DATA or be approved for an exemption in accordance with applicable law.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Requires at least 10 years of experience in submarine maintenance, IMA, or submarine repair
  • Requires at least 10 years of experience in developing submarine work procedures and test equipment certification requirements
  • Requires at least 10 years of experience in the operation of submarine systems and equipment
  • Requires at least 10 years of experience and in the JFMM, SUBSAFE/SOC requirements, and submarine repair instructions
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Secret security clearance


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving ability
  • Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to deliver on time and work under deadline pressure
  • Passionate about learning new technologies and finding innovative solutions

About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.

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