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Quality Assurance Specialist (23)

EMW, Inc.
Norfolk, VA
  • Expired: December 02, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.
  • As a member of a Requirements Core Development Team, verifies that capability requirements align with user needs across all aspects of DOTMLPFI for all assigned Operational Requirements, Capability Targets, and other high-level requirements.
  • Provides technical guidance to Requirements Managers and Capability Programme Directors related to the quality of requirements and the requirements development process.
  • Supports the development and establishment of quality criteria, quality control, and quality assurance procedures as related to requirements management.
  • Contributes to the development of directives and standard operating procedures that apply to the quality control and assurance of capability requirements development and management.
  • Monitors requirements developed in all life cycle stages to ensure quality and to ensure they remain valid, applicable, and continue to satisfy operational user needs.
  • Supports identification of options for resolving requirements management issues.
  • Contributes to the development of quality control and assurance assessment tools and reports.
  • Works in a federated and enterprise-wide manner to facilitate cross-functional, collaborative and supported interdependent teams/individuals in other divisions and other directorates across ACT as appropriate.
  • Performs additional tasks as required by the COTR related to the labor category.


  • A University Degree in engineering, management, information systems, accounting, economics, finance, business administration, public administration, operations research, project management or related disciplines.
  • Five years' experience in the application of requirements quality management to acquisition processes.
  • Experience in the evaluation of requirements quality across comprehensive lines of development; i.e. doctrine, organization, training, materiel, leadership, personnel, facilities, and interoperability (DOTMLPFI).
  • Experience in requirements development, either as a hands-on requirements author and/or facilitator of requirements development sessions.
  • Demonstrated minimum NATO or National SECRET clearance with the appropriate national authority for the duration of the contract.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in English as defined in STANAG 6001 (Standardized Linguistic Profile (SLP) 3333 - Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing) or equivalent.
  • Demonstrable recent (i.e. in the last 5 years) experience in procurement programs in the defence sector.
  • Demonstrable recent (i.e. in the last 5 years) experience in managing requirements in accordance with formal configuration and change management processes.
  • Demonstrable recent (i.e. in the last 5 years) experience working in support of processes that were formally certified in accordance with the ISO 9001 standard.
  • NATO Secret clearance or national equivalent

EMW, Inc.


Norfolk, VA



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