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Hardware QA Engineer

True Anomaly

True Anomaly

Other Engineering, Quality Assurance
Denver, CO, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

A new space race has begun. True Anomaly seeks those with the talent and ambition to build innovative technology that solves the next generation of engineering, manufacturing, and operational challenges for space security and sustainability.


The peaceful use of space is essential for continued prosperity on Earth—from communications and finance to navigation and logistics. True Anomaly builds innovative technology at the intersection of spacecraft, software, and AI to enhance the capabilities of the U.S., its allies, and commercial partners. We safeguard global security by ensuring space access and sustainability for all.


  • Be the offset. We create asymmetric advantages with creativity and ingenuity
  • What would it take? We challenge assumptions to deliver ambitious results
  • It’s the people. Our team is our competitive advantage and we are better together


As the Quality Assurance Engineer at True Anomaly, you will be a key contributor to Spacecraft Development by inspecting in-process or finished products for quality; based on True Anomaly internal specifications and will advise Missions and production on results. Managing product quality standards, as well as environmental, and safety objectives internally to the Production functions and staff, while externally it relates to suppliers and customers. This role will support the Spacecraft Development team, Mission Assurance and Production Teams. You will have the opportunity to design and build processes that you can then train other team members to help execute against


  • Be a proactive leader; demonstrate the ability to identify issues and develop solutions.
  • Participate in risk identification reviews of manufacturing instructions and test, Read blueprints, specifications. Monitor operations to ensure that production standards are met.
  • Recommend adjustments to the assembly or production process and contribute to maintaining compliance. Advise production when inspection results do not meet customer specifications. Identify supplier issues and address design and manufacturing areas for improvement.
  • Manage internal and external audit/inspection such as AS9100 and ISO9001.
  • Adjudicate inspection issues and collaborate with the responsible manufacturing and/or engineering functions to improve product and/or processes. Lead defect analysis for products and process work centers and facilitate improvements.
  • Routinely use measuring tools (such as: caliper gauges, micrometers).
  • Maintain a safe and clean workspace.
  • Build positive relationships across designated team by effectively collaborating, communicating, and upholding ethical integrity.
  • Drive Lean Manufacturing principles throughout the organization as it pertains to quality assurance methodology.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • College Degree
  • 5+ years of experience as a Quality Engineer in an aerospace environment.
  • Experience working with depth gauges, dial calipers, and/or automated gauges.
  • Experience maintaining production or quality control equipment.
  • Experience with EIDP’s, CoC’s, Non-conformance Reporting Processes
  • Previous experience with corrective actions, supplier engagement, and 3rd party audit support.
  • Proficiency with computer applications (such as: Microsoft: Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Strong attention to detail and experience reviewing and understanding graphs and trends.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide clear and concise communication (verbal and written) in a respectful manner to all levels of personnel.


  • Base Salary: $110,000-$140,000
  • Equity + Benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, HRA/HSA options, PTO and paid holidays, 401K, Parental Leave


  • Work Location—Onsite at GravityWorks HQ in Centennial, CO
  • Work environmentis in a standard office, working at a desk and in a production factory.
  • Physical demandsmay include frequent standing, sitting, walking, bending, and lifting or carrying items up to 20lbs.

This position will be open until it is successfully filled. To submit your application, please follow the directions below. #LI-Onsite

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

We value diversity of experience, knowledge, backgrounds and perspectives and harness these qualities to create extraordinary impact. True Anomaly is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, maternity or related condition (including breastfeeding) or any other basis as protected by applicable law. If you have a disability or additional need that requires accommodation, please do not hesitate to let us know.