PAE, Inc Quality Assurance Lead in Arlington, Virginia

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Quality Assurance Lead

This position is a pipeline position that is contingent upon availability and is located in Afghanistan.


  • Develops and implements the qualitative and quantitative metrics program to objectively and empirically evaluate the progress on the benchmarks and deliverables.

  • Creates, supervises, and maintains Quality Management policies and procedures by project standard requirements.

  • Defines inspection procedures for all areas of the contract. Maintains an audit schedule, and performs audits of procedures, reporting requirements, plans, programs and records.

  • Records data and analyzes performance criteria, and reports on compliance to customer contract and QMS standards and requirements.

  • Tracks deficiencies and works with management to define corrective action plans and close out deficiencies.

  • Collects and analyzes data to determine trends.

  • Prepares and provides reports to management and INL. Ensures quality-related training is provided to PAE employees.

  • Implement and maintain an effective management system for efficient operations.

  • Works closely with Functional Area Managers to perform quality assessments.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline or 7 years related job experience equivalent to the same.

  • Five years of experience in Quality Management Systems.

  • Experience in office operations, preparing reports and performing inspections in quality environment.

  • Experience representing the Company and leading customer reviews.

  • Extensive knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources, leadership, service delivery methods and coordination of people and resources.

  • Total Quality Management, training or certifications (ISO, CQM, Six Sigma).

  • Candidates with background in corrections rule of law, or law enforcement highly preferred.

  • ESH and fuel management experiences preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to use personal computers and standard desktop software to compose reports, correspondence, and memorandums; review drafts and finished documents for appropriate grammatical usage; answer questions relating to office operations and established policies and procedures.

  • Prior experience working in Afghanistan or Iraq is a plus.

  • Must have exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must have the ability to understand and formulate statements of work, develop policies and procedures. Able to prepare business documents and reports, technical proposals and requirement documents.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

EEO is the Law Poster at


PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with PAE, please call Recruiting at (703) 656-6064 or email with "Disability Assistance" in the subject line.