QA Specialist/Manager


Dekalb, IL
$140k per annum
Full TimeContract - W2Contract - 2.2 year(s)
100% Travel


Data centerfiber opticsStructed Cabling

Job Details

QA Manager/Specialist - Data Center -- Candidates need to be highly experienced in Quality Assurance/Quality Control for structured cabling projects.

Location: DeKalb, IL - locals only, onsite role

Full Time.


  • Develop overall quality plan to support the data center rollout, including quality around technical delivery, logistics, inventory controls
  • Develop and maintain Noncompliance Register
  • Reviews requirements, specifications, and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
  • Creates detailed, comprehensive, and well-structured installation and test plans.
  • Estimates, prioritizes, plans, and coordinates quality control and testing activities.
  • Designs, develops, and executes QA scheduled reports (e.g. defects, installation deficiencies, project timelines and project level QA measurements)
  • Identifies, records, and documents thoroughly and tracks deficiencies and corrective actions.
  • Performs thorough review of all testing documentation.
  • Monitors and inspects all operations that affect quality to align with industry and customer standards.
  • Facilitates communications with internal and external teams to identify system requirements, failures, and process improvements.
  • Monitors corrective action process results.
  • Investigates the causes of non-conforming products and trains users to implement QC solutions.
  • Tracks quality assurance metrics, such as defects, marginal results, and project specific KPI's.
  • Stays up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies.
  • Maintains all testing documentation.
  • Trains installers, where necessary, on testing methodologies.
  • Assists Project Manager with reporting requirements.
  • Develop Quality plans and run books.
  • Oversee testing and installations
  • Additional duties as assigned
  • Proven work experience in Infrastructure deployment.
  • Proven work experience in Infrastructure quality assurance.
  • Strong knowledge of Project/Construction QA methodologies, tools, and processes.
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases.
  • Hands-on experience with QC implementation.
  • Solid knowledge of testing and installation methodologies.
  • Excellent MS Office and database skills.
  • Excellent spoken and written communication as well as receptive listening skills.
  • Superior collaboration and communication skills: team building, conflict resolution, stakeholder management and decision making.
  • An innovator and disruptor in your specialist field


  • Bachelor's Degree preferred, or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.

Additional Ideal Qualifications:

  • Experience working in data center builds highly desirable
  • Experience with fiber and copper performance testing highly desirable
  • Certifications in QC is a strong advantage.
  • RCDD and DCDC preferred
  • Strong Knowledge of TIA and NEC Standards.
  • Strong knowledge of BICSI and Data center installation standards.

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • This position leads technical QA team but has no direct reports

Sandeep Kumar,

Halcyon Solutions Inc.


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