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Job #: R-00094872
Location: Remote, US
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $1000
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Leidos Civil Group has an opportunity for a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt supporting the National Airspace System (NAS) Integration Support Contract IV (NISC IV) program. The Lean Six Sigma Black Belt must have a strong quality assurance and continuous improvement background, a passion for quality, be self-motivated, and possess change management skills. The role involves conducting continuous improvement events such as Just Do Its, Kaizens, Value Stream and Process Mapping. Additionally the candidate must have demonstrated experience gathering customer feedback, leading root cause analysis investigations, and performing internal audits. 

Primary Responsibilities

•    Utilize continuous improvement skills to lead targeted improvement efforts; including current/future state process mapping and developing/revising Standard Operating Procedures.
•    Conduct customer feedback meetings to assess performance against customer expectations/program requirements. Communicate results internally; including leading root cause analysis, implementing robust corrective and preventive actions (CAPA), and assessing effectiveness.
•    Perform task order performance work statement (PWS) reviews to ensure contents are clear with work products/deliverables documented with specific delivery schedules/dates.
•    Conduct Lessons Learned sessions to gain valuable feedback on what did/did not go well throughout the program; utilize feedback sustain positive results and/or address areas of improvement.
•    Ensure adherence to all Leidos standards, policies, and best practices; including execution of internal audits per Engineering Edge Tailored Process Baseline requirements.
•    Support and maintain strong and productive relationships with key stakeholders ensuring objectives are understood and incorporated into a framework of continuous improvement.

Basic Qualifications

•    Requires BS and 8-12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6-10 years of prior relevant experience. 
•    Strong continuous improvement background; Lean Six Sigma/PDCA experience.
•    Demonstrated knowledge of Program Management practices/methodology.
•    Experience auditing to external quality standards; including ISO 9001:2015 and CMMI.
•    Knowledge of industrial automation tools and processes.
•    Strong communication and writing skills with emphasis on communications with government customers and third-party stakeholders.
•    Strong computer skills, including proficiency with MS Office Products (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, & Project), QA applications and databases.
•    Excellent verbal and written skills.
•    Ability to obtain and/or maintain Public Trust Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications
•    ISO 9001 trained
•    Certified Lean Six-Sigma Black Belt
•    PMP certified
•    Certifications to include Quality Auditor, Quality Engineer, Quality Improvement Associate.
•    Experience with business process automation and business process integration efforts.
•    Familiarity with the Federal Government work environment.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $81,900.00 - $126,000.00 - $170,100.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.


About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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