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Job #: R-00002403
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Testing and Quality Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Requisition Category:ProfessionalJob Family:Testing and Quality Assurance-Defense & Intel

Job Description:

The Defense and Intelligence Group (DIG) of Leidos has a career opportunity for a talented Quality Assurance Engineer. This position serves as the member of a team with the responsibility to ensure the highest quality service is provided to our customer through the generation and control of program processes, performance of regularly scheduled internal process audits and the consistent facilitation of structured improvement activities. The successful candidate will be an agent for change, possess high energy, have a passion for quality, and be self-motivated. The environment demands the ability to quickly establish working relationships with coworkers/customers in various national capital region locations.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Manage program instantiation of the Quality Management System
  • Deploy and implement appropriate QMS processes
  • Recommend, facilitate, track and report on continuous process improvement activities
  • Implement audit practices for internal processes and products
  • Ensure adherence to all standards, Leidos policies, and best practices
  • Support the development and collection of performance metrics
  • Track, analyze and report to program management on trends found in the performance metrics
  • Provide the program manager with timely metrics and audit outcomes to gauge progress towards quality objectives
  • Report to higher level management on Quality Achievement and act as liaison for enterprise quality initiatives for the program.
  • Review and submit contract deliverables


Basic Qualifications
  • Experience providing Quality Management with Software Development and IT Service Management Projects
  • Bachelors degree and 8-12 years of prior relevant work experience. Additional years of experience in lieu of degree is acceptable
  • Lean Six-Sigma Green Belt
  • Experience auditing to external quality standards such as ISO9001/ISO20000/AS9100/CMMI Dev or Svc
  • Experienced with peer reviews and process auditing
  • Experience collecting and analyzing metrics
  • Ability to multi-task, complete tasks without direct supervision, and function in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office Products (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, & Project)
  • Ability to support limited domestic travel
  • Active TS/SCI with Poly clearance is required


Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Lean Six-Sigma Black Belt
  • Experience with Agile principles
  • Understanding of ITIL principles (ITIL Foundation training or equivalent)
  • Apollo Root Cause Analysis (ARCA) training or equivalent.
  • Formal auditor training
  • Experience in Software development environment
  • Understanding of Configuration Management principles


External Referral Bonus:
Eligible

Potential for Telework:
No

Clearance Level Required:
Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Travel:
Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
40

Shift:
Day

Requisition Category:
Professional

Job Family:
Testing and Quality Assurance

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Defense & Intel
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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