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Job #: R-00021608
Location: Ashburn, VA
Category: Testing and Quality Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Supporting the Leidos Flight Service (LFS) program, the selected candidate will be responsible for assisting Quality Management with Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control (QC) functions of the Quality Management Plan (QMP).  Support all quality functions and staff members across the program while showing a willingness to except new work and a variety of responsibilities in a fast paced and dynamic environment.

Primary Responsibilities
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•    Assist the DCA Quality Assurance Manager with the implementation and administration of the LFS Quality Assurance (QA) Program and support the operational needs of the LFS program. Assist with the maintenance of the Quality Management Plan (QMP) and ensure that all operational personnel meet and adhere to the requirements contained in FAA Order 7110.10 and the QMP. Process and report applicable Performance Measurements (PM).  Serve as a member of a team in the gathering, reporting and processing aircraft accidents and incidents, Air Traffic Incidents, and Requests for Information in accordance with Leidos and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) directives. Maintain statistical data and reports in accordance with FAA Order 7210.3. Maintain statistical data and reports in accordance with LM and FAA directives.

•    Support training development as a subject matter expert developing, reviewing and modifying existing and new training.  Assist the Training Administrator and the DCA Area Quality Assurance Manager with the administration of CDRL 11. 
•    Assist with the development and delivery of computer based and classroom instruction for aviation weather.  Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge for aviation weather to include; Weather Analysis, with an in-depth understanding of weather causes and effects, weather products, the interpretation and correlation of weather products, weather hazards, satellite, radar, proper formats for the provision of weather briefings to pilots and what constitutes a legal weather briefing.  Maintain awareness of new and emerging weather related technologies influencing Flight Service and the aviation community. 
•    Develops deliverable documentation describing policies, procedures and other reference material for the program. Maintains operational databases used in the delivery of Air Traffic services. Participates in negotiations, preparation and execution of Letters of Agreement between LFS and FAA Air Traffic facilities and/or other organizations in accordance with FAAO 7210.3. Conducts research and provides formal interpretations to facility and program management. Participates in the formal document review process. Identifies program and system deficiencies and proposes corrective action. Develops and disseminates special event procedures, briefing guides and graphical aids for large-scale, national events. Actively participates in constructive collaboration between multiple departments. Provides specifications to engineering on user interface to improve product functionality. Position requires extensive interaction and coordination with various agencies such as:  FAA, DOD, National Flight Data Center, U.S. NOTAM office, Terminal and Enroute facilities, Airport Managers as well as various state and local agencies.
•    May require some travel. 

Basic Qualifications

Requires BS degree and 8 - 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 - 10 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.

•    Have working knowledge of FAA Orders 7110.10, 7110.65, 7930.2 and 7210.3
•    Applicant must possess exceptional oral and written communications skills
•    Hold an FAA Pilot Weather Briefing Certification
•    Possess and maintain currency on all Air Traffic Flight Service operational positions 
•    Have excellent team and project leadership skills
•    Possess strong analytical and communication skills; both written and oral
•    Ability to communicate complex issues to a diverse audience
•    Ability to capture end user requests and needs and communicate those to technical and management resources
•    Aviation weather background 
•    Technical weather knowledge
•    Working knowledge of ISD concepts 
•    Experience in delivering classroom or ground school training
•    Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office products to include word, Excel and power point.  
•    Due to contract requirements, the selected candidate must be a U.S. Citizen.

Preferred Qualifications
•    Meteorology degree or minor in meteorology  
•    Familiarity with the Quality Management Plan
•    Familiarity with Mandatory Occurrence Reporting requirements outlined in FAAO 7210.632
•    Familiarity with appendix A of FAAO 7210.634

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust



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Job Family:

Testing and Quality Assurance

About Leidos

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 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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