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Job #: R-00024656
Location: Silver Spring, MD
Category: Testing and Quality Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos' Government Health & Safety Solutions Group is looking for a full time Quality Engineer/QA Manager to support the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Data Center program. This position is contingent upon contract award.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, and maintain the technical quality assurance and control system for the program.
  • Lead the development and implementation of procedures and plans (e.g. QA Plan, QA Surveillance Plan [QASP] corrective action plans) for assuring quality products and services in an agile environment within the program.
  • Define and specify the implementation of standards, methods, and procedures for inspecting, testing, and evaluating the precision, accuracy, and reliability of client deliverables.
  • Analyze defects in conjunction with Data Center operations plans to drive improvements in the verification & validation of requirements.
  • Establish and maintain strong and productive relationships with key stakeholders ensuring that the objectives are understood and incorporated into a framework of continuous improvement.
  • Contribute to creation, and annual review, of Continuous Improvement Plan.
  • Perform Root Cause Analysis and Investigations of non-compliant items.
  • Review deliverables for compliance and quality.
  • Maintain the Analysis and Corrective Action System database.
  • Conduct Continuous Process Improvement events within the program.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience establishing and maintaining a process for evaluating software and associated documentation.
  • Experience determining the resources required for quality control.
  • Experience maintaining a level of quality throughout the software life cycle.
  • Experience conducting formal and informal reviews at pre-determined points throughout the development life cycle.
  • Experience providing daily supervision and direction to support staff.
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001 /20000 standards.
  • Knowledge of ITIL and Agile methodologies.
  • Strong communication and writing skills.
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office, QA applications and databases.

Preferred Qualifications

  • ISO 9001 trained
  • Certifications an advantage including Quality Auditor, Quality Engineer, Quality Improvement Associate, Six Sigma
  • Familiarity with the Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Familiarity with the Federal Government work environment.

Education and Years of Experience:

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.

Clearance Level Required:

Must be eligible for Tier 2 – Sensitive Moderate Risk

Travel:

10%

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

Potential for Telework:

Yes

Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Testing and Quality Assurance

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 www.Leidos.com.

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