Leidos Enterprise Accreditation and Continual Improvement (EA&CI) organization has an opening for a Process Performance Improvement Principal. In this role, you will assist to ensure EngineeringEdge® NextGen (process) is effective, developed, trained, maintained, improved, deployed and measured.
- Architect, design, develop, deploy, monitor, report and improve enterprise program execution and domain lifecycle (systems engineering, software engineering, hardware engineering, manufacturing, service management) process assets and tools.
- Assist in achieving and maintaining quality credentials, such as ISO 9001, AS9100, ISO 27000, ISO 20000-1, CMMI-DEV and CMMI-SVC.
- Assist with configuration control and change management.
- Assist with training development and execution.
- Identify, plan and implement key projects to improve quality, reduce cost, increase productivity and improve customer satisfaction resulting in measurable performance improvements.
- Use systematic approaches to evaluate processes to improve productivity and the ability to achieve business, quality and performance objectives.
- Execute process improvement solutions to business problems, using data analysis, and optimization tools to support strategic process improvement plans.
- Evaluate improvements to demonstrate effectiveness in achieving business, quality and performance objectives.
- Collaborate with leadership, identify stakeholders and interview staff at all levels of the organization.
- Bachelor's Degree in a technical field, and 12+ years of prior relevant experience in process performance improvement.
- Experience documenting, reviewing, editing and improving processes.
- Experience with Microsoft Access, PowerPoint, Word
- Experience with data analysis, data modeling and data presentation (reports, charts, tables, dependencies, interfaces, etc.)
- Managing projects against deadlines
- Excellent oral and excellent written communication skills
- Travel approximately 10%.
- Master's Degree in a related field, such as systems engineering
- Experience in implementing and auditing against the standards and models (CMMI-SVC, ISO 9001, AS9001, ISO 27000 and ISO 20000-1, etc.) on a project or for an organization.
- Project Management Professional Certified
- Experience in Organizational Change Management
- Experience being a CMMI SCAMPI appraisal team member
- Application of Systems Engineering (SE) principles, practices, lifecycles, and management
Qualities to succeed in this role:
- Be proactive and effectively communicate, negotiate, influence, and mentor others to promote teamwork and collaboration.
- Be able to effectively multitask; work independently/telecommute; think tactically and strategically to influence the development of solutions; and collaborate with other functional teams in a highly visible, dynamic work environment.
- Be self-motivated to take initiative to develop, present, and execute solutions to complex enterprise initiatives.
- Ensure that deliverables meet the high quality standards required of a senior leadership team directing enterprise activities.
- Respond to leadership requests quickly, recognizing that they often trace to executive needs and the executive tempo is very fast.
- Meet deadlines. When not possible, negotiate a change in advance. When priorities are unclear, ask.
- Request help to resolve challenges in a timely way, as needed.
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:Yes
Clearance Level Required:None
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Proj and Prog Management
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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