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Job #: R-00032266-OTHLOC-PL-2D2611
Location: St. Petersburg, FL
Category: Testing and Quality Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient.

 

Driven by our talented workforce, the Security Detection & Automation Operation is the cornerstone of Leidos’ comprehensive suite of fully-integrated security detection and automation solutions for aviation, ports and borders, and critical infrastructure customers around the world, with more than 24,000 products deployed across 120 countries. Leidos is positioned to address emerging and evolving threats through rapid development of innovative solutions for our global customers. Leidos’ SDA Operation, in conjunction with the TSA, also performs on-call, onsite installation servicing of X- Ray Detection Equipment using leading edge technology to ensure the safety of our clients, customer and passengers. The Security Detection and Automation Operation is comprised of four divisions to align with our customers’ missions and needs:

·       Checkpoint*

·       Hold Baggage

·       Ports & Borders

·       General Automation

 

Interested in working alongside a team that helps keep our nation safe as it pertains to travel?  We have an immediate need for a Sr. Quality Engineer in Tewksbury, MA to help optimize our Leidos Security Products, namely the Compact Advanced Personnel Screening Equipment ProVision 2 to start! 

Job Description Summary:

The Sr. Quality Engineer’s mission is to improve the customer experience of Leidos Security Detection & Automation products by reducing significant field issues that are reported by our customers and field technicians.  In this very important role, you will lead efforts to drive corrective actions for recurrent failures of our systems in the field. The Security Detection & Automation division is the leading supplier of security detection systems with a focus on checkpoint, checked baggage, air cargo and ports & borders security screening systems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor field product performance and identify trending issues; prioritize based on severity, occurrence, safety and/or cost of each failure mode
  • Establish and communicate performance metrics for fielded scanner systems at TSA and other key customer sites around the globe
  • Conduct detailed failure analysis, identifying root-cause of problems across multiple disciplines (mechanical, electrical, firmware)
  • Work with critical suppliers to address root cause of failures
  • Collaborate with Supplier Quality Managers, Product Engineering and Supply Chain teams to drive containment and corrective action implementation
  • Participate in continuous improvement projects
  • Implement preventive actions for potential failure modes to help the organization meet their objectives and goals
  • Lead CAPA reviews at weekly Quality meetings and prioritize actions to drive closure
  • Support ISO 9001 certification by conducting internal audits, reviewing procedures and maintaining quality standards internally and with key suppliers

Successful candidate must have:

•BS engineering degree or equivalent from an accredited university

•A minimum of 4 years relevant or applicable skills/experience in technical project leadership

•Experience with ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems

•Project management experience in cross-functional environments

Supplier Quality Management experience

•Experience with CAPA and 8D structured problem solving to address root cause of failures

•Proficient statistical analysis skills; Working knowledge of Quality Data and Quality Data systems

•Ability to independently manage complex tasks and assignments and lead them to timely completion

Strong leader with customer focus and influence skills

•Strong written and verbal communication skills

Considered a strong plus:

•Experience in electro-mechanical systems

•Knowledge of x-ray systems

Experience with equipment failure analysis

•Six Sigma Belt certification or skills

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

SDAS

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

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

  

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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

Commitment to Diversity

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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