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Job #: R-00042971
Location: Aurora, CO
Category: Testing and Quality Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

The National Solutions Group at Leidos currently has an anticipated opening for a Quality Assurance/Continuous Service Improvement (CSI) Engineer to support a client’s requirements in a challenging, dynamic setting located in Aurora, CO.  The position requires an active TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance.

The Quality Assurance/CSI Engineer will work in a collaborative environment with teammates, to include the Government customer to ensure quality and a focus on continuous improvement across the program. The successful candidate will support the Program Manager in the coordination/execution of all activities related to the task scope.  The successful candidate will provide quality assurance leadership to focus on the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools to be utilized throughout the program/service life cycle and institutionalize a common process methodology for project, product, and service delivery and operations.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide oversight, develop, implement, and maintains technical
    quality assurance and control systems and activities. 
  • Manage the QA effort in accordance with enterprise-level command
    media and specific facilities and program requirements
  • Define and specify the implementation of standards, methods, and
    procedures for inspecting, testing, and evaluating the precision, accuracy, and
    reliability of procedures and activities which can include standard procedures
    (e.g., ISO 9001:2000, ISO 14000 family of standards), quality audits/review,
    Taguchi methods, process reengineering, etc. 
  • Assists product support areas in gathering and analyzing
  • Maintain and improve the quality management system and perform
    quality engineering capabilities/functions to maintain excellence. 
  • Drive proactive process leadership and consistency of quality
    engineering task performance & performance excellence on programs. 
  • Apply knowledge of information technology, system engineering,
    project development, service delivery six sigma/continuous service improvement
    to provide proactive engagement and effective solutions.
  • Provide technical quality engineering inputs and expertise for
    proposals and risks. 
  • Monitor product inspection, testing, verification and validation. 
  • Oversee implementation of service provision, development and maintenance
    processes and methods. 
  • Establish proactive and predictive measurements for performance
    metrics. Ensures measures meet acceptable standards. 
  • Manage the development of overall operating criteria to ensure
    implementation of the quality program according to project, process, and
    contract requirements and objectives. 
  • Ensure that project and process controls, CDRL products, services
    and projects are compliant with requirements, standards, corporate direction,
    objectives and/or contract.
  • Monitor reviews that may include applicable specifications,
    materials, tools, techniques, and methodologies.

Minimum Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • Bachelor's degree with 8+ years of relevant experience or Masters with 6-10 years of prior experience
  • TS/SCI with Polygraph is required 
  • Demonstrated Quality Engineering and Quality Management System
  • Experience with Service Level Management, ITIL, Process Framework,
    ITSM, Six Sigma and continuous service improvement initiatives.
  • Proficient in designing, documenting and reviewing different documents including
    requirements documents, feature documents, user stories, test plans and test
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (PowerPoint, Excel,
    Word, Project)
  • Excellent communication skills and people skills with both technical and non-technical
    people are essential to the success of this position
  • In depth knowledge of all QA activities including development of test strategies
    and test plans, defect reporting and management, creation of various test and
    execution matrix, risk analysis and status reporting

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration: 

  • Proficient in agile concepts and principles
  • Experience with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) methodology
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the major testing methods used in
    software development. (functional, regression, boundary, stress, load,
    usability, integration)

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph



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Requisition Category:


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

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