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Job #: R-00049983
Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
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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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is looking for a Quality Assurance Manager to join a high performing agile team using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) methodology to support a nationally significant and fast-paced cryptographic key management program. Program execution follows DEVOPS best practices and employs robust development, test and production environments. We are using Test Driven Development (TDD) and test automation tools alongside a full suite of team collaboration tools. Leidos is the prime contractor providing system engineering, development, test, integration and operational support. The multi-year program is focused on injecting new technology and adding advanced capabilities while continuing to support an on-going mission and operational system.

Summary:

The selected individual will be responsible for ensuring the highest quality service is provided to the customer through the performance of regularly scheduled internal process audits and the consistent facilitation of structured improvement activities. He/she will be an agent for change and must possess high energy, have a passion for Quality, and be self-motivated. The environment demands the ability to quickly establish solid working relationships with coworkers and customers to effectively integrate into a complex technical program with many moving parts.

Primary Roles and Responsibilities

  • Manage program instantiation of the Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Perform continuous product and process improvement activities
  • Deploy and implement appropriate QMS processes
  • Implement audit practices for internal processes and products
  • Ensure adherence to all standards, company policies, and best practices 
  • Develop standards for program performance metrics and monitor program performance
  • Create and maintain tracking systems for performance metrics
  • Analyze trends found in performance metrics and develop and implement quality improvement plans
  • Provide Program and company Managers with timely metrics, and audit outcomes to gauge progress towards quality objectives
  • Ensure data integrity in the agile management tool and other program documentation repositories
  • Review and and submit contract deliverables and reports
  • Coordinate with various program teams - both technical and non-technical – in developing quality metrics and continuous improvement and report to upper level management on Quality Achievement
  • Act as liaison for enterprise quality initiatives

Basic Qualifications

  • Masters with 15 – 20 years of prior relevant experience or Doctorate with 13 – 16 years of prior relevant experience.
  • Additional experience may be substituted for a Degree.
  • Experience with Software Development and IT Service Management Projects
  • Experience auditing to external quality standards such as ISO9001/ISO20000/CMMI
  • Experience managing and developing performance metrics
  • Ability to multi-task, complete tasks without direct supervision, and function effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency with MS Office Products (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, & Project)
  • Ability to support limited local and domestic travel
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Must be an independent thinker capable of working proficiently independently as well as within a team

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Lean Six-Sigma Green or Black Belt
  • Understanding of ITIL principles (ITIL Foundation training or equivalent)
  • Formal auditor training

careers.leidos.com/CONMD

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Testing and Quality Assurance

Pay Range:

  

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.

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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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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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