The Defense Group of Leidos has an opening for a Sr. Quality Assurance Manager for the Air Force and Defense Agencies (AFDA) division. The AFDA division is responsible for performance of enterprise IT programs for Air Force and DoD Fourth Estate agencies, including development and execution of the new business pipeline. This is a direct billable position and will support the full lifecycle contract, including supporting the bid and proposal, program startup and transition, and ongoing execution. The work will be performed primarily onsite at the customer location in the Northern Virginia / National Capital Region.
The Quality Assurance Manager (QAM) will serve as the quality assurance advisor for all aspects of work on the program, to include Program Management, Information Technology Management Services, Architecture and Engineering, Enterprise Operations, Business Intelligence Services, Tools and Asset Management support, and other tasks as specified by the customer. The QAM shall act as the overall lead, manager, and administrator for quality control, quality inspection, contracting and purchasing, supply and storage, industrial or production planning, research and engineering, maintenance, and test and evaluation. The QAM shall provide the customer with 1) familiarity with quality assurance or related work, 2) pertinent product or process knowledge and skill, 3) ability to interpret and apply contract requirements and engineering specifications, and 4) skill in dealing with others in person-to-person work relationships. Additionally, the QAM must be able to demonstrate a practical knowledge in monitoring, controlling, or maintaining the quality of products or services in quality assurance, procurement, inspection, production, or related areas.
The Quality Assurance Manager (QAM) is responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining technical quality assurance and control systems. Duties will include defining and specifying the implementation of standards, methods, and procedures for inspecting, testing, and evaluating the precision, accuracy, and reliability of client and/or company products.
- BA/BS and 12+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10+ years of prior relevant experience.
- 6+ years of experience supervising or leading teams or projects.
- Have an active TS with eligibility to be cleared at the Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) level.
- Experience managing an enterprise IT contract or TO consisting of >10,000 users.
- Experience implementing SLAs and performance metrics on a contract or TO.
- Experience supporting the intelligence community with IT security requirements.
- ITIL v3 or v4
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Testing and Quality Assurance
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