Leidos has an opening for a Software Quality Assurance Lead to provide support to the Computing, Telecommunications, and Cyber Security team specifically in the area of Software Quality Assurance (SQA).
The position requires expertise in implementing Software Quality Assurance in accordance with the following requirements or standards:
Department of Energy (DOE) Order 414.1 D Quality Assurance
American Society of Mechanical Engineers NQA-1 2008 with 2009 Addenda Quality Assurance
NOTE: Remote work is available on a temporary basis. However, the candidate will be expected to be on site at the Lexington Office to work once COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted.
Requirements for Nuclear Facility Applications
ISO 9001:2015, Quality Management Systems - Requirements
DOE Office of Environmental Management Quality Assurance Program EM-QA-001
DOE Guide 414.1-4, Safety Software Guide
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800-53
General and Administrative
Responsible for planning and preparation of SQA documents and procedures, and assisting all levels of division or project personnel in software quality and security related matters
Perform oversight of the SQA program and support implementation of SQA requirements
Support software owners in grading SQA requirements based on risk, safety, facility life-cycle, and complexity
Has knowledge regarding development and maintenance of SQA associated system application(s) and support tools
Remains conversant with industry’s computer security technology and researches the latest information technology security trends
Develop, evaluate, review, or update training for personnel who use software and apply SQA requirements to software life-cycle phases
Knowledge is based upon a comprehensive understanding of the concepts, principles, standard practices, techniques and methods applicable to both software security and quality assurance efforts
May perform surveillance and inspections in accordance to the applicable site or department procedure.
Maintains knowledge of and demonstrates ability to perform work safely in accordance with all approved safety policies, procedures and applicable regulations and performs assigned duties in a safe manner
Functions effectively in a team environment
Meets task and project deadlines under stressful situations
Other technical, cyber and general administrative duties as assigned
BA/BS degree in Computer Science or associated field preferred, with 3 years related experience
Must have a strong software development background and sound understanding of software engineering principles and practices.
Working knowledge and experience with Visual Studio, SQL Server, and Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Experienced with Microsoft SharePoint preferred
Well-developed interpersonal/communication skills
Knowledge of Windows systems
Strongly proficient PC skills including Microsoft applications and Adobe Acrobat
Knowledge of information classifications types a plus. (e.g., OUO, PII, ECI, FOIA, and, HIPAA)
Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance at Q level.
Pay Range:Pay Range $60,450.00 - $93,000.00 - $125,550.00
In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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