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QA Lead

Company: Leidos
Location: Gaithersburg
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

DescriptionLeidos is seeking a Quality Assurance Lead who will be a member of a dynamic team working on the development of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Enterprise-Information Display System (E-IDS) which will replace the legacy IDSs with an enterprise system providing a single NAS baseline with a single logistics pipeline, reduced training needs, and national configuration management, leading to long-term operations and maintenance cost savings. There are five IDS currently in use at just over 450 Air Traffic Control (ATC) facilities with approximately 5,000 IDS-equipped operating positions. There are additional locations where IDS equipment is installed for remote communications, which will also be replaced. E-IDS will allow users to work efficiently by providing timely display and correlation of relevant operational information (e.g. maps, weather, and aeronautical features) simultaneously on an integrated geospatial display. E-IDS will provide each user access to enterprise-level information coupled with efficient, consistent, easy-to-use filtering, sorting and searching capabilities and quick reference information.Are you ready to make an impact? Begin your journey of a flourishing and meaningful career, share your resume with us today!The QA Lead will be the principal POC for quality assurance activities on the E-IDS program. The selected candidate will manage the development and implementation of the program quality plan, and procedures using statistical quality control, lean manufacturing concepts, and six-sigma tools and analyses. They will be responsible for coordinating subordinate employee work activities and ensure that performance and quality products conform to established company and regulatory standards.The successful candidate will have the ability to:Monitor the review, analysis and reporting of quality discrepancies related to assembly, process, mechanical, electrical. and electro-mechanical systems.Performs investigations of defects and develops disposition and corrective actions for recurring discrepancies.Oversees the interfaces with engineering, customer, vendor, and subcontractor representatives to ensure requirements are met.Monitors recommendations for corrective actions, dispositions, and modifications.Responsibilities Include:Working both as a member of a team and independently, the successful candidate will be:Defining and Specifying the implementation of the AS9100D, DO-278A, and CMMI Level 3 standards, methods, and procedures.Coordination and support for ISO and CMMI level 3 certifications.Liaising with the PM and QA management to drive value added QA capabilities on the E-IDS program.Supporting, as necessary, the development and continuous improvement of processes to ensure quality delivery of products.Ensuring project and process control documentation are compliant with requirements, objectives, and/or contract.Responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining technical quality assurance and control systems.Inspect, test, and evaluate the precision, accuracy, and reliability of client and/or company products.Responsible for providing technical knowledge needed to complete project needs and processes.Communicates clearly with internal and external staff.Performing quality assurance duties as needed.Basic Qualifications:BS with 8+ years of prior relevant experience or a Masters with 6+ years of prior relevant experience. Experience in lieu of degree may be considered.US citizenship requiredAbility to obtain a Public Trust security clearanceExperience in establishing and implementing Quality Management Systems in accordance with the requirement of ISO9001 and CMMI level 3 standardsQA experience with product development and delivery life cycle model and a multi-discipline backgroundKnowledge in product inspection and test processKnowledge of process improvement techniquesStrong written and verbal communication skillsExcellent planning and organizational skillsSelf-motivated with proven interpersonal skills to support frequent interactions with leadership, program and customer personnelWorking knowledge of MS office products (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)Travel up to 25%.Preferred Qualifications:Failure Analysis and Corrective Action Systems (e.g. FRACAS) or other best practice approachesShared document repository experience (e.g SharePoint)Experience working in a dynamic team environment, participating in process improvement initiatives and driving organizational culture changesPast support working on FAA development programsPast support with hardware and software installationsOriginal Posting Date:2024-05-13While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.Pay Range:Pay Range $87,100.00 - $157,450.00The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.by Jobble

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