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Quality Assurance Engineer III

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Job ID: 193646
Location: ASHBURN, VA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 6, 2020
Category: Quality Assurance
Subcategory: Qual Assurance
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description

Description

SAIC has an immediate need for an experienced Quality Assurance professional to proactively assess and improve program-level Quality. This position is in Ashburn, VA and will report to the Program Manager for the Information Technology Enterprise Management Systems Solutions (ITEMSS) program; formerly - Lifecycle Sustainment of the Reserve Component Automation Systems (RCAS). The candidate will have 8-12 years of experience and will be able to meet the following requirements:

  • Apply principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis.
  • Execute large scale complex continuous process improvement projects – including conducting audits to enforce quality methodologies to ensure compliance with quality assurance standards, guidelines, and procedures in a large IT based organization.
  • Maintain relevant metrics that support the team’s efforts to determine how they are doing.
  • Observe Agile and Scrum methodology processes during audits for functional, integration and acceptance testing
  • Conduct quality control process audits for software application testing to produce metrics and earned value measurements (EVMs)
  • Conduct monthly documentation and process audits for quality assurances.
  • Performed technical documentation and media reviews.
  • Advise and mentor Lean Belts and Quality Engineers in the their process improvement/business process reengineering projects, sharing expertise to ensure successful project implementation
  • Develop Six Sigma project templates and tools for the organization
  • Develop a plan to institutionalize lessons learned to programs across the entire business
  • Analyze contract data (customer surveys and CPARS) to proactively address program performance. Use internal and external benchmarks to compare relative performance and to devise improvements.
  • Conduct ISO 9001Audits and CMMI Assessments.
  • Performed technical documentation and media reviews.
  • Conduct physical on-site surveys; prepare site survey documents, installation plans and equipment layouts for field installations of Storage Area Network (SAN) at the NASA ECS Project-Remote Data Store (RDS). Prepare site analysis reports, installations and training support.
  • Advise and mentor Lean Belts and Quality Engineers in the their process improvement/business process reengineering projects, sharing expertise to ensure successful project implementation
  • Develop Six Sigma project templates and tools for the organization
  • Develop a plan to institutionalize lessons learned to programs across the entire business
  • Analyze contract data (customer surveys and CPARS) to proactively address program performance. Use internal and external benchmarks to compare relative performance and to devise improvements.
  • Conduct ISO 9001Audits and CMMI Assessments
  • SAIC has an immediate need for an experienced Quality Assurance professional to proactively assess and improve program-level Quality. This position is in Ashburn, VA and will report to the Program Manager for the Information Technology Enterprise Management Systems Solutions (ITEMSS) program; formerly - Lifecycle Sustainment of the Reserve Component Automation Systems (RCAS). 

  • Research, design, develop, and test operating systems-level software, compilers, and network distribution software for medical, industrial, military, communications, aerospace, business, scientific, and general computing applications.

  • Set operational specifications and formulate and analyze software requirements.

  • May design embedded systems software.

  • Apply principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis.

  • Execute large scale complex continuous process improvement projects -

  • Observe Agile and Scrum methodology processes during test phases for functional, integration and acceptance testing

  • Conduct quality control process audits for software application testing to produce metrics and earned value measurements (EVMs)

  • Conduct monthly documentation and process audits for quality assurances


Qualifications

  •  High School Diploma
  • 8-12 years of experience
  • Security Clearance - Secret
  • Demonstrated proficiency in conducting audits and reviews/analysis of data and documentation.
  • Experience in enforcing the program’s quality methodologies to ensure compliance with quality assurance standards, guidelines, and procedures in a large IT based organization.
  • Maintain relevant metrics that support the team’s efforts to determine how they are doing.
  • Experience with the CMMI-DEV assessments process.
  • Experience leading ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and S 9100D audits and recovery efforts.
  • Must have a record of strong performance and be a trusted professional with a high level of credibility at all levels.
  • Strong Analytical Skills
  • Must have program – level Quality experience and an understanding of statistics
  • Advanced interpersonal, communications, customer service and relationship management skills
  • Proven ability to successfully interface with executive management
  • Experience in executing and coaching Lean Six Sigma/business re-engineering projects
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced, ever changing environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills
  • Ability to travel 25% of the time
  • Demonstrated proficiency using server repository tools for technical documentation and Agile methodology
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite of applications & Minitab

Desired Qualifications

 
  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Provide Quality Assurance (QA) for the Reserve Component Automation (RCA) program supporting the US Army National Guard and Army Reserve

  • Experience with US Army Reserved Component Forces
  • Experience leading ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and S 9100D audits and recovery efforts
  • Experience with Mission Assurance and Quality Control for US Army Reserve Component organizations
  • Six Sigma Black Belt Certification
  • PMI PMP Certification



Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 23,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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