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Quality Assurance Specialist

Job ID: 2206735
Location: ABERDEEN, MD, United States
Date Posted: May 9, 2022
Category: Quality Assurance
Subcategory: Qual Assurance
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description

Description

Join Team SAIC and support the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC DEVCOM), Command Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) Center.

Science Application International Corporation (SAIC) in support of the Responsive Strategic Sourcing for Services (RS3) Technology Enabled Analytics (TEA) contract and Task Order is seeking multiple qualified and cleared candidates in support of the CCDC DEVCOM C5ISR Engineering and Systems Integration (ESI) Directorate.  The TEA team has in-depth experience in providing expertise to support research, development, assessment, adaption, transformation, testing, integration, demonstration, transition, fielding, sustainment, and enhancement of the designated information and/or intelligence software systems.

These positions are contingent upon award which is expected in May 2022 with a start date in June.  These dates are submit to change based on the actual award date. 

This is a full time hybrid position.  Will work most days virtually, but must be able to travel to Aberdeen, MD (sometimes on short notice) for meetings, etc. when required by customer.  Prefer candidate live in the Washington, DC/Maryland/Virginia metro area, Delaware, Pennsylvania or New Jersey.

Develops, modifies, applies and maintains quality evaluation and control systems and protocols for processing materials into partially finished or finished materials product. Collaborates with engineering laboratory and production functions to ensure quality standards are in place. Devises and implements methods and procedures for inspecting, testing and evaluating the precision and accuracy of products and production equipment. Designs and analyzes inspection and testing processes, mechanisms and equipment; conducts quality assurance tests; and performs statistical analysis to assess control and manage risks of product quality and determine the responsibility for products or materials that do not meet required standards and specifications. Audits quality systems for development acceptance criteria (parameters based on product result). May undertake root cause analysis of incidents requiring corrective action. Ensures that corrective measures and deviation meet acceptable reliability standards and that documentation is compliant with requirements. May specialize in the areas of design, incoming material, production control, product evaluation and reliability, inventory control and/or research and development as they apply to product or process quality. May be certified in lean and six-sigma quality methodologies and utilize quality tools to help drive continuous improvement. (It should be understood that this is not intended to be a detailed nor comprehensive description of any individual employee's job content. Managers set the specific duties and responsibilities for each employee).

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS AND ABILITY: Complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories, and concepts in the field. General knowledge of other related disciplines. Receives assignments in the form of objectives and establishes goals to meet outlined objectives. Provides direction to employees according to established policies and management guidance. Work is reviewed by management to measure whether objectives have been met.

PROBLEM COMPLEXITY: Provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable and consistent with organization objectives.

FREEDOM TO ACT: Works under only general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.

IMPACT: Contributes to completion of specific programs and projects. Failure to obtain results or erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in serious program delays and considerable expenditure of resources.

LIASON: Frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts. Represents organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects.

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Must have at least Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Computer Science with minimum 5 years of experience in:

  • Working with quality control methods and tools and verification and validation, software testing and integration, software metrics, and their application to software quality assessment; and expert knowledge of current validation requirements for process validation and computer system validation and overall demonstrated knowledge of system and project life cycles
  • Maintaining process for evaluating software and associated documentation
  • Examining and evaluating the software quality assurance process and recommend enhancements and modifications
  • Writing quality studies; reviewing and participating in the completion of various quality assurance related documents
  • Assisting with the conduct of information systems, information security, and software audits
  • Performing predefined testing procedures, validating software settings and configurations against guidelines
  • Designing and providing software metrics detailing requests received, statuses, risks, challenges and major release dates
  • Developing, and executing test plans and test cases based on design specifications and requirement
  • Interacting with software developers to perform root-cause analysis and preliminary problem diagnosis
  • Performing debugging procedures by reviewing configuration files, logs, or code pieces to determine breakdown source
  • Providing feedback and recommendations to developers on software usability and functionality
  • Developing standards, methods, and procedures to determine product quality and release readiness
  • Developing testing programs to address database impacts, software scenarios, regression testing, negative testing, error or bug retests, and usability
  • Documenting software defects, using a bug tracking system, and report defects to software developers
  • Monitoring bug resolution efforts and track successes
  • Installing and configuring recreations of software production environments to allow testing of software performance

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE SUBSTITUTION:

  • Any Bachelor’s degree with relevancy to the works to be performed and 8 or more years related experience
  • Twenty (20) years of experience with relevancy to the works to be performed may be substituted for the Bachelor degree

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT:

  • Must have an active TS clearance with ability to obtain SCI
  • TS/SCI is preferred 

Target salary range: $100,001 - $125,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

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