Leidos has a career opportunity for a Software Quality Engineer in Huntsville, AL to support a critical modernization effort of the UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS GROUND CONTROL STATION VERSION 4 (UASGCS-V4). The Unmanned Aircraft Systems Ground Control Station (UASGCS) Version 4 (UASGCS-V4) program is to replace the current UASGCS Version 3 (UASGCS-V3) Ground Control Station software to address software modernization issues. UASGCS-4 is software modernization and development within an integrated environment to deliver functional software. As a software quality engineer, the identified candidate will serve in a lead capacity, responsible for overseeing software development/modernization, quality and process efforts for the UASGSC-V4 program, reviewing technical deliverables, and managing GFE/GFI inventory and training requirements. The selected candidate will also support corporate initiatives, specifically ISO and CMMI certifications, and Quality Management Reviews.
The objective of the UASGCS-V4 task order is to acquire contractor engineering for technical services to develop and integrate software components, adhering to a new software architecture for the UASGCS-V4, and to produce integrated product support artifacts for the newly generated UASGCS-V4 software.
Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Serve as the UASGSC-V4 program’s QA lead for the performance of planning, work product reviews, quality audits, GFE/GFI control, and QA training
Implement and maintain the UASGSC-V4 program’s Quality Control Plan (QCP) and Software Quality Assurance Plan (SQAP)
Support Quality Management Reviews by reporting to higher level management on the program’s quality achievements and the program’s progress towards meeting quality objectives
Update the program’s Tailored Process Baseline (TPB), as required
Provide review and input to program plans and other program documents in support of accurate and on-time UASGSC-V4 deliverables
Execute timely quality audits in adherence with the program’s audit schedule and in compliance with Leidos policies and direction; report audit results to program leadership
Generate corrective action requests for audit findings and maintain the Common Audit Database (CAD) with timely updates/closures of audit findings
Support Engineering Release audits performed in conjunction with the CM team
Maintain the program’s Quality Dashboard and report its status to stakeholders
Support external audits conducted in support of maintaining the organization’s ISO 9001:2015 and CMMI level 3 certifications
Track and maintain an accurate inventory and records for the program’s GFE/GFI property items; prepare and coordinate GFE shipments for off-site moves and for GFE returns to the government. Serve as the primary interface with the Leidos corporate Property group’s representative.
Prepare quarterly GFE/GFI Status Reports for submittal to the government customer
Capture and track peer review metrics
Assign program-required training to team members; track and monitor training completions
Bachelor's degree with at least 4 years prior relevant experience
Quality assurance and control experience in a software development environment
Experience implementing ISO 9001 and CMMI Level 3 Quality Management Systems
Experience working with the following tools: SharePoint, MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Jira, Confluence
Good verbal and written skills
Ability to multi-task and function in a dynamic fast-paced environment
US citizenship and currently have an active DoD Secret security clearance
Agile development experience/knowledge
Experience with UASGSC or U.S. Army PEO Aviation (PEO AVN) systems
External Referral Bonus:
Potential for Telework:
Clearance Level Required:
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Testing and Quality Assurance
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