Los Alamos National Laboratory Quality Assurance Analyst 4 in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
The Production Agency Quality (PAQ) organization is looking for a highly motivated Quality Assurance Analyst 4 to support the implementation and oversight of the Associate Laboratory Directorate Weapons Production (ALDWP) Software Quality Assurance program. The selected candidate will assist personnel in meeting defined software quality procedures and process requirements including the following:
Oversee the implementation and provide consultation for software engineering process improvement in all software engineering process areas especially the following: project planning, risk management, requirements development and management, verification and validation and configuration management.
Develop and mentor staff in software quality assurance principles.
Research, assemble, and/or evaluate information or data regarding industry practices or applicable regulatory changes affecting information systems policies or programs; recommend sound, practical solutions to complex issues.
Devise improvements to current processes and procedures and develop models of possible future configurations. Perform work flow analysis and recommend quality improvements.
Conduct and support software assessments in all areas of software engineering.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Expert knowledge of software engineering concepts, principles and standards.
Expert knowledge of software quality assurance and configuration management.
Expert knowledge of software project management and software project monitoring and control.
Expert knowledge in developing system requirements, software requirements specifications and functional interfaces between system software components and the system‐level design.
Expert knowledge and demonstrated experience in the software verification and validation processes.
Expert knowledge and experience developing software quality artifacts for all software development lifecycle stages.
Knowledge and experience of quality assurance regulatory, contractual, and technical documents, i.e., DOE Order 414.1D, 10 CRF 830, Weapons Quality Policy (NAP‐24A) and NQA‐1.
Knowledge and demonstrated experience implementing LANL contract requirements relevant to software quality assurance and cyber security activities.
Knowledge and demonstrated experience in performing quality assessments, surveillances, and/or audits in all areas of software engineering.
A recognized, relative industry certification in project management or software quality inspection/assurance such as PMI’s PMP certification or ASQ’s CSQE certification.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in information technology or computer science discipline and minimum of 12 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to meet the requirements above.
Notes to Applicants:
For consideration, applicants MUST provide a comprehensive cover letter addressing each of the requirements (minimum and desired) noted in the job posting, and includes statements on how the applicant meets each of these requirements.
Position may require 24/7 coverage and therefore may require working a shift schedule.
Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements
for access to classified matter.
Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.
New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.
Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.
Internal Applicants: Please refer to Laboratory policy P701 for applicant eligibility.
Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regards to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
Where You Will Work
Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.
The Production Agency Quality organization provides the Quality Engineering and Product Inspection expertise in support of the diverse manufacturing assignments within the Weapons Production (WP) The goal is to exceed internal and external customer requirements by facilitating effective implementation of defined applicable quality standards into product manufacturing processes.The diverse project support base includes but is not limited to; weapons, oxide production, NASA power sources, radiological materials production and various “strategic partnerships” projects.
Contact Name Martinez, Loren Urban
Work Telephone 505-665-4945
Vacancy Name: IRC78679
Organization Name PAQ-2/Production Quality Assurance
Minimum Salary 101000
Maximum Salary 168600
Req ID: IRC78679
Category: Quality Assurance