Los Alamos National Laboratory Software Quality Management Specialist 3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do_

The Software and Applications Engineering Division is looking for an experienced, highly motivated Software Quality Management Specialist to lead and deliver IT initiatives within ADBI as a part of the SAE-4 Business Systems Solution Center. The selected candidate will support SAE by providing software quality management on assigned projects and collaborating with other technical staff to ensure a high standard of software quality throughout the Laboratory.

The selected candidate will report to the SAE-4 Group Leader and perform job requirements as described below and as assigned by SAE-4 Management.

Software Quality Management Specialist 3 Responsibilities:

  • Performs development and execution of software quality methods and processes.

  • Responsible for tests, methods, and procedures to ensure continuous improvement to software quality management standards.

  • Implements and defines testing methodology and standards to improve results.

  • Frequently contributes to the development and/or implementation of new technical standards and methods.

  • Develops resolutions to complex problems that require the frequent use of creativity and where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of the CMMI process improvement model including implementation and training.

  • Knowledge of Agile development methodology.

  • Demonstrated ability developing software engineering standards in all software engineering process areas to include providing recommendations to management.

  • Experience in conducting internal quality assurance assessments on all areas of software engineering.

  • Experience in overseeing software testing and consulting the software testing process, including the establishment of project requirements for manual and automated testing.

  • Experience in planning, analyzing, coordinating, and implementing formal configuration management standards and procedures, including participation in the change control process and the overall SDLC.

  • Experience developing project specific software quality management and quality control work plans.

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of Department of Energy (DOE) quality assurance requirements and guidelines.

  • Experience working with the LANL Business Systems or Environment.

  • Experience working with HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) suite of testing and software change management tools.

  • Experience working with JIRA for change management processing.

Education:Typically requires a post-graduate degree and/or professional certification(s) and a minimum of 8 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Notes to Applicants:Please provide a comprehensive cover letter that details how you meet the qualifications for the position.

Additional Details:

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 applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Where You Will Work_

Located in the beautiful mountains of northern New Mexico near Santa Fe, 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.

Our employees are our greatest asset, which is why we provide a comprehensive benefits package that offers health coverage for you and your eligible family members today and retirement plans for a brighter tomorrow. A healthy workforce is paramount to a successful organization. We offer an incentivized wellness plan and preventive care to encourage and reward good basic health choices. Also, for your financial wellness, we provide a tax-deferred 401(k) retirement plan, with a company match and service based contribution.

Maximum Salary: 144800

Minimum Salary: 87800

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Work Telephone: 505-665-1683

Contact Name: Tedder, Billie Jo (BJ)

Organization Name: SAE-4/Business Systems Solution Center

Email: bjtedder@lanl.gov

Job Title: Software Quality Management Specialist 3

Appointment Type: Regular

Req ID: IRC68725