Consult with SEC management on organizational support needed for implementation of a CMMI based process improvement program leading to a successful SCAMPI L3 appraisal.
This position requires an applicant to have an active security clearance or be clearable
Essential Job Functions
Establish and document a tailored strategy quality plan in collaboration with the project manager, for the performance of quality assurance activities for assigned project or task.
Develop and maintain quality assurance documentation for projects and tasks to include quality metrics. Ensure documentation complies with established software development standards, policies and procedures or best practices.
Conduct assessments and evaluations through independent analysis and interpretation of objective and subjective evidence to verify compliance to established standards and applicable quality plan. Determine level of process and product quality. Develop written reports of findings; escalate unresolved issues to appropriate management levels.
Evaluate work products to independently assess quality and reports findings. Research alternative solutions to problems, determine proper approaches, make verbal and/or written recommendations to appropriate parties and implement solutions.
Gather and analyze metrics data. Assist in presenting analysis findings to the appropriate levels of management verbally and through the preparation of periodic written reports.
Participate in special projects, external audits and process improvements in support of quality assurance initiatives.
Assist management in the definition and maintenance of an effective and efficient quality program, including the development and presentation of associated training and familiarization to affected staff. Revised standard practices and procedures as appropriate.
Create and provide Quality Assurance training to project management.
Maintain Quality Assurance repository providing a central location for all QA material including checklists, reports, training material, etc.
Provide leadership and work guidance to less experienced personnel.
Bachelors Degree required (Master's Preferred). Contract Requirements
Must be CMMI certified
Strong Technical writing skills and experience
Quality Management experience
Experience in CMMI Scampi audit on software projects desired.
Ability to write comprehensive processes and articulate software processes into documentation.