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Quality Assurance Specialist

CGI Group
Chantilly, VA
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CGI Federal is seeking an experienced Quality Assurance Specialist for an exciting opportunity within our Intel Community.
Your future duties and responsibilities
Administer, or advise on work concerned with assuring the quality of the acquired, developed, delivered, and maintained products. The work of this series involves: (1) the development of plans and programs for achieving and maintaining product quality throughout the item's life cycle: (2) monitoring operations to prevent the production of defects and to verify adherence to quality plans and requirements; and (3) analysis and investigation of adverse quality trends or conditions and initiation of corrective action. The duties of these positions require analytical ability combined with knowledge and application of assurance principles and techniques, and knowledge of pertinent product characteristics and the associated manufacturing processes and techniques.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
Minimum bachelor's degree in business, information technology, or information management, or seven years of comparable work experience.
Desired skills include up to seven or more years of quality assurance experience with ISO 9001:2015, CMMI-L3, and agile development as well as security clearance status of TS/SCI with a Cl polygraph test, per Federal stipulation. Prefer candidates who have experience in the Intelligence Community. Prospective candidates should have strong risk management skills, excellent communication, teamwork, leadership, and conflict management skills.

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Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change-supporting our clients' digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

Learn more about CGI at www.cgi.com .

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

CGI is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at ...@cgi.com . You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned .

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All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary dependent upon specific assignment and/or level of US government security clearance held. CGI will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records in accordance with all local regulations and ordinances.

CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI's legal duty to furnish information.

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3d ago
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Quality Assurance Specialist (Notional)

Acuity International
Reston, VA
As we transition to Acuity International, you may see references to Caliburn or Caliburn International in our job postings and application process.

Please note that as of October 1st, Caliburn International is Acuity International and as we phase out our postings and current applications, our company name will be updated.

Our vision aims to empower our clients by actively leveraging our broad range of services. With our global presence, we have career opportunities all across the world which can lead to a unique, exciting and fulfilling career path. Pick your path today! To see what career opportunities we have available, explore below to find your next career!
SCOPE:

The Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist will develop and oversee the Quality Assurance Program (QAP) and the Quality Control Plan (QCP) for the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) Medical Disability Program (MDE). The QA Specialist will report to the Program Manager.

The Department of Veterans Affairs, through the VBA, administers the Compensation & Pension (C&P) Program for benefits to Veterans, their dependents and survivors. The MDE is a key component in the claims adjudication process for entitlement determinations for disability compensation and pension for a

Veteran.

This position is notional and contingent upon contract award

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The QA Specialist will provide day-to-day oversight to ensure Disability Benefits Questionnaires (DBQ) quality control measures are adhered to in support of VA requirements:

Develop, implement and update Quality Assurance Plan (QAP) and Quality Control Plan (QCP)

Ensure all questions listed on the DBQ(s) are addressed and answered as per VA instructions

Verify the correct DBQ(s) were utilized in completing the examination

Confirm appropriate tests, procedures, laboratory work and x-rays were utilized

Ensure each DBQ is medically appropriate with the diagnosis consistent with clinical findings/medical history

Verify all examination reports satisfy the credential and signature requirements

Ensure all case documentation is completed, reviewed and accurate within program service timelines

Conduct scheduled and unscheduled operational inspections and audits to ensure compliance with contract requirements

Interface with the Contracting Officer's Technical Representative (COTR) and other VBA representatives on matters pertaining to quality

Keep the Program Manager, Training Director and other key personnel apprised of QA activities and issues and the need for updates or changes to the QAP and/or QCP

Consult with the Chief Medical Officer and examination providers to resolve quality, process and efficiency problems

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Three (3) years of Quality Assurance and Quality Control knowledge and experience in a healthcare environment

* Bachelor's degree as a Registered Nurse (RN), or Master's degree as Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA) who is experienced with the performance and documentation of independent medical examinations, either directly or in support of a Certified Independent Medical Examiner (physician) completing VA Medical Disability Examinations and completing Disability Benefits Questionnaires (DBQ)

* Knowledge in ISO 9001:2015

* Experience conducting quality assurance audits of medical disability examination providers or similar type examinations and related examination reports

* Advanced analytic skills with ability to collect, analyze and present data

* Ability to ensure quality deliverables in accordance with program requirements, and to ensure that all required performance standards are met

* Prior experience creating reports related to quality improvement / performance outcomes

* Must be able to pass a NACI-level Government background check

* PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

* Certification in performance improvement processes such as ISO 9001:2015

* OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

* May participate in interdepartmental project groups or task forces to integrate activities, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specific level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, new task efforts, contract awards, and new policy requirements

* Performs duties in a safe manner. Follows the corporate safety policy. Participates and supports safety meetings, training and goals. Ensures safe operating conditions within area of responsibility. Encourages co-workers to work safely. Identifies "close calls" and/or safety concerns to supervisory personnel. Maintains a clean and orderly work area

* Assists in active implementation of company initiatives to ensure compliance with OSHA, ISO, JCAHO, AAAHC, and other mandated regulations/standards.

* May serve on the OSHA, Safety, and Wellness Committees

* PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

* Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment

* Work involves sitting and standing for prolonged periods of time

* May require bending, stooping and lifting up to 15 lbs

Acuity International is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
19d ago

Software Quality Assurance Specialist / Applications Tester SME

Techflow Inc.
Herndon, VA
Are you looking for a place to invest in your future? Then consider a job at TechFlow where we provide opportunities for individuals to explore, learn and develop their careers while being part of an exciting team of professionals.
Here are some experiences you may have at TechFlow:

* Work with best-of-breed technologies
* Have fun while being part of a professional team
* Work in a challenging and dynamic environment
* Work in a supportive learning atmosphere where opportunities for training and advancement are provided.

Techflow is seeking a Software Quality Assurance Specialist / Applications Tester SME to support a fully-funded government contract. This role will work on new application and system engineering development in support of a long-term project.

The right candidate enjoys a work environment where being entrepreneurial is expected, where innovation and new ideas happen every day, and where problems are solved by teams of passionate and confident individuals. Our culture thrives on out-of-the-box thinking and the unique powerful expressions of our owners. As a 100% employee-owned company, our people have an expectation of commitment, accountability for their actions, and responsibility for success. We are a company of individuals who work hard to have an impact and make a difference.

The Software Quality Assurance Specialist / ApplicationsTester (SME) will provide functional and automated application testing support for enterprise advanced discovery capabilities for both unstructured and structured data. The application has been and will continue to be delivered in a series of incremental releases that deliver increased functionality and allow analysts to interact with a growing number of analytic capabilities and data. The successful candidate will have primary responsibility for developing and maintaining test plans and test cases, including functional testing, integration, and regression testing.

In addition, they will be expected to work cohesively with the other IT testers, collaborate with testers from other teams, participate and contribute to peer reviews and actively contribute to process improvements.

Responsibilities

* Provide manual and automated testing of various software products and document defects;
* Execute test cases and report defects to the software team;
* Understand requirements and write test cases;
* Coordinate and actively participate in project meetings during software development lifecycle;
* Document and interpret business and technical requirements for testing utilizing various development methodologies;
* Participate in a variety of TEMS throughout the software development lifecycle;
* Communicate testing result data to multiple audiences, and update user guide documentation;
* Create and deliver the test workflow framework and procedure for the applications.
* Develop and execute automated test plans, procedures, and scenarios for the unit, process, function, system integration, and acceptance testing
* Consult with the entire team to coordinate and test applications
* Ensure new applications and software modifications meet requirements and operate satisfactorily in the system environment
* Support off-hour deliveries and periodic off-hour functional testing
* Document the success and failures of all executed test procedures in issue tracking software
12d ago

Quality Assurance Specialist

Bae Systems
Sterling, VA
Join BAE Systems' Intelligence and Security sector and be a part of a team who solves some of the world's most complex technical challenges. We are looking for a Quality Assurance Specialist to join our diverse and innovative team to support our customer's mission.
In this role, you will:

+ Administer, or advise on work concerned with assuring the quality of the acquired, developed, delivered, and maintained products

+ Manage the development of plans for achieving and maintaining product quality throughout the item's life cycle

+ Monitor operations to prevent the production of defects and to verify adherence to quality plans and requirements

+ Analyze and investigate of adverse quality trends or conditions and initiation of corrective action

**Required Education, Experience, & Skills**

+ Bachelor s degree in business, information technology, or information management, or seven years of comparable work experience.

+ Security clearance status of TS/SCI with a CI polygraph test.

+ Strong risk management skills, excellent communication, team work, leadership, and conflict management skills.

**Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills**

+ 7 years of quality assurance experience with ISO 9001:2015, CMMI-L3, and agile development

+ Experience in the Intelligence Community.

**Quality Assurance Specialist**

**70694BR**

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60d+ ago

Quality Assurance Specialist

CGI Group Inc.
Chantilly, VA
CGI Federal is seeking an experienced Quality Assurance Specialist for an exciting opportunity within our Intel Community.
Your future duties and responsibilities:

Administer, or advise on work concerned with assuring the quality of the acquired, developed, delivered, and maintained products. The work of this series involves: (1) the development of plans and programs for achieving and maintaining product quality throughout the item's life cycle: (2) monitoring operations to prevent the production of defects and to verify adherence to quality plans and requirements; and (3) analysis and investigation of adverse quality trends or conditions and initiation of corrective action. The duties of these positions require analytical ability combined with knowledge and application of assurance principles and techniques, and knowledge of pertinent product characteristics and the associated manufacturing processes and techniques.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Minimum bachelor's degree in business, information technology, or information management, or seven years of comparable work experience.

Desired skills include up to seven or more years of quality assurance experience with ISO 9001:2015, CMMI-L3, and agile development as well as security clearance status of TS/SCI with a Cl polygraph test, per Federal stipulation. Prefer candidates who have experience in the Intelligence Community. Prospective candidates should have strong risk management skills, excellent communication, teamwork, leadership, and conflict management skills.

#CGIFederalJob

What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change-supporting our clients' digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

Learn more about CGI at www.cgi.com.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

CGI is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at US_Employment_Compliance@cgi.com. You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned.

We make it easy to translate military experience and skills! Click here to be directed to our site that is dedicated to veterans and transitioning service members.

All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary dependent upon specific assignment and/or level of US government security clearance held. Qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records are welcome to apply.

CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI's legal duty to furnish information.
60d+ ago

Software Quality Assurance Specialist / Application Tester

Caci International Inc.
Reston, VA
Time Type: Full time
Minimum Clearance Required to Start: TS/SCI with Polygraph

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: None

Type of Travel: None

What You'll Get to Do:

CACI is currently looking for an experienced Tester to join our team that will innovate the future of the Intelligence Community's (IC) enterprise Identity, Credential and Access Management (ICAM) services and solutions. The FORT INDEPENDENCE program is the IC's Information Technology Enterprise (IC-ITE) Service of Common Concern, as well as the Sponsor's Enterprise Access Control provider. The FORT INDEPENDENCE contract team will provide leadership in architecture, engineering, and delivery of ICAM services for the Sponsor, and for other IC partners.

As a Tester on the FORT INDEPENDECE program, you will support nine applications. The key focus areas the Sponsor requires support related to software development and implementation include:

1) Maintaining code bases for the nine active applications; and

2) Transition the functionally of the nine applications to a C2S cloud based environment.

More About the Role:

The Sponsors work is software development and deployment. The contractor will be expected to gather requirements, providing in-depth requirements analysis. Oversee requirements tracking, and collaborating with development teams and mission partners to identify requirements and changes to the applications in development.

The Applications Tester will execute test plans in order to identify software problems and their root causes. They will develop and participate in functional testing, regression testing and acceptance testing.

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

There will be 2 Testers on the team to share capabilities

* Experience developing accessibility tests
* Experience developing functionality tests
* Experience using Angular to develop front-end web applications
* Experience developing unit tests
* Experience automating unit tests
* Experience working with developers to verify test plans
* Experience identifying issues during unit testing and regression testing
* Experience using JIRA to link test cases to requirements
* Experience creating and automating comprehensive regression tests.
* Experience developing software test plans
* Experience creating software test cases
* Demonstrated experience with DevOps practices within the Sponsor's organization
* Experience with AWS Services
* Experience with implementing best practices for testing in an agile environment
* Experience with software used to perform integration testing

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

* Experience working with Agile teams within the Sponsors organization
* Experience with Enterprise Agile approaches and best practice towards implementation
* Experience working with Jira

What We Can Offer You:

* We've been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.
* Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.
* We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.
* We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation's highest priorities.
* For over 55 years, the principles of CACI's unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

As required by Executive Order 14042, Federal contractor employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination before starting employment with CACI.
59d ago

Quality Assurance Specialist

ATCC
Manassas, VA
The Quality Assurance Specialist is responsible for supporting the development, implementation and administration of the Quality Assurance Program. The incumbent actively supports and complies with all ATCC corporate and departmental policies and procedures.
Responsibilities Understand the goals and objectives of the organization; communicates, develops, motivates, and assists with staff training, as necessary, to help achieve the company's Quality goals. Assists with development of standard operating procedures applicable to Quality System Regulations. Assists with the administration of corrective and preventive action in accordance with standard operating procedures. Advises internal customers to ensure ISO compliance with product development goals according to company SOPs. Functions as a lead auditor in assisting with both internal audits and vendor audits to ensure compliance to documented procedures. Supports the department with resolution and monitoring of any identified action items. Assists with the preparation of data for management reviews. Assists with the implementation of any resultant action items. Assists with the issuance, control, receipt, and maintenance of lab books. Assists with training staff in accordance with quality-related policies and procedures as requested. Performs other ancillary duties as assigned. Qualifications Education and Experience: A Bachelor's Degree is required; a degree in a biological field, chemical sciences or related discipline is preferred but not required. 3 to 5 years experience in field of quality assurance is required. Experience with ISO, GXP or other quality systems preferred. Good computer skills are required. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Excellent interpersonal and communications skills. Excellent organization and analytical skills. Ability to work alone or within a team environment. Ability to foster high degree of customer satisfaction. Founded in 1925, ATCC is a non-profit organization with a mission to acquire, authenticate, preserve, develop, standardize, and distribute biological materials and information for the advancement and application of scientific knowledge. ATCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
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2d ago

Software Quality Assurance Specialist / Application Tester

Caci International
Reston, VA
Time Type: Full time
Minimum Clearance Required to Start: TS/SCI with Polygraph

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: None

Type of Travel: None

**What You'll Get to Do:**

CACI is currently looking for an experienced Tester to join our team that will innovate the future of the Intelligence Community's (IC) enterprise Identity, Credential and Access Management (ICAM) services and solutions. The FORT INDEPENDENCE program is the IC's Information Technology Enterprise (IC-ITE) Service of Common Concern, as well as the Sponsor's Enterprise Access Control provider. The FORT INDEPENDENCE contract team will provide leadership in architecture, engineering, and delivery of ICAM services for the Sponsor, and for other IC partners.

As a Tester on the FORT INDEPENDECE program, you will support nine applications. The key focus areas the Sponsor requires support related to software development and implementation include:

1) Maintaining code bases for the nine active applications; and

2) Transition the functionally of the nine applications to a C2S cloud based environment.

**More About the Role:**

The Sponsors work is software development and deployment. The contractor will be expected to gather requirements, providing in-depth requirements analysis. Oversee requirements tracking, and collaborating with development teams and mission partners to identify requirements and changes to the applications in development.

The Applications Tester will execute test plans in order to identify software problems and their root causes. They will develop and participate in functional testing, regression testing and acceptance testing.

**You'll Bring These Qualifications:**

There will be 2 Testers on the team to share capabilities

+ Experience developing accessibility tests

+ Experience developing functionality tests

+ Experience using Angular to develop front-end web applications

+ Experience developing unit tests

+ Experience automating unit tests

+ Experience working with developers to verify test plans

+ Experience identifying issues during unit testing and regression testing

+ Experience using JIRA to link test cases to requirements

+ Experience creating and automating comprehensive regression tests.

+ Experience developing software test plans

+ Experience creating software test cases

+ Demonstrated experience with DevOps practices within the Sponsor's organization

+ Experience with AWS Services

+ Experience with implementing best practices for testing in an agile environment

+ Experience with software used to perform integration testing

**These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:**

+ Experience working with Agile teams within the Sponsors organization

+ Experience with Enterprise Agile approaches and best practice towards implementation

+ Experience working with Jira

**What We Can Offer You:**

- We've been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

- Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

- We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

- We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation's highest priorities.

- For over 55 years, the principles of CACI's unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

As required by Executive Order 14042, Federal contractor employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination before starting employment with CACI.
60d ago

QUANTICO: Quality Assurance Specialist (Contingency Hire)

KBR
Nokesville, VA

Title:

QUANTICO: Quality Assurance Specialist (Contingency Hire)

KBR Government Solutions delivers full life cycle professional and technical solutions that improve operational readiness and drive innovation. Our solutions help ensure mission success on land, air, sea, space and cyberspace for the Department of Defense, intelligence community, NASA and other federal agencies. KBR's areas of expertise include engineering, logistics, operations, science, program management, mission IT and cybersecurity.

Our people make the world a more productive, efficient and fascinating place. And that's only the beginning.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the quality management program and help improve the customer journey by employing quality oversight techniques, quality training, statistical methods, assessments and other quality tools.
  • Ensure that work condition requirements are met by creating audit/inspection reports and making recommendations/presentations to management for corrective/preventive actions.
  • Implement performance evaluation and prediction methods to improve the safety, reliability and maintainability of product systems and services.
  • Validate contractually required standards for project execution and verify that those standards are met for every deliverable.
  • Align quality management function with product/service performance needs to ensure that product/service lines deliver value to customers.
  • Analyze and solve complex problems requiring detailed knowledge of field and value-added practices.
  • Use experience and problem-solving skills to develop and improve processes.
  • Provide guidance to less experienced team members across all levels of the project, as needed.

Qualifications and Skills Requirements

  • Associates degree preferred
  • 0-1 years quality auditing and inspection experience (industry specific experience is a plus)
  • Certifications are an advantage including ASQ, Lean and Six Sigma, Project Management, etc.
  • Experience with the implementation of corrective and preventive action programs
  • In-depth knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of Quality Management
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Visio)

Physical Requirements

  • Work may require using and wearing personal protective equipment such as, hearing and eye protection, hard hat and steel-toed boots.
  • Day-to-day physical requirements may involve standard office activities including sitting/standing for extended periods of time, attending meetings, use of keyboard and mouse repetitively, lifting and carrying less than 20 lbs. frequently, etc.
  • Work requires moderate physical exertion including walking to operating areas and walking up stairs.
  • Must meet KBR and Government mandated pre-deployment requirements including but not limited to: drug screening, medical screening and criminal background check.
  • Must be fully vaccinated “fully vaccinated is defined as 2 weeks after final dose of the applicable vaccine taken

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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1d ago

Quality Assurance Specialist II/III

Astrazeneca PLC
Gaithersburg, MD
At AstraZeneca we work together across global boundaries to make an impact and find answers to challenges. We do this with the upmost integrity even in the most difficult situations because we are committed to doing the right thing. We continuously forge partnerships that help pursue world-class medicines in new ways, combining our people's exceptional skills with those of people from all over the globe.

Our Gaithersburg, Maryland facility creates life-changing medicines for people around the world. The modern, vibrant scientific campus employs more than 3000 experts in our field, and it is only a short drive from Washington, DC. It is filled with cutting edge technology. Our labs spaces were built to facilitate collaboration, interaction and cross functional science. We believe employees benefit from being challenged and inspired at work. We offer everything from bean bag rooms for creative brain storming, game rooms and Zen garden to treadmill stations and regular campus happy hours. The Gaithersburg site offer a variety of amenities to help boost efficiency and help keep our employees happy and healthy. This includes a fitness center, employee healthcare clinic, electric vehicle charging stations, dry cleaning, full-service cafeteria and copy center.

Join AstraZeneca and help us deliver life-changing medicines! Be among our employees who continue to make us an innovation-driven company that stands firmly among the leaders in BioPharmaceuticals.
Why Join Quality?

In Quality, our work is important and valued. An unrivalled forward-looking mindset, there's no better place to work at the forefront and learn how to add real value to a business throughout the lifecycle of our products - discovery, development and commercialization. As the voice of the patient, every batch we certify is a personal stamp of approval. Not something we take lightly, we are always innovating, trailing the latest models and technologies to improve reliability and excellence in our processes. A place to take Quality seriously - we draw learnings from others, to develop and understand what it takes to drive our modern mindset forward. Here you'll feel empowered to step up, follow the science and evidence to make decisions that put patients first.

If you have the passion and the drive to accelerate growth and make people's lives better - then this is the place for you.

What you'll do:

As a Quality Assurance Specialist II / III, you'll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients' lives. The individual assures the quality and compliance of testing for commercial and clinical products manufactured at the facility.

Responsibilities:

Performs selected quality assurance activities, dependent upon assigned area, including the following:

Reads, understands, and follows SOP's and complies with cGMP's.

Writes new standard operating procedures or revises existing documentation utilizing document management systems.

Supports the evaluation and disposition of labelling, raw materials, intermediates and finished products through timely evaluation of batch records, laboratory results and other cGMP documents.

Supports the issuance and reconciliation of GMP documentation

Electronic system usage with tools such as Trackwise, GQCLIMS, Pas-X and SAP

Reviews documented information from their functional area, reports abnormalities

Creates/revises QA documents (SOPs, technical reports, risk assessments) in document management system.

Creates and manages deviations, change controls, and CAPA records pertaining to their functional areas in QIMS.

Supports internal audits of manufacturing, analytical testing, labeling to ensure compliance with SOPs and regulatory requirements per the requirements of the self-inspection program

Facilitates and coordinates training of new and existing team members, prepares training materials as necessary.

Quality Assurance Specialist II

* Bachelor's degree; biology, chemistry or science-related field preferred
* 3+ years of proven experience
* Cell and Gene Therapy Manufacturing Experience and/or Knowledge preferred
* Project Management Skills

Quality Assurance Specialist III

* Bachelor's degree; biology, engineering or science-related field preferred
* 5+ year of proven experience
* 3+ years of demonstrated ability in QA preferred
* Cell and Gene Therapy Manufacturing Experience and/or Knowledge preferred
* Project Management Skills

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca when we see an opportunity for change, we seize it and make it happen, because any opportunity no matter how small, can be the start of something big. Delivering life-changing medicines is about being entrepreneurial - finding those moments and recognizing their potential. Join us on our journey of building a new kind of organization to reset expectations of what a bio-pharmaceutical company can be. This means we're opening new ways to work, groundbreaking cutting edge methods and bringing unexpected teams together. Interested? Come and join our journey.

Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can't wait to hear from you.

Next Steps - Apply today!

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience - it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity. If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.

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Date Posted

11-Oct-2021

Closing Date

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.
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Average Salary For a Quality Assurance Specialist

Based on recent jobs postings on Zippia, the average salary in the U.S. for a Quality Assurance Specialist is $72,039 per year or $35 per hour. The highest paying Quality Assurance Specialist jobs have a salary over $101,000 per year while the lowest paying Quality Assurance Specialist jobs pay $51,000 per year

Average Quality Assurance Specialist Salary
$72,000 yearly
$35 hourly
Updated October 22, 2021
51000
10 %
72000
Median
101000
90 %

Highest Paying Cities For Quality Assurance Specialist

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Washington, DC
$81,799
$39.33
Baltimore, MD
$80,796
$38.84
Ashburn, VA
$80,290
$38.60
Piscataway, NJ
$79,238
$38.10
San Francisco, CA
$78,334
$37.66
New York, NY
$68,248
$32.81

5 Common Career Paths For a Quality Assurance Specialist

Quality Assurance Manager

A Quality Assurance Manager's responsibility varies on the organization or industry where one is assigned. Most of the time, the duties will revolve around quality control, such as overseeing a company's manufacturing operations, ensuring that the process followed all of the necessary protocols, and the products met all of the standards in adherence to the company's policies and regulations. Furthermore, one must be able to detect and identify mistakes, conduct constant inspections, coordinate with various staff and supervisors, develop the workforce's quality by training employees, and come up with strategies that will help the company attain financial gains.

Quality Assurance Engineer

A Quality Assurance Engineer's role is to oversee the overall production and ensure that the product is cost-efficient and aligns with the company's standards. The responsibility mainly revolves around conducting activities that examine and scrutinize the condition of a product or service to identify issues and come up with possible solutions to resolve the issue or attain stronger customer satisfaction. Furthermore, the Quality Assurance Engineer must also ensure that the product adheres to the government regulations and market guidelines.

Quality Assurance Supervisor

A quality assurance supervisor oversees and leads the quality control operations within a manufacturing plant or similar establishment. They are primarily responsible for crafting and implementing policies that prioritize the efficiency of products or services, supervising and evaluating the performances of the workforce, and setting standards and procedures that align not just with the goals of the company, but the national and international level of production standards. Furthermore, as a supervisor in the field, it is crucial to encourage and shape quality assurance workers into valuable members of the company.

Team Leader

Team leaders are responsible for managing a team for a specific project or work component. They primarily guide the team members and ensure that they are still working towards the set goals. Team leaders create strategies to reach goals, cascade the goals and strategies to team members, assign tasks, conduct periodic check-ups on the roadmap towards the goals, foster an engaging work environment, motivate and coach team members, monitor team performance, evaluate the strategies and come up with mitigating plans as needed. They are also responsible for reporting the team's progress to higher management.

Quality Assurance Lead

A quality assurance lead, also known as QA Lead, is responsible for conducting necessary quality tests and analyses for software program and development. As a quality assurance lead, they must take the lead in ensuring quality during development by proactively performing critical evaluations, troubleshooting, and providing precise documentation. It is also essential to identify issues and resolve them as soon as possible. Furthermore, a quality assurance lead must maintain an active line of communication and coordination as most of the work will be in a team setting.

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