Quality Assurance Skill Center Lead - Mgr Software Quality 2

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NORTHROP GRUMMAN
Agile, Automated, Development, Hardware, HTTP, Java, Manager, Management, Project, Quality Assurance, Research, Scrum, Security, Testing
Full Time
Competitive
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description


Put your years of experience into a future of excellence! The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's team to support the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Passenger Systems Program Directorate (PSPD) suite of computer and automated software applications. CBP PSPD supports a broad range of complex business systems which are instrumental to the CBP mission of securing our borders while facilitating legitimate trade and travel. Northrop Grumman is seeking qualified team leaders to drive forward the Java Development Skill Centers supporting the PSPD program. The Quality Assurance Skill Center Lead will oversee and support the efforts of team members supporting multiple concurrent large and complex projects. Team members' expertise in this domain includes CBP system and mission knowledge, automated test scripting, user acceptance criteria planning, system testing and testing processes and procedures. The Skill Center Lead will collaborate with technical leads and other skill center leads to assist the testing staff by providing strategic vision and guidance. The Skill Center Lead will have formal individual performance discussions with the staff twice a year as well as more frequent discussions on individual goals and career growth and development. In addition to providing functional leadership, the role will provide hands on project support at a senior level. The duties of the project role include research, design, develop, and/or modify enterprise-wide testing solutions as well as responsibility for meeting quality compliance standards. The project role will also evaluate interfaces between hardware and software, operational requirements, and characteristics of overall system and document testing and maintenance of system corrections. Roles and Responsibilities


* This role will work directly on an Agile Project Team requiring hands on technical skills, with prior experience developing using one or more of the following technologies: o Selenium o HP UFT o An automated test program o Manual testing experience


* Management of direct reports/project staff, i.e. timesheet approval, performance review, career guidance and coaching


* Interface regularly with customer, potentially


* Work with Skill Center Manager to engage development staff and create a collaborative work environment


* Collaborate with other center leads to organize inclusion activities All work will be performed on site at CBP offices in Northern Virginia. Some local travel to various CBP sites will be required.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:


* 5 Years' experience with Bachelors in Science; 4 Years with Masters


* Ability to communicate effectively with project staff and customers to solve complex issues


* Must be a team player, motivated, self-starter and a quick learner


* Must have or be able to obtain DHS/CBP security clearance


* Ability to complete multiple tasks and projects within deadlines


* Excellent written and verbal communication skills coupled with strong listening skills


* Excellent problem solving, analytical and documentation skills


* Experience with Agile/Scrum is required.


* Experience with automated testing


* Experience with an Agile Task Management/Collaboration toolset


* Must be a U.S. Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:


* Prior experience with CBP


* Certified ScrumMaster, Agile Professional or equivalent


* Ability to develop individual and group training plans based on program specific needs and industry trends


* Candidates with Top Secret Clearance


* Experience with the Atlassian toolset, including JIRA and Confluence is required Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
 

Shift: 1st Shift
Relocation Assistance: Yes
US Citizenship Required for this Position: No relocation assistance available
Business Sector: United States-Virginia-Springfield
Clearance: Other 

Shift: 1st Shift
Relocation Assistance: Yes
US Citizenship Required for this Position: No relocation assistance available
Business Sector: United States-Virginia-Springfield
Clearance: Other
Clearance: Other


Company Information

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cyber, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide. We hold ourselves to a higher standard, both in the products we deliver and in the way we conduct ourselves throughout the entire customer experience. Because, after all, we are in the business of securing a great deal more than just our place in the market. Our mission is to be at the forefront of technology and innovation, delivering superior capability in tandem with maximized cost efficiencies. The security solutions we provide help secure freedoms for our nation as well as those of our allies. Squarely meeting our obligations, fiscally and technologically, isn't just a business goal, but a moral imperative. To that end, as we evolve as a company, the responsibility we feel for our country and the citizens and troops we help support grows with us.
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