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Quality Assurance Lead


Reston, Virginia

Top Secret/SCI

Join BAE Systems’ Intelligence and Security Sector and be a part of an innovative team that enables our employees to make a difference while supporting our customers and their missions. We are looking for a Quality Assurance Lead to work in a fast-paced environment providing technical and administrative review of work processes, procedures and products. As a Quality Assurance Lead, you will ensure adherence to design standards and specifications, to detect and correct errors and problems, and to relate progress to schedules.

As a Quality Assurance Lead, you may:
Provide thorough review of any program documentation to ensure quality and compliance
Work with programmers and engineers to eliminate problems
Collect and analyze metrics and prepare status reports, problem notification reports, and problem resolution reports
Monitor and review processes to ensure compliance and quality standards are met
As needed, identify areas to implement process improvement opportunities

Required Education, Experience, & Skills

Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, computer engineering, systems engineering or any related field and 6+ years of relevant experience OR 6+ years of relevant experience
6+ years of experience in the analysis and design of computer systems or software development, including at least 4 years specialized in quality assurance/control experience
Working experience with systems and/or software standards, configuration control and documentation management, requirements analysis, problem solving, troubleshooting, and/or the use of metrics and testing

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

Master’s Degree in a STEM Field
8+ years of Quality Assurance experience on a software development program

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels.

At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We’re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.


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