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Software Quality Engineering Associate Manager - Grand Prairie, TX

Apply Now Job ID: 517115BR Date posted: Jan. 25, 2020 City: Grand PrairieState: Texas Program: ATACMS
Description:Lockheed Martin is seeking a Software Quality Engineer Associate Manager for a position in Grand Prairie, TX for the leadership and performance of several key areas of responsibility within the Systems and Software Quality Engineering discipline in alignment with AS9100 Quality Management System, Capability Maturity Model-Integrated (CMMI), Program Requirements, and Customer Requirements. The candidate should be a Subject Matter Expert in the area of Systems / Software Quality Engineering, have excellent communication skills, and possess a proven ability to effectively interact and communicate with management of all levels and with Customers. This role requires interface with systems and software development personnel, test and evaluation personnel, project managers, and DCMA. Candidate should have extensive experience in solving complex problems associated with the quality of software products and in Systems, Software and Test Equipment processes. Moderate travel may be required to support program activities.

Areas of responsibility include the following:

Manages the development, modification, application, and maintenance of standards for software quality operating methods, processes, systems and procedures

Responsible for employee recruitment, selection and training, performance assessment, work assignments, salary, and recognition / disciplinary actions

Manages the performance of or directs verification of software requirement allocations, traceability, and testability and monitors software inspection, testing, verification and validation

Oversees implementation of software development and maintenance processes and methods

Ensures implementation of the software quality program according to project, process and contract requirements and objectives

Ensures that project and process control documentation are compliant with requirements, objectives and / or contract

Oversees the review of software design, change specifications, and plans against contractual and/or process requirements

Monitors reviews that may include applicable specifications, materials, tools, techniques, and methodologies

Develops and implements processes to optimize practices in driving out risks and support continuous improvement initiatives

Contingency: This position is contingent upon a future contract award (expected in Q2 of 2019) supporting a Tactical & Strike Missiles Program within Missiles & Fire Control, as well as Customer funding for this position.
Basic Qualifications:
Technical degree, preferably in one of the following disciplines: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering

Ability to obtain a security clearance

Ability to travel

Software Quality and / or Engineering experience in SDLC phases and related activities to include Requirements Analysis, Design/Development, Product Integration, System Level Verification & Validation and Test Equipment/Test Station Development

Experienced with creating Basis of Estimate (BOE) for business proposals, Earned Value Management (EVM) and Systems / Software staffing and long-range planning goals and objectives

Experienced in performing Lean Six Sigma / Root Cause Corrective Action analysis and identifying solutions to complex problems with a focus on continual improvement practices

Strong knowledge of Industry recognized Quality systems/models such as International (ISO), aerospace (AS) and the Capability Maturity Model Integrated (CMMI)

Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and interact with multiple functions and stakeholders (e.g., Production Operations, Global Supply Chain, Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Test Engineering, Software Suppliers and Customers) to work strategic/tactical plans, negotiate optimized approaches, and/or implement new solutions

Ability to lead teams, mentor employees and influence changes within the organization

Demonstrated basic understanding of audit techniques

Ability to interpret Schematic Drawings, Specifications, Contracts that will enable development and review of Systems & Software Quality Engineering (QE) Processes, and related Performance Metrics

Ability to interpret software design and code (C/C++) to verify implementation of requirements with good understanding of software dependencies, process flow and development methodologies

Proficient skill level with Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
Desired Skills:
ASQ Certified Software Quality Engineer (CSQE)

Lean / Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification

Experience with Government customers including DCMA

Experience in “C” using National Instruments LabWindows™/CVI, LabVIEW and/or TestStand development environments

Experience supporting major Program Reviews

Experience collaborating with cross-functions, cross-sites and cross-business areas
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional Business Unit: MISSILES AND FIRE CONTROL Relocation Available: Possible Career Area: QA/Test and Inspection Clearance Level: Secret Type: Full-Time Virtual Location: no Work Schedule: FLEX9x80A-Friday off in 2nd week w/flex hrs/day Shift: First Apply Now

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