Northrop Grumman QA Policy and Strategy Anlyst 3 in Colorado Springs, Colorado
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking a QA Policy and Strategy Analyst 3 to join our team of qualified individuals in Colorado Springs, CO.
Build a future of excellence and become part of NG's Mission Assurance team, providing services for Specialized Warfighter Development Contract (SWDC)
Qualified candidates must work as part of a team, demonstrate a high level of attention to detail, possess the ability to plan ahead and be customer- support focused. Individuals must also have demonstrated ability to evaluate whether documents, instructions and procedures are being followed during execution and demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills.
The QA Policy and Strtgy Analyst assists Senior Management and Functional Managers in understanding and conforming to the defined process requirements, identifying process gaps to lead and implement the development of new processes and refinement of existing processes as required improving / optimizing process performance. Identifies process efficiency and integration opportunities to establish streamlined process architecture comprised of program governance documents that represent the integrated program processes, interdependencies, and handoffs between the program's lines of business. Develops cross-functional workflow diagrams to identify stakeholders, define process handoffs, and assist with the tailoring of governing process documents and the consolidation and standardization of procedures. Breaks down the big picture into component parts, identifying handoffs, gaps, and overlaps to the process and adjusting documentation accordingly. Builds taxonomies from multiple disparate parts, identifying process lifecycle and associated stakeholders, inputs/outputs, sub-processes, risks, and required metrics. Meets multiple, moving deadlines while maintaining product quality. Assists SMEs in developing process documentation, e.g., plans, procedures, tools, templates, training, handbooks, and guides. Responsible for identifying and establishing process controls and a plan for process activities that includes identification and coordination of stakeholders, determining / understanding process requirements, designing / developing solutions in accordance with the program's process hierarchy, and developing the communication / training plan to foster process success.
Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of relevant experience.
An active DoD Secret clearance. (US Citizenship required)
Able/willing to flex time for surges in work periods.
Experience working with stakeholders including upper management and Government.
Ability to work with a team and work independently, when needed.
Proficient with MS Office Suite applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio.
Experience working within and applying industry standard frameworks / models, such as AS9100D, ISO, CMMI, ITIL.
Experience interpreting and performing internal audits for AS9100D.
MDA and or DoD experience.
Missile defense program experience
Software development lifecycle understanding
AGILE development process exposure
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