Quality Engineer/ Process Improvement - 28725 in Norfolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 8/3/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Title: Process Improvement Engineer


Under the direction and guidance of the Process Engineering Lead:

•         Maintain CMMI SVC + SSD and CMMI DEV accreditation at Maturity Level 3

•         Define, implement and maintain processes and procedures to meet business objectives

•         Analyze and identify opportunities for process improvements

•         Develop initiatives for continuous process improvements

•         Ensure compliance with customer and company proposed standards

•         Work with other process engineers in integration of new and existing processes

•         Use best practices to carry out process analysis, re-engineering, process measurements and change management activities

•         Work with stakeholders to identify business requirements, processes and risks

•         Evaluate current business processes and recommend solutions for improvements

•         Develop and maintain best practices to meet changing business needs

•         Prioritize and execute projects for ongoing process improvements

•         Provide technical advice on processing technology, capability, and risks

Basic Qualifications:

•         Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field, or relevant work experience

•         3+ years of experience with process improvement

•         Background in CMMI SVC + SSD and CMMI DEV models

•         Involvement within or leading a CMMI-certified organization

•         Basic understanding of other process/quality models: ISO 9001, DevOps, Lean, Six Sigma

•         Intermediate knowledge on workflow process, particularly with respect to technical management

•         Experience in auditing, process documentation, workflow definition, and analyzing gaps

•         Self-motivated and driven desire to succeed with minimal direction

•         Ability to work both in a team and individually

•         Mature technical writing capability

Preferred Qualifications

•         CMMI Certification (Associate or Professional)

•         Experience working directly with engineers and engineering managers with attention to process

•         Experience with Atlassian products, particularly Jira and Confluence

Must currently hold and be able to maintain a US Secret Security Clearance.

Security Clearance



Diversity Statement


We are an EOE that values our employee’s talent – regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or other protected characteristics – Your Talent Is Our Strength.

Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply. Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information.

U.S. Citizenship Required for the majority of our positions.

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