Quality Control Specialist

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Process Improvement / Quality Assurance
Yes, 25% of the time
Day Job
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Join the Leidos NISC III program as an Eastern Service Center Operations Support Group procedures specialist.  The NISC III contract provides technical support to various Air Traffic Control Towers, Terminal Radar Approach Controls (TRACON), Air Route Traffic Control Centers (ARTCC) and FAA Air Traffic Organization headquarters and Regional Offices.

The selected candidate will be a subject matter expertise in support of the review, development and oversight in the processing of aircraft accidents, aircraft incidents, air traffic incidents, and safety initiatives.  This this will include Vehicle/Pedestrian Deviations, Near Mid-Air collisions, and other miscellaneous documentation maintained by the Quality Control Group (QCG). The chosen candidate review incident reports to identify potential quality control concerns after significant events and respond or follow up.  This includes post-incident reviews and processing events forwarded by headquarters.  The selected candidate will review proposed changes to the National Airspace System (NAS), build safety cases and identify risk. 

The selected candidate must have excellent customer service skills necessary to interact with senior level management and internal and external customers, as well as foster an environment of cooperation between different departments and co-workers. The chosen applicant will interface with ATC field facilities, Service Center, Headquarters, and vendors, as necessary, to stay abreast of current and future ATC automated systems and maintain records and provide reports of progress and problems at Service Area’s field facilities. 

Candidate may be allowed to telecommute 1-2 days a week with manager's approval.

Typical education and experience: (Generally the level of education/experience desired, not necessarily required)
Typically requires BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience.

  • Requires 10 plus years previous Air Traffic Controller experience. 
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Must be able to work, manage and maintain information stored in a Knowledge Sharing Network (KSN)/SharePoint site(s).
  • Must be able to conduct research, evaluations, studies, and present recommendations/solutions related to short and long-term program planning requirements
  • Must be able to lead monthly program team meetings and participated in national and regional telcons.
Desired Skills:
Previous experience at a level 12 Air Traffic Control facility will receive preference.  BA/BS degree from an accredited college.  FAA staff experience a plus.

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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