KEYW Corporation

  • Process Improvement and Quality Assurance Specialist (RMF)

    Job Locations 7 days ago(7 days ago)
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    Information Technology
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    US-AZ-Sierra Vista
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    US-AZ-Sierra Vista
  • Overview

    Join our DCGS-A Integrations Process Improvement (PI)/Product and Process Quality Assurance (PPQA) team responsible for ensuring efficient processes and quality deliveries of a diverse DCGS-A family of products. In the PI/PPQA service area we monitor adherence to, and improvement of, our government customer’s software development processes and procedures, and ensure the quality of their products.


    As a PI/PPQA Specialist, you will be part of a team that performs two primary functions: PI activities to review and revise existing Cyber Security processes and procedures, improve efficiency, and produce repeatable results; PPQA activities to ensure the accuracy and quality of delivered documents and specifically, you will:

    • Review, edit, and standardize Risk Management Framework (RMF), ICD 503 and DA G2 Accreditation documentation, task instructions, process documents, templates, and other documents as directed

    • Conduct audits of processes and products throughout the work-cycle

    • Perform inquiries and cause analysis as directed to render a finding

    • Perform courtesy spot checks on request

    • Initiate, perform, or support PI efforts based on observations or customer direction

    • Maintain the PI/PPQA documentation in accordance with best business practices

    • Advise management of risks that may affect project schedules

    • Analyze trends, develop reports, facilitate communication, and provide feedback on process performance

    • Work as a team member while demonstrating initiative and the ability to perform individual tasks.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • A bachelor's degree in Business or Accounting and seven (7) years of professional work experience or 10 years of experience may be substituted in place of a degree.

    • Ability to work independently and in a mentorship position

    • Demonstrated oral and verbal communication skills

    • Demonstrated experience with formal system documentation

    • Demonstrated use of Microsoft Office products including Word, PowerPoint, Visio, and Excel

    • Active TS-SCI Clearance

    Preferred Qualifications

    In addition to the minimum qualifications:

    • Must be knowledgeable with the Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), and all assessment and authorization policies and directives (i.e., DoDI 8510.01) for RMF

    • Familiarity with the DIACAP program; Familiarity with RMF program

    • Demonstrated skills and expertise in the following technologies: eMASS, ACAS Security Center 4.X / Nessus 5.X or greater and HP Tenable Nessus products.

    • DoD 8570 Fully Compliant with formal Computing Environment certification (i.e. HBSS, ACAS, Microsoft, Linux, etc.)

    • DoD 8570 IAT-II Certifications

    • Solid understanding of Microsoft, Linux or Solaris operating systems and networking

    • Demonstrated experience with virtualization in a DoD environment

    • Demonstrated experience with system accreditations at the SIPR and JWICS levels

    About the Organization

    KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.


    KeyW, together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries, encourages and actively supports a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and commits to provide equal opportunity to each individual, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other classifications protected by Federal, State or local law. In fact, we foster an environment that promotes diversity, balance and fun—because we believe in the importance of having a workplace as unique as the challenges we solve.


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