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Job #: R-00091456
Location: Remote, US
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Defense Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a full-time telework Systems Engineer position. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the Defense Civilian Personnel Data System (DCPDS) and Defense Civilian HR Management System (DCHRMS) programs. Both of these programs support large HR data systems for our customer, the Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC).

We are looking for an experienced systems engineer to help us provide a broad range of technical services for all DCPDS and DCHRMS systems across production and non-production environments. We want someone who already has the necessary clearance and expertise so they can support the team immediately. Looking for years of hands-on experience performing a wide variety of activities related to system transition such as requirements documentation, system verification, script development and deployment, process management, report generation, account maintenance, audit support, system monitoring, and general troubleshooting on complex software systems. The candidate must already hold an active investigation (Tier 5) in order to be adjudicated to the IT-I level Position of Trust, an active Security+ certification, and at least two years of experience with SQL databases and Microsoft Office products. They must also be willing to work and weekends when necessary. This position will report to the DCPDS/DCHRMS Application Support Manager.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Daily coordination with users, customers, and technical teams

  • Documentation of functional requirements and test cases

  • Verification of system releases, upgrades, and migrations

  • Generation of standard operating procedures

  • Scheduling of automated jobs

  • Writing and deploying scripts

  • Creation and maintenance of user accounts

  • Generation of reports as needed by users, customers, and auditors

  • Continuous monitoring of complex HR systems

  • Troubleshooting user and system issues

  • Deliverable support for security audits

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree with 4-8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2-6 years of prior relevant experience

  • Holds an active investigation (Tier 5) in order to be adjudicated to the IT-I level Position of Trust

  • Active Security+ certification

  • At least two years of experience creating and deploying SQL scripts and data files

  • Previous experience with Oracle US Federal Human Resources (R12)

  • Previous experience with system requirements, testing, and audits

  • Willing to work nights and weekends

  • Ability to learn quickly and train others

  • Good at multitasking

  • Good attention to detail and meets deadlines

  • Regularly demonstrates initiative and resourcefulness

  • Can handle new tasks and projects independently

  • Can juggle multiple support roles depending on needs of systems, customers, and technical team

  • Collaborates well with functional and technical stakeholders

  • Excellent communicator

Preferred Qualifications

  • HR Systems

  • DoD Experience

  • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI)

Pay Range:

Pay Range $74,750.00 - $115,000.00 - $155,250.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.


Covid Guidance for the US

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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