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Leidos Civil Group helps modernize infrastructure, systems, and security. We are a trusted partner to both government and highly regulated commercial customers looking for transformative solutions in mission IT, security, software, engineering, and operations. We work with our customers including the FAA, DOE, NASA, National Science Foundation, Transportation Security Administration, Custom and Border Protection, airports, and electric utilities to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient. Our customers take on the toughest challenges out there, and at times need a helping hand from specialists in their fields. We combine our scale as a Fortune 500 company with the deep technical knowledge of our core capabilities and the expertise of our talented and diverse workforce to deliver mission-centric innovations. For each of these core capabilities, we have developed proven, repeatable processes that help us deliver agile, cost-effective solutions to foster a better world.
The Civil Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Testing and Configuration Technician to work in our Ladson, SC facility. As a member of the Leidos Security Enterprise Solutions (SES) team, you will be joining a diverse and dedicated group who are excited about producing industry leading screening technology. Our new Ladson, SC facility will produce a comprehensive suite of fully automated and integrated products for aviation, shipping ports, border crossings, and critical infrastructure customers. These systems provide threat detection by screening baggage, cargo, and people at checkpoints around the world.
The Configuration Technician will be responsible for the test and configuration of various components and systems used to produce sophisticated scanning equipment. The role requires someone with a strong understanding of network protocols and computer applications. This is a manufacturing position that will execute the installation of software/firmware, test system functionality, and perform troubleshooting throughout the MFG process. This role will be expected to perform varying levels of assembly and disassembly of the systems as required. The ideal candidate is an energetic hands-on person able to multi- task and prioritize workloads. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are paramount, as this position will interact with manufacturing, engineering, quality, and program management during daily operations.
- Execute and lead manufacturing system testing both internally and customer facing
- Participate or lead Factory Acceptance Test (FAT)
- Provide guidance and direction to other team members during testing or troubleshooting activities
- Conduct software/firmware installation and updates
- Install operating systems (OS) on PC’s
- Load system images
- Clone hard drives
- Interface with component GUIs to configure components
- Troubleshooting of PC’s and their peripherals
- Load PLC programming
- Assembly of computer racks, cabling, and small assemblies
- Provide manufacturing level feedback to engineering on test plans and procedures
- Assist with work instructions development
- Complete all required manufacturing related documentation
- Adhere to company regulatory and compliance policies
- HS Diploma
- 3+ years of experience in manufacturing or research and development (R&D)
- Above average experience utilizing MS applications
- Ability to solve complex problems, often and with limited information or guidance
- Ability to communicate effectively to a wide range of audiences
- Good business acumen with ability to navigate interdepartmental relationships
- Personal sense of integrity, trust, and respect
- Strong interpersonal skills used to set and maintain positive culture
- Associates degree in computer science, networking or control systems
- Certification in any of the following CompTIA A+, Network + Cisco, Routers
The Leidos Security Enterprise Solutions (SES) team has developed a suite of integrated solutions for aviation, ports, borders, and critical infrastructure customers around the world. We provide automated threat detection for weapons, narcotics, explosives, contraband, and undeclared goods, as well as nuclear and radioactive materials, by leveraging industry leading screening technologies, AI/ML capabilities and advanced biometric tools. We have more than 24,000 products deployed across 120 countries, including best-in-class security checkpoint and inspection systems for people, checked baggage and more.
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Pay Range:Pay Range $53,300.00 - $96,350.00
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.
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 47,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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