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Job #: R-00123804-OTHLOC-PL-2D4661
Location: Remote, US
Category: HR Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Remote Type: Remote
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Corporate

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Leidos HR Services has an opening for a Sr. Onboarding Suitability Specialist in the Onboarding Services department. The Onboarding Suitability Specialist position is responsible for providing support to members of the Onboarding Services team and a very highly specialized skill set of background investigative support to new employees who are in the process of completing their pre-hire background investigation. 


  • Provide team support to include: monitoring in-progress background investigations being conducted as part of the pre-hire onboarding process that were initiated by various members of the onboarding team.
  • Assist with adverse issues related to background investigations such as credit history, criminal history, and education/employment history and the associated communications with such adverse issues.  
  • Consult with background verification vendor POC’s on report escalations when necessary.
  • Add verified education information to the Leidos Human Capital Management (HCM) system.
  • Communicate with new hires and rehires regarding their background investigation via phone and email.
  • Provide “beyond best in class” customer service to new hires and their managers, working closely with Workplace Relations, Corporate Security, HR Business Partners, and other ESS HR Service areas to deliver stellar support; serve as a “one-stop-shop” and Leidos ambassador for all new hires and rehires regarding their pre-hire background investigation.
  • Perform troubleshooting on a variety of issues that may extend beyond the reach of traditional HR, requiring the ability to network cross-functionally and leverage relationships to support the pre-hire background check process.
  • Assist line managers and/or HR Business Managers/Business Partners with new hire issues relating to the pre-hire background investigation process.
  • Manage adjudication reports received from our background check verification vendor and assure ensure outstanding adjudications are resolved within the set target timeframe.
  • Maintain flexibility and a positive attitude toward innovation and change.
  • Collaborate with other HR service delivery areas, HR leadership, Group HR Business Managers, and HR functional area staff on new and existing programs and continuation ongoing process improvement initiatives.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to apply critical thinking skills to complex issues.
  • Ability to use deductive reasoning to assess multi-faceted questions and problems.
  • Extensive experience supporting internal customers in a specialized HR capacity.
  • Commitment to outstanding customer service, both internal and external.
  • Extremely strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to make connections with customers in writing.
  • Experience resolving complex issues utilizing external resources and escalating internally when appropriate.
  • Experience working with internal policies and procedures to ensure continuity of HR business services.
  • Ability to multi task and stay organized in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to maintain a consistent schedule.
  • Ability to provide limited after-hours support, as needed or required.
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree coupled with 2+ years’ experience in human resources, benefits, staffing, recruiting or related field. ; OR an Associate’s degree coupled with 4+ years’ experience in human resources, benefits, staffing, recruiting or related field. ; OR a High school education or equivalent and 6+ years’ experience in human resources, benefits, staffing, recruiting or related field. 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Leidos HR policies and programs.
  • Experience with Workday HCM platform.
  • Experience with Workday or other Applicant Tracking Systems.
  • Experience with HireRight or other background verification vendor platforms
  • Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree in Human Resources.
  • PHR/SPHR/SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP certification.  

Pay Range:

Pay Range $39,650.00 - $71,675.00

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.


About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023.  For more information, visit

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Securing Your Data

Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

If you believe you are the victim of a scam, contact your local law enforcement and report the incident to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

Commitment to Diversity

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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