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Job #: R-00129508
Location: Omaha, NE
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Standard Plus On Call
Remote Type: No Remote
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: National Security

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Leidos has an on-site software engineer position open on Offutt AFB, NE supporting the Mission Planning Analysis Common Services (MPACS) contract. The successful candidate will provide same-day, technical support to analyze, identify and resolve problems with all aspects of Nuclear Planning and Quality Review applications that support the US Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) nuclear missions.  The Engineer resides day-to-day with the Government planners and will analyze current business and technical processes to formulate and develop new and modified application processing systems that enhance mission effectiveness.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • The successful candidate will work within USSTRATCOM and provide responsive, knowledgeable, on-site services to assist the Government with troubleshooting, integration, and use of the MPACS software.
    • Site engineers may be required to support 24/7 operations.
    • Occasional CONUS travel may be required.
  • Provide on-site technical troubleshooting/support to analyze, identify and resolve problems relating to the software, data, environment, permissions, etc. Problems can range from simple to large-scale and technically complex.
  • Develop and/or use troubleshooting, monitoring, and reporting tools to analyze the root cause of serious and impactful technical issues and assist the Government and Government’s IT maintainer in building stable and sustainable solutions and improvements.
  • Provide application training and testing assistance to planners.
  • Work with both the software team and the Government to ensure issues, desired outcomes, etc. are understood by all involved.
  • Assist the Government with defining their desired outcome, such as identifying and documenting software change requests (SCRs) – both errors and enhancements, user stories, etc.
  • Advise and assist the Government with executing USSTRATCOM processes for deploying application software to include requesting permissions, requesting applications loaded onto the MPAS environment, and providing deployment instructions. This may include developing tools, recommending operational improvements, and providing automated solutions that enable self-service configuration changes, speed deployments, and improve monitoring in support of mission-critical customer-facing applications and environments.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Requires expert knowledge of and ability to apply software engineering technical principles, theories, and concepts.
  • BS degree in a technical discipline with recent experience in system and software integration, test, requirements analysis and definition, software deployment and troubleshooting and 4+ years of experience.
  • 8+ years of experience can be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Active Secret clearance with ability to obtain a DOD Top-Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with USSTRATCOM Nuclear Planning process
  • Experience with MPACS software
  • Top-Secret clearance based on a Special Background Investigation and be eligible for Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI), Nuclear Command and Control (NC2) and Special Access Program (SAP) access.
  • Experience working with tools and technologies in, at a minimum, two of the following areas:  software development, configuration control, testing, security, automation, containerization, orchestration, cloud services, open-source technologies.
  • DOD 8570 IAT level 2 baseline certification

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $81,250.00 - $146,875.00

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

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