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Job #: R-00013403
Location: Houston, TX
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:

Leidos has an opening for a Client Load Developer in Houston, Texas. The Client Load Developer will support the IMOC II contract, which is responsible for providing technical support to the U.S. manned space flight program at the Johnson Space Center. As part of IMOC, our laptop group is responsible for development and sustaining support of the Station Support Computer (SSC) system, which astronauts use on-board for operational, experimental, and daily support of their mission.

The successful candidate will join the IMOC SpOC/SSC software team, responsible for developing software and integrating external software applications into the ISS on-board SSC. This individual will work as the designated SSC Client Load Engineer to implement requirements for new development and change activities to the Windows 10 SSC Client and other ancillary Windows client loads. They will be responsible for providing the user interface to a myriad collection of COTS, modified COTS, and custom applications on the SSC system. The Client must be user-friendly and easy to administer remotely from the ground (Mission Control Center in Houston).

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Develop and maintain software tools and custom scripts to automate repetitive tasks and improve remote administration
  • Integrate COTS, modified-COTS and custom applications into the Client load
  • Manage patching and software distribution using Puppet
  • Support integration with Active Directory
  • Develop Windows desktop loads/images for remote deployment
  • Ensure compliance with all security and operational policies and procedures, including the U.S. Government Configuration Baseline for Windows.


Typical Education/Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in a related area and a minimum of 4 years' related experience. Additional years of experience and/or relevant certifications may be considered in lieu of degree.


Desired Skills:
  • MCSE
  • Automated testing (for security and functionality) - unit to system level


This position requires successful completion of a government background check to access government facilities and/or systems. If you are not a United States Citizen or Green Card holder, this check could take 12-18 months to complete.

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com .

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 .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com .

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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