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Job #: R-00026436
Location: Oak Ridge, TN
Category: Payroll
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Corporate

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Job Description:

Leidos’ Payroll services team is seeking a customer service oriented Payroll Help Desk Specialist Lead in Oak Ridge - TN.  This position will be responsible for providing support to employees related to payroll issue resolution, delegating, running metrics and status reporting, as well as payroll support.  This role reports into the Director of Payroll.


  • Manage team’s performance, schedules and maintains responsiveness to all inquiries.
  • Develop and maintain workflows for managing the ticket tracking system
  • Develop & Maintain Service team training documentation, provide formal and continuous training to ensure high quality service response. Support the development of standard operating procedures, Knowledge Base (KB) articles for the use of service team; conduct continuous improvement service desk support and update knowledge base as required.
  • Serve as a first point of contact to respond to inquiries received from employees, Vendor, HR and other internal stakeholders related to payroll.
  • Tracking, routing and redirecting problems to correct resources
  • Collaborate with sub-functions in the organization that support Payroll
  • Manage and work with key business partners (vendor) to aid in first call resolution
  • Research and resolve issues related to inquiries; tax update, direct deposit update, garnishment, employee self-service portal and pay check etc 
  • Follow up with employees, provide feedback and see problems through to resolution
  • Properly escalate unresolved queries to the next level of support.
  • Produce weekly matrix reporting

Basic Qualifications

  • A high school diploma and 3 to 5 years of relevant experience
  • Customer service experience in help desk environment
  • Strong client-facing and communication skills
  • Computer skills, including Microsoft Office and accounting systems
  • Payroll experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with ADP and/or Ultipro payroll system

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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 33,000 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

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