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Job #: R-00028780
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Logistics
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Other Clearance
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

The Computer Assisted Publishing System (CAPS) was created to support the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Media and Publications organization (M&P). Continually evolving since 1981, CAPS provides business applications to support a central printing and publications management organization with the responsibility for the development, design, production, procurement, and distribution of published materials.

CAPS interfaces with the IRS Enterprise Logistics Information Technology (ELITE) distribution system in the ordering and distribution of IRS published products for and to the taxpaying public and internal IRS offices. ELITE provides on-line order entry, order processing, warehouse management, inventory control, and shipping and receiving processes for and within the National Distribution Center (NDC) in Bloomington, IL. 

Leidos is seeking a Distribution SME with extensive knowledge of warehouse operations and logistics as applied to a major distribution organization and implemented using Softeon’s Enterprise Logistics Information Technology (ELITE) application. The ideal candidate will provide subject matter expertise in the areas of IRS Distribution and the technologies used by the ELITE system, for communicating technical requirements between IRS staff and ELITE programmers.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's degree and 12 years of experience. Additional experience can be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Extensive knowledge of warehouse operations and logistics as applied to a major distribution organization and implemented using Softeon’s Enterprise Logistics Information Technology (ELITE) application which is hosted on Red Hat Enterprise Linux with JBoss application server and heavily dependent on an Oracle database
  • Ability to install, de-install, configure, upgrade, troubleshoot, interface, and perform end-user support
  • Ability to coordinate vendor-supported ELITE operation and maintenance
  • Support and analysis of hardware and software infrastructure required to sustain continued operation at the required service levels
  • Generation of technical specifications for interfaces between ELITE and other equipment (i.e., inkjets, folders, inserters, etc.)
  • Implementation support for required updates and/or changes
  • Participation with client representatives as needed to satisfy all Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)-related compliance and reporting activities
  • Knowledge of interfaces between CAPS and, drop box for NTI and AMS-ELITE form orders and daily batch jobs that send orders to the NDC for processing through ELITE for fulfillment

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Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Other Clearance


Yes, 10% of the time

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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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