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Job #: R-00029695
Location: St. Louis, MO
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Why wake up every day and want more when YOU CAN HAVE IT?  Do you love KNOWING at the end of each day that your work made a difference?  Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work with one of the BEST in government contracting?  Ranked by Forbes in 2018 as a Top 100 government contractor and one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies, Team Leidos is one you don’t want to overlook.  

Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. We embrace and solve some of the world's toughest challenges. We’re focused on ensuring our intelligence customers have the right tools, technologies, and tactics to keep pace with an ever-evolving threat landscape and succeed in their mission to protect people and critical assets around the world. Who wouldn’t be fulfilled being part of that every day?  We know once you join Team Leidos, you are sure to go home at the end of every day knowing YOU MADE A DIFFERENCE, resulting in one of the most

REWARDING careers you could have imagined.   WE WANT YOU!!

This is a Direct Hire position as a Software Application Services (SAS) Lead Software Packaging Engineer supporting the ITEMS contract in the Development/Operations (DEVOPS) section. The role of the Lead Software Engineer is to oversee the day to day operations of the packaging team. They design, develop, write, document and implement software automation tools, modules, and products in support of the ISP objectives. Supports and/or installs software applications in large scale deployments. Consults on investigation and resolution of discrepancy reports.  Provide technical input for complex support issues. Act as a technical liaison between internal teams. Provide assistance to engineers and support staff globally. Define programming practices and standards. Generates test software and conducts unit level test cases. Supports design reviews and other reviews and control gates as necessary. Work with large globally distributed data-sets, ascertaining metrics and meaning.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

As this is a lead position, you will be expected to:

  • Oversee day to day activities of the team
  • Provide regularly scheduled reports to management
  • Prioritize work requests

Duties and qualifications, identifying both essential and marginal duties:

  • Strong background in object oriented programming with Batch and PowerShell.
  • Strong working knowledge of Systems Administration of Widows based platforms including server and workstation operating systems.
  • Aptitude to troubleshoot software related issues in a fast paced operational setting.
  • Basic working knowledge of Software Version Control systems, including Subversion.
  • Passion for problem solving in time sensitive situations.
  • A plus would be experience with System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM).
  • Experience with PDQ Deploy and Inventory is a plus.
  • Aptitude to work with SQL and NoSQL databases is a plus.
  • Experience with Python, JavaScript, CSS, and HTML is a plus.
  • Self motivated, self-directing, and aggressively communicative.


Physical Requirements:

The visual acuity to work on a computer for extended periods of time, a means to move from one workstation to another, and the ability to communicate with other employees and clients. 

Education, Skill, and Experience Requirements:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology, or related field and at least 8-10 years relevant work experience.
  • 4+ years object oriented programming, with background in C# or .Net language preferred.
  • Experience running production infrastructure for high availability.
  • Fundamental networking knowledge, including OSI model and TCP/IP.
  • Proven time management skills are required. 
  • A background in sound software engineering practices is required.
  • Knowledge of IT security concepts and practices is required.
  • Strong written/verbal communications skills are required. 
  • Knowledge of software packaging technologies – Windows Installer, Wise, AdminStudio, or similar packaging technologies is desired.
  • Experience with NGA programs and NGA facilities are a plus.
  • Current IA Certification: Security + preferred.  Cert must be obtained within 6 months of hire.

Education, Skill, and Experience Requirements:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology, or related field and at least 8 – 12 years relevant work experience
  • 4+ years object oriented programming, with background in C# or .Net language preferred
  • Experience running production infrastructure for high availability
  • Fundamental networking knowledge, including OSI model and TCP/IP
  • Proven time management skills are required
  • A background in sound software engineering practices is required
  • Knowledge of IT security concepts and practices is required
  • Strong written/verbal communications skills are required
  • Knowledge of software packaging technologies – Windows Installer, Wise, AdminStudio, or similar packaging technologies is desired
  • Experience with NGA programs and NGA facilities are a plus
  • Current IA Certification: Security + preferred.  Cert must be obtained within 6 months of hire

ITEMS UFS

"Referral Bonus Eligible"

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Systems Engineering

Leidos

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 www.Leidos.com.

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.

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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 [email protected].

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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