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Job #: R-00045531
Location: San Diego, CA
Category: Production
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Night
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Corporate

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Job Description:

Leidos Corporate Group has an immediate opening for a Computer Operations Specialist to join our IT Services team in San Diego – CA.

In this role, you will provide Tier 1 support for our IT Operations Support Center and interact heavily with large portion of the IT Services Staffing team that serves as a vital link between the developers / application support teams. You will also responsible for scheduling of all production batch processing.

Please note that this is a night 10-hour shift position from 7pm to 5.30am / 4 days a week.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Correlate, establish relationships, and implement the functions associated to batch scheduling, creating calendars, setting variable and operating an enterpriser scheduler.
  • Understand the movement of program code between instances.
  • Support IT initiatives and projects, which ultimately stream back and involve batch processing.
  • Preparation of flowcharts, outlining nightly execution of jobs for tracking purposes.
  • Make suggestions for improvement based on the current work flow as it relates to processes and services.
  • Provide after-hour support for production batch scheduling.
  • Perform tidal maintenance and administrative tasks.
  • Participate in the change management process, by attending release board meetings and scrutinize change requests assigned to the Operations Support Team for processing.
  • Take the lead in resolving problems/issues within scheduling resulting in continual abnormal termination or force completed jobs, or by reaching out to developers/application team.
  • Interacts daily with manager, supervisor, peer groups, and customers which normally involve exchanges or presentation of factual information. Respond to requests for assistance in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Works on assignments that are highly complex in nature where judgment is resolving problems and making recommendations after analyzing the situation.
  • Ensures standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School diploma coupled with 2-4 years of Computer Operator Specialist experience.
  • Experience with Tidal Enterprise Scheduler and MS Office Suite
  • Problem Tracking System experience.
  • Understand the required analyses and definition associated to production batch processing.
  • Has knowledge of scheduling solutions which promote efficient batch processing and assist in expedient turn-around of critical outages.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with subordinates, peers, management, customers and developers (via voice and correspondence) to remedy outstanding problems.
  • Adapt to and acquire familiarity with use to new systems/software.
  • Function day-to-day independent of significant supervisory guidance.
  • Perform on-call duties as needed.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with the following: SQL 2008 R2, Windows, Tivoli Enterprise Console, EMGT performance monitoring,
  • Remedy Problem Reporting / Change Management System

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About 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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit

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