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Job #: R-00049058
Location: San Diego, CA
Category: Production
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Rotating
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 Engineer to join our IT Services team in San Diego – CA.

In this role, you will provide frontline support in our IT Operations Support Center and interact heavily with large portion of the IT Services team, as well as serve as a vital link between the developers / application support teams.

Please note that this role has rotational evening shift requirement for a few days every several weeks.

Responsibilities include:

  • Perform batch scheduling tasks
  • Support IT initiatives and projects
  • Make suggestions for improvement based on the current work flow as it relates to processes and services
  • Provide after-hour support as needed
  • Perform maintenance and administrative tasks
  • Participate in the change management process by attending Change Approval Board (CAB) meetings and assess change requests assigned to the Operations Support team
  • Take the lead in resolving problems/issues as they arise, and/or reach out to developers/application team when needed
  • Interact daily with manager, peer groups, and customers, as well as respond to requests for assistance
  • Work on assignments that are complex in nature
  • Adhere to (and assist in developing) standard practices and procedures
  • Perform on-call duties as needed

Desired Qualifications:

  • High School diploma coupled with 2-4 years of Computer Operator Specialist experience
  • Experience with Tidal Enterprise Scheduler or equivalent scheduling solution
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite and SharePoint
  • Experience with ServiceNow or equivalent ITSM tool
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to dialog with subordinates, peers, management, customers, and developers to resolve issues
  • Capacity to work independently, or with others, under little supervision

Nice to Have Skills:

  • Exposure to Critical Incident Management
  • Exposure to Engineering Management (EMGT) performance monitoring
  • Knowledge of SQL, JavaScript, Python, or other programming languages
  • Knowledge of Linux, UNIX, or PowerShell
  • Experience with enterprise backup solutions such as NetBackup
  • Conceptual understandings of Project Management, Cloud computing, Agile methodologies, Server and Storage administration, and Network operations

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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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