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Job #: R-00053931
Location: Edgewood, MD
Category: Software Specialist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos has an opening for System Software Specialist. This opening is a will support our program that is being deployed to Army installations in CONUS. Our home base for the program  is in Edgewood MD. The position will lead our system build team at our Lakeside Edgewood MD facility.

Primary Responsibilities:

Responsible for performing as a software specialist for the process of building, integrating, testing, conducting a joint inventory of all system prior to shipment to the field.

The responsibility includes coordinating with the System Build Manager for due dates to be shipped by and also coordinating with the APM for Logistics on material to build, integrate and then to process for shipping.

Primary duties include:

  • Reports to the System Build Manager.
  • Build and integrate the systems software for systems being deployed.
  • Receive the Bill of Material for a site from the APM for Logistics team in the warehouse and begin the build and integration process for designated systems in the preceding paragraph at Lakeside.
  • After systems are built, the Lead will coordinate the conduct of testing and the joint inventory (JI). The JI will be witnessed by the Government representative.
  • Responsible for the tracking of orders to ensure deadlines are met and status is provided to System Build Manager and the Fielding Manager. Upon receipt, Goods Receipts are generate, equipment is accounted for and stored by site in the warehouse.
  • Responsible to ensure that equipment is moved into the integration center in a timely fashion for integration and at the conclusion site material is kitted and shipped by the required date.
  • Responsible for the assigned workspace for the build team to keep it neat, orderly and laid out to support the efforts.
  • Responsible to for safe storage and use of images for the various system components.
  • Provide updates to the Monthly scheduling process enabled by the Master Scheduler
  • Provide updates to the System Build Manager on the status of builds
  • Prepare/Provide information for and present at the monthly IPT program meetings with the Government
  • Generate various reports as needed

Basic Qualification

  • Must be a US Citizen and possess or be eligible for a Secret clearance.
  • Requires a BS Degree; Additional experience may be accepted in lieu a degree.
  • Must have 3+ years of experience to include experience and knowledge of configuration management of large IT programs, managing technical teams, customer care operations ability to work with customers and experience Project Management experience working on large IT programs
  • Experience in participating in project teams to include integrated product/project teams (IPTs) and working with customers
  • Experience in handing PII for commercial and Government customers

External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Software Specialist

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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 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit

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