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Job #: R-00058011
Location: Atlanta, GA
Category: Technical Trainer
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

The Public Health Operation is seeking a Training Specialist in Atlanta, GA, contingent upon contract award.

Responsible for planning, developing and delivering training programs for technical products or solutions. Duties may include analyzing training needs and developing programs to address them; evaluating third party training providers; developing lesson plans, training materials, course content and methodology; and managing delivery of training across multiple formats. May also evaluate efficacy of training and application of knowledge, provide train-the-trainer programs and qualify trainers for content delivery.

Typical tasks include the day to day supervision of training and application support team members, and coordination of other resources as needed; the creation, promotion, delivery, & learner follow-up of trainings and seminars via a number of means on a variety of technical and scientific topics.

The cadence and selection of courses will be determined in consultation with the program manager and other stakeholders.

Liaise between business and technical users, acting as a front-line interface between the technical team and the user community.

Keep knowledge bases current through updates to Wikis, InfoSites, User forums, and application, program, or system-specific user documentation

Assist with defining and documenting requirements for scientific business processes, systems, and applications.

Assist with scheduling, development, and delivery of courseware for the various training programs

Provide day to day supervision of the help desk and staff ensuring that user tickets are acknowledged and tracked to completion according to the SLAs.

Including the routing of Tier 2 and 3 tickets to the appropriate SMEs and notifying the program officers in the event of an outage or other multiuser problem. 

Providing ad hoc and monthly reports on activity metrics including trainings, user engagements, and helpdesk tickets/closures.

Assist in application deployment and testing.

Provide front line support and technical assistance for support requests and issues related to scientific computing software and hardware systems; bioinformatics analysis tools; and general pipeline support.

Investigate the nature of user problems through efficient and effective user engagement (Q&A) via appropriate communication channels (e.g. email, IM, or phone call)

Triage and prioritize technical support issues, including escalation of tickets to engineers, technicians, and scientists as required

Perform routine system administration tasks such as performing functions like password resets, creating user accounts, and triaging systems administration issues

Troubleshoot bioinformatics users scripts and codes

Follow up on support issues to ensure user satisfactorily

Maintain and upgrade commercial off-the-shelf and open source bioinformatics software to keep the environment up to date with current releases

Work with the COTS vendors to troubleshoot issues and organize webinars and information sessions.

Maintain daily, weekly, and monthly metrics of help desk system usage and provide inputs for customer reports.

Requires Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Bioinformatics and 2 to 4 years of relevant experience.

Ability to obtain Public Trust Clearance


External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 50%

Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust



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Technical Trainer

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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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