Software Specialist job in Edgewood, MD, United States

Full Time Edgewood MD Leidos


Job Description:

The Leidos AIE team has an openings for Software Specialists in our Fielding Integration and Build team. These openings support our program that is being deployed to Army installations in CONUS, AK, HI and PR. Our home base is in Edgewood MD which houses the program team, warehouse operations, system integration lab, 24×7 Help Desk operation, engineering center and full-scale replicas of ACS for installations to include ACP/Lanes and the Visitor Control Center.

Primary Responsibilities:

Responsible for performing tasks relating to AIE applications such as AMAG and Hawkeye COTS software, including installing and configuring these applications onto handheld scanners, Windows based workstations and servers. Duties may include entering and reviewing data within the application, ensuring user data integrity, maintaining support tools, configurations, recovery and back-up procedures, and making recommendations regarding enhancements and/or improvements. The Fielding Team Installation and build SW Techs are responsible for software images, builds and configurations for installations to be fielded.

Primary duties include:

  • Installation, configuration, documentation and operational support for AMAG and Hawkeye Software Applications supporting AIE.
  • Image creation, loading, integration, configuration, development and troubleshooting related to the build of systems in our Edgewood MD facility that are being deployed to the field.
  • Follow installation process plans and settings for site specific work related to the installations  
  • Work with testing and Help Desk teams to conduct testing of installed and configured systems to ensure proper operation. Perform remedial maintenance and troubleshooting to bring inoperative systems back to an operational state.
  • Perform the integration of system and software as required.

Basic Qualifications

  • Requires 2+ years of experience to include experience and knowledge of software applications, loading, configuration and troubleshooting.
  • Requires a Bachelors degree in engineering, IFSM, or computer networks are desired.
  • Additional work experience and Microsoft certifications maybe substituted for college degree.
  • Requires the ability to travel to Army installations 20% of the time.
  • Must possess or be eligible to obtain Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • College coursework and/or degree in engineering, IFSM, or computer networks are desired. Work experience and Microsoft certifications maybe substituted for college degree.

  • Microsoft related certifications and product certifications and A+ desired but not required.

  • These positions are “hands-on” positions working as part of a team at our Integration center in Edgewood MD.

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Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Software Specialist

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

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