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Leidos is a Fortune 500 company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world's most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient.
Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals.
Driven by our talented workforce, the Security Detection & Automation Operation is the cornerstone of Leidos' comprehensive suite of fully integrated security detection and automation solutions for aviation, ports and borders, and critical infrastructure customers around the world, with more than 24,000 products deployed across 120 countries. Leidos is positioned to address emerging and evolving threats through rapid development of innovative solutions for our global customers. Leidos' SDA Operation, in conjunction with the TSA, also performs on-call, onsite installation servicing of X- Ray Detection Equipment using leading edge technology to ensure the safety of our clients, customer and passengers. The Security Detection and Automation Operation is comprised of four divisions to align with our customers' missions and needs:
• Hold Baggage
• Ports & Borders
• General Automation
We are looking for a Tester in the Tewksbury, MA area to fully test our product to ensure it functions properly and meets the requirements. The tester should have experience in working with hardware / software systems and be able to navigate in the LINUX environment. Formal test reports and documentation generation is required. The duties and responsibilities may change from time to time without notice and include but are not limited to the duties described below.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- SW release testing - all stages of testing on Scanner, Viewing Station, Integrated conveyor system
- EOL Qualification Testing - test components to replace EOL item (ex. Video cards, hard-drives, monitors, computers, etc)
- Building out / re-imaging computers
- Documentation - create formal released documentation. Tech writing experience is highly desired.
- 2+ years of experience testing hardware / software.
- Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
- BS Degree and 4-8 years direct experience or a MS Degree with 2-6 yrs experience
- Testing on hardware / software equipment
- Some Tech writing experience
- Some lifting required (less than 20 pounds typically)
- Basic LINUX skills
- Any scripting skills (python, bash) are a big plus.
- Hands-on experience such as swapping out video cards, drives, etc, would be a big plus.
Occasional travel to customer sites as required.
Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
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We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting External Referral Program, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.External Referral Bonus:
IneligiblePotential for Telework:
NoClearance Level Required:
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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 www.Leidos.com
Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here
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