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IT Team Lead III


IT Auditor


Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States

Work Where it Matters

Akima Infrastructure Services (AIS), an Akima company, is not just another staffing contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At AIS, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders , AIS provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers , AIS supports vital missions with the most in-demand and specialized skill sets in the world.

As an AIS employee , you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary:

Akima Infrastructure Services, LLC (AIS), is actively seeking candidates to support personnel as part of our staff augmentation team supporting the Department of Energy in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Successful candidates will be employees of AIS, a premier government contractor charged with employing highly motivated and well-qualified personnel who can advance customer's core mission. Though employed by AIS, the employee will take day-to-day direction and assignments from customer staff and procedures. Pay, benefits, Human Resources, and Employment Management functions are provided by AIS. To join our team of outstanding professionals, apply today!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Works under minimal supervision.
  • Performs system-wide/cross-functional team management.
  • May provides direction for projects and team members.
  • May serve as the technical lead for team members in group or business support.
  • Acts as a mentor to less senior IT staff.
  • Plans and manages implementation, upgrade, and integration of new technologies.
  • Viewed as a subject matter expert within the organization.
  • May lead or supervise team members responsible for a specialized area of information systems, including application support, software engineering, software quality, business analysis or database administration.
  • May facilitate career development and personnel management within a discipline.
  • Analyzes user requirements and evaluates work processes.
  • Provides technical direction, development, training and mentoring to subordinate team members.
  • Arranges, prepares and conducts meetings, workshops and presentations as required.
  • Assists with executing the project technical automation plan and evaluates and coordinates the implementation of new automation modules and tools.
  • Tests and supports data integration of new releases of production software/programs.
  • Customizes applications as required by customer.
  • Prepares user guides and training material and delivers training.
  • Oversees investigative work to seek effective business solutions and applies and monitors the use of required modeling and analysis tools, methods, and standards.
  • Cooperates with senior client and IS&T staff as required, conducting high level investigations for strategy studies, requirements specifications and feasibility studies.
  • Organizes implementation through improvements in information systems, data management, processes and procedures, organization, and equipment.
  • Advises on alternatives and assesses technical limitations with operations realities.
  • Installs, configures, and upgrades database/application software and tools in support of operational systems and the development environment.
  • Installs, upgrades, and migrates databases and performs database/application refreshes; maintains database security.
  • Executes database performance tuning of development, test and production environments; performs backup and recovery.
  • Escalates, coordinates, and resolves high visibility operations issues.
  • Participates in application design.
  • Analyzes, maintains, and implements (including performance maintenance and timing) existing software applications in accordance with the Software Development Methodology Framework (SDMF), enterprise and application architecture, and the Software Development Standards.
  • Develops programming specifications from business requirements in consultation with end users.
  • Creates design specifications, test plan and automated test scripts for individual work scope.
  • Meets budgets and schedules for entire software lifecycle.
  • Develops project software quality assurance and quality control work plans and develops test strategy, test procedures and test plans.
  • Reviews software development and documentation for compliance with SDMF.
  • Establishes project requirements for manual and automated testing.
  • Leads project Change Control Board activities.
  • Evaluates and recommends new automated testing software, client/server software and test lab hardware to support infrastructure testing.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Qualified applicants must be a US citizen, at least 18 years of age, and able to meet pre-employment requirements including any required physicals, drug screen, and/or background investigation to satisfy clearance requirements from the Department of Energy.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or other relevant discipline and 15 years of experience in IT.


  • Associate degree or technical diploma/degree in Information Technology and 19 years of relevant experience in IT.


  • 23 years of Enterprise level IT experience in an administration, support and/or oversight capacity.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at or [Register to View] (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

Job: Information Technology

Travel: No

Organization: AIS

Clearance: Not Applicable

Shift: Day Job

Work Type: On-Site

Req ID: AIS00633