IT Team Lead III

Oak Ridge, TN
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Information Technology
  • Travel: No
  • Clearance: Not Applicable
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Req ID: AIS00633

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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.
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