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Job #: R-00092204
Location: Hereford, HEF
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 10%
Clearance: UK - DV
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Security Engineer


We are in search of a Security Engineer for our Leidos engineering capability. The successful Engineer will have a full understanding of the principles of systems engineering, and will have a keen interest, qualifications or prior security engineering experience. You will work within an embedded customer site on a major programme working to both internal and external stakeholders.

Are you ready for your next career challenge?

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams in the UK to address some of the most complex problems in defence, government, safety and security, and transportation. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

https://www.leidos.com/company/global/uk-europe

As a Security Engineer in Leidos you will be working on one of our key programs delivering support on a complex and ever changing MOD system. You will be working on a system that is directly involved in ensuring the National Security of the UK.

What you will do

Leidos requires an experienced engineer with broad IT experience in servers and networks wanting to move into a more security focussed role. Responsibilities will include installing, configuring, upgrading and managing applications and hardware that provide security controls for an IT network.

Particular knowledge of:

  • Security best practices (e.g. CIS Critical Controls, OWASP)

  • Event logging (preferable experience with Syslog and Windows event logs management)

  • Microsoft (2016, 2019) AD and Group Policy

  • Access Control (Microsoft permissions and Cisco ACLs)

  • Familiarity with Antivirus products (Symantec, Sophos, TrendMicro or McAfee)

  • Backup solutions procedures and policies.

  • Patch rollout (COTS products such as Microsoft Windows)

  • Desire to move into technical security management

  • Bonus Skills

  • Firewall (Cisco, Palo Alto) and VPN configurations

  • CompTIA Security+, EC Council Certified Ethical Hacker or similar entry level security certifications.

  • Vulnerability management experience – Vulnerability scanning and remediation (tools such as Nessus, Nexpose or OpenVAS)

  • Experience with Patch rollout systems like ManageEngine Desktop Central.

  • Experience in configuring and managing a SIEM (e.g. ArcSight, Splunk)

  • CCNA or Microsoft Server certifications

Location: This role will be based in Herefordshire, with very occasional travel to other sites.

Clearance Required:

This role will requires security clearance.

For more information and guidance please visit : https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/united-kingdom-security-vetting-clearance-levels

What do we do for you?:
At Leidos we are PASSIONATE about customer success, UNITED as a team and INSPIRED to make a difference. We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance.


We provide an employment package that attracts, develops and retains only the best in talent. Our reward scheme includes:
•    Contributory Pension Scheme
•    Private Medical Insurance
•    33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)
•    Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, EV scheme and cycle to work scheme)

Commitment to Diversity:

We welcome applications from every part of the community and are committed to a truly diverse and inclusive culture.  We foster a sense of belonging, welcoming all perspectives and contributions, and providing equal access to opportunities and resources for everyone. 

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know, and we will respond in a way that best fits your needs.

Pay Range:

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Covid Guidance for the US

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

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.

Securing Your Data

Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the Leidos.com automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

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Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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