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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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 46,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
Pay and Benefits
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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.