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Job #: R-00110443
Location: Mobile, GB
Category: Information Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: UK - SC HO
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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We require an information assurance engineer for support to our customer projects with a role within one of our delivery focused divisions, Logistics, Civil and National Security and Defence in the UK.  You need to be in the UK with SC Clearance.  You may need to apply for additional personnel security clearances such as National Police Non-Personnel Vetting – to level 3.  We are looking for individuals who join a high-performing team and work confidently to make excellent security happen quietly for our customers with high assurance and no fuss.  Simple, effective security that our customers value.  The role will support work that produces robust and efficiently managed assurance solutions for our customers’ sensitive programmes.   The SCBP role (first deployment) requires a high degree of third-party and customer liaison and will establish then support in ongoing growth.  This will bring some diversity in what is required day-to-day and with flexible operating parameters to maintain service in an agile environment, will require good scheduling and scheduling prioritisation skills.  Beyond SCBP we expect to develop further information assurance opportunities as our customer base and each of the projects we deliver continue to expand, including the use of common tooling that will facilitate the tracking and reporting of assurance actions.  We are also developing NIST-compliant risk assessment methodology and tooling that is raising our quality and customer confidence, you will be part of these developments.  The role in SCBP will be to act as deputy to the cyber lead for the project.  You will contribute directly to required outcomes, customer relationships, and help with career planning and personal development for junior members of the team.  The ideal candidate will support the wider Leidos security capability, beyond Information Assurance, joining a talented and multi-faceted cyber team with a reach across our UK business delivering on our customer commitments and seeking out great opportunities to deliver great security by design.

Candidate Essentials

British - Non-dual national – many of our projects have nationality restrictions

SC cleared – Candidates should be willing to undergo NPPV3 clearance.

Experience in delivering accredited security solutions in sensitive government scenarios

Essential Process Skills/Experience

  • Managing ITHC activities through the lifecycle from scoping, coordination and remediation management
  • Experience in maintaining elements of security documentation sets (SyOPS, RMADs, Security Management Plans, ISMS elements, CARBN)
  • Solid understanding of Confidentiality, Integrity, Availability and Safety (CIA+S) and practical experience in applying that understanding in management of risk and response to events and changes
  • Understanding of the controlling processes for the systems engineering lifecycle (e.g. requirements management, configuration management, testing and assurance) and where cyber assurance fits in to these
  • Understanding of different lifecycles/methodologies (waterfall, incremental, SAFE, DevOps)
  • Managing ITHC activities through the lifecycle from scoping, coordination and remediation management          
  • Experience of process involved in gaining and maintaining accreditation for secure/sensitive systems using structured Risk analysis and treatment approaches
  • Experience of process involved in continuous assurance for information security management systems, e.g. NIST, ISO
  • Experience of developing and managing a Cyber Incident Response capability
  • Experience of developing Security Awareness training including Threat Modelling, table top war gaming
  • Experience in tracing through and evaluating responses to security requirements for a system


Desirable Experience

•            Experience working in both delivery and proposal environments

•            Experience working in MOD environments

•            Experience working in Home Office environments

Technology skills/Experience

•            Understanding of principles of network and boundary protection technologies (firewalls, mail gateways, load balancers, antivirus, IPS, IDS, Diodes)

•            Understanding of Protective Monitoring systems (SIEM/SOC) and the principles of their deployment.

•            Understanding of authentication and authorisation technologies (SAML, LDAP, PKI, etc)

•            Understanding of encryption and protocols and structures in support of deployment, e.g. custodian.

•            Understanding of purpose and effectiveness of penetration tests or IT Health Checks.

Communication and Soft Skills

•            Excellent verbal and written communication skills and works well in a team environment;

•            Capable of developing and communicating reports to meet defined objectives for intended audience;

•            A good level of commercial awareness and project disciplines

What we will 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:

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.

Who We Are:

Leidos UK & EUROPE – we work to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through technology, engineering, and science.

Leidos is a growing company delivering innovative technology and solutions focused on safeguarding critical capabilities and transformation in frontline services, our work in the United Kingdom includes addressing some of the most complex problems in defence, healthcare, government, safety and security, and transportation.

What Makes Us Different:

Purpose: you can use your passion and abilities at Leidos to keep the people you care about safe. We are at the forefront of machine learning, AI, cyber security and solutions. Using your skills in the technology frontline by helping to build a safer world.  You can inspire change.

Collaboration: having flexibility to do your job is one of our core benefits, enabling you to become part of our extraordinary team.  We have been empowering our people to work flexibly for years.  Whether you work from home, the office or on customer sites, we will give you the digital tools and the flexibility to work smarter and align your needs and ours.        

People: Leidos empowers people from every background to be themselves and gives you the tools to learn new skills by enabling growth whilst developing. We believe that extraordinary people need opportunities to grow, to be inspired and to inspire others. At Leidos, we invest in technical academies, career rotations and a career development plan that enhance your future. 

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.


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 45,000 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

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 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].

If you believe you are the victim of a scam, contact your local law enforcement and report the incident to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

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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