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Job #: R-00063525
Location: Remote, United Kingdom
Category: Security Architecture and Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 75%
Clearance: Other Clearance
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?

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

Your Role and Responsibilities:

The UK IT Security Officer candidate will have the opportunity to support the UK Business Information Security Officer (BISO) with liaison activities that help to align corporate information security tools, polices, procedures, and best practices at the Program level within the business including managing accreditation’s for all networks requiring accreditation.

A successful candidate will have the opportunity to perform work efforts such as requirements gathering, solution development, architectural design, and compliance tracking in the area of cyber security. The candidate will specifically be tasked to directly support program efforts to achieve security improvements and compliance.

  • Collect business requirements from Programs that can help inform corporate cyber security strategy and tactical operations
  • Manage UK accreditations for all networks requiring accreditation
  • Liaise with the UK BISO, UK Head of Security and the programs to ensure compliance to contractual requirements. 
  • Conduct and manage risk assessment and implement risk treatment plans for program spaces.
  • Communicate with business programs and help them understand cyber security regulatory and policy requirements
  • Assess systems and networks deployed at the program level for compliance to regulatory based security controls, corporate security policy, and corporate security architectural best practices
  • Recommend improvements to security controls
  • Review and/or help to write System Security Plans (SSPs) for program networks and systems
  • Create documentation to help system owners understand corporate best practices and inheritable controls
  • Work closely with IT counter parts to identify solutions or workarounds that will support business security needs

What Does Leidos Need From Me?

  • Degree work in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Information Assurance, Business Administration, or equivalent education required
  • Ability to plan and organise tasks independently
  • Exercise sound operational judgment
  • Strong written and oral communication, organisation, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to pose creative solutions to operational challenges
  • Responsible, punctual, reliable, efficient, and flexible to changing priorities
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, intense environment smoothly
  • Ability to elicit confidence and build positive rapport
  • Quick learner, eager to further knowledge and skills
  • Meticulous worker; attentive to quality and detail of work products
  • Able and willing to work with co-workers, supervisors, and clients in a cooperative manner
  • Committed to providing high quality work
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio.

You Might Also Have:

  • Experience or course work in the area of Cyber Security Risk Management
  • Experience or course work in the area of Cyber Security Architecture, Cyber Security Operations, or Cyber Security Design
  • Understanding of HMG requirements, Security Aspect Letters and HMG and MOD processes.
  • Experience or course work covering the support of common operating systems such as Linux, Windows, and MacOS
  • Experience or course work covering the support of common security tools such as Anti-Malware capabilities, Firewalls, and Intrusion Detection Systems
  • Experience or course work covering various security centric regulatory control frameworks such as ISO 27001, NIST 800-53, NIST 800-171, or HITRUST
  • Experience or course work covering common security models or tools/techniques/processes databases such as the Lockheed Martin Cyber Kill Chain, or the MITRE ATT&CK database

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, childcare vouchers and cycle to work scheme)

•    Dynamic Working: https://www.leidos.com/sites/g/files/zoouby166/files/2019-11/PDF-Dynamic-Working-Leidos-UK.pdf

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.

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COVID Response

Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry.  Effective December 8, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. 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® information 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 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 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

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

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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