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Job #: R-00071931
Location: Farnborough, HAM
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 75%
Clearance: Other Clearance
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

ILS Engineer


Leidos is seeking an ILS Engineer with strong experience in the management and delivery of optimised support solutions for UK MOD. The ILS Engineer will be responsible for all ILS documentation, ILS due diligence activities, interfacing with other workstreams to maintain alignment and resolve issues, and management of key ILS resources.

About You

You will have the experience to be part the ILS team responsible for the development and delivery of the optimised support solution for a number of ILS programmes. You will require strong interpersonal skills to not only to interact with members of the ILS and engineering teams, but also to interface to the customer. You should be experienced in working on UK MOD programmes, specifically those with a strong IT element. You will be responsible for managing, monitoring and reporting on the status of part of the ILS programme.

You will be comfortable working in a dynamic, collaborative, delivery focused environment. Your experience of the defence sector will further enhance your ability to work closely with the customer.

You must have SC clearance, with DV clearance being preferred.

Skills and Knowledge


  • Skills to analyze and identify support requirements from customer documentation such as the URD, SRD, SOW or SOR.

  • Skills to assess the feasibility of achieving the support requirements against the proposed technical design and highlighting potential problems.

  • Skills to conduct supportability analysis in sufficient detail to influence system design; conducting analysis and trade-off among architecture design alternatives; and developing and control of a Total Cost of Ownership / Life Cycle Cost (TCO/LCC) model.

  • Knowledge to develop the Maintenance Concept and identifying the optimum support option, or options, including recommendations for Contractor Logistic Support (CLS).

  • Knowledge of the selection and tailoring of ILS Supportability Analysis tasks.

  • Skills and knowledge to perform Reliability, Maintainability and Availability (RMA) analysis including Failure Modes, Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA), Levels of Repair Analysis (LORA) and Maintenance Task Analysis (MTA). Also the ability to construct Reliability Block Diagrams using proprietary software tools.

  • Knowledge to construct the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) for support activities

  • Spares Ranging and Scaling using software tools

  • Management and delivery of the Technical Documentation programme

  • Identification and documentation of PHS&T solutions

  • Identification and documentation of disposal solutions

  • Skills and knowledge regarding software support

  • Skills and knowledge with respect to producing a Logistic demonstration plan and of running and reporting of the Log demo.

  • Skills and knowledge of Obsolescence Management processes

  • Skills and knowledge with respect to the construction, management and maintenance of a Logistics Information Repository (LIR)

  • Skills and knowledge of Configuration Management

  • Skills and knowledge to identify, categorize, and manage risks.

  • Skills and knowledge to engage the customer, supplier, and third party stakeholders.

  • Required knowledge to review, understand, and verify existing documentation, plans and procedures, staff and assets.

  • Skills and knowledge to engage internal service leads and to maintain alignment.

  • Knowledge of Def Stan 00-600 and DLF


  • DV

Salary Range:

  • £55,000 - £70,000, with potential to increase for truly exceptional performance at assessment

What do we do for you?

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, 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:


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

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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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