Leidos UK; 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.
We are looking for innovative, passionate and ambitious graduates to join our Graduate Technology Programme in 2022. Our programmes are designed with our core values – integrity, innovation, agility, collaboration and commitment - in mind. From day one, you will be encouraged and supported to make a contribution in our fast paced and agile environment. You will spend your time developing your skills across a range of customers and being exposed to world class technology along the way. Carefully supported by your manager and assigned “buddy”, you will also be empowered by taking individual responsibility for your development, progress and results. Additionally by the end of the programme you will have a permanent job in our organisation, making this a truly outstanding opportunity
Ideally, you will come with, a 2:1 in a Technology or STEM subject; be naturally inquisitive and innovative with a passion for technology. We are looking for the following attitudes and skills:
- The integrity to have the courage to make the tough calls, taking pride in your work, bring transparency with our team and being respectful of everyone.
- Agility to think and act in a flexible, creative and resilient way
- An innovative mindset; Be tenacious and curious to help us excel, and be a part of a learning organisation
- A collaborative nature; being inclusive, team oriented, and proactively engaging – building relationships and staying connected with each other
- Commitment to be accountable, take ownership and operate with a sense of urgency.
If you want to be part of a global organisation whose products and services change lives, we really want to hear from you.
We are currently recruiting into the following areas:-
- System Engineering & Integration
- Automation and DevOps Engineering
- Cyber Security
- Data Science & Engineering
- Cloud Infrastructure and Networking
- Software Development
Where will I be based?
You could be based from one of our offices in Farnborough, Coventry, Glasgow and Whiteley or you could be based from home. Your location isn’t of importance to us, it’s the skills and behaviours you’ll bring and the outputs you’ll deliver that count. We operate a rotational programme which means your place of work could change after a period of 9-12 months, which will allow you to reside in one of the other locations. This is important to provide you with a breadth of experience by working on multiple programmes.
Reward and benefits
We offer an attractive benefits package which includes:
- Competitive salary
- 33 days Annual Leave (Including public and privilege holidays)
- Access to Flexible benefits (including health schemes, gym membership and cycle to work scheme)
- Contributory Pension Scheme
- Tailored personal development and on-the-job training
- Professional memberships
- Industry recognised qualifications
- Private Medical Insurance
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.
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.
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
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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.