Cyber Security Lead
Salary Range: £45,000 - £55,000 p/a, with potential to increase for truly exceptional performance at assessment.
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, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. 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.
Are your ready for your next challenge?
We are in search for multiple Cyber Security Engineers with varying technical backgrounds - Required to work at our customer site in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire with occasional travel to other UK sites. In this role, you will working within a team of engineers to ensure that the customer sites maintain a strong cyber security posture.
Cyber Security Engineers are responsible for providing cybersecurity engineering services for classified and unclassified networks of computer systems. The Cyber Security Engineers will provide operational and engineering support.
These positions perform the following tasks:
Develop creative solutions to complex technical issues and problems
Work with the engineering teams to ensure systems remain at the required security posture against baseline requirements
Work with the Protective Monitoring engineering team to ensure logs are forwarded to the SIEM capability
Work with the customer and appropriate agencies to develop new policies, design processes, and procedures, and develop technical designs
Assess system vulnerabilities, implement risk mitigation strategies, validate secure systems, and test security products and systems to detect security weakness
Essential Process Skills/Experience
Cyber security engineering experience
Working experience in one or multiple of the following disciplines:
Endpoint Security Products
Security certification i.e. Security+, SSCP, CCSP, CISSP
Experience working in both delivery and proposal environments
Experience working in MOD or Home Office project environments
Working within an AGILE environment
Communication and Soft Skills
Experience speaking to and working with leadership as well as ability to write reports and present in security working groups
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 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, gym memberships, annual buy and sell holidays and a 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 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.