Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people and our community. Our mission and our values guide the way we do business. The foundation of our Leidos culture is our Values, Beliefs and Expectations by which we select, recognise and reward employees. They create the environment that drives us toward our mission.
Inspired to make a difference, we are committed to solving the world’s toughest problems.
Passionate about customer success by being determined to understand and respond to our customers’ needs as if they were our own.
United as a team, we are bound together by our conviction that ethics and integrity is core to how we operate.
We have a requirement for a Data Architect based in the UK working at the Leidos Farnborough site and remotely.
Being part of the Leidos team is a commitment to push yourself and those around you to do better, constantly adapt and learn new technologies. We’re a passionate team and are committed to developing and growing our staff.
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defence, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers.
Your Role and Responsibilities
We are looking for a Data Architect to join our Emerging Capabilities team, supporting key data centric programmes and opportunities aligned to our Data Science and Engineering technical core competencies.
As a Data Architect, you will work alongside our Programme Teams, Business Development Teams and Solution Architects you will also help to provide solutions for strategic customers’, supporting business outcomes for critical national industries. The successful candidate will need to be eligible to undergo security clearance.
You will focus on the use of modern technologies across a wide range of industries, leaning towards government organisations and national security agencies.
Provide data architecture skills and produce solution designs as part of both bid and delivery processes
Work with delivery teams to design and implement modern, scalable data products using a range of new and emerging technologies
Lead on all data solution aspects including setting data standards and providing your deep technical expertise to Leidos programme teams
Utilise the concepts and principles of data modelling and produce relevant data models across multiple subject areas
Collaborate with customers on all aspects of data management including the assurance and integration of data services to meet the needs of multiple lines of business
Recognise and exploit business opportunity by leveraging data architecture and design best practice
Communicate effectively across organisational, technical and political boundaries, understanding the context
Favorable If You Have;
Previous experience as a Data Architect or a background in Data Management
Data Modelling and Database Design
Data Platform Modernisation
Biometric Data Management and associated legislation
Data Science / Analytics
Predictive Scaling techniques
Data Warehousing & Business Intelligence
Stakeholder Management & Data Governance
Pre-sales content contribution and pricing for new business pursuits
Large-scale Data Management (petabytes)
What 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)
• Dynamic Working
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.
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.