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 foundations of our Leidos culture are 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.
Because of a key strategic development and a new exciting business opportunity, we have a requirement for a security-cleared Environments Manager based in the UK working at our Farnborough site and remotely. Leidos has more than 30 years’ experience of developing and running some of the largest government Biometric systems in the world. We are currently hiring to expand our UK based technical team who support our biometrics services for UK Govt.
If you have biometrics or identity systems experience and want to learn more please apply for one of our vacancies. Come join our team and further develop your skills as we develop the system and grow the use of biometric modalities that include fingerprints, facial recognition, DNA and voice.
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.
WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?
We are looking for a security-cleared Environments Manager to support the transition, development & in-service running (inc capability upgrades) of an IT application and infrastructure solution providing support to a critical operational end user.
Environment management contributes to improving the overall quality of software development and support through the lifecycle. It encompasses a set of good practices to provide an effective, end-to-end platform management service for development, test, and production teams.
As the Environments Manager, you will work alongside our DevOps, Infrastructure and Network Teams and Solution Architects. You will help to provide end-to-end DevOps managed environments for internal teams and strategic customers, supporting business outcomes for critical national infrastructure. The successful candidate will need to be eligible for UK security clearance. You will focus on the use of modern technologies and practices to provide a robust set of environments for the solution.
Your Role and Responsibilities;
The management and scheduling of all solution environments – Development, Test, Staging, Pre-Prod & Production
Maintaining consistency across all environments used, with any variations clearly documented with the implications for testing understood and communicated.
Lead on all environment management aspects including developing standard ways of working and providing your technical expertise to Leidos programme teams
Maintain version control of all components (server, workstation configurations etc.)
Conduct technical check of applications to ensure the environment stability after every deployment, and update all design and architecture documentation appropriately.
Automate deployment activities (server, application etc.) to reduce the risk of errors that are inherent in manual activities
Identify and document all application dependencies, and ensuring that interfaces are either replicated or stubs are provided to support integration testing
Track changes to the environments and utilizing a robust dedicated change management process for the test environments that links to the production change processes.
WHO DO WE NEED?
We are looking for someone with excellent organisation, communication and leadership skills who has:
Experience of managing sizeable application support contracts
Experience working with teams across the SDLC - Development, Test, etc.
Worked within ITIL based framework, with experience of:
Experience of managing and monitoring services against agreed SLAs/KPIs
Experience in reporting and analysing data to see trends
Experience of asset and configuration management.
Experience of availability and capacity management.
Knowledge of Atlassian toolchains
Knowledge of ServiceNow is an advantage
Experience with log analytical systems is an advantage
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.