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.
Are you an Application Support Analyst with experience working with customers bespoke systems? If you have a passion for outstanding support, investigating and resolving incidents and a keen focus on customer support and customer satisfaction then working for Leidos is the career move for you.
Are you an Application Architect interested in joining a team responsible for maintaining, upgrading and transforming a critical piece of UK National Security Infrastructure?
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?
You will be working as part of the engineering team supporting the Home Office Biometrics (HOB) Programme’s Strategic Central and Bureau Platforms. Working to assist with the implementation of change to HOB’s biometrics systems.
The preferred candidate will have a proven track record of delivering Architectural Solutions in the Application Domain to UK Government Customers. You will be working alongside our customer, Solution Architects & SMEs to deliver technical solutions to our customer.
The preferred candidate will be responsible for:
Defining technical solutions in response to customer requirements
The production of high level designs
Engaging with Chief Engineers to ensure that solutions are deliverable
Representing the company on customer governance boards and be the point of contact for customer technical issues
Who do we need?
Application Architects should be highly innovative and versatile, we are looking for a dynamic technical leader with the following required skills:
Ability to independently develop technical solutions to customer problems
Provide overarching architectural guidance
Ability to work under pressure in large multi-disciplinary teams to tight schedules
Ability to provide technical leadership to engineering teams within the larger project
Ability to engage with stakeholders from multiple areas of the business including product design, service design, operations and the customer
Using excellent written, verbal, and visual communication skills to explain complex topics concisely to both technical and non-technical audiences
Good all-round technical knowledge of Linux and Windows environments for Application hosting
Broad knowledge of System Security and Defence in depth practices to enable close working with the Security team
Knowledge of AWS or other public cloud technology
The following skills are desirable:
Previous experience of creating solutions within a Mission critical or Business critical environment
Experience in implementation and deployment of applications for Biometric platforms and Biometric matching engines
Proven track record of developing and delivering Biometric and Identity Management solutions
Cloud migration experience
Knowledge of Agile delivery methods
Due to the nature of the work, the individual must be a UK National and have the abiiity to obtain a security clearance.
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.