We are in search of a Systems Engineer for our Leidos engineering capability. The successful Systems Engineer will have a full understanding of the principles of systems engineering, will have prior experience as a Systems Engineer on a major programme involving accepting and integrating deliveries from suppliers.
As a Systems Engineer in Leidos, you will be immersed in one of our key programmes – transformation of the UK’s biometrics platform to cloud. On behalf of our central government customer, you will have direct impact on the current and future iterations of one of our most important pieces of critical national infrastructure.
If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!
Using your experience in Systems Engineering, you will be responsible for working with customers and suppliers to execute Systems Engineering activities across the full lifecycle.
What You’ll Be Doing
Member of a high-performing team to deliver IT services to central government agency
Cross-functional collaboration; both within the business, and with the customer
Applying your systems engineering knowledge to software-intensive & cloud hosted systems
What Does Leidos Need From Me?
Systems Engineering knowledge:
You must have demonstrable knowledge and experience of applying the development lifecycle, requirements management & design, and baseline management, with a solid understanding of the INCOSE Systems Engineering Handbook.
You must be experienced with Waterfall and Agile delivery methodologies
You must have demonstrable knowledge and experience of performing Trade Studies, drawing conclusions and making recommendations to stakeholders
A solid foundation in security principles and practices is essential
Desirable technical knowledge:
Familiarity with On-Premise Infrastructure solutions, e.g. VMWare ESXI, SAN Storage
Familiarity with AWS based Cloud solutions
Experience of working within a Bid / pre-sales environment
Knowledge of TOGAF/MODAF
Behaviours / Professional Experience
You must be customer-centric, proactive, able to take ownership of a problem and work it through to resolution; have good problem solving skills; a flexible approach to working, and be able to identify & implement process improvements
You must have proven leadership skills, for example:
Provide inputs based on expertise, across the delivery lifecycle
Share knowledge and experience
Due to the nature of the project, this role will require having or obtaining SC clearance.
Potential for Telework:
Yes, 10% of the time
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.
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.
What Makes Us Different:
Purpose: you can use your passion and abilities at Leidos to keep the people you care about safe. We are at the forefront of machine learning, AI, cyber security, and solutions. Using your skills in the technology frontline by helping to build a safer world. You can inspire change.
Collaboration: having flexibility to do your job is one of our core benefits, enabling you to become part of our extraordinary team. We have been empowering our people to work flexibly for years. Whether you work from home, the office or on customer sites, we will give you the digital tools and the flexibility to work smarter and align your needs and ours.
People: Leidos empowers people from every background to be themselves and gives you the tools to learn new skills by enabling growth whilst developing. We believe that extraordinary people need opportunities to grow, to be inspired and to inspire others. At Leidos, we invest in technical academies, career rotations and a career development plan that enhance your future.
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.