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Job #: R-00116555
Location: Remote, GB
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 10%
Clearance Required: UK - SC


Senior SecDevOps Engineer

Leidos is seeking a Senior SecDevOps Engineer to provide demanding critical system development and support for national infrastructure for our customer. The system and role has a security focus and the candidate must have experience in working in secure environments.


This role will involve closely working various internal and external teams/suppliers in large scale integrations to maintain, develop and support pipelines in a SAFe Agile methodology based primarily on an Azure Cloud with aspects of hybrid cloud. This is role is both a hands on role and a leadership role, where the candidate will be expected to help guide the team and knowledge share as well as encourage other team members in leadership qualities. The candidate is expected to know how to motivate the team and bring a good team ethic in a high pressure environment.

Are you ready for your next career challenge?

This role involves automation and streamlining as well as pipelining COTS products using Terraform, Ansible and Kuberetes among other components. This role involves creating operations and processes as well developing new deployments and integrations. The role will involve getting the system into operation and supporting that system into and through BAU, troubleshooting and resolving issues in dev, test, and production environments. The role will involve supporting and writing design and implementation documentation.

This is a really fantastic role and a great career potential and opportunities within the same project that will mean something as it has a very real world application that when the system goes into operation.

Your Role and Responsibilities:

  • Support software deployments, cloud infrastructure baselines, and operational availability of production systems.

  • Managing, building, configuring, administering, operating and maintaining all components that comprise the SecDevOps environment

  • Defining enterprise Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment processes and best practices

  • Codifying SecDevOps best practices for enterprise

  • Developing and maintaining scripts to automate tool deployment to an AWS cloud environment and other tasks

  • Scripting and maintaining build environments

  • Working with project teams to integrate their products into the SecDevOps environment

Basic Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience in many of the following tools: Atlassian products, Jenkins Pipeline, Ansible, Kubernetes, Docker, AWS EKS/Azure AKS.

  • Demonstrated experience working within a software development team and supporting developers and developer activities

  • Demonstrated experience with scripting Languages including Python and Unix shell Scripting

  • Candidate must have at least 5+ years of prior relevant work in a senior position

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in science, technical, or engineering discipline.

  • Azure Qualifications:

    • Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals 

    • Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate

    • Microsoft Certified: Azure DevOps Engineer Expert

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.

Pay Range:

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.

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