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Job #: R-00131399
Location: Farnborough, HAM
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 75%
Clearance Required: UK - SC

Description

Principal Systems Engineer/ Technical Lead

We are in search of a Principal Systems Engineer for our Leidos engineering capability. The successful candidate 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 platforms to modern infrastructure. 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/lead Systems Engineering activities across the full lifecycle.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Leader of a multi-disciplined team to deliver change and 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.
    • You must have experience in leading multi-disciplined teams to deliver an acceptable outcome

  • 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
    • Able to execute and perform without assistance, and possessing significant practical experience and applied knowledge
    • 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 professional behaviours, for example:
      • Able to use your own discretion when identifying and responding to complex issues.
      • Able to make decisions that have an impact on the success of project objectives.
      • Able to delegate effectively, using an element of autonomy.
      • Freely interacts with colleagues and can influence others.
      • Proactively assess and evaluate situations and risks.
      • Actively share knowledge and experience, provides input based on expertise across the delivery lifecycle.
      • Can investigate, define and resolve moderate and/or complex issues in a methodical manner.
      • Develop, encourage and mentor others.

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.

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 plans that enhance your future.

Original Posting Date:

2024-03-28

While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

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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