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Job #: R-00138658
Location: Undisclosed, GB
Category: Cyber Security Architecture and Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 50% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 75%
Clearance Required: UK - DV


Linux and DevOps Lead Engineer


This role is split between RAF Wyton and Defence Digital site in Feltham Middlesex, with occasional visits to Leidos offices in Farnborough. You will be responsible for the support and delivery of Linux and DevOps Engineering functions providing an agreed set of capabilities to be delivered into service.

Are you ready for your next career challenge?

Working with the Project Manager(s), you will provide engineering and technical support with a focus on Linux and DevOps for all aspects of the engineering function to deliver capability to time, cost, and quality.

In this role you will:

  • Provide technical leadership on Linux and DevOps specifically leading on implementation and new approaches, and
  • Support the engineering function in infrastructure type activities for the solution implementation, comprising the designs, implementation, Test and Acceptance for the delivery of the capability into the Service Operations Team.

You will support the other technical area leads (Network, Applications and Test) for the peer review of documentation prior to submission to the Authority customer consistent with the guidance provided in the SEMP for technical review.

Working with the Technical Lead, as part of the engineering team you will support the capability through to submission to the Service Acceptance Board utilising the Service Delivery team and service architects.

DevOps and Linux Lead Engineer

  • Deliver the technical leadership on Linux, DevOps processes and new approaches,
  • Lead on Linux and DevOps implementation supporting the engineering delivery function,
  • Work with the Infrastructure Manager to deliver infrastructure capability for SUB-2 and /or Normal Change functional upgrades,
  • Support the Solution Architect(s) where required to ensure that proposed solutions requiring Linux and DevOps meet the requirement(s) and are compatible with the Engineering Baseline,
  • Work with the Security Architect(s) where required to ensure solution implementation is complaint with Security processes and principals,
  • Support the Service Architect(s) where required to ensure that delivered capabilities can be fully supported,
  • Provide technical oversight to the Project Team and sub-Teams as required,
  • Attend SAFE ceremonies (PI Planning, daily stand ups, iteration planning, and iteration reviews) and
  • Support recruitment activities to provide SQEP individuals to the Agile teams

                Clearance Requirements:

  • Clearance to Start DV
  • Clearance for Role DV

Are you ready to make an impact? Begin your journey of a flourishing and meaningful career, share your CV with us today!

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.

Original Posting Date:


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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