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Job #: R-00010304
Location: Farnborough
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Other Clearance

Job Description:

Role Description

We require a Systems Engineer on an 'in-flight' MOD open source intelligence programme. A successful candidate will also be expected to provide technical support to the Programme Manager (PM) with Customer and Partner engagements and securing on-contract growth. In addition, the position may be called upon to support other Programmes and Bids.

A successful candidate will be required to:

• Document system configurations.

• Document step-by-step administrator guides.

• Work with Architecture teams to design new system integrations ensuring they are in line with the technical requirements defined and scoped.

• Facilitate the approval of the designs with Solutions Architecture, PM and Principal Engineering Manager.

• Perform technical impact assessments for any proposed changes.

• Ensure all designs are well integrated and achieve the intended outcomes.

• Provide support and guidance to the technical team (Dev Ops, Tech Ops and Service Desk) to ensure detailed designs and engineering processes meet derived requirements.

• Input into BOMs and BOEs as required by the PM.

• Execute and coordinate Engineering tasks 'hands on'.

• Coordinate document production in accordance with the Programme business rhythms and deliverables.

• Lead Partner and Customer technical engagements.

• Provide support to Defence Bids for growth


Nationality: British - many of our projects have nationality restrictions.

Minimum Clearance to take up the post: SC - also Candidates should either hold or be willing to undergo DV clearance.

Process Skills/Experience

Specific hands on experience with:
  • Azure Infrastructure as a Service.
  • Azure Networking.
  • Windows Active Directory, DNS, DHCP.
  • Network Firewalls.
  • Web Application Firewalls.
  • WSUS.
  • Windows Server.
  • Linux Servers.
  • Managed Windows desktops.

Customer-facing experience (eg at formal Programme meetings, capability demonstrations and Workshops).

Desirable Experience
  • Barracuda Firewalls.
  • Fortinet Firewalls.
  • Barricuda WAFs.
  • ClearSwift ICAP Gateway.
  • Symantec Anti-Virus.
  • ManageEngine Service Desk Plus.
  • Lumension.
  • Centos Linux (Install / Configuration).
  • Redhat Linux (Install / Configuration).
  • Microsoft SQL, 2012 HA Cluster build.
  • Encryption key management.
  • An enquiring and innovative approach to tasks and challenges.


Information Systems, Computer Science Degree

  • Microsoft MCSE (MCITP).
  • Microsoft Azure Administrator Associate.
  • Cisco CCNA.

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

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