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Job #: R-00010306_35928252067_0
Location: Edinburgh
Category: Info Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 50% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: Other Clearance

Job Description:

We require a Cyber Security architect that is capable of developing high and low level security architecture designs for systems intended for secure/sensitive environments. The role will primarily be responsible to a solution architect for developing and delivering their assigned element of the solution. You will be required to work in both delivery and proposal environments. The Leidos client base includes a number of national government departments and arms-length bodies, local authorities and providers of critical national infrastructure. We take our security obligations very seriously and will ensure there is a strong security component to all our proposals, and will be able to demonstrate a sound security operation is enabled by the solution we design for our clients.

Essential

SC cleared - Candidates should be willing to undergo SC, and if already held then DV clearance.

Process Skills/Experience
  • Experience of the a significant portion of the systems engineering lifecycle (from requirements analysis through to acceptance)
  • Understanding of the controlling processes for the systems engineering lifecycle (e.g. requirements management, configuration management)
  • Understanding of different lifecycles/methodologies (waterfall, incremental, agile, DevOps)
  • Experience of the key engineering lifecycle reviews - e.g. System Requirements Review (SRR), Critical Design Review (CDR)
  • Experience in performing design trade off working with other architects and engineers to deliver an integrated and coherent solution
  • Experience working in both delivery and proposal environments


Technology skills/Experience
  • Excellent understanding of Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability (CIA) and practical experience in applying that
  • Experience in defining derived security requirements for a system, and managing traceability
  • Experience of gaining and maintaining accreditation for secure/sensitive systems
  • Experience in producing security documentation sets (SyOPS, RMADs, Security Management Plan)
  • Understanding of network and boundary protection technologies (firewalls, mail gateways, load balancers, anti virus)
  • Understanding of authentication and authorisation technologies (SAML, LDAP, PKI, etc)
  • The ideal candidate will hold CISSP certification


Communication and Soft Skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and works well in a team environment;
  • Capable of developing and communicating a vision to meet the System Requirements;
  • A good level of commercial awareness that will support the bid and delivery environments


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 www.Leidos.com .

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 .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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