Leidos are 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.
About the Role
Leidos is seeking an ILS Engineer with strong experience in the management and delivery of optimised support solutions for UK MOD. The ILS Engineer will be responsible for all ILS documentation, ILS due diligence activities, interfacing with other workstreams to maintain alignment and resolve issues, and management of key ILS resources.
The role will be supporting multiple projects and will be under the leadership of the Senior Lead ILS Engineer, with the majority of work being split between remote working and also the Farnborough office, but with some business travel to Customer locations in the South West.
You will have the experience to be part the ILS team responsible for the development and delivery of the optimised support solution for a number of ILS programmes. You will require strong interpersonal skills to not only to interact with members of the ILS and engineering teams, but also to interface to the customer. You should be experienced in working on UK MOD programmes, specifically those with a strong IT element. You will be responsible for managing, monitoring and reporting on the status of part of the ILS programme.
You will be comfortable working in a dynamic, collaborative, delivery focused environment. Your experience of the defence sector will further enhance your ability to work closely with the customer.
You must have SC clearance (DV desirable) and be willing to undergo clearance to DV if not already held.
Skills to analyse and identify support requirements from customer documentation such as the URD, SRD, SOW or SOR.
Skills to assess the feasibility of achieving the support requirements against the proposed technical design and highlighting potential problems.
Skills to conduct supportability analysis in sufficient detail to influence system design; conducting analysis and trade-off among architecture design alternatives; and developing and control of a Total Cost of Ownership / Life Cycle Cost (TCO/LCC) model.
Knowledge to develop the Maintenance Concept and identifying the optimum support option, or options, including recommendations for Contractor Logistic Support (CLS).
Knowledge of the selection and tailoring of ILS Supportability Analysis tasks.
Skills and knowledge to perform Reliability, Maintainability and Availability (RMA) analysis including Failure Modes, Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA), Levels of Repair Analysis (LORA) and Maintenance Task Analysis (MTA). Also the ability to construct Reliability Block Diagrams using RAM4 or similar tools.
Knowledge to construct the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) for support activities
Spares Ranging and Scaling using software tools
Management and delivery of the Technical Documentation programme
Identification and documentation of PHS&T solutions
Identification and documentation of disposal solutions
Skills and knowledge regarding software support
Skills and knowledge with respect to producing a Logistic demonstration plan and of running and reporting of the Log demo.
Skills and knowledge of Obsolescence Management processes
Skills and knowledge with respect to the construction, management and maintenance of a Logistics Information Repository (LIR)
Skills and knowledge of Configuration Management
Skills and knowledge to identify, categorize, and manage risks.
Skills and knowledge to engage the customer, supplier, and third party stakeholders.
Required knowledge to review, understand, and verify existing documentation, plans and procedures, staff and assets.
Skills and knowledge to engage internal service leads and to maintain alignment.
Knowledge of Def Stan 00-600 and DLF
Common Core Expectations/Key Skills of all staff:
Works and thinks in a team to deliver a common goal doing what is necessary to ensure mission success.
Management of requirements and requirements traceability.
Excellent documentation and articulation skills.
Understanding of testing approaches, techniques methods and practices.
Ability to articulate complex system change patterns to enable the creation of project plans to deliver change.
T-shaped people willing to step outside normal skillsets to support the team; self-starter, proactive learning as required.
Can work in an agile culture
Everyone is expected to be able to work end to end in the lifecycle.
Identifies potential roadblocks and develops around them
Plans and estimates tasks/work to improve performance metrics (team improvement)
Builds solutions where the solution is not always well defined but always considers the customer first.
Common Technical Skills
ITIL, Service and system based thinker
Experience of solutions\applications deployed on Cloud Based Infrastructures.
What do 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, childcare vouchers and cycle to work scheme)