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Job #: R-00067671
Location: Farnborough, HAM
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 10%
Clearance Required: Other Clearance


Job Description:

Senior Technical Engineering Manager

We are currently looking for a Senior Technical Engineering Manager to join our Leidos UK capability and support our business growth going into 2022. Senior Principal Engineer has overall responsibility for all engineering activities on the project and are part of the project leadership team. Their responsibility and accountability extends from project start up through to operations and closedown and includes on contract growth

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams in the UK to address some of the most complex problems in defence, healthcare, government, safety and security, and transportation. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

The Senior Technical Engineering Manager responsibilities include:

  • Delivery and technical assurance of the solution within the quality, cost and schedule constraints

  • Achieving acceptance of the solution by the customer

  • Providing technical leadership and mentorship across the project

  • Ensuring that the engineering processes within the project are commensurate with the requirements of the contracted standards and Leidos corporate governance

  • Identifying the skills and staff required to deliver the engineering solution

  • Defining the engineering practices and resources required to deliver the project and services within the constraints of the company engineering policies

  • Managing the effectiveness of engineering activities across the project

Required Skills and Experience:

The candidate is required to be a technical leader, able to coordinate and direct engineering teams in successful delivery and acceptance of the system .They are able to execute and perform without assistance, and possess significant practical experience and applied knowledge across the following areas:

  • Complex systems integration projects, involving IT systems;

  • Technical Management of subcontractors

  • Systems Engineering and understanding of the principles behind each of the main processes

  • Technical Team Management including the planning of work packages, allocation to team members and reporting

  • Technical Team Leadership including providing technical direction to team members

In addition to the areas above, the candidate is required to have:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and work well in a team environment;

  • Ability to clearly articulate and communicate design and technical concepts in written and verbal forms;

  • Intellectual caliber and confidence to conduct complex discussions with civilian and service customers and suppliers;

  • Commercial awareness sufficient to support discussions with customers and suppliers

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Public sector and sensitive projects

  • Background in Software Engineering or IT Systems Integration

  • Knowledge of Metropolitan Police organisation, processes and procedures;

Typical Minimum Education & Experience:

Ideally require a Bachelors degree and 10-15 years engineering experience in IT/Software related systems (4 years in a leadership position). Will also consider individuals with equivalent experience / combined education. Chartered Engineer desirable.

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:

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.

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