We are in search of a Software Architect to join our rapidly growing software development and infrastructure community on a full time remote working basis. This team are at the center of driving innovative solutions and proposing new software development practices for our company. The successful candidate will be working across multiple digital transformation programmes, including the transformation of the UK’s biometrics platform to cloud for one of our key customers.
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, 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.
You'll be charged with leading a team of devops engineers building out a hosting platform for one of our key clients in the policing domain. Your work will be critical to the safe and effective running of a piece of critical national infrastructure and your work will therefore directly help keep UK citizens safe and secure.
You will be prepared to undergo necessary vetting and security clearance processes
Be the technical lead on projects
Understand systems by extracting information from documentation, SMEs and the end customer.
Collaborate with team members to determine best practices and requirements
Support programme to understand the software aspects of the overall system and the impact of changes to this software
Responding to Impact Assessments with effort and cost estimations.
Develop software solutions in line with customer technical strategy
Contribute to various customer and programme boards
Contribute to cloud migration planning and implementation
Provide guidance to the software team and programme teams - dive deep into existing codebase to help software team
Participate in customer workshops
Challenge the status quo
Software development, ideally in Java and C
Secure development, web development, open-source technologies
Excellent communication skills
Nice to Have
Experience working on large-scale software projects
Oracle / Postgres
Understanding of queues and routes
You will work as part of a large multifunctional team out of dedicated software engineering workspaces. Initially you will familiarise yourself with the existing systems and implementing change before moving into cloud transformation of these systems. You will have the opportunity to work on technically advanced solutions during this transformation and help to shape devops and common tooling amongst our global Fortune 100 organisation.
Leidos is making significant corporate investment in its software development capability through academy based training (including opportunities to work in US and AUS based teams) to build further out of corporate devops and product offerings.
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)
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