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Cyber Security Engineer ( R-00077876 )

Law Enforcement and Security

Diplomatic Security



Whiteley, Hampshire, United Kingdom


Job Description:Cyber Security Engineer

Level: T2

Salary Range: £35,000 - £40,000 p/a, with potential to increase for truly exceptional performance at assessment

Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?

We require a developing information assurance / cyber security engineer who is looking to step up and advance their career. We are looking for individuals who work confidently with a good grasp of cyber security to help support Leidos customers. The role will support our high-calibre Cyber security and engineering teams to produce robust and efficiently managed solutions. The role will require a degree of customer contact and will serve to support ongoing and flexible operating environments.

The role will primarily be responsible to Information Assurance and Cyber Security manager but day- to-day tasks may be delegated by the project manager.

Process Skills/Experience

  • Understanding of the basic IT systems engineering lifecycle

  • Understanding of different lifecycles/methodologies (waterfall, incremental, agile, DevOps)

  • Understanding of fundamental security approaches, and typical solutions e.g. monitoring, firewalls, etc.

  • Experience working in customer delivery environments

Technology skills/Experience

  • Awareness of gaining and maintaining accreditation for secure/sensitive systems

  • A good understanding of Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability (CIA) and practical experience in applying it.

  • Experience in producing high quality documentation.

  • Hands on knowledge of security technologies such as firewalls, mail gateways, load balancers, anti-virus, IPS, IDS etc.

  • Understanding of Protective Monitoring / SIEM systems, their operational application.

  • Knowledge of authentication and authorisation technologies (SAML, LDAP, PKI, etc.)

  • Major vendor Technical Certifications would be advantageous i.e. Microsoft, Cisco, Redhat etc.

Communication and Soft Skills

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

  • A good level of commercial awareness

Clearance Required:

  • Clearance to Start: SC

  • Clearance for Role: SC

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, gym memberships, annual buy and sell holidays and a cycle to work scheme)

• Dynamic Working:

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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