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Application Engineer


Applications Engineer


Remote, United Kingdom


Application Engineer

Location: Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire


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.

Are you ready for your next career challenge?

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated Application engineers, specialising in a wide variety of projects consisting of VMware Virtual Infrastructure designs, RedHat, Active Directory & Exchange Migrations, High Availability solutions ranging from single host environments to multi host clustered technologies. These include Microsoft Clustered Services and VMware technologies and understand virtualization, Linux and cloud technologies.

To join our growing team of IT experts in delivering high quality IT services to our government customers. We love to work with people who have a passion ideally from an operational design background. You will be self-motivated and be able to work autonomously and within a team on site environment to achieve day to day objectives with significant results on project or operational deliverables, whilst also owning a variety of activities ensuring compliance with project milestones and customer KPI’s and SLA’s. You must be an effective communicator, comfortable directly engaging with customers and colleagues.

Your Role and Responsibilities;

  • RedHat / CentOS Linux Server Administration – patching, firewalls, hardening to STIG & CIS L1/L2 standards, file systems, application management.

  • VMware vCenter Administration

  • VMware Horizon and AppVolumes Administration

  • VDI Desktops Pools, Golden Images, DEM, Horizon Client, patching

  • Niche Applications Support - ArcGIS, FME - Administration and Licensing

  • Server Administration within Microsoft tiered management structure

  • AD / DHCP / DNS / GPO / PKI Administration

  • DevOps tools integration - Jenkins, Gitlab, Hashicorp Vault, Ansible, Terraform

  • Collaboration and documentation (HLDs, LLDs, Build Guides) using JIRA /Confluence/SharePoint

You must also demonstrate an analytical and systematic approach to technical challenges. We operate a high paced and exciting collaborative working environment where the work you do is normally customer facing on site and has demonstrable real world impact. The role will require working remotely and on secure Government sites. You will be expected to contribute towards the creation and ongoing maintenance of technical documentation and, while primarily supporting the operational service, also be able to provide material to support change projects if required.

Work will be remote, on customer sites (West London) with occasional travel to other Leidos and customer sites (Huntington) may be required. Keeping an eye on the technology landscape is essential, too – identification of new and relevant technologies to solve problems and make improvements is part of the job. We believe innovation is the lifeblood of customer value – we are all catalysts for innovation and improvement and committed to continuous improvement in everything we do.

What 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.

Who We Are:

Leidos UK & EUROPE – we work to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through technology, engineering and science.

Leidos is 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.

Pay Range:

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.