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Lead Cyber Security Engineer


Cyber Security Analyst


Farnborough, Hampshire, United Kingdom


Job Description:

Cyber Security Lead

Salary Range: £45,000 - £55,000 p/a, with potential to increase for truly exceptional performance at assessment.

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, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. 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 your ready for your next challenge?

We are in search for multiple Cyber Security Engineers with varying technical backgrounds - Required to work at our customer site in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire with occasional travel to other UK sites. In this role, you will working within a team of engineers to ensure that the customer sites maintain a strong cyber security posture.

Cyber Security Engineers are responsible for providing cybersecurity engineering services for classified and unclassified networks of computer systems. The Cyber Security Engineers will provide operational and engineering support.

These positions perform the following tasks:

  • Develop creative solutions to complex technical issues and problems

  • Work with the engineering teams to ensure systems remain at the required security posture against baseline requirements

  • Work with the Protective Monitoring engineering team to ensure logs are forwarded to the SIEM capability

  • Work with the customer and appropriate agencies to develop new policies, design processes, and procedures, and develop technical designs

  • Assess system vulnerabilities, implement risk mitigation strategies, validate secure systems, and test security products and systems to detect security weakness

Essential Process Skills/Experience

  • Cyber security engineering experience

  • Infrastructure hardening/maintenance/engineering

  • Working experience in one or multiple of the following disciplines:

    • Microsoft OS

    • Linux OS

    • Virtualisation technologies

    • Networking

    • Endpoint Security Products

  • Security certification i.e. Security+, SSCP, CCSP, CISSP

Desirable Experience

  • Experience working in both delivery and proposal environments

  • Experience working in MOD or Home Office project environments

  • Working within an AGILE environment

Communication and Soft Skills

  • Experience speaking to and working with leadership as well as ability to write reports and present in security working groups

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

  • Capable of developing and communicating reports to meet defined objectives for intended audience;

  • A good level of commercial awareness and project disciplines

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.

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.