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Senior SecDevOps Engineer


Senior Network Engineer


Remote, United Kingdom


Senior SecDevOps Engineer

Leidos is seeking a Senior SecDevOps Engineer to provide demanding critical system development and support for national infrastructure for our customer. The system and role has a security focus and the candidate must have experience in working in secure environments.


This role will involve closely working various internal and external teams and suppliers in large scale integrations to maintain, develop and support pipelines in a SAFe Agile methodology based primarily on an Azure Cloud with aspects of hybrid cloud. This is role is both a hands on role and a leadership role, where the candidate will be expected to lead a team, build the team’s knowledge and experience and coordinate with other teams and suppliers. The candidate is expected to know how to motivate the team and bring a good team ethic in a high-pressure environment.

Are you ready for your next career challenge?

This role involves automation and streamlining as well as pipelining COTS products using Terraform, Ansible and Kuberetes among other components. This role involves creating operations and processes as well developing new deployments and integrations. The role will involve getting the system into operation and supporting that system into and through BAU, troubleshooting and resolving issues in dev, test, and production environments. The role will involve supporting and writing design and implementation documentation.

This is a really fantastic role with great career potential and opportunities within the same project that will mean something as it will have a real-world application when the system goes into operation.

Your Role and Responsibilities:

  • Support software deployments, cloud infrastructure baselines, and operational availability of production systems.

  • Managing, building, configuring, administering, operating and maintaining all components that comprise the SecDevOps environment

  • Defining enterprise Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment processes and best practices

  • Codifying SecDevOps best practices for enterprise

  • Developing and maintaining scripts to automate tool deployment to an AWS cloud environment and other tasks

  • Scripting and maintaining build environments

  • Working with project teams to integrate their products into the SecDevOps environment

Basic Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience in many of the following tools: Atlassian products, Jenkins Pipeline, Ansible, Kubernetes, Docker, AWS EKS/Azure AKS.

  • Demonstrated experience working within a software development team and supporting developers and developer activities

  • Demonstrated experience with scripting Languages including Python and Unix shell Scripting

  • Demonstrated experience with SW languages including HTML, CSS, REACT.JS and JavaScript

  • Candidate must have at least 5+ years of prior relevant work in a senior position

  • Experience of Automated Unit and Component Testing

  • Experience with static analysis tools e.g. SonarQube, Coverity

  • Good experience of Agile development methods

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in science, technical, or engineering discipline.

  • Experience of working on secure Government, or MoD IT projects and programmes

  • Azure Qualifications:

    • Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals

    • Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate

    • Microsoft Certified: Azure DevOps Engineer Expert

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.

What Makes Us Different:

Purpose: you can use your passion and abilities at Leidos to keep the people you care about safe. We are at the forefront of machine learning, AI, cyber security and solutions. Using your skills in the technology frontline by helping to build a safer world. You can inspire change.

Collaboration: having flexibility to do your job is one of our core benefits, enabling you to become part of our extraordinary team. We have been empowering our people to work flexibly for years. Whether you work from home, the office or on customer sites, we will give you the digital tools and the flexibility to work smarter and align your needs and ours.

People: Leidos empowers people from every background to be themselves and gives you the tools to learn new skills by enabling growth whilst developing. We believe that extraordinary people need opportunities to grow, to be inspired and to inspire others. At Leidos, we invest in technical academies, career rotations and a career development plans that enhance your future.

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

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.