Computer Network Architect

Remote GB Leidos


Network Engineer

Join our UK Team who are committed to a Mission!

The Role:

We are in search of a Network Engineer to join Leidos UK to work collaboratively with colleagues and our customer in an exciting and critical LAN/WAN environment delivering technical service in a dynamic ITIL environment.

Are you ready for your next career challenge?

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.

If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

What will I be doing?

The Network Engineer will form an integral part of the program delivery team and as such will impact assess customer change requirements, liaise with the architecture team to confirm network elements of solutions and collaborate with the more junior network engineers to ensure delivery is as designed.

The Network Engineer will have good knowledge in the integration of networking across all aspects of solution, understanding, assimilating and developing the networking aspects in partnership with colleagues.  You will require knowledge and experience in key adjacent technologies such as virtual networking in hypervisors and public clouds, security overlays (including common government and MoD crypto solutions), firewalling, load balancing, and other network integrated aspects.

The Network Engineer will primarily work on a single program and participate and have input across the full program lifecycle, including in a pre-sales capacity on customer proposals and then working with engineering teams to ensure the delivery as per design.

What Experience and skills do I need?

  • Your will have demonstrable in-depth experience across large scale public sector UK networks, including detailed understanding of security gateways and associated overlays, supporting the design of and implementation of secure, multi-layered solutions.
  • Broad experience of the UK networking market, with experience across a breadth of carriers across MPLS, routing protocols, VPLS, Ethernet and Dark Fibre, demonstrated through a portfolio of project experience using different suppliers.
  • Experience of networking design, technologies and adjacent aspects across LAN, WAN, Data Centre and cloud, both legacy hosted and cloud hosting and integration.
  • Knowledge and exposure across a range of networking vendors and their technologies, including Cisco, Juniper, F5 and Palo-Alto. 
  • Experience of common deployment patterns, including infrastructure solutions to support secure and resilient multi-site applications, and secure single and multi-tenanted virtual environments within private and public clouds
  • You should have excellent communication skills, organizational skills and independent and autonomous working
  • You will have the drive and passion in IT to learn, tackle new challenges and grow your knowledge in this sector
  • You will be required to tackle complex problems and incidents with the help of senior engineers.
  • Knowledge of ITIL concepts
  • Experience of working under pressure to meet deadlines while handling multiple priorities.

It would be beneficial if you had:

  • Hands on experience in configuring and troubleshooting Next Gen Firewalls
  • Hands on experience in Juniper routing and switching technologies

Clearance Requirements:

To be eligible for this role you must have UK Citizenship and been a resident in the UK for minimum 5 years

Rewrite your career with Leidos UK! Through training, teamwork, and exposure to challenging technical work, let Leidos show you how to unleash your potential.

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.


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.

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