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Infrastructure Security Consultant

Job Description
We are seeking an exceptional candidate to perform the role of Infrastructure Security Consultant within the Civil, Defence & Health team. This permanent position is based at our offices in either Edinburgh or Glasgow.

Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defence, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers.



  • Consult with customers to design, develop and enhance infrastructure security solutions in order to create secure and efficient business systems
  • Provide infrastructure security consultancy services to customers to advise of best practice and use of technology
  • Provide support to operational infrastructure team to enable secure and efficient operation and problem resolution of customer IT infrastructure
  • Create, maintain, and enhance security and systems procedures and documentation to ensure the customer site and systems are fully documented
  • Technically lead delivery of infrastructure security solutions to ensure successful delivery of industry leading security solutions
  • Assist with the creation of infrastructure project proposals for presentation to customers to guarantee best security practice and ensure profitable delivery
  • Technical validation of security configurations for team design output
  • Education/mentoring of Infra team members on security best practises/approaches
  • Providing non-CHECK accredited penetration testing and security assessments
  • Develop and enforce security standards / reference architectures aligned with customer engagements
  • Participate in structured training for team, particularly with more junior and apprentice team members
  • Promote and develop security capabilities of team
  • Authority for security architecture of technical solutions within local team/business
  • Liaise collaboratively with wider audience (i.e. Cyber/Architecture) to share information, standards and learnings
Leidos strives to be a recognised global leader in solving important problems in national, security, health and infrastructure. What you do, where you work, and who’s on your team are important. After all, you spend a lot of your time and energy at work. Leidos employees are smart people focused on solving the world's most-daunting challenges. The work requires insight, ingenuity, and commitment to the field.


Skills and Experience Required:

  • Significant demonstrable server and related infrastructure security experience
  • Ability to operate in highly complex environments, preferably with managed service experience
  • Project management experience
  • Strong communication and report writing skills
  • Strong business/industry awareness
  • Ability to adapt effectively to changing circumstances
  • Have proficiency in appropriate business language and the ability to present ideas effectively
  • Understand change management and demonstrate knowledge of business analysis


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.

If you are interested in applying for this role please click the APPLY button below.

Our company headquarters is located in Reston, Virginia. Outside of the United States, we operate in 30 countries around the world with more than 2,000 employees in global locations. Our largest concentrations are in Australia and the United Kingdom where we continue to expand our local footprint.

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