Technical Lead - Systems Engineering



Canberra, Australia
Full Time
3y ago

Company Description


At Leidos, we bring together science, engineering and technology to deliver smart solutions to our Government customers’ most complex problems – innovative, technically advanced and highly practical. For example, we deliver software applications for a wide range of missions in the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance domain. We provide critical projects to the Department of Defence and also support the IT environment for the Australian Taxation Office. We also maintain legislative websites for a number of Governments.

Job Description

We are a growing Program team that specialises in IT infrastructure based projects related to end user experience in the Defence space.  It’s an exciting time to be in our team, with a strong pipeline of interesting and complex projects. A new initiative within that program is being established to improve printing services. It needs a Technical Lead to take ownership of the entire solution and ensure its technical success.

Our team is very fast paced and work through numerous challenges to deliver client outcomes.  We are seeking a dedicated and resilient individual, who embrace hard work, and want to make a difference.  In return, you will experience professional growth and work with similar individuals with varying levels of industry experience, management at all levels and various technical SMEs across a broad range of disciplines.  We offer training aligned with your role and career path.

What You'll Do in Your New Role:

  • Design and define system architecture for new or existing complex computer systems
  • Responsible for coordinating subordinate employee recruitment, selection and training, performance assessment, work assignments, salary, and recognition/disciplinary actions
  • Determine systems specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility and maintenance of system security
  • Coordinate design of subsystems and integration of total system
  • Identify, analyse, and resolve program support deficiencies
  • Develop and recommend corrective actions
  • Provide technical guidance for database administrators and software developers, and system engineers
  • Responsible for delivery of technical components within a given project work stream
  • Manages a team of up to ten system engineers on a daily basis
  • Establish a full capability lifecycle including DEV/SIT/Pre-Prod/Prod environments
  •  Adopt modern technologies supporting CI/CD functionality of solution delivery
  • Adopt modern technologies supporting automated testing functionality of solution delivery, including unit testing, functional testing, integrated testing, performance testing, stress testing
  • Adopt modern technologies supporting PaaS, Infrastructure as Code, SDDC, SDN, etc.
  • Implement modern End User Computing solutions, including Win 10 roll-outs, VDI solutions, printing solutions, core services, multifactor authentication, and user experience monitoring solutions.



At least a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with  substantial relevant professional experience and specialised training that is commensurate with the assignment.

Relevant certifications or Professional membership would be desirable.

Key Skills

  • Strong individual contributor and team player in a professional environment
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced level of skill with relevant technologies and domains
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Good initiative in developing and improving systems and procedures
  • Strong problem solving skills with proven ability to, independently or within a team, resolve complex issues to ensure desired outcomes
  • Strong conceptual, analytical and interpretive skills with high level of attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective working relationships across all levels and influence key stakeholders

You will ideally possess significant experience across the following:

  • Physical Infrastructure (storage, compute, network)
  • Virtual Infrastructure (storage, compute, network)
  • Win10
  • SOE
  • Citrix
  • Full SDLC
  • Infrastructure as code
  • DevSecOps
  • QA (functional, performance, vulnerability, etc.)

Due to the nature of work we do for our customers, all applicants are required to be Australian Citizens and to hold a current NV-1 or NV-2 security clearance with AGSVA.

Additional Information

What You'll Love

Our diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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