Cyber Security Engineer

Canberra, Australia

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Company Description

At Leidos, we do work that really matters inspired by our mission to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through technology, engineering, and science. With 25 years of local experience, our 2000 team members, work together to solve Australia’s toughest challenges in government, defence, intelligence and border protection. We’re robust and ambitious, and we empower our people to do their best work. You’ll feel inspired by what you can achieve and will be supported by an inclusive and flexible culture that genuinely cares for your wellbeing. Together, we can be the difference.

We've got so much to offer at Leidos, here are a just a few of the Benefits we provide our team:

  • Flexible work from home opportunities to support work life balance enabling you to feel supported and achieve balance.
  • 12 Extra Days Leave: Life Days are the Leidos way of recognising that we all need some extra time out to take care of life. By working slightly more than the minimum weekly hours (2 hours per week for full timers) you can accrue up to an extra 12 days of leave per year.
  • Professional development and support to set you up for success and assist you in achieving your career aspirations. 
  • Leidos Life Hub provides access to discount offers or cashback rewards with over 400 Australian and International retailers.

Job Description

Leidos Australia have a great opportunity for an experienced Cyber Security Engineer to join us in a Permanent Full-time role.  Reporting into the USA team with great flexible work arrangements available, this role will see you work on evolving Identify and Access Management capabilities to support the company’s future needs. 

Working with Active Directory, Single Sign-On, Multi-factor Authentication, Identify Management and emerging authentication standards, you will support the full system engineering lifecycle and your responsibilities will include the following;

  • Support a team of Identify & Access Management (IAM) engineers in designing, building, and deploying IAM systems that support and secure the Leidos corporate IT environments.
  • Participate in project lifecycle milestones, such as requirements development and reviews, implementation-level design documentation, and writing standard operating procedures.
  • Provide cross-training to service stakeholders when deploying, enhancing, or modifying services. 
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in at least one technology or service area offered by the IAM Engineering team.
  • Participate in high-level business activities, such as integrating corporate mergers and acquisitions, including planning, designing, and deploying integration capabilities.
  • Help develop technical roadmaps to drive constant cyber transformation and improvements in Leidos’ defensive posture.


Coupled with your education and/or practical experience you will be customer-focused and motivated to learn new technologies and go the extra mile to ensure organisation needs are met.  In addition, you will demonstrate the following knowledge and skills;

  • 4+ years Microsoft Active Directory experience.
  • Demonstrated experience administering Windows server systems, Federation Services and Single Sign-On technologies.
  • Working knowledge of Information Security concepts and practices.
  • Knowledge of basic networking concepts and protocols i.e. TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP etc.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical stakeholders and foster collaboration.

Successful candidates will be required to be an Australian Citizen with the ability to hold and maintain an NV1 or above Australian Government Security Clearance.

Additional Information

We’re a certified Family Friendly Workplace. We respect the caring responsibilities and needs of our people who needs to care for loved ones; it’s a mindset – not a policy. When you grow, we grow. Be it through our exciting pipeline line of projects or by partnering with a People Leader who will guide, mentor and support you

We’ve been keeping Australia safer, healthier and more efficient for 25 years, here’s just three ways how:

  • We work with the Australian Department of Defence to design and operate the cyber security tools used across the Army, Navy and Air force.
  • We are helping the ATO across their transformational roadmap of activities to uplift the end user environment.
  • We deliver software development and operational support through to the integration of underwater autonomous vehicles and survey ships to meet mission objectives.

Applicants may also need to meet International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) requirements. In certain circumstances this can place limitations on persons who hold dual nationality, permanent residency or are former nationals of certain countries as per ITAR 126.1.

At Leidos, we embrace diversity and are committed to creating a truly inclusive workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, veterans, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities and age groups.

* Salary range is an estimate based on our InfoSec / Cybersecurity Salary Index 💰

Tags: Active Directory Clearance DNS IAM Security Clearance TCP/IP Windows

Perks/benefits: Career development Flex hours Flex vacation Team events

Region: Asia/Pacific
Country: Australia
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