Research Engineer PhD - Crypto / Cyber Security / Vulnerability

Location
Gloucestershire
Salary
£30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted
24 Feb 2017
Closes
24 Mar 2017
Ref
J5212b
Contact
Lauren Gallagher
Clearance Level
DV, SC
Job Type
Permanent

Job Role: Research Engineer PhD - Crypto / Cyber Security / Vulnerability

Location: Gloucestershire

Type: Permanent

Salary/Rate: £30,000 - £60,000 + DOE

Start Date: ASAP

Research Engineer PhD - Crypto / Cyber Security / Vulnerability - Permanent - Gloucestershire - Fantastic Salary - 30,000 - £65,000 + DOE

This is a chance to work with one of our well-established, innovative, high profile clients as a Vulnerability Engineer in a wider development team within a rapidly changing fast paced environment. They are looking for engineers who can solve problems and choose solutions for tasks that may not have the most clear cut outcomes.

Our client is looking are looking for Research Engineer, Lead and Principle level to conduct Vulnerability Research across multiple operating ecosystems (Windows, iOS, OSX, Android, Linux, etc.)

Essential Skills:

  • BSc (2.1) or above in Computer Science or related discipline
  • Knowledge of assembly and various scripting languages
  • Experience in reverse engineering
  • Understanding of cryptography and cryptographic systems
  • An understanding of Agile Software Development
  • Understanding of networking protocols
  • Understanding of low level software architectures
  • Proven analytical and systematic approach to resolving issues in a complex and demanding environment
  • Commitment to an ethos of superior service and the ability to work under pressure
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work without supervision to organise, prioritise, delegate and complete multiple tasks on an ongoing basis

Client Likes:

  • A good understanding of domain space, the ability to look at the problem and understand the bigger picture
  • An interest in new technologies and cyber security outside the work space - extra courses, learning new skills, blogs, make games, placements etc.
  • Hardware, electronics, maths, programming or science background
  • Direct vulnerability experience (anti-virus / security background)
  • Rigorous understanding of engineering and it's processes
  • Leadership qualities, team work and peer based learning

You will be willing to undergo and maintain a high level of security clearance.

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