Cyber Security Research Engineer

Protec Technical
Blaenau Gwent
16 Feb 2019
17 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Cyber Security Research Engineer x 3


£ market rates

12 months initially

Must be willing and able to undergo security clearance

Looking for someone with current hands on technical experience. Ideally having worked in a research environment. A strong problem solver/solution developer, able to present those solutions back to the business


Digital Transformation (DTO) Cyber Security Innovation & Research team is looking for a technical (senior) Cyber Security Research Engineer to join the team on a contractual basis and to support the ongoing initiatives designing and developing state of the art security solutions and providing expert services to IT & ICS security domains.

The ideal candidate will have experience working in an innovation environment and/or is able to work on challenging cyber security problems with proven record of delivering research and developing of prototypes. Deep technical knowledge and expertise in a relevant cyber security domain is a must. The successful candidate will be expected to undertake state of the art security reviews, benchmark technologies, and develop new prototypes and proof-of-concepts to meet security challenges. The role also requires the expert knowledge transfer to operational security teams.

Candidate Experience:

Lead state of the art research projects into cyber security topics of interest in support of the business

Senior technical specialist in one or more areas of cyber security; including but not limited to: Security Architecture

Cyber Forensics & Incident Response

Industrial Control System Cyber Security

Penetration Testing & Audit

Cloud security


Security Monitoring / SOC

Develop prototype solutions

Support industrialization of solutions

Must Have:

5+ years cyber security experience in relevant cyber security specialist area

Degree, Professional Training or equivalent experience in relevant cyber security related subject

Experience of research, innovation, and/or solutions development

Proven track record of managing and delivering cyber security programs

Proven track record of bid/proposal writing

Excellent report writing and presentation skills


PhD or research experience in related subject

Publication track record

Experience of patent applications and intellectual property management

For more information please contact John Paul at Protec Technical Ltd

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