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Security Cleared IT Jobs

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Certes are experts in the security cleared IT jobs market and have helped thousands of candidates realise their potential in this broad and varied employment sector. 

Most security clearances for IT positions last up to 12 months after a project is completed and there is usually no need to go through the process again if you join a security cleared IT post during that timeframe.

Please be aware of the following when considering a security cleared IT job:

  • If you have not gained the required security clearance for a particular position you will not be able to begin your employment until it has been granted.
  • Security clearance is not limited to just UK nationals but granted to non-British nationals as well.
  • You will have to satisfy the criteria that is stipulated for that specific level of clearance. 

We specialise in filling vacancies in the security cleared jobs sector including:

Not Already Security Cleared?

Finding employment within the security cleared IT jobs market is much easier if you are already security cleared and have a valid security cleared IT jobs ticket. But this doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t apply for vacancies within this sector if you are not already security cleared. As long as you meet our credentials, we will help you secure that ideal position or contract for when you have received your security clearance.

There are four main types of national clearances for security cleared IT jobs:

  • Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) and Enhanced Baseline Standard (EBS) – also known as Basic Identity Job Checks. These are not formal security clearances, but are designed to reassure an employer of a candidate’s honesty and reliability if they are given access to confidential data. 
  • Counter Terrorist Checks (CTC) – this level of clearance is required for employees who may come into contact with information regarding national security.
  • Security Check (SC) – is given to people who will have access to secret or top secret information and is prominently required for government work.
  • Developed Vetting (DV) – this is the highest level of security clearance and required for individuals who have unlimited and unsupervised access to top secret information or those working within intelligence or government security agencies.

Security Cleared IT Jobs Expertise

Our strength and reputation in providing support for candidates requiring security cleared IT jobs comes from our ability to fully understand the broader commercial requirements of a business and the key recruitment and staffing issues these subsequently create. Our track record of delivering effectively against clients’ service level expectations is borne out of our focus on attention to detail and our desire to achieve effective results.

As a preferred supplier of security cleared IT and cyber security jobs to a multitude of clients involved in government and governmental IT projects, we have an on-going need for IT professionals who hold current security clearance at all levels, plus those willing to undergo security clearance in the near future.

Service Design & Transition Lead

Negotiable - London, London I am currently recruiting for a Service Design & Transition Lead for my central government client based in London. This is an initial 6 month contract with a target rate of £500 and a maximum rate of £550 per day. Central Government experience is essential & SC Security clearance is highly desirable. Essential Experience: - ITIL V3 expert qualification - Track record of: Successful service design, Successful service transition, - Experience of effectively dealing with: Complex business requirements, Diverse landscape of live services, Multiple stakeholders - The ability to progress the desi... Find out more →

Ref: 51521/001 Published: 1 day ago
SQL Database Technician

Negotiable - Newport, Newport I am currently recruiting for a SQL Database Technician for my Central Government client based in Newport, Wales. This is an initial 3 month contract with a target rate of £400 and a maximum rate of £495 per day. Central Government experience is essential, with SC clearance preferred. Essential experience: * Experience of Windows 2008/2012 System Administration Experience of running SQL Server in a Virtual Environment * Experience of Red-Gate toolset (SQL Backup, SQL Compare etc) * Experience of administration of SQL Server 2000 Experience of other Database systems eg Oracle, MySQL * Desira... Find out more →

Ref: 51506/001 Published: 3 days ago
Sharepoint Developer

£400 - £460 per day - Coventry, West Midlands SharePoint Developer - 2010, 2013, 2016, Office 365, JSOM, CSOM, Bootstrap, Angular JS, REST, Backbone, Marionette Location: Coventry Duration: 3 Months Basic Disclosure Scotland check (BPSS checks) Key Skills & Experience - SharePoint 2010, 2013, 2016 and Office 365 platform and development - JavaScript Object Model (JSOM) - Client Side Object Model (CSOM) - Responsive web design - JavaScript frameworks such as Bootstrap, Angular JS, Backbone Marionette - REST - Cascading style sheets - Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server - Continuous Integration Build process and automated unit tests... Find out more →

Ref: 51488/001 Published: 8 days ago
Technical Analyst

£400 - £460 per day - London, London Technical Analyst - Cyber, NAC, SIEM Location: London Duration: 3 Months Start: ASAP SC Cleared/Fully eligible for SC Clearance and willing to undergo checks Key Skills & Responsibilities: - Proven cyber security and end user computing experience - Developing contextual, conceptual, logical and physical design views of security architectures & providing guidance for project adoption - Subject Matter Expert or speciality in one or more of the following information security domains: Network Access Control (NAC), Event Monitoring (SIEM), Cyber Intelligence Analysis, Threat Monitoring, Incident... Find out more →

Ref: 51479/001 Published: 9 days ago
Core Systems Solutions Finance Programme Manager

£545 per day - Coventry, West Midlands Core Systems Solutions Finance Programme Manager Duration: 82 days Location: Coventry Disclosure Scotland Certificate required (BPSS checks) Key Skills & Experience - Experience in leading the definition of requirements for the delivery of Finance systems - Experienced facilitators with the ability to align large groups to a common way of working - Has Business Analyst experience - Strong interpersonal and communication skills - The ability to command respect and to create a sense of community amongst the members of the project - Good knowledge of techniques for planning, monitoring and con... Find out more →

Ref: 51450/001 Published: 16 days ago

Security Cleared IT Jobs

Our clients are continuously requiring security cleared IT professionals and Ex Forces personnel