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As a Staffing and IT recruitment agency, Certes has a 30 year successful track record delivering UK wide IT and comms staff and staffing services and recruitment support. 

For IT Professionals whether you're looking for your next career move, or planning your forthcoming contract assignment we have a broad range of IT job opportunities to choose from, and a supportive team of recruitment experts to help. 

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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.

Information Security Technician

£380 - £400 per day - City of London, London Information Security Technician required for a 6 month contract based in Central London. The Information Security Technician will be involved with hands on assessment of current information security to write policies and procedures along with access control. The Client is looking for candidates who can demonstrate experience of Policy writing but is also very hands on in driving the policies and working on access control is key. The Information Security Officer will come to the role with: * Experience as an information security technician * Experience of writing policies and procedures *... Find out more →

Ref: 49107/001 Published: 3 days ago
Project Support Officer (SC Cleared)

Negotiable - Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire We require a Project Support/Project Control Officer (SC Cleared) for an initial 3 month contract role based on a Government site in Milton Keynes to start asap... Role: To provide support to the Project Manager relating to supplier orders and invoices, project planning, project financial management, project documentation and reporting This is a varied role which is essential to allow the Project Manager's to fully concentrate on the delivery of their projects whilst knowing that the support involved is being carried out effectively. The candidates must be able to cope, in what at times, ca... Find out more →

Ref: 49099/001 Published: 5 days ago
Infrastructure Technician (SC)

£300 - £450 per day - London, London Currently recruiting for an Infrastructure Technician with experience of working within a law enforcement environment to be based in London for an initial contract of 3-6 months. Ideally candidates will hold current SC Clearance. Candidates without clearance must be eligible and willing to undergo the process to SC enhanced level. The Infrastructure Technician will be responsible for providing infrastructure services to the departments innovation activity, including design, implementation and support. This will include; *Producing infrastructure low level designs *Performing the infrastruc... Find out more →

Ref: 49085/001 Published: 6 days ago
Enterprise Security Architect

Negotiable - Exeter, Devon An Enterprise Architect is required for an initial 6 month contract to be based in Exeter. Candidates will ideally hold current SC clearance. Candidates without clearance must be eligible and willing to undergo the process. The Enterprise Architect will lead the production of baseline and target security architectures for a new data centre and collaboration zone and/or client HQ. This will require a flexible approach to requirements capture and security models and will also requires some business and solutions architecture. The ESA may also be expected to establish and lead a sub group o... Find out more →

Ref: 49065/001 Published: 11 days ago
Agile Business Analyst (SC)

Negotiable - Exeter, Devon Agile Business Analyst required for an initial 6 month contract to be based in Exeter. Ideally candidates will hold current SC Clearance. Candidates without clearance must be eligible and willing to undergo the process. The Agile BA will manage the translation of complex business change requirements into technical solutions that can deliver the benefits to customer programmes for our client. Specific work items will include development of requirements for major market sectors such as Defence, Utilities, Transport, Media etc. as well as internal process improvements to reduce complexity an... Find out more →

Ref: 48937/001 Published: 13 days ago

Security Cleared IT Jobs

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