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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 Consultant

£40000.00 per annum - Crawley, West Sussex Our prestigious client has an urgent requirement for an Information Security Consultant to work in West Sussex. Working within the Security Team you will be engaging with Stakeholders to assess the information Security impact. Identifying issues related to technology security, cyber security, data protection and PCI compliance with support from other members of the team. Documenting impact assessments and risk assessments. Ensuring that security requirements are appropriately tested to validate that they work as expected. Documenting security requirements, test results and other security ma... Find out more →

Ref: 52524/001_1493202006 Published: 1 day ago
Build & Deployment Professional

£220 - £240 per day - London Build & Deployment Specialist - Westminster - 5 months Professional required to assist our clients Digital function. Responsible to and working alongside IT Project Manager to support all transition rollout/support activities, including (but not limited to): *Build/Prep of all devices to be rolled out Deployment of laptops and Mobile phones to end users. *Early life support which will include basic end user training & orientation General support of all migration activities *Experience and skills required Evidence of IT Deployment experience Good expert knowledge of IT systems and servers Wi... Find out more →

Ref: 52521/001_1493135098 Published: 2 days ago
2nd Line Service Desk Specialist

£200 - £240 per day - City of Westminster, London 2nd Line Service Desk Specialist - Westminster - 6 Months Skilled professional who possesses Microsoft and Apple Technologies skills to provide 2nd line support to customers via face to face, email and phone. Experience of incident management and request fulfilment processes required. Key Requirements ●Provide 1st and 2nd line support - troubleshooting of IT related problems from in-house software to hardware, such as Smartphones, laptops, PCs and Printers ●Log all work in the Service Desk Call Logging system (Jira/Sunrise) ●Provide statistics for the weekly Service Desk report on call tren... Find out more →

Ref: 52469/001_1491842030 Published: 17 days ago
Build & Deployment Specialist

£200 - £250 per day - City of Westminster, London Build & Deployment Specialist - Westminster - 3 months Key Requirements: Professional required to assist our clients Digital function. Responsible in working alongside IT Project Manager to support all transition rollout/support activities, including (but not limited to): ●Build/Prep of all devices to be rolled out ●Deployment of laptops and Mobile phones to end users ●Early life support which will include basic end user training & orientation ●General support of all migration activities Experience and skills required ●Evidence of IT Deployment experience ●Good expert knowledge of IT system... Find out more →

Ref: 52470/001_1491841442 Published: 17 days ago
Automation Engineer

Negotiable - Taunton, Somerset I am currently recruiting for an SC Cleared Automation Engineer for my Central Government client based in Taunton. This will be an initial 6 month contract with a target rate of £400 and a maximum rate of £420 per day. SC clearance and Government experience is essential for this role. Please note: this has been deemed as In Scope of IR35 Experience required: * Has a wide range of testing experience * Java Coding skill to be able to write complex automated tests. * Has worked in an Agile Environment * Experience of continuous delivery and continuous deployment * Has tested on large enterpris... Find out more →

Ref: 52388/002_1490717822 Published: 30 days ago

Security Cleared IT Jobs

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