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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.

Compliance & Security Officer

Negotiable - Andover, Hampshire A Compliance and Security Officer is required for an initial 6 month contract to be based in Andover, Hampshire. Ideally candidates will hold current SC clearance. Candidates without clearance must be eligible and willing to undergo this process. The Compliance and Security Officer will be an Associate Member of the Institute of Information Security Professional (ITPC). Responsibilities include; *Provide advice and guidance to the Security Assurance Co-ordinator (SAC) as defined in JSP 440 and HMG Security Policy Framework. *Elaboration and / or Assurance of Security Requirements for proje... Find out more →

Ref: 48586/001 Published: 1 day ago
Digital Developer

£350 - £400 per day - Newport, Newport Developer - Newport - SC cleared I am currently recruiting for a Digital Developer to be based in Newport, South Wales on an initial 3 month contract. Ideally the candidate will have SC clearance or will be willing to undergo the process. The experience required: Proven track record of developing customer-facing web services using the following: * Microsoft Visual Studio & .NET (C#) * HTML5 * JavaScript * CSS Desirable Experience: * SaSS * Familiarity of the Government Service Design Manual * jQuery If you are interested in hearing more about this role, please submit your CV. Ce... Find out more →

Ref: 48575/001 Published: 3 days ago
SC Cleared Data Modeller

Negotiable - Newport, Newport * Job Title: SC Cleared Data Modeller * Location: Newport * Contract Length: 3 months, may be possibility to extend * Security Clearance Level Required: SC * Essential Experience: 1) Experience of transferring skills, as you will be required to transfer skills over to permanent members of staff. 2) Experience using CA Erwin Data Modeller. 3) SQL Server background. 4) General experience in business/data analysis. Please respond with an updated CV to apply for the Data Modeller role. Certes Computing (and all of its subsidiary companies) is committed to promoting equality and diversity... Find out more →

Ref: 48557/001 Published: 7 days ago
Programme Planner (SC Enhanced)

£350 - £450 per day - London, London A Programme Planner is required for an initial 6-9 month contract to be based in London. Candidates will ideally hold current enhanced SC security clearance. Candidates without clearance must be eligible and willing to undergo this process. The Programme Planner is required to establish and maintain the operation transformation plan of a transformation programme which is inherently complex, covering all areas of the client's operations and infrastructure and setting a forward looking agenda. As a Programme Planner you will be responsible for managing a team supporting the business through... Find out more →

Ref: 48364/002 Published: 7 days ago
SC Cleared Developer

£300 - £360 per day - Bristol, Bristol Our Bristol based client is seeking a Developer for a 3 month contract. Please note the candidate will require valid SC clearance due to the nature of the work. Essential Experience/Requirements of the Analyst Programmer: *SC Clearance *Application Design and Development Database Design and Development Business Intelligence Development * Microsoft SQL Server 2005-2012; Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2010 * Microsoft Visual Studio 2008-2013 Professional; VB.NET; ASP.NET/ASP classic; MVC3 and higher. * HTML including developing Cascading Style sheets; Java; Open source standards. * High ... Find out more →

Ref: 47926/003 Published: 10 days ago

Security Cleared IT Jobs

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