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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.

Java Developer - Spring Framework/Boot skills

Negotiable - Exeter, Devon Java Developer with strong Framework/Boot skills. Location: Exeter Rates: Negotiable Duration: 6 Months Key Skills & Experience - A degree in IT, science or maths discipline or equivalent experience - Experience in developing Java applications with Spring Framework/Boot About the role The successful candidate will be joining a leading development team and work with cutting edge technologies in an agile environment. For more information or to be considered for this role please contact Simmy Kaur on Tel: 01675 468935, or Email: simmy.kaur@certes.co.uk Certes Computing (and all of its subsidia... Find out more →

Ref: 51140/001 Published: 3 days ago
Senior Project Manager (DV Cleared)

Negotiable - South East, We require a Senior Project Manager (DV Cleared) for an 8 month contract role based on a Government Client site split between London and Milton Keynes to start asap... Role: To be responsible for the planning and delivery of customer projects, ensuring delivery is on time and within budget and to the agreed scope quality standards, across the Client's wide range of Estates and Security Services. You may also be required to assist with and lead the production of bids for new work opportunities. Skills/experience required: PRINCE 2 Practitioner or Equivalent Project Management qualifications.... Find out more →

Ref: 51133/001 Published: 6 days ago
Senior Developer

£350 - £400 per annum - Glasgow, Glasgow My client is looking for a number of multi-skilled developer who can contribute to all areas of development within their scrum teams. Candidates must be able to use databases effectively, write idiomatic Java or Python and Javascript, and take part in their agile process, ad-hearing to standards where required and using their experienced front-end developer that we can trust to build maintainable, testable, accessible interfaces. So the client would like applications from experienced full-stack developers who have a particular aptitude and experience in user-focused UI work. That could incl... Find out more →

Ref: 51104/001 Published: 12 days ago
Business Analyst

£350 - £400 per day - Edinburgh, Edinburgh Agile Business Analyst required for a client of mine based in Edinburgh. You will be working to deliver upon an ambitious programme of Digital Transformation. The clients intent is to move from being a largely paper-based organisation to an on-line processing centre of excellence. The client intends to improve our ability to monetise the rich data held on the entire property portfolio of Scotland. The internal operations depend on a complex set of systems that over time will be replaced: Case Management; Document Management; CRM and Integrated GIS. A key driver in the replacement of these s... Find out more →

Ref: 51098/001 Published: 13 days ago
SC Cleared Leas Tester - 16391

Negotiable - London, London I am currently recruiting for an SC Cleared Lead Tester for my government client based in London/Croydon. This is a 12 month contract. The target rate is £400, max rate is £525. You must have experience of the following; - Extensive experience of test automation - Java coding expertise - Use of a broad range of tools, including open source and cloud based (such as JUnit or NUnit), Selenium, FitNesse, SOAP & REST web services and Apache CXF - Understanding of test processes - Agile experience Desirable experience: - Performance testing experience If you are interested in hearing more about t... Find out more →

Ref: 51097/001 Published: 13 days ago

Security Cleared IT Jobs

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