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Digital Security Officer (KTP Associate)

Research, Enterprise & Social Partnerships

Location:  KTP: Brighton
Salary:  £32,000 to £40,000 per annum
+ £6k personal development budget
Closing Date:  Monday 17 September 2018
Reference:  EG4038-18-430

An exciting opportunity has become available for an enthusiastic and self-motivated Computer Science graduate to lead an impactful commercial project with Pragmatic Web Limited to embed cyber security tools and expertise into technical solutions to enable the high standards demanded by global enterprise clients. Solutions will be integrated into a productised business model or contributed to open source platforms. This position is a 3 year fixed term contract, with a £6k dedicated training budget tailored towards your personal development.

Qualifications we require: You will have a minimum of a 2:1 BSc Hons in a Computer Science discipline, with a strong grounding in maths, and theoretical and practical software engineering). An MSc/PhD with relevance to cybersecurity and/or data protection is desirable. 

About Pragmatic: Based in central Brighton, Pragmatic is the UK’s leading specialist WordPress agency and the fastest growing agency outside of London. Pragmatic offer a variety of services including delivering digital strategy, designing and building sites and providing ongoing support for a range of high profile clients including Bacardi and Sage.

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The successful candidate must possess:

  • A Computer Science degree with a strong grounding in maths and theoretical and practical software engineering

  • Experience in software systems development and testing with specific experience of programming (PHP and Javascript)

  • Knowledge/experience of software and data security/privacy and ideally requirements engineering

  • A creative mindset and can-do attitude

  • Desirable: Knowledge of WordPress

  • Work experience, student placement or degree project work.

Essential skills we require as a minimum:

  • A commercial aptitude and the ability to understand the needs of internal and external customers and communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders.

  • An ambition and ability to take ownership of a challenging and impactful technical project.

  • Have a methodical and considered approach to project planning and management.

  • Have the aptitude to apply technologies developed through research to a commercial scenario.

About KTP:

This position forms part of the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) programme funded by Innovate UK.It is essential you understand how KTP works with business and the University, and the vital role you will play if you successfully secure a KTP Associate position.
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If you have questions please contact us:
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The closing date for this job vacancy has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We particularly encourage applicants from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background because the university is underrepresented by BAME staff.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.


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