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Cyber Security Engineer
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF43286

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 30/11/2022

Job live date: 16/11/2022

Salary: £32,348 - £42,155

Employment type: PM-ALC

Department: Digital Technology Services

Division: Service Delivery & Operations

Hours per week: 1.00 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Full Time, Permanent

The role of the Cyber Security Engineer is to provide high level security guidance and ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information assets. The objective being to take responsibility for high quality service delivery.

The Cyber Security Engineer will:

  1. Work collaboratively to specify IT security policies and procedures
  2. Develop information security standards, procedures and processes
  3. Contribute to security policies
  4. Execute regular security testing
  5. Perform and oversee the day-to-day monitoring of services
  6. Analyse and interpret monitoring outputs to identify security weaknesses
  7. Define, schedule and manage upgrades to services
  8. Provide high level technical advice
  9. Produce monthly reports against KPIs
  10. Produce, manage and maintain continuous service improvement plans
  11. Liaise regularly with key stakeholders and service users

Interview Date: TBC

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Director of Cyber Security and Digital Assurance

Contact role:

Cyber Security Manager 

Contact name:

Steve Gough

Contact name:

Steve Hubbart

Contact email:

Contact email:


Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. By reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship may be possible under the Skilled Worker Route.  Applicants should ensure that they are able to meet the points requirement under the PBS.  There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

​​​​​​​The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.


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