Security Test Engineer

A major supplier to the MOD is looking for a Security Test Engineer with proven experience in information security as a Systems or Security Engineer. Any experience of UK Government or MOD procurement practices would be beneficial.

As Security Test Engineer you will be in a team that is responsible for supporting design analysis and development of an integrated Test and Evaluation Plan. You will be educated to degree level in a Scientific or Engineering discipline and have experience of full lifecycle coverage. Ideally you will hold some kind of recognised information security certification – CHECK, CISSP.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Windows and Linux OS administration
  • Firewalls, Intrusion detection sensors.
  • Auditing tools, syslog, Windows event logs.
  • Network devices such as Juniper firewalls, Finjan, Cisco devices, Extreme.
  • Familiarity with ArcSight.
  • Reporting of security configuration checklists.

As well as having the above skills you will have a flexible approach to work and be willing to work long hours when required.

* Due to the nature of the work you must have or have the ability to get security cleared to SC or DV clearance *

Vacancy Contact Details

Security Test Engineer – London

Matchtech Group Plc (main site)
01489 898989 (T)
01489 898290 (F)
Rupert Ronca – 01489 882530 (T)

Matchtech Group Plc is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Permanent
Location West London, London, Uxbridge
Start Date ASAP
Duration TBD
Salary £35,000 – £50,000 pa
Reference Number Job ID 196876

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK

Services Support / Installation Engineer

We require a Project Engineer with experience in customer service with in technical environment. The ideal candidate will have a background in the Telecommunications industry.


  • Prior customer-facing, technical product support experience
  • Familiarity with Linux / UNIX systems and operation
  • Must be able to travel both UK and overseas (sometimes at short notice)
  • Basic experience of C Programming language
  • Experience of MySQL databases and query language
  • Experience of customer-facing, technical product support
  • Experience of Linux / UNIX system admin and database administration
  • Linux / UNIX accreditation(s)
  • Experience creating and trouble shooting VPN’s in a Cisco environment


To deliver excellent technical and operational support and first class customer service with an exceptional degree of customer satisfaction.

This role is highly customer focused: The main drive at all times is to ensure that clients/analysis teams are being regularly contacted and that calls are resolved in a timely manner.

  • To manage all requests made by analysts and to ensure that requests are routed to the correct departments within my client.
  • To evaluate managed services’ concerns and report to management on system support issues.
  • Testing of Software and Hardware
  • To work to set company standards of support and customer service.
  • To ensure all Managed Service SLA targets are met.

Vacancy Contact Details

Profile of Kinetic Search & Selection

Kinetic Search & Selection recruits for a diverse range of permanent roles in the Engineering, Technical & Manufacturing industries, with key specialism’s placed on niche sectors, including; Aerospace & Automotive, Chemical & Pharmaceutical, Energy & Utilities, Electronics & Technology, Food & Drink, F.M.C.G, Heavy Industry, Logistics & Distribution and Specialist Engineering.

Kinetic Midlands Search & Selection
01332 381 987 (T)
01332 381977 (F)
Contact Name: Simon Dowdall –
Apply Online: Services Support / Installation Engineer

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Permanent
Location Derby
Start Date ASAP
Duration Full Time / Permanent
Salary £35,000 – £38,000 pa + benefits
Reference 80590

Software Test Engineer | Linux | Real Time Trading Systems

Software Test Engineer | Linux | Real Time Trading Systems role within this hugely successful developer of real time trading platforms. Our client seems to be bucking the current economic trend with a strong and growing order book. You will be involved with producing test scripts, have the ability to identify problems within test scripts and be involved with acceptance testing. Experience in these areas is required within a Linux environment together with a mix of manual test and test automation experience. You MUST HAVE testing experience within either real time trading software, FIX messaging protocol or data feeds. Please only apply if you meet these strict requirements.

Vacancy Contact Details

IT Connections Limited
The Saturn Centre
MK41 7PH
Telephone: 01234 363696

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Permanent
Location Stoke, Trent, Crewe, Sandbach, North West
Start Date ASAP
Duration Full Time
Salary to £35,000

Software Integration and Test Engineer

An exciting opportunity for a software integration and test engineer has arisen with our client in Newport, a world-leading supplier of communications solutions that deliver increased military capability.
The software integration and test engineer will join the Software Development Group, based in South Wales and will be involved in developing suitable and independent testing of software products, including software integration and qualification of software releases, in support of the software development teams


  • Support the Software Development teams by undertaking product level and QV testing of the developed products.
  • Implementation of test harnesses to assist in software testing and integration at both CSC and CSCI levels.
  • Close co-operation with the software development teams in the investigation, diagnosis and reporting of software faults.
  • Preparation of test specifications and test reports.
  • Supporting technical reviews of test status.
  • Performing any other tasks related to product testing as directed by Software Test Lead.

Essential Skills and experience

  • BS Degree in EE, CS, Physics or equivalent.
  • Strong background in Software Design, Code, Test, VandV, version control using current methodologies, processes and tools.
  • Engineering experience in a Software Development and Integration environment. C++ development experience.
  • An understanding of the OSI-layered communications model, Internet protocols and Routing protocols.
  • Knowledge of test specification preparation.
  • Experience of real-time systems development, networking or control systems. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Desirable skills and experience

  • Defence/automotive/aerospace industry background.
  • Broad understanding of messaging protocols in both wired and wireless networks, e.g. TCP/IP, UDP, MilCAN
  • Familiar with Windows or Linux development environments.
  • Experience of Software Test Tools, e.g. LDRA TestBed, Rational Purify, PRQA, C++Unit.
  • Experience of OO Design and UML

Vacancy Contact Details

Elan Defence
+44 (0)117 930 4204 (T)
Contact: Aaron Joachim

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Contract / Temp
Location Newport
Start Date ASAP
Duration 6 months
Salary £300 – £350 p/day