Each day, it is rare that you will have nothing new to learn. Our people use their intelligence to make the world a safer place, by combining innovation, strong industry partnerships and 60 years of experience to offer our clients truly exceptional advice, research and development.
Within Roke’s Information Assurance and Human Sciences Profession, you will be securing and assuring systems, and developing your knowledge of human cognitive behaviour to build more resilient digital systems.Depending on your interests and career path, you might be conducting Cyber Vulnerability Investigations to identify risks on vehicles, communication systems or critical national infrastructure, assuring cryptographic systems, building active cyber defence platforms, conducting specialist research or application security reviews, or creating bespoke software and systems for our clients.
At Roke we aim to recruit some of the best talent the country has to offer. In doing so we recognise that we need to provide the necessary building blocks for successful integration into the business, as well as ongoing support which will enable our graduate community to fulfil their undoubted potential. That’s why we’ve created a programme that will support individual learning and development, whilst simultaneously delivering real business value.
This emphasis on autonomy is supported through a number of additional modules such as:
Working within the Information Assurance and Human Sciences Profession there’s no one single set of criteria as different skills apply differently to the different themes of work we do.
Ideally we would like you to have a good honours degree in a related subject, however we’re also interested in you being able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills you have developed and apply them in novel ways, regardless of your academic background.
Wherever your interests in Information Security lie, you will need to:
Most of our Information Assurance and Human Sciences roles involve systems engineering and customer-facing consultancy skills. As such, a broad sociotechnical background and understanding of how technology works, combined with some scripting experience; for example, in Python, is helpful.
Knowledge or interest in some of the following:
Your work will typically be located at Roke's sites in either Romsey or Gloucester, with some travel to customer sites and the possibility for you to work on secondment with one of our prestigious customers.
Due to the nature of this position, we require you to be eligible to achieve SC. As a result, you should be a British Citizen and have resided in the UK for the last 5 years.
We are committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity, Diversity and Inclusion. Our working environment is friendly, creative and inclusive. We can accommodate flexible working arrangements, and support a diverse work-force and those with additional needs.