Software Security Engineer

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 659083302-2
  • Date Posted: 16 July 2022
  • Apprentice Employer: Marketplace Technical
  • Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Civil Engineering, Cyber Security, Information Technology, Project Management, Social care
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

Exciting Medical Devices Development company seeks an experienced Software Security Engineer.

About the role:

Our client is offering an exciting opportunity to develop software for its' Point of Care Device diagnostic platform which is designed to diagnose infectious disease within minutes and make a real impact on human healthcare.

As a software security engineer, you will perform authorised tests on computer systems in order to expose weaknesses in their security that could be exploited by criminals. You can choose to specialise in manipulating a particular type of system.

Skills and experience:

Proven Agile Software Development experience
To enter this industry, you'll usually need a relevant degree, in-depth knowledge of computer operating systems and at least two to four years of experience in a role related to information security. Useful degree subjects include: computer science, computing and information systems, cyber security, forensic computing, network management, or computer systems engineering.
As well as relevant degree qualifications, you'll often be expected to have one or more professional qualifications (trainee and graduate roles will usually include training and certification in these qualifications as part of the role). These include:
CREST Registered Penetration Tester (CRT) o Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) o Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Certification o GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN) Certification
company certification schemes from major vendors and equipment providers like Microsoft (MCP, MCSE) or Cisco (CCNA Security).
Eligible to work full time in the UK without restriction