Cybersecurity Software Developer

London (GB)
(£) 45361 to 62727
Jun 30, 2020
End of advertisement period
Jul 13, 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Cybersecurity Software Developer (FTC until 31/12/2020)

Reference Number 60030903
Location Northampton Square
School / Service School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering
Department Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Contract Duration Fixed Term
Hours Full-time
Salary Range (£) 45361 to 62727


Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade, City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university.

The School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering is a multi-disciplinary centre of research and education located in the heart of London’s vibrant design community. It is proud of its research advances and of educating thousands of undergraduates and postgraduates in STEM subjects.

We are looking for an experienced Cybersecurity Software Developer for one of our projects, “Citydefend protecting your online data” which involves developing a searchable encryption technology.  You must have experience of translating requirements into solutions in the marketplace.


The successful candidate would be required to analyze user/client requirement; write, refine and rewrite test codes as necessary and communicate with the technical lead and the project team. You would research, design and write new software programs in addition to developing existing programs; integrate existing software products; create technical specifications, write operational documentation and produce a configuration management and user manual for the tool.

You would work closely with project managers, graphic artists, UX designers, other developers, systems analysts and sales and marketing professionals.

Person Specification

The postholder should be expert coders in languages such as iOS, Java, C++, HTML, CSS with significant experience in the cybersecurity industry.  You must be an expert of implementing cryptographic algorithms and using cryptographic libraries and with integrating/ deploying projects to the public clouds. You must possess excellent analytical, communication and interpersonal skills, and must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for applications: 11:59pm, 13th July 2020

Please note this role is fixed term contract until 31st December 2020

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity

Academic excellence for business and the professions