The University of Oxford is ranked amongst the best in the world. Come and explore employment options in the Information Security Group and have a direct impact on ground breaking research, with a global impact, and amongst a great team.
Our current vacancies can be found below. Please click the link to see the full job advertisement:
Cyber Security Lead Engineer
This is an exciting opportunity to join our growing Information Security Team at the University of Oxford and help us protect ground breaking research. The University of Oxford is ranked amongst the best in the world and this role plays a vital part in keeping it that way. The Information Security Team ensures that the University remains secure whilst deploying leading-edge IT facilities to support the distinctive needs of those engaged in teaching, learning, research, administration, and strategic planning.
Closing date: Monday 4th July 2022 at Midday.
Whilst the role is a grade 9 position, we would be willing to consider candidates with potential but less experience who are seeking a development opportunity in the field of cyber security, for which an initial appointment would be at grade 8 (£42,149 - £50,296 p.a.) with the responsibilities adjusted accordingly. This would be discussed with applicants at interview/appointment where appropriate.
More information can be found on the University jobs pages.
About the Information Security Group
The Information Security Group has a responsibility to protect an eclectic mix of departments, divisions and colleges. A huge variety of networks, which serve information and operational technologies, will attract someone who is up for a challenge. On offer is a selection of permanent and / or fixed term contract posts with our Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) team or the security operations team (OxCERT).
The two teams deliver a broad range of functions:
- Security Architectures
- Certifications for research, payment card standards and NHS compliance.
- Project, supply chain and service cyber security assessments.
- Training, comms and human factors
- Incident response supported by network monitoring & intrusion detection.
- Vulnerability scanning, endpoint, email and cloud security.
- Critical system monitoring.
- Security systems management, design and innovation.
Why is this such a challenge?
The University is made up of 45 independent colleges and halls which deliver teaching, learning and research by working with hundreds of departments covering the following broad areas:
- Medical Sciences Division.
- Maths, Physics and Life Sciences.
- Social Sciences
- University, Administration & Services.
- Gardens, Libraries and Museums.
- Continuing Education.
Oxford University ranked number 1 in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings for the sixth year running, and at the heart of this success is our ground-breaking research and innovation.
Information security was an important supporting effect to COVID-19 research including the Oxford / AstraZeneca vaccine saving lives with 2 billion doses now delivered to over 172 countries. The therapeutics research has equally discovered beneficial and cost effective treatments for COVID-19 saving millions of lives.
If you would like to get in contact with us regarding any of the current vacancies, please contact us on the email addresses below: