• Developer, Cyber Security

    Location UK-London | UK-Peterborough
    Requisition ID
    Business Area
    Digital Solutions
    Position Type
    Permanent employment
    Close Date (dd/mm/yyyy)
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    You will be an active member of a small, agile development team. You will be involved in a wide variety of development activities including but not limited to: GUI development, protocol models, testing processes, user support and demo capabilities. Internally, you will be an expert user of the software (i.e. be involved in testing customer products using the software). Externally, you will be actively involved in customer meetings and demos to showcase our capabilities. In both cases you will be required to identify possible future requirements and feed them back into the Product Owner/Lead Developer for consideration.


    Key Outputs: 

    • Supporting the development of cyber security testing tools.
    • Leveraging cyber security testing tools to support product evaluation projects (under guidance initially).
    • Creating test environments (under guidance initially) to enable testing of products.


    The individual will need to take an active interest in a broad range of cyber security topics and be willing and able to watch out for and react quickly to new market opportunities.

    Position Qualifications

    Technical / Professional Expertise and Qualifications Required:

    • Minimum of bachelors degree in computer science or software engineering (or more general science/maths if supplemented by sufficient relevant experience).
    • First class degree preferred (or alternative demonstration of strong intellectual ability).
    • Previous product evaluation experience is not essential.

    Competency Requirements:

    • Experience in Java based development.
    • Software development knowledge including both scripting and application programming (some experience of software development is essential; experience of software developments in commercial environments is desirable but not essential).
    • Enquiring mind with the ability to question and probe beyond the surface of designs and visible interfaces. Fast research and learning of new technical background information. 
    • Dynamic/enthusiastic, combined with the ability to be methodical and structured in the approach to evaluation work.
    • Creative in development of new attack ideas and methods.
    • Team player.

    It is advantageous (but not essential) if you:

    • are familiar with Git, Gradle, the Eclipse Rich Client Platform or the Eclipse Modelling Framework.
    • have experience working under Agile methodologies using Scrum and Test-Driven Development.
    • have a knowledge of cryptography and its application to IT protocols and products.  

    Company & Business Area Description


    DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. 

    We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries.

    Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight. 

    With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


    DNV GL is a world-leading provider of digital solutions for managing risk and improving safety and asset performance for ships, pipelines, processing plants, offshore structures, electric grids, smart cities and more.

    Our open industry platform Veracity, cyber security and software solutions support business-critical activities across many industries, including maritime, energy and healthcare. 


    Equal Opportunity Statement

    DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!

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