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Become a Graduate Engineer in Information Security

You'll be making, breaking and securing today’s technology. You'll also be designing, building and assuring the next generation of secure systems.



What you will be doing

Within Roke’s Information Security Practice, you will be making, breaking and securing today’s technology. You will also be designing, building and assuring the next generation of secure 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 recruit some of the best technical and advisory talent, and support you to develop your skills and connections further. That’s why we’ve created a programme that will support individual learning and development, whilst simultaneously solving our clients’ difficult problems.

  • Technical Training delivered through an initial technical ‘bootcamp’ and access to the PluralSight online training portal
  • Soft Skills Training a series of modules focused on developing communication skills, networking, professional etiquette and teamwork
  • Visible Leadership regular access to senior leaders and de-mystification of internal processes
  • External Visits opportunities to attend external exhibitions/conferences in order to broaden industry knowledge and appraise the competition
  • Lecture Series opportunity to attend lectures by visiting customers and prominent academics

What you will have

Working within the Information Security Practice area, there’s no one single set of criteria as different skills apply differently to the different themes of work we do. We’re 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.

Most of our roles involve creating software at some point, so you should be familiar with at least one programming language, and able to write clear, correct code in that language.

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.

  • You are able to work well with others
  • You are able to produce high quality answers to hard problems
  • You are interested in making, breaking or securing systems and software
  • You are inquisitive about the how and why systems are created as they are
  • You have a desire to analyse, understand and improve the security properties of systems and software
  • You have a desire to analyse, understand and improve the security properties of systems and software
  • You have clear and effective communication skills

Company benefits: performance related bonus scheme, flexi-leave scheme, relocation allowance, onsite tennis courts & gym, fishing rights in River Test, various social events and clubs.

Onwards to our company and culture…

We are Roke Manor Research

The UK's leading provider of independent research, development & advisory services in technology.

About Us


Who we are

We have 60 years' experience behind us and fuel our clients’ success with a forward-thinking team that combines some of the finest engineering, scientific and mathematical minds in Britain.

Roke imagines a more secure world. A world where technology protects, rather than exposes. A world where expert engineers, consultants and business support staff collaborate to protect what matters most to our clients. If you are highly motivated and knowledgeable in the fields of autonomy, connectivity, data-analytics and cyber come and join our team.


Our office culture

There are numerous company events throughout the year, including a summer music festival, bonfire night fireworks and Christmas party.

You can also get involved with Employee led social clubs covering numerous sports, cyber/data/robotics activities, gaming, board games and more.

We also have onsite tennis courts, gym (including showers & changing facilities) and fishing rights on the River Test.

What we do

We work on ground-breaking projects that will shape the digital world in which we live and work. 

We make it our business to understand our clients' key issues, to provide end-to-end tailored solutions. With extensive experience in fields of autonomy, connectivity, data analytics and cyber in both the civil and military domains, we understand the technical complexities of modern and future systems. Our team of 350 plus engineers & consultants develop new concepts, capabilities and systems to protect what matters most to our clients.

Why we are great for a graduate 

All our new starters receive a generous relocation allowance to help you settle into local area and new role. As well as other benefits such as flexi-leave, performance related bonuses, clear career progression and travel opportunities.

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