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Technical Consultant - Cyber Security (Hardware/Software or FPGA Specialist -£90K


About Us:

Our client is a leading Defence Consultancy, specializing in cutting-edge technology and cyber threat research. As an employee-owned organization, they are dedicated to defending the UK from the latest technological challenges, focusing on research, cyber, and technology solutions.


Position: Technical Consultant

Location: Cambridge (ideally 5 days in the office with flexibility)


  • Up to £90K
  • 12% pension contribution
  • Employee-owned structure
  • Comprehensive medical coverage for you and your family
  • Annual salary review


Company Background:

Over the past two years, the team has grown from 15 to 40 members, with plans to double in the coming year. The team includes experts in physics, mathematics, research, engineering, software, cyber, and AI.



  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • View challenges from various technical perspectives
  • Contribute to the defence against cyber threats
  • Maintain technical depth and breadth
  • Engage in networking, client management, and business development



  • BSc from a Russell Group university
  • 3-8 years of experience, preferably in consultancy, defence, or cybersecurity
  • Strong technical skills and enthusiasm for the specified technical realm
  • SC clearable, DB clearance is advantageous
  • Comfortable working with researchers and collaborating with experts in mathematics and physics


Skills Needed:

Seeking Hardware, Software, and FPGA Engineers with expertise in:

  • FPGA: DSP, VHDL, SystemVerilog, Vivado, Quartus, high-speed design
  • Hardware: Circuit Design, Schematic capture (Altium), systems integration
  • Software: Embedded C++/C, Python, MATLAB, experience with RTOS