IiP logo originalCSIT is an Innovation and Knowledge Centre based within the Institute of Electronics, Communications and Information Technology (ECIT) which has recently been awarded Investors in People status and is the first Research Institute within Queen’s to receive this nationally recognised award.

Investors in People is a framework, or set of standards, based on improving how people contribute to the achievement of organisational objectives – it is about effective management and development of staff.

In ECIT, the assessor highlighted the excellent opportunities for learning and growth, the growing sense of teamwork and the fact that staff were very focused, felt valued and recognised, and were very committed.

Currently there are opportunities to join CSIT in the following areas:



Job Title: Principal Engineer - Innovation Support

Ref: 18/106509
The Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT)

Job description: 

You will engage with early stage cyber-security start-up companies from across the UK and provide practical engineering support to help them develop their business ideas into tangible software assets and demonstrators.

The CSIT engineering function supports a number of innovation programmes including:

CSIT Labs which is an incubator programme that provides technical and domain expertise to help engineer viable ventures in cyber security. The main aim is to accelerate/incubate cyber security start-ups and potential start-ups through the identification of and production of demonstrator/prototype/proof of concept technology.

London Cyber Innovation Centre (LCIC), a GBP 13.5M investment from HMG focused on accelerating growth inthe cyber security industry in the UK.  In collaboration with Plexal and Deloitte the LCIC innovation hub (hosted in theformer Olympic Park, East London) will provide a specialist incubation programme for start-up companies in the cyber sector - a launch pad for a wholegeneration of new cyber security companies.

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