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Master of the Swigverse

Set yourself up for a spectacular career by getting hands on with a dynamic high-growth technology business from every angle, and delivering results that will help to drive our future success.

PortSwigger role vacancy

What we're doing, and why we need you

Based in Cheshire in the United Kingdom, PortSwigger is a global leader in the cybersecurity sector. Our cutting-edge software is used by over 60,000 customers in 160 countries to help them secure their web applications. Our educational and research output is used by millions of people globally to learn about web security.

We have achieved over a decade of continuous strong organic growth, thanks to our high-performing team and our empowering culture. We are now looking for superheroes, tomorrow's She-Ras and He-Men, to join us on our journey.

Role details: Master of the Swigverse

Timeframe: Permanent position.

Location: Knutsford, Cheshire, United Kingdom.

We are minutes from the M6, and easily commutable from Manchester, Stockport, Wilmslow, Warrington, Chester, Crewe, Macclesfield, and Northwich.

Salary: We expect to offer starting salaries for this role in the range of £80,000 to £150,000 reflecting individual ability and contribution.

Benefits: Share options, 8% employer pension contribution.

Discover why we work better together

Life assurance: 4x salary.

Income protection: full pay for first 6 months of incapacity followed by 75% of salary plus pension contribution.

Private medical insurance (Bupa).

Holidays: 25 days plus public holidays.

Working hours: Core hours are 9am to 5pm, with flexibility to start any time between 8am and 9.30am.

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About you

The opportunity

You will engage with a wide variety of activities, working with different teams across the entire business.

Over time, you will have an opportunity to embed with each of our four tribes: technology, growth, culture, and finance. Examples of activities might include:

You will receive close support and coaching from experienced Swiggers in each area. You will gain a powerful understanding of how a successful, high-performing business operates and evolves. You will help us to make the right strategic decisions to drive our future success.

You will steadily develop broad and deep skills in all areas of the business. You will be set for a career specializing in any area, if that suits you. Or you can choose to stay versatile, and eventually progress into a broad leadership role.


You're eligible to apply.

We care more about where you're headed than where you've been. Above all else, we're interested in your aptitude and potential. We're open minded about your background, past experience, or academic record.

You might be pivoting out of the early stages of your academic career. You might be returning from a career break. Or you might have done something totally different for years, and be ready for a change.

Be well rewarded

We expect to offer starting salaries for this role in the range of £80,000 to £150,000 reflecting individual ability and contribution.

We firmly believe in paying people what they are worth to us, and you can expect generous increases in your salary as your skills and experience develop.

We also have a comprehensive benefits package and offer share options to all our people after one year of employment.

Meet the Swiggers

We are a diverse group of people with a wide range of interests and backgrounds. What Swiggers have in common is that they all love their work and are exceptionally good at what they do.

Jess H

Jess H, Culture Champion

Mike S

Mike S, Software Developer

Mohamed H

Mohamed H, Software Developer