UX/UI Designer

An opportunity to join our Burp Suite Professional team, utilizing your UI/UX design-expertise to solve complex design problems.

PortSwigger role vacancy within the Burp Suite Pro team


Based in Knutsford, Cheshire, PortSwigger Web Security is a global leader in the cybersecurity sector. Our cutting-edge software is used by over 51,000 paying users in over 13,000 organizations enabling them to secure the web.

We go beyond just selling software. Our educational and research output is used by millions of people globally to learn about web security.

We are a fun group of people from a diverse range of backgrounds, who pull together to produce amazing outcomes for our customers. We achieve this by continually investing in and supporting our people, giving them opportunities to flourish in our supportive and collaborative working environment.

We now have a hugely exciting opportunity for a world-class UX/UI Designer to join our Burp Suite Pro team. Bringing your niche expertise in desktop application design, you will work with a high-performing team to solve complex design problems.

Click here to find out more about the Burp Suite Professional team, and the PortSwigger culture.

Role details: UX/UI Designer

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.

Note: We offer a comprehensive relocation package where relevant. We can assist with visas for applicants from outside of the UK.

Salary: We pay excellent salaries above the normal market level, and this is always determined based on your individual skills and contribution.

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Benefits: Share options, 8% employer pension contribution.

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.

About you

From an early age, you've had a strong personal interest in technology and design. You have always paid very close attention to how applications look and feel to use.

When you use any digital product or service, you can't help but consider the interaction design elements - what works, what doesn't, what's missing?

You're the one that everyone goes to, especially when it comes to solving challenging design problems for desktop applications.

You have a natural curiosity and love to learn new things. You've had experience embedding yourself in other technical environments that were once unfamiliar and you would relish the opportunity to expand your knowledge in cybersecurity.

You're friendly and thrive on interacting with others. You are confident in what you do and are always looking for opportunities to improve working practices in design.

You have always been a strong communicator with a high level of awareness and EQ, so you enjoy engaging in healthy debate and are comfortable to challenge and be challenged.

Key responsibilities

Our designers are pivotal to the success of our product teams, working alongside highly experienced software developers and product experts, you will be involved in a wide variety of activities, including:

Essential skills

Desirable skills

Although not essential to the role, it would be beneficial to have some knowledge or interest in the following area:

Be well rewarded

We firmly believe in paying people what they're worth to us, not just what we can get away with or what they could earn elsewhere. We pay excellent salaries above the normal market level, and this is always determined based on your individual skills and contribution. In addition to a generous base salary, we offer share options and a comprehensive benefits package.

Salary and benefits

All our people receive:

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