User Experience Research Specialist / Customer Insight Analyst

  • Job Reference: N6488-8A
  • Date Posted: 11 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Gregory-Martin International
  • Location: Knutsford, Cheshire
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Anne Hartley
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01252 710215

Job Description

User Experience Research Specialist / Customer Insight Analyst - Cyber Security, Web Security, Penetration Testing


Job Role:  User Experience Research Specialist / Customer Insight Analyst 

Our client is a highly successful and very customer-centric company, they need someone who can focus full-time on gaining a deep insight from their users.


Knowing how their users use their products, the features they love, and where they get stuck will accelerate their ability to deliver a world-class user experience.


This will be a multi-faceted role, which would appeal to someone with a commercial and analytical brain, who is looking to utilise their specific skills set in a new and interesting way to assist in getting under the skin of and communicating with customers.


You will be working with colleagues who are at the top of their game, at an organisation who is leading the field in cybersecurity and penetration testing.


This is a great opportunity to make a huge impact for both the worldwide community of users and will accelerate our client’s growth. This is a job in which the right candidate can make a massive impact.  They have 58,000 customers at 14,000 organizations across the globe.  Small improvements to the in-product experience can drive even more advocacy and encourage more users to subscribe as customers.


They are highly profitable and are investing for the long-term to achieve their mission.

For the right person who is able to gain deep insight from their users, you’ll be able to turn insight into great personal success.


Requirements:  User Experience Research Specialist / Customer Insight Analyst

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills to initiate and maintain conversations with users. You thrive on asking the seemingly obvious questions, delving into users' challenges, what capabilities they need, and how they expect to use our (or related) products.
  • An excellent understanding of how to run qualitative and quantitative research/insight projects. Have a structured process for interviewing users or customers (you’ve probably done it before.) You are great at asking questions.
  • Strong analytical skills and experience, giving you the ability to drive evidence-based product and design decisions. Contribute to all phases of research activity; from discovery, through planning, execution, analysis and the generation of actionable insight (to inform hypotheses and test ideas).
  • The ability to use data & analysis to draw conclusions from the information the company has available.
  • The ability to learn quickly about their client’s market, including penetration testers, security engineers, and software developers to understand their needs and choices. You don’t have to have a background in penetration testing to thrive in this job, but - if not - you’ll have evidence of learning about a new field in the past.
  • The relationship-building ability to partner with product and growth teams and help the team make the hard choices about where to invest in improving the product and the user experience.
  • Experience feeding inputs into product development and defining stories/user experiences for roadmap prioritisation.



A degree or professional qualification in a related field such as Psychology, Social Research, Human Factors or Design; or equivalent professional experience


Keywords:  User Support, Research, Data analysis, Cyber Security, Penetration Testing, Human Factors, Psychology, Web Security, Qualitative Research, Quantitative Research/Insight Projects,

User Experience Research Specialist


User Experience Research Specialist / Customer Insight Analyst – Cyber Security, Web Security, Penetration Testing

Salary:  highly competitive around £40,000 to £60,000 negotiable plus pension, share option, life assurance, income protection, medical, 25 days holiday

Location:  Knutsford, Cheshire