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PA Consulting

Digital Trust & Cyber Security Industrial Placement
£21,000
Location London
Starts Jul 2021
Deadline 31 Dec 2020

Join our Digital Trust & Cyber Security Industrial Placement

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future in a technology-driven world. As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity.

Location: London

What you will be doing

Technology has changed business forever. Organisations that have embraced digital are leading their industry and influencing others – and those that haven’t are falling behind. Information security, data protection and cyber security are becoming more and more important to these digital leaders.

PA’s Digital Trust and Cyber Security team works with organisations to manage, protect and make the most of their information assets to build strong brands and business models. This means demonstrating integrity in the way that data is handled and building confidence in their measures to mitigate cyber threats. 

Driven by innovation, PA has long been operating on the leading edge of cyber security and data privacy. Currently, the firm is at the heart change in the UK by helping both our public and private sector clients keep customers and the nation secure during the coronavirus pandemic.

Your role in Digital Trust and Cyber Security

Over 12 months, you will become a specialist in Information and Cyber Security, ensuring that businesses understand and are alert to risks that surround them. Our clients need to stay one step ahead of digital threats, and you will develop the skills to give them the confidence to capitalise on digital opportunity. During your 12 months at PA you can expect to work across different areas in information security, from developing cyber strategy to implementing technologies. The experience gained here will provide you with a broad base to build an outstanding career within a supportive and challenging environment.

What you will have

What we're looking for

  • You are studying towards a degree in computer science or a related subject.
  • You have a passion for cyber security, and a good grasp of trends within the industry.
  • You have an interest and aptitude in information security and systems engineering.
  • You have an innovative and analytical way of thinking.
  • You have strong interpersonal skills.

Company benefits: • Private medical insurance • Travel allowance • 25 days annual leave with the opportunity to buy 5 additional days • Company pension scheme • Annual performance-based bonus • Life and Income protection insurance • Tax efficient benefits (cycle to work, give as you earn) • Additional optional benefits (Dental, critical illness, spouse/partner life assurance)

Learn more about PA Consulting

We are PA Consulting

An innovation and transformation consultancy, we are over 3,200 specialists in consumer, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government, health and life sciences, manufacturing, and transport. Our people are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers and technologists. We operate globally from offices across the UK, US, Europe, and the Nordics.

An introduction to our firm

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future in a technology-driven world.

As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity.

Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results.

PA. Bringing Ingenuity to Life.

What can we offer you?

We offer a different kind of career opportunity. With us, you will have the chance to work with organisations worldwide to find answers to the questions that are shaping their future. The scope of our work provides extraordinary opportunities for you to develop your career in the direction you want.

Focussed on the success of our people, we offer significant responsibility early on, a clear career path supported by excellent training, and rapid progression for high performers. We deliver learning and development that will bring out your best and shape you as a leading expert in your field.

Our Graduate training programme

With us, you won’t have to wait to make your mark. We want to see what you’re capable of, which is why we will give you lots of responsibility from the outset. You will be given the freedom to think for yourself and contribute to projects in a meaningful way.

We hire graduates with up to two years’ experience directly into an entry-level Analyst role in their chosen business area or onto one of our rotational schemes, as we believe it’s best to build up your skills and experience in a real role from day one.

Think for yourself. Create with us.