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Become an Ethical Hacker
Learn from formal training and hands-on coaching and an outstanding variety of work, picking up business, personal and technical skills you can use across the network, and throughout your career.
What you will be doing
Our graduate training programme is underpinned by a development framework that broadens and deepens your knowledge and skills within the Ethical Hacking Technical Specialism.
Technology We recognise that to bring value to our clients, we need to provide the best advice around technological innovation. With us, you’ll be at the forefront of new initiatives and explore emerging technologies and trends to help businesses.
Ethical Hacking This is one of our Cyber Security technical specialism programs based within the Ethical Hacking team. Working as an ethical hacker in our Offensive Security team, you will spend your time legally breaking into computer networks, websites, mobile applications, OT and IoT environments. Aiming to provide specific recommendations to our leading clients (mostly top 500 organisations in the public and private sectors) to help them keep hackers out. The program will also include some exposure to the work of the incident response team to ensure staff can be effect at providing support in the event of a major incident.
What you will have
You'll need to have or be on course for a 2.1 degree (or above) in any subject however a STEM degree is preferable.
No specific IT knowledge or Information Security knowledge is required to apply for this programme. It is however highly desirable that applicants will have done an introductory programming module as part of their degree course that provides some knowledge of simple code development in a high level language such as Python, C, C++, C#, Matlab, Bash or Powershell.
A curious mind and a genuine passion for cyber security is expected - the pace of change in this industry sector is so high that candidates will need to spend some personal time reviewing twitter, blogs and news articles in order to stay up to date.
What you'll gain The Specialist Advisory pathway is a three year programme. In Cardiff, you’ll be dedicating yourself to the Ethical Hacking specialism from day one. This will allow you to build up the required technical knowledge and experience to be an effective cyber security expert. Take part in one of the largest formal training programmes in the world and gain the industry leading CREST qualifications to really boost your Cyber career.
We are PwC
We have graduate and undergraduate opportunities in Assurance, Actuarial, Consulting, Deals, Legal, Tax or Technology.
Our aim is to be ‘the leading professional services firm’, and to achieve this we must be innovative, responsible and attract outstanding people.
Our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems for our clients, helping them tackle business challenges and improving how they work.
With almost 18,000 employees at offices UK-wide, attracting the right talent continues to be paramount and, as a progressive employer, we continue to develop a diverse and agile workforce who feel empowered to be the best they can be. This includes supporting different ways of working, with ‘Everyday Flexibility’ allowing our people to better balance work and life, and ‘dress for your day’, where employees decide what’s appropriate given their daily responsibilities.
Opportunities are at the heart of a career with PwC.
Graduates and undergraduates can expect to be part of a stimulating environment working on challenging projects where you’ll have access to a world of opportunity and experiences, in a culture that embraces difference. No matter what your degree or background, PwC have a range of roles to suit everyone.
We look for talented people eager to learn, with business awareness, intellectual and cultural curiosity. Trainees can develop and grow within a supportive and nurturing learning environment - in some business areas, this could mean working towards a professional qualification.
Whatever your route, we are focused on our people achieving their full potential, where hard work and accomplishments are recognised and rewarded with a competitive salary and a tailored, flexible benefits scheme.