We live in uncertain times. At KPMG, we’re helping our clients to navigate the ever-changing business and technology landscape. As organisations strive to push the boundaries of innovation and digital transformation, we’re helping them embed cyber security at the heart of their business. With our assistance, our clients are building more resilient operations, understanding their cyber threat landscape and building the capabilities to detect, protect and respond to high end attacks on their most critical assets. For us, cyber security is about technical issues, but it is also so much more than this; it’s a holistic approach to understanding and addressing risk, and empowering our clients to harness business opportunities securely to adapt and grow. The solutions we provide are helping organisations across the globe to revolutionise their markets and their approach to security.
As a Cyber Graduate at KPMG, you have the opportunity to join a dynamic and expanding team recognised by Forrester as a leader in the provision of cyber security consultancy. We offer a comprehensive range of cyber security consulting services to meet an ever-increasing demand from our clients, who are amongst the largest corporate companies in the world.
Our teams routinely work alongside KPMG’s broader advisory practice to link cyber security to financial crime, risk management, operational resilience, Digital transformation and organisational design. Our 3 year graduate programme offers the client exposure and the support you need to build a successful career in cyber security consulting. You will develop core consulting and technical skills, commercial acumen, collaboration and teamwork with a flair for business to deliver real value to our clients. As you progress, your Performance Manager will work with you to define your goals and tailor the support you need to meet your career aspirations. Naturally, your colleagues will provide the support and a blend of development opportunities to help you achieve your potential through formal learning, mentoring, coaching and learning on the job.
You’ll be passionate about Cyber Security and have an academic background at under-graduate or post-graduate level in a Computer Science, Cyber Security or STEM related field.
We’re reimagining how we work at KPMG. Our firm is creating a tech-driven business to empower and equip our people to be outstanding in delivery – through inspiring workspaces, innovative ways to collaborate and hybrid ways of working. In your role, you’ll work flexibly across your location region – at KPMG offices, engagement sites and from home.
Technology & Engineering
Technology specific accreditation, certification and/or relevant learning modules
As a general rule, you’ll be expected to meet the following requirements (*or equivalents)
- Minimum grade 6 GCSE Maths
- Minimum grade 6 GCSE English Language
- Minimum of 120 UCAS points under the 2017 tariff point system at A Level
- Minimum 2:1 degree (undergaduate or postgraduate) in a Computer Science, Cyber Security or STEM related field
Please note, we only consider a candidate’s ‘top’ 3 A Level grades and do not accept General Studies.At KPMG, we look at more than just your academic results. We will review your application, together with your performance in our assessments, to ensure that you have the best opportunity to demonstrate your potential. We will be considering your strengths and achievements against KPMG’s capabilities alongside a number of other metrics, including technical background and/or experience, to ensure that you have the skills to succeed at KPMG.
Throughout the recruitment process we will be looking to learn more about your strengths.
To be successful on this programme, you will be required to demonstrate the strengths that we look for in our graduates at KPMG.
Learn more about what we look for and how to apply here.
Training and Development:
The training and development of our people is critical to the future success of our business. We want all of our trainees to embrace a growth mindset of learning every day, which is why we have created a rich curriculum and learning community to help trainees build their skills and fulfil their potential. This ranges from an immersive 5-day induction experience, formal training courses, leadership knowledge bites, learning journals, online courses and networking events – all aligned to our life-long learning strategy and part of our overall student package.
In your role, you’ll work flexibly across your location region – at KPMG offices, engagement sites and from home.
Please note that due to client requirements you will need to be eligible for national security vetting for roles in Bristol, Birmingham and Manchester. As a guide you will need to be a UK National in order to apply for a role in these locations or must have lived continuously in the UK for the past 5 years or more.