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 Security 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 consulting services to meet an ever-increasing demand from our clients, who are amongst the largest corporate companies in the world.

You’ll be passionate about the technical aspects of Cyber Security and have an academic background at under-graduate or post-graduate level in Computer Science or related fields** e.g. Cyber Security and Forensics, Digital/Computer Forensics, Computer Security, Computing (Security and Reliability), Ethical Hacking, Cyber Technology, Software and Systems Security, Cyber Security Engineering, Cyber Security Management, Network and Information Security and Information Security.

Like our clients, we're having to adapt to a new, post-Covid-19 world. This means new working patterns, physical adjustments in our offices and new ways of interacting with our colleagues as well as the organisations we work with - we are harnessing technology to help underpin this change.

Programme summary

Programme overview

Capability: Technology & Engineering

Programme length: 3 years

Qualifications: Technology specific accreditations

Entry requirements

As a general rule, you’ll be expected to meet the following requirements (*or equivalents)

  • Minimum Grade B GCSE* Maths
  • Minimum Grade B GCSE* English Language
  • Minimum of 120 UCAS points* under the 2017 tariff point system at A Level
  • Minimum 2:1 degree (undergraduate or postgraduate) in Computer Science or related fields**

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 alongside a number of other metrics, including technical background and/or experience, to ensure that you have the skills to succeed at KPMG.

Key skills

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

As one of the fastest growing areas of KPMG, it’s a great place to develop your business understanding, consultancy skills and career. The breadth of our work, expertise and clients means there’s always the chance to learn new things. We’ll also provide a strong support network for you to maximise every opportunity that comes your way.

Training will continue throughout your career at KPMG but during your first couple of years, we focus on equipping you with further technical and industry knowledge. The exact shape of your training will be influenced by the type of work you’re engaged in, but will involve learning market-leading technologies and industries, and formal training on a number of delivery and consulting approaches. We’ll also assign you to projects that put your formal training to practical use.

Plus we offer on-the-job coaching, the chance to study for relevant industry qualifications and access to wide-ranging training that will help you to manage your time, influence stakeholders, manage finances and lead others.

You may also have the opportunity to study for an industry accredited qualification focusing on key technology specialisms that will help you through your graduate programme and into your future career.

Additional important information

Whilst you will apply to a specific office location, you will likely be required to work flexibly across the region, at KPMG offices, client sites and with varying levels of home working.

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