Kick-start your career. Play for a living.
Want to become a penetration tester, incident responder, or threat hunter? Our Associate Scheme will kick-start your career in cyber security, giving you the opportunity to learn from and work alongside some of the top experts in the industry.
Discover WithSecure™ Consulting's Associate Scheme
Our Associate Scheme is designed to give you the best foundation for a rewarding and meaningful career in cyber security. You'll learn from, and develop your skills alongside, some of the best in the industry. And you'll get to work with a wide range of clients to tackle some of the most pressing security challenges faced by our society today.
Starting Spring 2022 and Summer 2022
What's on offer?
A full-time role on our consulting team
You'll be part of a team delivering penetration testing, red/blue/purple teaming, incident response, and threat hunting. Client projects will involve helping organizations, from innovative startups to global enterprises, solve some of the most difficult security challenges.
Five-month training program
You’ll hack web and mobile applications, break into networks, craft phishing email payloads, hijack DevOps pipelines, and find vulnerabilities in cloud environments. You’ll also learn everything involved in delivering a client project, from scoping, planning and managing its delivery, to reporting and presenting your findings.
Time for self-development and research
You can use this time to research security issues in devices or software, develop tools, and complete further training and professional certifications. We encourage consultants to take part in international hacking competitions, share their research at conferences, in blog posts, and by teaching and mentoring other consultants.
Dedicated mentor support
Your mentor will help you settle into the team, find and explore your interests, and tackle any challenges you may face. Together with your mentor, you'll craft your own path leading to a fulfilling, rewarding, and meaningful career.
What are we looking for?
We've already kicked off our first Associate Scheme of 2022 and the next one will run from September, applications are now open.
Opening of applications
- CV review
- Phone interviewshort approx. ~30 minutes
- Technical challengeComplete an online technical challenge in your own time
Final selection day
In-person day at London
- F2F interviewsreply to our pre-screening questions
- Capture The Flag event
Start of Associate Scheme
New fellow onboarding
Where is the position based?
We have three UK offices: London, Manchester and Basingstoke, you can decide which of these will be your base. The first 5 months of this role will require 50% of your time to be spent in the London office, the other 50% you can opt to work remotely. Following this, it will be a combination of remote, office and client site work, depending on your projects.
Please upload your CV and covering letter to our recruitment portal. Applications accepted until June 2022
Meet our team
The WithSecure™ Consulting team is diverse, fun-loving, and full of energy. We’ve made it our business to help individuals explore their passions and interests, developing a meaningful and fulfilling career.
Find out more
WithSecure™ protects businesses all over the world from modern threats. We do this through a Co-security approach born from first-hand knowledge that no one can solve every cyber security problem alone. The best part about working for WithSecure is our people! We are a community of dedicated and passionate professionals that take workplace happiness seriously.