cyber security and intelligence careers

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At PGI, we’re on a mission to demystify cyber security and intelligence and make it accessible to organisations of all types and sizes. Our team of talented, passionate people and world-class experts help reduce the risks to organisations’ finances, physical assets and, most of all, people.

Our clients include some of the most well-known global brands, as well as innovative growing businesses, so our projects are varied and no day is the same.

If this sounds like a team you’d like to be part of, keep reading.

Opportunities waiting at PGI


  • Junior Social Media Intelligence Analyst Read more Read less

    PGI are looking for a Junior Social Media Intelligence Analyst and due to client requirements we’re looking for individuals who have proficiency with any of the following languages: Arabic, Portuguese, Sub-Saharan (Swahili, Lingala or Zulu).

    PGI’s Intelligence team specialises in social media intelligence and has grown its expertise over the past three years, supporting both large social media platforms and governments with granular and complex threat assessment. Our SOCMINT team combine exploitative technology with deep expertise that covers a comprehensive range of social media and online infrastructure, and the behaviours and intents of those who use them.

    Why join us:

    • A diverse and challenging workload across multiple complex projects and investigations
    • A collaborative and supportive team at the forefront of this sphere
    • Clients who get what we do and offer us genuine innovation opportunities
    • Niche training to support niche skillsets

    Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

    • Monitoring and mapping disinformation campaigns
    • Identifying, tracking, and attributing state-sponsored influence operations
    • Monitoring and identifying hostile threats and coordination of real-world violence
    • Investigating human rights abuses and political violence
    • Researching hate speech and disinformation across the corporate and government sectors

    The ideal candidate will have:

    • The mindset of an investigative journalist – a curious and persistent investigator ready to dig into niche areas
    • An interest in open-source investigations
    • Knowledge of social media information exploitation techniques
    • Willingness to innovate when existing methodologies fail
    • An understanding of geopolitical dynamics of one of Europe/APAC/MENA regions is desirable
    • Working fluency in a second language other than English is advantageous but not required
  • Assistant Accountant Read more Read less

    PGI are currently looking to recruit an ambitious Assistant Accountant to join our growing Finance function.

     

    Who are PGI?

    We are global leaders in Cyber Security, Corporate Intelligence and Training. We specialise in managing digital risks that could negatively impact productivity, people, finances, assets and reputation. From disinformation campaigns and online hate speech to ransomware attacks and data theft,  we support our clients to understand and proactively mitigate threats such as these to limit the impact.

     

    What is the role?

    Due to growth, we’re looking for an Assistant Accountant to support our Finance Manager in the day-to-day accounting functions whilst acting as a key point of contact for key stakeholders across the business. Areas of responsibility will include  but not be limited to:

    • Bank reconciliations
    • Transaction processing
    • Fixed asset management
    • Revenue recognition and margin variances
    • VAT returns
    • Year-end audit
    • Expenses management

     

    Why join PGI?

    • We’re a recognised expert in supporting clients to understand and attain digital resilience
    • We’re able to offer study support to those wishing to continue with a relevant professional qualification such as ACCA or CIMA
    • You will be mentored by our Finance Manager who will be looking to develop your capabilities
    • We offer hybrid working which gives you the opportunity to achieve the work-life balance which suits you
    • We house a diverse and growing workforce with varied backgrounds which comes together to collaborate and progress together

     

    What we’re looking for?

    • A self-driven individual, ideally AAT qualified or part-qualified ACA, CIMA or ACA
    • Experience within an in-house Finance role which covered reconciliations and accruals
    • A proficiency with Microsoft Excel
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail with an ability to solve problems
  • Senior Digital Investigations Analyst with Business Development responsibilities Read more Read less

    Here at PGI we’re currently recruiting for a unique and exciting position within our Intelligence division. The Senior Digital Investigations Analyst will lead on Digital Investigations project delivery from inception through to completion but will also take on tangible business development responsibilities across a varied client-base.

     

    Why join PGI?

    • We’re a recognised world expert in supporting clients to understand and attain digital resilience
    • We’ve grown by 80% over the last 4 years and we’re not looking at slowing down anytime soon
    • We have a varied client portfolio which includes: social media giants, blue-chip corporations, governments and NGOs
    • A meritocratic culture and career progression built on excellence, equality and doing the right thing
    • We offer hybrid working which gives you the opportunity to achieve the work-life balance which suits you

     

    What to expect from the role?

    This role spans both of PGI’s core USPS – International Capacity Building and Digital Investigations – which sit at the heart of PGI’s business model.

    On the project delivery side, you will be responsible for leading on Digital Investigations, managing team members and external resources, project budgeting and ensuring performance meets client expectations. Project work is likely to involve:

    • Monitoring and mapping disinformation campaigns on social media
    • Identifying, tracking, and attributing state-sponsored influence operations
    • Monitoring and identifying hostile threats and coordination of real-world violence
    • Investigating human rights abuses and political violence
    • Researching hate speech and disinformation across the corporate and government sectors

    The Business Development responsibilities will see you:

    • Expanding PGI’s Digital Investigations and Capacity Building programs across the donor, government, and NGO base
    • Developing PGI’s capability and commercial offering for both national and international level support within the Digital Regulation space

     

    What we’re looking for?

    • Demonstrable experience within the digital risk space
    • Experience in supporting external-facing relationships with an ability to leverage them
    • A willing and aptitude to pick up new business
    • Demonstrable experience in leading reports and investigations
    • Experience in social media investigations for non-governmental clients is highly desirable
    • Strong organisational and communication skills
  • Senior Cyber Security Consultant Read more Read less

    Here at PGI we’re currently recruiting for a Senior Cyber Security Consultant to provide technical leadership to a diverse client portfolio which includes both governments, blue-chip corporations and small businesses!

     

    Why join PGI?

    • We’re a recognised world expert in supporting clients understand and attain digital resilience
    • We’ve grown by 80% over the last 4 years and we’re not looking at slowing down anytime soon
    • We have a real variety of UK-based and international clients which are keen to benefit from your expertise
    • We give you the autonomy to build your own personal brand and network within the industry which will see your reputation as a subject matter expert grow
    • We offer hybrid working which gives you the opportunity to achieve the work-life balance which suits you

     

    PGI has a growing business in cyber security services centred on the following areas:

    • The delivery of specialist training in awareness and technical cyber security disciplines including (but not limited to): penetration testing, incident response, and digital forensics
    • The delivery of large scale cyber security capability building projects, including the development of bespoke training collateral, cyber security skills frameworks and/or supporting infrastructure for such projects
    • The delivery of high quality cyber security services to UK-based and overseas clients, including information assurance consultancy and technical services such as penetration testing and incident response

     

    What to expect from the role:

    This role offers the successful candidate an opportunity to develop their skills in the delivery of technical/ practical training and consultancy as well as continue to develop their incident response skills. We anticipate an increased requirement for the following services:

    • Delivery of remote and on-site entry/ intermediate level incident response training, including training the CREST CPIA, CRIA and CCIM certifications;
    • Delivery of entry/ intermediate level SOC skills training;
    • Delivery of consultancy on building incident response capacity, including SOC design, policy development, skills definition;
    • Design and delivery of technical and non-technical incident response training exercises;
    • Delivery of incident response consultancy to corporate clients suffering a cyber incident

     

    What we’re looking for:

    • Demonstrable experience within incident response or a similar technical focussed role
    • Experience of delivering training within the cyber domain
    • Confident communicator who can create and develop strong relationships with clients
    • Experience within a Consultancy or Group is advantageous but not essential
    • A relevant professional accreditation such as CREST is advantageous but not essential
    • Experience of mentoring colleagues is desirable but not essential
  • Penetration Tester Read more Read less

    PGI are currently recruiting for an autonomous Penetration Tester to join our globally-renowned Cyber Security function.

    You will sit within our ‘Red’ team and be deployed on a range of assignments which may include large and small scale web application and infrastructure based penetration tests, vulnerability assessments and bespoke research assignments

     

    Why join PGI?

    • We’re a recognised world expert in supporting clients with Cyber Security, Corporate Intelligence and Training
    • We have a real variety of UK-based and international clients including governments, blue-chip corporations and SMEs
    • We’ve grown by 80% over the last 4 years and we’re not looking at slowing down anytime soon
    • We offer hybrid working which gives you the opportunity to achieve the work-life balance which suits you
    • An opportunity to grow your own personal network and establish yourself as an expert in your field
    • PGI routinely delivers training and consultancy overseas and there will be opportunities to travel in this role

     

    Role Responsibilities include but aren’t limited to:

    • Performing technical cyber security services as required including, but not limited to: Application and Infrastructure penetration tests, CE+ assessments, vulnerability assessments and phishing campaigns;
    • Supporting the sales team by liaising with clients to scope technical cyber security work requirements;
    • Ensuring that reports receive the appropriate technical quality controls;
    • Supporting other team members by sharing experience and knowledge including, but not limited to mentoring and supporting junior team members;
    • Teaching technical course work and developing new training collateral

     

    What we’re looking for:

    The right candidate will demonstrate the flexibility and curiosity to work across a range of technical duties and will also have good interpersonal skills. It is important that you can work unsupervised or with minimal supervision.

    Technically, this role requires a good understanding of how penetration testing teams function as well as the use of multiple vendor, open-source or licensed penetration testing and exploitation tools. Specific criteria are as follows:

    • Web Application Testing experience;
    • Infrastructure Testing experience;
    • Technical knowledge of common toolsets and manual techniques required for penetration testing;
    • Ability to work to deadlines in challenging environments, maintaining a positive approach to problem solving and possessing effective time management skills;
    • Good verbal/ written communication skills with the ability to present reports to a high standard;
    • Flexible with working hours, working locations and tasks to suit client needs
    • Willingness to develop and teach technical course content

Our ethos

We believe in doing the right thing. Our goal is the customer’s goal—to reduce risk to their people, reputation and assets. We provide them with a solution that is within their own risk tolerance management and budget, not just what the cyber and intelligence industry touts.

We know it takes all kinds of people—with different ideas, strengths, interests and cultural backgrounds—to innovate, and grow the company and each other. We are honest, pragmatic and results-orientated and are always looking for ways to improve what we produce. We also believe it’s important for our people to see the positive impact their work has made for our clients.

Benefits of working at PGI


  • Private Medical Insurance Read more Read less

    We’ve got you covered.

  • Staff Performance Bonus Read more Read less

    We recognise merit and performance.

  • Study Read more Read less

    We are committed to encouraging continual professional development. As well as an internal training facility, employees can develop their career with an external course provider.

  • Hybrid working location Read more Read less

    In addition to your base location, PGI offer work from home options.

  • Easy transport Read more Read less

    Our Bristol office is close to public transport options and offers free parking. In London, we’re minutes from the Angel, Farringdon and Barbican stations.

  • Cycle to Work Scheme Read more Read less

    Tax efficiency on up to £1000 for a bicycle and equipment.

  • Pension scheme Read more Read less

    We offer a Group Personal Pension Plan; if you pay into the plan, the Company will too – up to 6%.

  • Experienced colleagues Read more Read less

    Our team are made up of people from a wide range of backgrounds, enabling you to learn and grow with your colleagues.

  • Life assurance Read more Read less

    You are covered from day one with PGI by our Group Life Assurance policy. This cover is for 3 x Annual Basic Salary.

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