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


  • Social Media Intelligence Analyst, London Read more Read less

    PGI are looking for a Senior Social Media Intelligence Analyst

    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. We are looking for a Senior Social Media Intelligence Analyst to join our team and work on:

    • 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

    Required:

    • The mindset of an investigative journalist – a curious and persistent investigator ready to dig into niche areas
    • Technical capability – whether in qualitative or quantitative data analysis, data collection, network mapping, natural language processing, etc.
    • A track record in open-source investigations
    • Experience running social media research and analysis projects
    • Willingness to innovate when existing methodologies fail

    Desirable:

    • Working fluency in a second language other than English

    What we offer:

    • 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

    If interested, please send a CV and a short summary of relevant experience and capabilities.

    PGI is an equal opportunities employer.

    Apply via Indeed 

  • Cyber Security Consultant, Bristol or London Read more Read less

    PGI are looking for a Cyber Security Consultant

    PGI has a growing business in technical cybersecurity services

    Person Specification

    The right candidate will demonstrate the flexibility and curiosity to work across a range of technical duties and will also have good interpersonal skills. PGI expects rapid growth in 2021-2022 and it is important that you can work with minimal supervision.

    Technically, this role requires solid basic IT knowledge and ideally some experience in working with compute software or infrastructure.

    Specific criteria are as follows:

    Essential

    • At least six months’ penetration testing experience;
    • Ability to work to deadlines in challenging environments, maintaining a positive approach to problem solving and possessing effective time management skills;
    • Strong verbal and written skills, with the ability to present reports to a high standard;
    • Flexible with working hours, working location and tasks to suit client needs, including attending work in different time zones and being able to fit in with client culture; for example, dress codes if required;
    • The ability/willingness to develop as a technical trainer;
    • Any of the following – CREST Registered Penetration Tester/CREST Certified Infrastructure Tester/CSTM/OSCP/CTM/QSTM/Vulnerability Assessment Plus Cert

    Preferred

    • Experience with vulnerability scanning tools
    • Technical knowledge of some toolsets and manual techniques commonly required for security assessments (e.g., Nmap, Burp, Kali Linux etc.);

    If interested, please send a CV and a short summary of relevant experience and capabilities.

    PGI is an equal opportunities employer.

    Candidates must have the right to work in the UK.

    Apply with Indeed

  • OSINT Analyst Mentor, Overseas Read more Read less

    The role is a fixed-term six-month contract and will be based abroad in a West African Commonwealth country. We will aim to incorporate the successful applicants into the London-based team once the client contract has ended. The work will involve supporting analysts working on:

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

    PGI’s Intelligence team specialises in delivering complex threat assessments and social media intelligence monitoring to support both multinational companies and governments. Our team combine exploitative technology with deep expertise that covers a comprehensive range of social media and online infrastructure.

    We are looking for two skilled intelligence analysts to join our team and deliver tailored mentoring directly to a client for a three-month period followed shortly by another three-month period. The analysts will work alongside a London-based support network which will provide tailored assistance during the mentoring process.

    Required:

    • A patient, positive approach to supporting the development of others
    • Familiarity with intelligence procedures
    • Solid understanding of OSINT research and analytical techniques
    • Willingness to evolve mentoring methods and establish new goals with mentees
    • Desire to work with a skilled group of people in a dynamic environment

    Desirable:

    • Familiarity with range of OSINT tools (Maltego, Videris etc)
    • Experience in delivering OSINT training
    • A proven track record in open-source investigations

    PGI is an equal opportunities employer.

    Candidates must have the right to work in the UK.

    Apply with Indeed

  • Principal Cyber Security Consultant, Bristol or London Read more Read less

    PGI are looking for a Senior Cyber Security Consultant

    PGI has a growing business in technical cybersecurity services

    Person Specification

    The right candidate will demonstrate the flexibility and curiosity to work across a range of technical duties and will also have excellent interpersonal and leadership skills. PGI expects rapid growth in 2021-2022 and it is important that you can work with minimal supervision.

    Technically, this role requires solid basic IT knowledge and ideally some experience in working with compute software or infrastructure.

    Specific criteria are as follows:

    Essential

    • At least three years’ penetration testing experience;
    • Ability to work to deadlines in challenging environments, maintaining a positive approach to problem solving and possessing effective time management skills;
    • Strong verbal and written skills, with the ability to present reports to a high standard;
    • Flexible with working hours, working location and tasks to suit client needs, including attending work in different time zones and being able to fit in with client culture; for example, dress codes if required;
    • The ability/willingness to develop as a technical trainer;
    • Any of the following – CREST Registered Penetration Tester/CREST Certified Infrastructure Tester/CSTM/OSCP/CTM/QSTM/Vulnerability Assessment Plus Cert

    Preferred

    • Experience with vulnerability scanning tools
    • Technical knowledge of some toolsets and manual techniques commonly required for security assessments (e.g., Nmap, Burp, Kali Linux etc.);

    If interested, please send a CV and a short summary of relevant experience and capabilities.

    PGI is an equal opportunities employer.

    Candidates must have the right to work in the UK.

    Apply with Indeed

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

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  • 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.

  • Exclusive high street deals Read more Read less

    All employees have access to My Work Offers which includes a variety of offers on theme parks, hotels, concerts and discounts from the UK’s most popular retailers.

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