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Cyber Security Academy

  • Application Deadline: Dec. 13, 2019
  • Copenhagen
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 13, 2019
  • Copenhagen

Join our cyber security academy!

Do you wish to become a cyber security expert? Then read on!

We are launching our great training program, that will open new doors to the world of cyber security.
In this academy, you will receive intensive training by our cyber security experts on various topics such as web security, operating system, network security, and consulting in general.

At the end of the program, there will be a possibility for successful trainees to be offered a permanent position as a Security Specialist or Senior Security Specialist at our Copenhagen or Stockholm office.

How does it work?

  • Our cyber academy trainee role is a paid and full time position
  • The program is scheduled to start on Feb 1 2020 and has a duration of six months
  • The working language of the academy is English
  • First four months are intensive training provided by leading experts. The remaining two months will be ''in-work-training'' where you will participate in actual client engagement in collaboration with senior consultants
  • Trainees must come to our office in Copenhagen every day - i.e. remote participation is not an option.

What will you get out of this?

We want to teach you how to perform security assessments, and be exposed to:

  • Web applications
  • Common operating systems such as Linux and Windows
  • Networking technologies and protocols such as firewalls, routers, common networking services and standard protocols
  • Penetration testing skills for corporate networks and technologies found in those Identifying, creating and using vulnerabilities and exploits
  • Consulting skills
  • A good dose of the hacker mindset

Once the training is complete, the Specialist or Senior Specialist position will primarily focus on delivering high-quality services to our clients. The candidate will have the responsibility of assisting other team members with engagements such as vulnerability assessments/analysis, penetration testing, code reviews, and security architecture reviews on a high level.

Who you are

  • You have basic programming skills and basic operating system knowledge
  • A real interest in IT security and the will to meet a challenge.
  • Basic system administration skills for the operating system of your choice
  • Proficient in written and oral communication in English
  • You are curious, and have a high capacity for rapid learning
  • You must be motivated to understand and communicate security findings and advice in the context of the clients (conduct professional ethical hacking).

But most of all, you have a positive attitude and you don't give up easily when things do not work!

Additional information:

  • Start: 1st February 2020
  • Academy length: 6 months (for candidates aimed for our office in Stockholm, Sweden the last two months will be in Stockholm)
  • Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

Work with great people

Javier Moreno
Senior Security Consultant
"My passion for security comes from understanding how things work. Once you do, you can control it"
Karolina Malagocka
Senior Service Marketing
"At F-Secure we see the value of each and every person"
Zuzanna Kunik
Junior Data Scientist
"As a data scientist, I love working closely to data. As an extrovert, I love working with people. In my current role I’m doing both. "
Jonas Lundberg
Global Cyber Security Solution Sales
"I feel confident in selling our services that protect our customers. It's extremely stimulating and gives me a sense of purpose"
Robert Petesic
Senior Security Specialist
"Positive atmosphere in the office and knowledgeable colleagues are pushing me to always give my best and learn more."
Ruediger Trost
Pre-Sales Manager
"After more than 11 years, I still go to the office with a smile, even if it is a Monday morning =)"
Lead Quality Engineer
"I chose F-Secure because it gives you a great variety of experiences that you can benefit from the security perspective. "
Lead Software Engineer
"You don’t feel like working in a big company, people are open and the atmosphere is very good"
"Every day comes with new challenges and surprises so it is impossible to get bored, especially in my team."
Junior Developer
"In my opinion F-Secure is the best place to work in Poland especially because here you have a lot of freedom at work. "
Senior Systems Engineer
"Best part of my current work is to have a real influence on the direction my team and work is going in."
Tinus Green
Information Security Consultant
"The fact that F-Secure performs research driven security work is the reason I work here."
Sean Nel
Senior Software Engineer
"If you like working on cool, new stuff with lekker people"
Annike Taljaard
Associate Information Security Consultant
"With the supportive company structure, we are encouraged not just to grow, but to grow in the direction that we want."
Jaco Erasmus
Ruby Developer
"In my two years at F-Secure, It has been amazing to work for an industry-leading company with a very energetic, positive and engaging culture."
Joanna Tórz
Senior Developer, Team Leader
"Nothing beats friendly but professional atmosphere, interesting daily challenges and the culture of growth as an individual and as a Team!"

Great Place to Work

  • Over 1,700 amazing colleagues in nearly 30 offices

  • Possibility to protect the world

  • Work with best of class experts who care

  • Relaxed, open and fun working environment

  • 68+ of nationalities

  • Global with the spirit of a small company

About the company

At F-Secure, we are committed to helping people and businesses be free in the digital world, without having to worry about cyber security. Every day, our Fellows face the daunting challenge of outsmarting those that disrupt the digitalized world. A difficult task, we know, but something we all come together to do for our customers. We make the world a safer place.

Our Fellowship of people have a shared interest in being successful together and being open and honest with each other. At F-Secure, we meet each other as equals, but challenge each other’s ideas – we believe this makes us all better and creates a more secure environment for our customers.

As an F-Secure Fellow, you’ll be joining a tight knit network of over 1,600 colleagues, spread over 25 offices around the world. To us, Fellowship means that what we do together is more important what I do. At F-Secure you will be part of our Fellowship. Be who you are – bring your best self.

1988F-Secure established under the name Data Fellows

1992First public hysteria about a computer virus

2002First Antivirus for mobile phones

2004F‑Secure Labs launches first antivirus industry blog

2009F‑Secure’s next step into the cloud

2015F-Secure aims to become the leading European cyber security company

2018MWR InfoSecurity joins F-Secure

Kristian Kristensen | Hiring Manager

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