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Securing your future

While we've been at the forefront of technology for over 160 years, we're really excited about the future possibilities - new ways we can transform the services we offer to governments, businesses and consumers across more than 170 countries.

If you want to make communication easier, better and more secure - helping to create a more connected world - join us help us achieve this.

You might be helping us secure our own networks, or those of our customers. You might be helping launch products through security testing. You might be able to help us investigate fraud or cyber-crime, working closely with law enforcement and intelligence agencies. Helping us market our products and services or sell our technology expertise.

Whatever part of the team you join, you'll enjoy fantastic opportunities to help us change the world. From helping businesses to become more connected and competitive, to enabling people to communicate securely anywhere, anytime. If you've always wanted to do something amazing, you couldn't have picked a better place to start.

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Why choose BT Security as your career?

We know you want something different. You want exciting opportunities, perhaps to travel internationally and work on stretching and pioneering assignments. You get bored easily and need experiences to keep you keen - we don't mind that, we thrive on change. You can get all this and a great salary, career progression and learning as well.

You'll be part of our security team located in 27 countries and we work hard to offer stretching and new experiences for our people delivering to our customers.

BT Security is not for the faint-hearted, the pace is fast and drive is strong around here...read the Amazing Stories of our people to find out more. It's absolutely in our interests that you have every chance to achieve your full potential. That's why at BT, opportunities to grow and develop don't just come along at the beginning - they're a feature of your entire career.

From the word go, you'll have your own development plan, specially designed to help you succeed in your job and make progress in your career. In an organisation as big and complex as this, there's a host of different opportunities on offer. Of course, it's up to you to make the most of them. But once you set your direction, we'll give you all the internal coaching, external training and practical support.

  • Incredible opportunities to learn, develop and grow your skills
  • A global company with opportunities for international assignments
  • Strong values making you and your potential the centre of your career
  • Amazing reward packages, pensions and employee benefits
  • An exciting and rapidly growing business - security careers are amazing
  • Join a huge team of talented individuals who are leaders in their field

Experience really counts

We value knowledge in every area of our business, and at every level. If you have a background of personal and professional experience - in anything from general life and people skills to highly specialised technical expertise - the chances are we can show you new ways to make the most of it.

The sheer diversity of our organisation means that the options to further your career are second-to-none. Perhaps you're an experienced penetration tester, intrusion detection analyst or you've been designing security architectures for clients successfully for a number of years. You may have experience of ISO27001, or perhaps you're a CPP consultant.

Whatever your discipline, if you have a strong track record and skill set in security, we'd love to hear from you.

You can register your interest by sending a current CV and covering letter to security.career@bt.com .

You can also find more information about BT Security on our YouTube channel.

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Cyber programmes for schools

The cyber security skills gap continues to affect businesses. The industry body (ISC)2 estimates a global shortfall of 1.5 million workers by 2020. So we need to encourage more young people into this industry.

For the digital economy to remain secure in the years to come we need a succession of talented people to join our sector.

We know how important it is for young people to choose to develop their cyber security skills. So we're offering Secondary schools the opportunity for some of our security team to come in and run a lesson or assembly talk about this exciting subject.

If your school would be interested in learning more about this initiative please contact btcyber4schools@bt.com.

Also BT and Cyber Security Challenge UK have jointly developed 11 brand new cyber security lesson plans. These are designed to tie in with the Computer Science GCSEs currently being taught throughout the UK.

These plans, available free of charge for all teachers, provide structured ways of teaching the foundational concepts of cyber security to pupils. These lesson plans can be found here.

Security apprentices

We're looking to recruit gifted school leavers to this fast moving area of technology. Apprentices with suitable A level grades will find BT Security a challenging and exciting place to work. All the roles we offer are underpinned by a high profile, challenging apprentice development programme, which is supported by the BT Academy.

Below are recent blogs from apprentices:

Register here to apply for security apprenticeship

Security internships

Are you a gifted graduate looking for an 11 month internship? Or maybe a summer placement would suit you better? You'll be based in Ipswich, working in this fast moving area of technology. As a graduate working towards computer science or cyber security degrees you'll find BT Security a challenging and exciting place to work.

Register here to apply for the intern programme (opens in a new window)

Security graduates

We are looking to recruit gifted graduates to this fast moving area of technology. Graduates with computer science or cyber security degrees will find BT Security a challenging and exciting place to work. All the roles we offer are underpinned by a high profile, challenging graduate development programme, which is supported by the BT Academy.

Visit our dedicated graduate web site to apply for the graduate development programme (opens in a new window)