Vacancy!!! Deloitte Nigeria Graduate Academy 2021 – Cyber Security Programme


Deloitte is the largest private professional services network in the world. Everyday, approximately 286,200 professionals in more than 150 countries demonstrate their commitment to making an impact that matters. Our West Africa practice serves multinationals, large national enterprises, small and medium-sized enterprises and the public sector across Nigeria and Ghana.

 In Nigeria, Deloitte is one of the leading professional services firms, specializing in providing Audit, Tax, Consulting, Risk Advisory and Financial Advisory services. We serve clients in a variety of industries from financial services, consumer, telecommunications, media & technology, energy resources & Industrial and government and public services.

 Applications are invited for:

 Title: Graduate Academy Programme – Cyber Security Programme

 Location: Lagos

Programme Duration: Twelve (12) months

Venue: Civic Towers

 Job Description

 Applicants must show a keen interest in Cyber Security and Information Technology.

Be of proven integrity, giving attention to confidentiality requirements

Possess excellent writing and oral communication/presentation skills

Ability to think outside the box and quickly learn new ideas independently

Be a good team player, self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Show knowledge of IT systems (Operating System, Application, Network, Database)

Knowledge of system security and vulnerability assessment.

Actively exploit identified system vulnerabilities along with appropriate documentation.

Knowledge of some regulatory, technical and industry standards, frameworks and practices (e.g. ISO 27001, PCI DSS, NIST, OSSTM etc.)

Carry out research on complex issues thoroughly and completely to provide innovative ways to approach and resolve an issue.  Demonstrates independent work and follow through on research steps through results and findings stage.

Identify, rank and prioritize risks and exposures and develop a strategy for mitigation or remediation. Organize and coordinate solutions proposed by team and sells proposed remediation activities to client

Review engagement documentation for compliance with Deloitte’s standards and ensures deficiencies are corrected.


 Possess a Bachelor’s degree (B.Sc., B.A., etc.) in Computer Science or Engineering or related discipline with a minimum of second class upper/upper credit

Have a minimum of five credits in WASSCE Ordinary Level/NECO subjects or acceptable equivalent examination, including Mathematics and English Language in one sitting only

Having one of the following would be an added advantage: CISSP, CISM, GCIH, GSEC, CEH, CCNA (Security), CCNP (Security), LPT, CCISO, CHFI, OSCP, Security+

Master’s degree in an information technology/information security-related field from a reputable university will also be an added advantage

Knowledge of vulnerability assessment and penetration test and some security standards/frameworks

Knowledge of various operating systems including but not limited to Windows, Linux/Unix

Understanding of security vulnerabilities in common operating systems, network devices and web applications, including knowledge of remediation procedures

Knowledge of networking and network architecture

Proficient in the use of MS-office tools i.e. Excel, Word and Power-point

Experience in any of the following areas will be an added advantage: vulnerability assessment and penetration testing, implementation of security standards, security operations, network monitoring, incident response, incident investigation, email security, security analytics and deployment or management of security tools such as SIEM, NAC, DAM, WAF, NGFW, UTM etc.

What do you stand to Gain at the Academy?

 Internship placement for candidates with exceptional performance; and

Opportunity to be placed in the Deloitte pool of Cyber Security professionals for Cyber Security projects.

Acquire high demand technical skills and become readily employable.

Opportunity to participate in Deloitte graduate recruitment after the program if all eligibility criteria are met.

Stipends that cover basic expenses during the program.

Application Closing Date

5th March, 2021.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online


Note: This is not an employment scheme but a training program to enable graduates develop skills and prepare them for the workplace.

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