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Employment Type:  Full/Part Time
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Salary:  Starting salary of £35,000 plus excellent benefits

Gloucester, GB Glasgow, GB

Career Area:  Early Careers

Nuclear Security & Cyber Graduate Scheme


A career that will deliver change. Together, we can help Britain achieve net zero.

Join our Nuclear Security & Cyber Graduate programme and help to develop operational technology cyber security improvements. Make an immediate impact, powering the nation today, whilst helping to build a sustainable energy future for tomorrow. 


"Our Nuclear Security graduates will enjoy a diverse experience of construction security aspects of Hinkley Point C, experience of security operations on both Advance Gas Cooled reactor and Pressurised Water Reactor power stations, and of cyber defence and response planning. The scheme offers an excellent foundation for a career in nuclear cyber and physical security through both recognised qualifications and a development path that includes rare real world experience of nuclear security."

Ben, Head of Security Service Delivery. 


What is the Nuclear Security & Cyber Graduate Scheme?

Embark on a transformative 15-month programme, where you’ll be working within the centre of excellence, you will provide technical support and work on three different licences; Generation, Sizewell C and Hinkley Point C.

EDFs Nuclear Services division exists to tackle challenges that are varied and ever-changing in the pursuit of Net Zero. From supporting AGR defueling and existing fleet operations, through to design and construction of new nuclear plants,  Nuclear Services is a critical component of the UK nuclear industry.

This programme offers the chance to experience life within the Nuclear Security Team, the team is made up of the following areas:


  • Policing and Operational Support
  • Security Design 
  • Personal Security
  • Information Security and Cyber



Pay, culture and benefits:


  • Starting salary of £35,000, market-leading pension scheme and annual performance bonus
  • 28 days’ annual leave
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Wellbeing, physical and mental health support services


At EDF, everyone’s welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone has a voice and where you feel confident being yourself.  We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.  We’d like our future workforce to have an equal gender balance, represent a broad mix of people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, those with a disability and supporting social mobility.   
We’re a disability confident employer and we’ll do all we can to help with your application, making adjustments as you need.   
We’ll value the difference you bring and offer opportunities for you to thrive and succeed.  


Training, development and support for you:

We’re passionate about your development and we offer each graduate a tailored training plan, relevant to your discipline, to develop your skills, build your confidence, knowledge and experience.

This role will allow you to develop your coordination and stakeholder management skills with technical and non-technical leadership.

You’ll be involved in the following tasks:


  • Coordinating the branches input into Sizewell C from a security design perspective.
  • Protecting EDF's interests and security; including terrorist and sabotage threats.
  • Assessing cyber risk to key systems across the nuclear fleet and new build. 
  • Supporting the new cyber security strategy that’s just been written.
  • You’ll get involved in visits to suppliers and auditing them from a cyber security point of view.
  • Involvement with regulatory activities and interventions whilst supporting the team. 


You’ll also have mentors and industry experts to give you advice along the way and help you with decisions about your future career path. 

Head to for more information about the scheme structure, our culture and Graduate life at EDF.



Where you’ll work:

You will be based out of our state of the art office in Gloucester.

We value work-life balance and understand the importance of personal lives, which is why we offer a supportive environment that allows you to thrive both personally and professionally. With ample opportunities to network and learn, this journey promises to be one you'll cherish. 



To join our team you’ll need:


  • 2:2 Bachelor’s Degree or a 2:2 Postgraduate Degree (obtained or expected) in Cyber Security, Risk Management, Assurance Management, Security Management, Programme Management or Consultancy. 
  • A genuine interest in nuclear energy, the power generation industry and technology
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills and be keen to solve technical problems
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • To be appointed to this role, you will need to meet the criteria for Security Vetting which will, ordinarily, require you to have been a resident of the UK for at least 3 of the last 5 years.


Our selection process is designed to bring out the best in you! We use a strengths-based approach to let you shine and showcase your skills and what truly brings you joy. We believe that embracing our   individual strengths lies at the heart of engagement and the motivation to succeed and excel in our at work. We’re here to guide you and you’ll find helpful tips and advice about the application process and assessment centre dates on our graduate web pages.


The closing date for applications is Friday 6th October. We advise you to apply as early as possible.

Join us. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve net zero.

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