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Cybersecurity Career Starter Program (m/f/x)

What's the role?

You want to kickstart your career in cybersecurity and you are on the final line to achieve your university degree or a young professional? We are looking for you to join our cybersecurity team as a career starter with a rotating schedule in different cybersecurity areas, to expand your professional cybersecurity knowledge and get to know our organization and our team gets to know you. The career starter program will give you exciting insights into the cybersecurity landscape of an international company with many major IT and digitalization initiatives. As cybersecurity is an ever-changing field, it is not only about implementing technical measures but making sure we stay on an advanced level of security and integrate cybersecurity as a business enabler. Your contribution will make you an integral part of our team and your support on various projects will give you the opportunity to deliver value and grow personally.

Who is Hilti?

For the sixth time in the past 11 years, Hilti has been named one of the best employers by Great Place to Work.

What began as a family business in 1941, founded by brothers Eugene and Martin Hilti, has become a leading industry player with over 120 locations worldwide and a workforce of more than 32,000 colleagues. Our incredible journey, from humble beginnings to a global powerhouse, is a shining example of the rewards of a hard-working and dedicated team.

At Hilti, we provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software, and services for the global construction industry and beyond. Our purpose is making construction better based on a passionate and inclusive global team and a caring and performance-oriented culture.

We invest a substantial amount of our annual profit to the Hilti Foundation, which focuses on initiatives that empower people to live independently and autonomously, contribute to building stronger societies, and create networks of competent partners to achieve sustainable and scalable impact.

What does the role involve?

Cybersecurity is one of the key initiatives in our company. That is why we are strengthening our organization and looking for young talents who want to kick-start their career in cybersecurity. In our career starter program, you will gain insights into our cybersecurity program, including cybersecurity engineering, security governance, risk management, cybersecurity awareness, penetration testing, security architecture, security consulting and cyber defense. You will have the chance to work in different teams on various projects across the organization, focusing on supporting our cybersecurity team. This is a fantastic opportunity to get your first experience of cybersecurity in the corporate world. We are happy to support your creativeness and take your ideas to the next level. Throughout your career starter program, you will have a mentor to help you grow professionally and personally. Based on your interest, we can also offer you the opportunity for experience abroad.
The start date for the career starter program is flexible to your availability and the duration will be 12 months.

80% of our entrypositions at Headquarters are filled with interns. It’s testament to how much we value, develop and look after our people.

What do we offer?

We will give you the tools you need to excel in your career starter program, including one-to-one coaching. You will enjoy a rare combination of autonomy and camaraderie, as you will manage your own projects while being part of a friendly team.

You will not just be another pair of hands but a fully integrated team member with lots of self-responsibility. From there, we will trust you to do whatever it takes to deliver outstanding results. Go the extra mile and we will reward you with strategic development discussions and long-term career opportunities. We will support you even before you start with us through relocation and integration support. Further, the snow-draped mountains, clear lakes and marvelous landscapes in the Happy Valley invite for lots of outdoor activities.

What you need is:

  • Master student in Information Systems, Computer Science, Data Science, Cybersecurity, or related fields or young professional with maximum 2 years of experience
  • IT affinity and passion for cybersecurity
  • First practical experience in the IT field during your studies
  • Effective communication skills, with excellent English and interpersonal skills to manage change
  • A strategic approach and good problem-solving skills
  • A thirst to learn and challenge yourself

Why should you apply?

Become a valuable member of our highly professional and international team of IT experts and meet the challenges of a global multinational company using the latest technologies. You will have the freedom to act in a responsible area with career prospects in a dynamic environment and excellent opportunities to develop yourself to higher levels and a wider knowledge range. We have a clearly defined career development track for every individual employee and an excellent team who are duly rewarded by performance.

Does this sound like you? We look forward to your application! For further questions, please feel free to contact the hiring manager Nicolas Haas,

*For non-EU / EFTA citizens: Please state your eligibility status to work in Switzerland / Liechtenstein and note that if you do not own a valid Swiss / Liechtenstein work permit, Hilti cannot guarantee your final employment due to authority regulations.

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Hilti is an equal opportunity employer.


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