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V01970 - Cyber Security Degree Apprentice

BAE Systems, Channel Way, Preston, PR2 2YA
Competitive annually
Closing date
9 Dec 2023

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
What you will do in your working day

The IT Security function within Specialist and Infrastructure Support (SIS) is part of our Shared Services business and is a fast-paced growing team that works closely with all parts of our business as well as governments, industry bodies and regulators to ensure our systems and information are protected, and we are compliant with the highest standards. This allows us to continue delivering on our commitments for our customers.
Cyber Security is becoming one of the most important business enablers within BAE Systems globally to ensure we protect our company and customer data according to applicable regulatory and contractual obligations.
As a Cyber Security Analyst Apprentice, you will be predominantly involved in the UK Security Operations Centre (UKSOC) and be actively monitoring the enterprise networks to mitigate the risk of external cyber-attack and insider threat, working across the UKSOC team to deploy proportionate measures to combat such threats.
During our 4-year Level 6 apprenticeship, you will also gain exposure to aspects of the wider IT Security function, including assurance, architecture and engineering, all of which are an essential background to become a fully rounded Cyber Security Analyst.
This apprenticeship provides the opportunity to work within our Shared Services business along with the opportunity to study for an Honours Degree programme.
At the end of the scheme, you will have had a good mix of academic and work-based learning experiences to ensure you develop the skills that will support you and the business in the future
The Digital Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship is delivered by the University of Cranfield which is held on campus with a mixture of day release, block sessions and online delivery.

The training you will be getting

Digital and technology solutions professional Level 6.

Blended on/off the job training and location to be confirmed.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Around 95% of apprentices choose to stay on with us. And as a global business there are a world of opportunities - whether you decide to stay in the UK or explore an overseas role.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSEs Including Mathematics, Science and English (Grade A*-C or 9-4 (or equivalent)) Essential
Other 96 (Grade UCAS Tariff points) Essential

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