Cyber Analyst Apprenticeship - 1342

Recruiter
Huntswood Ctc Limited
Location
Reading
Salary
£307.00 per week
Posted
17 May 2017
Closes
05 Aug 2017
Ref
VAC001224020
Specialism
IT
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
August
Duration
Permanent
This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious individual to join an exciting and vibrant company. Apply now and don't delay!

Responsibilities of the Cyber Analyst Apprenticeship:

  • Review systems monitoring and logs, recording such monitoring and any actions
  • Write analysis scripts and tools using log analysis or report/MI/analytics toolsets
  • Perform systems analysis to confirm application of the spirit of policies along all aspects of digital communications and the varied toolsets
  • Optimise the configuration of rules in IT security toolsets to achieve policy outcomes with limited false positives or negatives
  • Communicate risks, status and analysis to business management in a non-technical manner
  • Support client and Huntswood penetration test preparation and activities as required
  • Support IT security compliance by undertaking patching, software upgrades of network or other devices as required and trained
  • Document requirements in a clear and unambiguous manner ensuring they are complete, consistent, concise, comprehensible, traceable and feasible.
  • To effectively build relationships and communicate with business stakeholders
  • Define appropriate training and adoption strategies and associated material supporting policy adoption, deliver training related to cyber / security / data protection
  • Support security investigations, DSAR requests and similar
  • Support activities to maintain and enhance Huntswood's ISO accreditations
  • Maintain relevant knowledge of best practice in cyber / security / technical standards / data protection and associated infrastructure designs & standards
  • Run regular scheduled or on-demand penetration style tests/ vulnerability scanning with Huntswood's own basic tooling
  • Agree and track corrective actions for security vulnerabilities and help project manage
  • Develop monitoring and alert scripts as required with notifications to internal and external service providers
  • Support the FCR team as able and as required with their projects & services
  • Other appropriate tasks as required enhancing the cyber safety of Huntswood and its Employees & Clients
Requirements and prospects Desired skills

Requirements of the Cyber Analyst Apprenticeship:

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

A levels in subjects showing analytical capability

Ability to assimilate, synthesise and present information in a written and oral manner

IT literacy

Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office including Visio, Project and Word

High interest levels in cyber, security and data

PERSONAL SKILLS

Exceptional communication skills: for business and technical audiences.

Self-motivated with the ability to work well in a small team.

Ability to work to deadlines.

Exceptional analytical skills.

Excellent influencing skills.

Personal qualities

An enthusiastic and professional attitude and commitment to learning new skills.

Qualifications required

Someone with ideally 5 GCSE grades (C and above) or equivalent, including Maths and English

Future prospects 92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. Additionally there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programmes offer on-going development tracks.