Apprentice Cyber Security Analyst - 17630

Westcoast Ltd
44, Nottingham South & Wilford Industrial Estate, Nottingham, NG11 7EP
£16,000.00 annually
19 Mar 2019
19 Mar 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Vacancy Description:
  • Successfully complete all modules, project work and case studies of the Cyber Security Technologist Apprenticeship Programme.
  • Working with Security and Technical teams to ensure security products and services are implemented correctly, and that operational procedures are followed appropriately
  • Participating in the information security incident response/management process which may include triage, investigation, response and mitigation.
  • Supporting the undertaking of regular vulnerability tests of Westcoast infrastructure and applications, and ensuring the relevant findings are recorded and ownership for remediation assigned and actioned.
  • Updating of reports, dashboards, and metrics for security operations.
  • Working with the rest of the security team to develop, drive and implement the overall cyber security strategy
  • Following our Business Code of Conduct and always acting with integrity and due diligence
  • Contribute to the maintenance and development of policy and governance, including the adherence to ISO27001, Cyber Essentials and PCI standards.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Passion for cyber security, computing and networks
  • Strong attention to detail to ensure all work is completed to the highest consistent standard possible.
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written), with the ability to interact productively with a range of stakeholders
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Strong problem-solving ability

Personal qualities

Someone with an enthusiastic and professional attitude and a commitment to learning new skills.

Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSE's or equivalent A*-C 9/4 including Maths & English
  • A Level in Software/Computing or BTEC Extended diploma in IT or equivalent
  • Level 3 BTEC/Apprenticeship in similar subject

Future prospects

  • Full training and on-going Learning and Development support
  • Learning and Development opportunities with funded NVQ/work based studies/professional qualifications

Things to consider

  • Employee referral bonus
  • Auto enrolment pension
  • Perkbox - instant access to a wide range of high street, leisure and utility discounts and perks
  • Staff purchases - discounted IT, electronics, mobiles and accessories
  • Eye care scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme

Important Information:
QA's apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.
To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.

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