Cyber Security Apprentice

Recruiter
PENTEST PEOPLE LIMITED
Location
Round Foundry Media Centre, Foundry Street, Leeds, LS11 5QP
Salary
£146.25 per week
Posted
14 Mar 2019
Closes
13 May 2019
Ref
VAC001513206
Specialism
IT
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
July
Duration
Permanent
The role will be working within Pentest Peoples consultancy team based in the Round Foundry near central Leeds.

The Junior Security Consultant role involves using Pentest Peoples automated (cloud based) vulnerability scanners. These tools are used to perform external vulnerability assessments on client's infrastructures.

Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:
  • Planning and managing the delivery of external security tests and associated information
  • Undertaking additional security assessments such as external penetration testing and other projects as required
  • Communicating directly with key project stakeholders; including clients, both orally and in writing
  • Producing accurate and thorough reports and managing secure delivery to the client.
  • Reviewing reports written by other team members, ensuring that discrepancies are detected and resolved


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Pentest People are looking for someone with a strong technical background who is able to demonstrate a passion for network security related subjects, including but not limited to; infrastructure penetration testing, Web application security testing and vulnerability research. The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator and be able to build professional rapports
  • Good all round technical knowledge and a detailed understanding of networking protocols
  • Good all round technical knowledge of information security concepts
  • A passion for ethical hacking and IT security


Personal qualities

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work well as part of a team
  • Using own initiative


Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSEs grades A*-C/9-4 or equivalent (including English Language and maths)


Future prospects

  • The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position

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