Information Systems Cyber Security Apprentice - 12257

£19,000.00 - £24,000.00 annual salary
31 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Role Type
Start Date
Annual wage £19,000.00 - £24,000.00

  • Working week Monday to Friday, 9am - 5:30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration 24 months

  • Possible start date 11 Sep 2017

  • Date posted 31 Jul 2017

  • Distance 46.4 miles

  • Apprenticeship level Higher Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number VAC001287913

  • Positions 1 available

  • Requirements and prospects Desired skills

    Qualities/ essential requirements
    Behavioural Capabilities:

    • Has a positive and modern approach to IT security
    • Strong value set, professional in approach and behaviour
    • Strong personal ethics, morale and discretion
    • Effective communicator (verbal & written), comfortable presenter
    • High motivation, able to work without direction and comfortable with autonomy
    • Self-starter, shows initiative and commitment to continuous improvement, challenging the assumed ‘normal' practices
    • Attention to detail: applying quality standards to all tasks undertaken and ensuring that nothing is overlooked
    • Goal orientation: maintaining focus on agreed objectives and deliverables
    • Information acquisition: identifying gaps in the available information required to understand a problem or situation and devising means of remedying such gaps
    • Interacting with people: establishing relationships and maintaining contacts with people from a wide variety of backgrounds
    • Organisational awareness: understanding the hierarchy and culture of the organisation
    • Energetic and resilient
    • Keeps knowledge current and shows commitment to continuous learning
    • Ability to work as a team member
    • Collaborative and open in style, with sound and balanced judgment
    • Customer orientated
    • Flexible and adaptable
    • Conducts work while being fully aware of, and complying with, Health and Safety and environmental responsibilities
    • A desire to expand on fundamentals and a readiness to develop knowledge to a deeper degree

    This position requires no formal IT knowledge, although there is an expectation of a strong IT Security understanding and a willingness to learn and adapt to new technologies. Enthusiasm and passion for IT Security is essential.

    Personal qualities

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

    Qualifications required

    Desired Qualification

    • A Levels in ICT/Business/Computing
    • Or an Apprenticeship in a similar subject (this must be at least the level below the planned programme)
    • Or an International Baccalaureate at level 3 in ICT
    • Or a BTEC Extended Diploma in IT (180 credits)
    Future prospects For the successful applicant, there are opportunities for progression to a full time role within the business alongside potential pay increases (subject to performance). Things to consider The jobholder will have or be working towards: • An understanding of cyber threats, hazards, risks, controls, measures and mitigations to protect Engie's systems and people • Focussed on technical controls, policy documentation, risk analysis, and user awareness, the apprentice will work to achieve required security outcomes • Being aware of the requirements for governance tools such as information asset register, approved product list • Gaining an understanding of the importance of policy writing • Gaining practical knowledge of information security to help deliver solutions that fulfil the security requirements of Engie UK • Gaining an understanding of managing virus and malware incidents • Gain an aptitude for the writing and updating of training materials • Effective communication

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