Cyber Security Apprentices - Tech Team

Recruiter
The Hut Group Limited
Location
5th Floor, Voyager House, Chicago Avenue, Manchester, M90 3DQ
Salary
£18,000.00 - £21,000.00 annually
Posted
05 Jun 2019
Closes
07 Jul 2019
Ref
VAC001542403
Specialism
IT
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
July
Duration
Permanent
Penetration Tester Apprentice - Team Tech (IT Security):

Main role / Responsibilities: [will include but not be limited to]:
  • Utilise Kali Linux toolsets to discover security vulnerabilities in severs, networks, applications and WebApps.
  • Understand and explain security misconfigurations to application and server owners
  • Read and interpret penetration testing reports from other businesses
  • Write penetration testing reports for business owners

Security Operations Centre Analyst Apprentice - Tech Team:

Main role / Responsibilities: [will include but not be limited to]:
  • Deploy and configure security tooling such as Endpoint Protection (antivirus), Web Proxy, Mail gateways and more
  • Monitor key security systems and feeds for security alerts
  • Respond to security events in order to protect THG data and assets
  • Assist in the coordination and recovery from any security incidents across a range of teams


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A real passion and drive for security - someone who has played with security tools before would be a big plus
  • Someone with an analytical mindset - often wanting to go the extra mile to solve a problem
  • Academically a strong grade in Computing would be a bonus


Personal qualities

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


Desired qualifications

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

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 programs offer on-going development tracks.

Things to consider

Salary:
£18,000 per annum, increasing to £21,000 after 6 months following successful review.

Benefits of the role:
• Eligible for Company Bonus Scheme
• £100 Attendance Bonus each month for full attendance
• Staff Discounts
• Exciting and endless career progression prospects

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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