Cyber Security Apprentice

Recruiter
CITRIX R&D LIMITED
Location
Cambridge
Salary
£21,600.00 annual salary
Posted
07 Mar 2018
Closes
05 Jun 2018
Ref
VAC001370912
Specialism
IT
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
July
Duration
Permanent
Annual wage £21,600.00

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

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration 16 months

  • Possible start date 06 Jul 2018

  • Date posted 07 Mar 2018

  • Distance 97.2 miles

  • Apprenticeship level Higher Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number VAC001370912

  • Positions 1 available

  • Requirements and prospects Desired skills

    We're looking for an IT-enthusiast with:

    • Basic understanding of how to assess security threats and vulnerabilities in order to implement appropriate IT defences while balancing risk and cost
    • While under supervision be able to execute penetration testing tools, perform network scanning, and recommend remediation activities
    • Basic understanding of Network Security technologies such as firewalls and intrusion detection systems, and the use of cryptography for secure network communications
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent listening, interpersonal and communication skills
    • Ability to effectively prioritise and execute tasks while under pressure
    • Able to take responsibility for business-critical issues
    Personal qualities
    • A can-do, positive, proactive attitude
    • An interest in network/security administration and supporting core business environments
    Desired qualifications
    • You'll need at least five GCSE's (or equivalent) of grades A*-C (or new grading of 4-9) including English, Maths, English and IT/Science
    • Ideally, you'll also possess A Levels, or a relevant Level 3 apprenticeship, or other relevant qualifications, and an aptitude for Functional Maths
    Future prospects
    • Upon completion you may be offered a position with the potential to continue growing within this exciting organization

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