Cyber Security Apprentice

Recruiter
NCC GROUP PLC
Location
2150, Century Way, Thorpe Park, Leeds, LS15 8ZB
Salary
£10,000.00 annually
Posted
13 Aug 2020
Closes
13 Oct 2020
Ref
VAC001643712
Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
October
Duration
Permanent
We 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.

This role is perfect for someone with passion and drive to learn with a 'can-do' attitude. Someone who is not afraid of hard work and strives to impress!

In this role you will join a team of experts to provide proactive monitoring and reporting, monitoring your equipment to ensure maximum availability and responding to calls to support change requests and help todiagnose system issues.

Your key responsibilities in this role will consist of:
  • Assisting the SOC Security Analysts to monitor global IDS, Network Intruder, Firewall, DDoS detection and mitigation, availability and SIEM platforms looking for potential threats, vulnerabilities and indicators of compromise
  • Assisting the SOC Security Analysts with analysis, incident remediation and prevention documentation and recommendations to customers based on defined procedures and analyst experience
  • Assisting SOC Teams such as Security Analysts, Engineers and Threat Intelligence on day to day SOC tasks
  • Running SOC administrative tasks such as service reporting and ticket escalations
  • Reporting and documentation related to security monitoring procedures
  • Being responsible for adhering to all internal policy and procedures in relation to security and quality best practice


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • A keen interest in the Cyber Security field
  • Knowledge of basic networking concepts
  • Knowledge of basic security concepts


Personal qualities

  • Experience in a customer facing role
  • An excellent telephone manner
  • A willingness to learn


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.

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

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