Cyber Security Technologist Apprentice

Recruiter
IRWIN MITCHELL LLP
Location
1, St Peter's Square, Manchester, M2 3AF
Salary
£17,017.00 annually
Posted
16 Sep 2020
Closes
14 Nov 2020
Ref
VAC001651933
Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
November
Duration
Permanent
As part of the Cyber Security Technologist apprenticeship, you'll help to detect and defend against cyber threats. You'll also develop an understanding of fundamental cyber security theory, techniques, risk analysis and law.

You'll focus on the theory, but more importantly, you'll get real world experience with practical, practicallearning. You'll also learn a lot about teamwork and be at the cutting edge of modern cyber security. Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:
  • Assisting with our Security Operations Centre and Cyber Threat Intelligence capability to pro-actively detect malicious activity and cyber-risk
  • Helping with the development of policies and guides
  • Assisting with security training and awareness, including phishing simulation testing
  • Conducting threat assessments and penetration tests
  • Cyber-risk management work


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good all round technical knowledge of IT systems and networking
  • Good all round technical knowledge of information security concepts and cyber threats
  • Proactive with an organised and methodical approach, operating with pace, enthusiasm and creativity
  • Highly motivated individual with the drive to learn and succeed
  • Ability to read and absorb complex information from various sources (books, online)
  • Able to effectively challenge, negotiate and influence
  • Confident working with technology
  • Excellent communication skills


Personal qualities

  • A passion for technology and cybersecurity
  • Hardworking
  • Able to work well as part of a team
  • Reliable
  • Self Motivated
  • Punctual


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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