Higher Apprentice - Cyber Security

Recruiter
National Grid Plc
Location
1 Brook Close, Shirley, Solihull, B90 1AB
Salary
£24,533.00 annually
Posted
22 Dec 2020
Closes
15 Mar 2021
Ref
VAC001674136
Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
The programme will allow you to develop your real-world skills in cyber security with the combination of classroom or virtual training and on-the-job experience.

As one of ourHigherApprentices, we'llhelp you develop your skills through a combination of practical work and academic study, all the while providing you with the passion, skills and knowledge you need to power all our futures.

Key tasks and areas of work:

Our Security team protect our people, our premises and digital systems to maintain trust in National Grid's services. You will be expected to deliver successful outcomes from a selection of the work areas and experience how we manage the cyber risk.

For instance, you could:
  • Analyse and assess potential security risks
  • Develop plans to deal with security incidents by putting measures in place
  • Prepare technical reports to support our strategy
  • Carry out tests on a system to expose weaknesses in security
  • Keep detailed records of investigations
  • Report on your findings to inform decisions about whether upgrades or remediation are required


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • As one of ourHigherApprentices, we'llhelp you develop your skills through a combination of practical work and academic study, all the while providing you with the passion, skills and knowledge you need to power all our futures


Personal qualities

  • We're looking for fresh talent and innovative thinking. If you're passionate about the future of energy and excited by the prospect of working as part of a dynamic, inspiring team then you could be right for National Grid


Desired qualifications

You will need to have a GCSE in English Languageand in mathsat grade C/4 or above (or equivalent) with one of the following:
  • 2 A levels/ A2: GradesA* - C (1 must be in either maths,physics, chemistry or computing);

or
  • BTEC National CertificateORDiploma Level 3 inIT, Computing, IT Systems andDevelopment, IT (Software Development), IT (Business), ICT Systems and Principles, Computing (Software Engineering Stream)at Grade Merit or Distinction;

or
  • HNC/HND inIT, Computing, IT Systems and Development, IT (Software Development), IT (Business), ICT Systems and Principles,Computing (Software Engineering Stream) at Grade Merit or Distinction; or
  • Degree in Physics, Chemistry, BiologyorComputing


Future prospects

  • A Higher or Degree Apprenticeship Programme with National Grid is the perfect way to get your career off to a flying start
  • Once you've completed your training, you'll havethe opportunity to put what you've learnt into practice while building your skills and working towards certificates and qualifications
  • Whatever role you choose, the opportunities really are endless


Things to consider

  • We're proud to offer a competitive salary of £24,533This opportunity will be based in Warwick or Solihull
  • The closing date will be Sunday 15th March 2021, we advise all candidates to apply as early as possible to ensure you obtain the place you want in the application process

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

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