Cyber Security Technologist Apprentice

QA Apprenticeships
08 Jan 2021
05 Feb 2021
Start Date
Job Details:


DigitalXRAID are recruiting for x2 Cyber Security Technologist apprentices, this is a fantastic opportunity to join an award winning Cyber Security Company to gain vast experience in many areas of the business.

The apprenticeship programme runs for 18 months, apprentices have the opportunity of gaining a vast amount of work experience within the Cyber Security environment.

The apprenticeship is for Cyber Security Technologist Level 4 qualification. The apprenticeship scheme aims to equip apprentices with various skills and knowledge across a wide academic area, including Analysis, Engineering, Marketing, Project Management, Pen Testing and compliance.

Main responsibilities: [The role will include but is not limited to:]

Assistance with providing around the clock protective monitoring through the use of industry leading SIEM, IDS and threat Intelligence Technologies.
Assistance with providing advice and guidance to client targets of cyber-attacks and malicious activity to a high standard.
Assistance with providing incident reporting capabilities ensuring that all information is provided in a timely, accurate and effective manner.
Assistance and input into analytical support to other SOC team members during security incidents and Threat Mining engagements.
Assistance with onboarding process - laptop builds.
Assistance with active directory administration.
Assistance with firewall management.
Assistance with marketing research
Assistance with Social post creation and scheduling
Assistance with Blog creation
Hubspot training - email and landing page creation
Assistance with PR/Media coordination
Assistance with Pen testing and Compliance reporting
Shadow on audits/client site visits
Review internal documentation to ensure it is being reviewed in-line with the review dates
Conduct some internal audits or reviews such as asset management, supplier management etc???
Project creation
Customer and sales updates

Desired skills and personal qualities:

A real interest and enthusiasm of cyber security
Good problem solving and analytical skills
Motivation and desire to gain a qualification in Cyber Security
Good verbal and written communication skills

Desired qualifications: [The entry criteria for the apprenticeship programme are:]

An A Level in ICT, OR
An International Baccalaureate at Level 3 in ICT, OR
A Level 3 apprenticeship in a similar subject. OR
A BTEC Extended Diploma in IT (180 credits).
As well as English and Maths GCSE at grade C or above

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 programmes offer on-going development tracks.

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.
Cyber security
GBP269.25 per week
Closing date:
11 Feb 2021

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