As a key part of the IT Team, the Cyber-Security Apprentice will have responsibility for:
- Day to day ticket management of security-related incidents
- Assisting in patch management and vulnerability management
- Assisting in cyber-security audits
- Assisting in the implementation of firewall changes
- Reviewing technical and non-technical documents
- Carrying out general threat intelligence research
- Ensuring the safety of internal desktops, worktops, networks etc.
- Assistance with active directory administration
- Assist the Applications team, and Service Delivery team, with security risk assessment and compliance
Requirements and prospects Desired skills
- An enthusiastic individual with a real interest and enthusiasm of cybersecurity
- Good problem solving and analytical skills
- Motivation and desire to gain a qualification in Cyber Security
- Good verbal and written communication skills
- Able to demonstrate flexibility and adaptability
- Confident to ask questions/seek clarification
- Demonstrate the importance of being a pro-active and engaged member of the team
- 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/4 or above
Equivalent alternative qualifications to those listed are also accepted.Future prospects
Potential full-time position if you successfully complete the apprenticeship.Things to consider
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.