Apprentice Cyber Security Analyst in Hove BN3

Recruiter
QA Apprenticeships
Location
Hove
Posted
15 Feb 2019
Closes
15 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Legal & General one of the UK’s leading financial services company based in the heart of Hove.

We take pride in being there for our customers. We help them deal with whatever life has in store and support them in achieving financial security. For us, ‘social responsibility’ is not just a buzzword. It defines us and runs through everything we do for our customers and as an employer.

We recognise and reward success, investing in the development and wellbeing of our employees. We strive to be a vibrant business that values inclusiveness and embraces difference, where our people are engaged and empowered to deliver outstanding results.

We want someone who is...

Hobbyist, someone that self teaches and builds their understanding in their chosen subject Thrives in a hands on environment Able to work well as part of a team as well as on their own Can give examples of their strengths and knowledge Self-starter Able to follow instructions and complete tasks

Vacancy Description:

An excellent opportunity for someone who is interested in a career in IT Cyber Security. A hands-on role where you will be carrying out a variety of security tasks to ensure the operational effectiveness of the security services, assisting with security incident reporting and analysis, identification of potential threats, reporting of the security posture for the group and contribution towards continuous improvement.

Successfully complete all modules, project work and case studies of the Cyber Security Technologist Apprenticeship Programme. Operation and configuration of key security tools. Keeping up to date with the latest threats and vulnerabilities to ensure operational tools and processes are current. Provide recommendations and technical guidance on adoption of new security tools. Working with the business areas to understand key activities and identify potential key threats. Assisting with Incident Management. Including regular Management Information and following up of Root Cause Analysis. Collation of critical Management Information across the group.

Entry Requirements:

5 GCSE's A*-C including Maths & English A Level in Software/Computing or BTEC Extended diploma in IT Level 3 BTEC/Apprenticeship in similar subject

PLEASE NOTE: The start date for this apprenticeship is April 2019

Apprenticeship Duration: 18-24 Months

Approximately 13% of training during the programme takes place at a QA learning centre, with the remaining 87% completed in the workplace.

Desirable Skills and Personal Qualities:

You must be;

Self-disciplined, reliable and responsible

Self-motivated

Strong analytical and logical thinking

Attention to detail

An enthusiastic learner

Genuine interest in IT and Cyber Security

Knowledge of Microsoft Office

Benefits:

Pension

Bonus

Holiday

Life Assurance

Income Protection

Eye care vouchers, gym discounts, cycle to work scheme, season ticket loan, give as you earn and much more

Working week:

5 days per week,

Monday-Friday,

35 hours per week, [all details will be confirmed with the employer]

Salary:

£18,616 per annum

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.

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