Cyber Security Engineer Apprentice

Employer
QA Apprenticeships
Location
31-33 Chapel Hill, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD1 3ED
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
11 Sep 2022

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Sector
Consultancy
Job Role
Security Engineer
Job Type
Permanent
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Description
Employer description:

We are a Managed Service Provider, providing a vast range of services and products both internally and to our clients. This can range from assisting a user on a single machine to entire infrastructure support, growth, and project work (and everything in between!).

We are an accredited Cyber Essentials Plus Certified Body as well as IASME Assured (previously known as Governance/Gold) Certified Body.

Why work for us?
We aim to provide you with peace of mind in addition to an attractive salary and eligibility to participate in the discretionary annual bonus opportunities.

Overview:
As a Cyber Security Engineer, you will join our growing team with its increased focus and business growth in Cyber Security, working closely with our Cyber Security Manager ensuring the smooth and successful delivery of all security-based client requests, services, audits and certifications in a continually evolving role.

You will be responsible for providing advice, assist and take action on security matters to our clients and internal colleagues as well as working on Cyber Essentials, Cyber Essentials Plus assessments and all other services within our Security portfolio. Customer service is a priority, as such you will enjoy the interaction and building rapport with our existing, varied customer base.

What you'll be doing:

Duties include:
  • Liaising with customer to understand client requests and how best resolve issues
  • Supporting project implementations from initial customer training through to ongoing support
  • Working on Cyber Essentials & IASME Assured assessments
  • Working on Cyber Essentials Plus & IASME Assured (Audited) audits
  • Carrying out Internal Vulnerability Scanning (including customising reporting)
  • Carrying out External Penetration Testing (including customising reporting)
  • Using enterprise level tools to analyse and assess vulnerabilities
  • Assist with the evolving product and services portfolio available to clients
  • Assisting the sales and support teams with relevant information and advice, taking ownership where required

About You:
Skills Required:

  • Good understanding of networks and basic infrastructure
  • Desirable - knowledge on the Cyber Essentials scheme
  • Desirable - good networking knowledge (routing, IP's, topology etc)

Personal qualities:
  • Organised
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Good timekeeping
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills key
  • An interest in technology and troubleshooting
  • Capable of thinking outside the box
  • Desirable - driving licence [not essential]

Entry requirements:

The entry requirements for this programme are as follows:
  • 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)

You may also have a combination of qualifications and experience which demonstrate the minimum foundation needed for the programme. In this instance you could still be considered for the programme.

If you hold international equivalents of the above qualifications, at the time of your application you must be able to provide an official document that states how your international qualifications compare to the UK qualifications.

Find out more here:

https://www.enic.org.uk/Qualifications/UKQRS/Default.aspx

Working week:

41hrs per week.

Salary:

£12,000 - £15,000 per annum.

Benefits / Perks:

You will also receive an excellent benefit package including:
  • Company funded industry qualifications
  • Workplace Pension*
  • Close to town centre / bus station / train station
  • Free Car Parking
  • Attendance Bonus Scheme*
  • Sick pay Scheme*
  • 22 days holiday + Bank Holidays, increasing with length of service to a max of 30 days *after a qualifying period.

Our Awards:
We understand it is important to be proud of the company you work for, that's why we're proud to share with you some of our recent certifications, awards and employees' achievements:
  • Microsoft 365 Security Administrator Certification
  • Microsoft Silver Partner
  • IASME assessor
  • CE+ & IASME Gold
  • Terra Server Reseller 2021

Thank you for taking an interest in a career with Aindale BMS Ltd. We are an equal opportunities employer and committed to ensuring all applicants will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.

Future Prospects:
The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position along with continued development through to becoming an IASME accredited assessor.

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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