Job Details

Job Details:

Main responsibilities:

  • Keep up to date with the latest security and technology developments
  • Research/evaluate emerging cyber security threats and ways to manage them
  • Monitor customers for attacks, intrusions and unusual, unauthorised or illegal activity
  • Test and evaluate security products
  • Use scanning and analytics tools to determine threat patterns and vulnerabilities for our customers
  • Identify potential weaknesses and suggest measures to reduce the risk
  • Investigate security alerts
  • Liaise with stakeholders in relation to cyber security issues and provide future recommendations
  • Generate reports for both technical and non-technical staff and stakeholders
  • Monitor and respond to 'phishing' emails and 'pharming' activity
  • Assist with the creation, maintenance and delivery of cyber security awareness training for colleagues and customers
  • Discuss and implement the various Cyber Security solutions we have on the portfolio

Desirable skills:

Our staff are:

  • Dedicated
  • Hungry to learn
  • Intent on achieving their goals
  • They’re also: team players and keen to have fun

We are looking for someone who will match these qualities.

Desired qualifications:

  • A-Levels in ICT/Business/Computing
  • Or an Apprenticeship in a similar subject (this must be at least the level below the planned programme)
  • Or an International Baccalaureate at level 3 in ICT

Start date:

  • Approx. – Feb 2020

Interview date:

  • December 2019 / January 2020

Future prospects:

There is a possibility to gain a full-time role upon successfully completing the apprenticeship.

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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