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Cyber security
£269.25 per week
Closing date:
11 Feb 2021

Employer description:

DigitalXRAID are a full service cyber security specialist established in 2015.

Having grown leaps and bounds since they started, they've now established themselves as leading providers for cyber security services. Cyber & Information Security is what they live and breathe, and being in a position that they can offer the best service to all their clients is paramount to our goals as a business.

With an ever-growing demand for cyber security, they have grown considerably in a very short space of time. Every employee is accredited to the highest standard ensuring technical excellence in every engagement. They are always looking to improve and grow, researching new attack vectors and ensuring their knowledge is one step ahead of a hackers.

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.


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