Cyber Intrusion Analyst Apprentice


Apply From: 15th of August 2019
Application Deadline:
Salary: £18000.00 per year
Start Date: Ongoing

Employer description: 

We are a young and dynamic company with a passion for cyber technology and delivering high quality security solutions to protect our customers.

Since our start, we have enjoyed rapid growth in a fast-paced sector that brings fresh opportunities and challenges daily.

We have an open, relaxed and flexible culture, where everyone is valued for their role in the team.

We are a leading independent consultancy specialising in cyber defence, solution implementation and managed services. We are a trusted delivery partner for selected technology vendors and major resellers, working with enterprises of all sizes across all sectors. Our customers include large multi-nationals with globally recognised brands, national and private banks, central and local governments, regional and national police forces, universities, schools, and the NHS.

Job overview: 

We are looking for an ambitious tech-savvy individual to join our team of analysts delivering threat hunting and incident detection services to our customers.

Main responsibilities: 

  • Actively monitor customer log feeds and automated alerts for anomalous activity and behaviour
  • Investigate anomalous events using available in-house and third party tools and threat hunting methods to identify potential security incidents
  • Record and maintain incident details in Longwall's ticketing system
  • Liaise with Customer and/or Longwall's Incident Response team to assist with further investigation and containment of threats
  • Support the production of incident and management reports
  • Provide technical support for Longwall internal users and IT infrastructure

Required qualities: 

  • Passionate about computing and networks
  • Has a natural curiosity for how things work
  • Outstanding organisation and problem solving skills

Desired qualification: 

  • Maths and English to at least GCSE level
  • Minimum 2 A-Levels at Grade C or above in Maths or a Science, preferably with Computing Science

Working week: 

Monday - Friday,

9am - 5:30pm,

37.5hrs per week [all details will be confirmed with the employer]


£18,000 per annum, increasing by £500 per annum every six months.

2-Year fixed term contract.

£500 achievement bonus on successful completion of apprenticeship programme.

Benefits/Future Prospects: 

25 days annual holiday allowance (excluding public holidays)

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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