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Cyber Intrusion Analyst Apprentice

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.


Cyber Intrusion Analyst Apprentice

Apprenticeships, Higher Apprenticeship

Published on 2 Jun 2020