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Apprentice Security Operations Engineer

Location Archway, Hulme, Manchester M15 5RL Salary £13,000

The Opportunity
Our client is recruiting for a Apprentice Security Operations Engineer to join their team in M15.

The Level 4 Cyber Security Apprenticeship Programme that we are offering, will allow you to kick-start your career in an industry that is constantly evolving, dynamic and transformational.

The steps you take will provide you with valuable first-hand experience, knowledge, skills and qualification to help really drive your career forward. We are here to guide and support you every step of the way!

The Company
This company are looking for an ambitious Apprentice Security Operations Engineer, who is passionate about Technology & Security. You will join us and their Security Team on their ambitious strategic customer digital growth journey.

The role will allow you to apply an understanding of cyber threats, hazards, risks, controls, measures and mitigations to protect and develop our existing security product portfolio, ensuring that both our internal and customer systems are secure and conform to industry security best practice standards and meeting our accreditation requirements.

You will work closely alongside their Security and Compliance Solution Architecture Team and reporting directly into the Technology Services departmental head.

You will contribute from a security and compliance perspective to the design and delivery of their internal systems and hybrid cloud solutions. The individual will ensure that security is of the upmost priority and at the foresight of any service or customer project deployment.

This is an exciting time to join their team and will expect you to assist with the shaping of the security strategy and future tooling roadmap, getting hands on with the latest security tech.

With this company you will be exposed to the future of technology, work with some of the brightest global minds in the industry and support many of the biggest brands in the UK and worldwide. This company is a fast-growing global IT powerhouse at the forefront of innovation and transformation.

The successful candidate will support their continued growth plans and must be adaptable and able to think independently, outside of the box to develop and operate cloud native security solutions.

The Position
Job Title: Apprentice Security Operations Engineer
Apprenticeship Course: Level 4 Cyber Security Apprenticeship Programme
Apprenticeship Duration: 24 Months
Location: M15
Working HoursMonday – Friday
Salary: £13,000 per annum

Role and Responsibilities:
You will assist in defining processes and standards, following best practices and keep abreast of industry technology trends. Collaborating with our internal IT function to ensure secure operations and security policies are being adhered.

You will be a team player working alongside a team of multi-disciplined, highly skilled individuals, so the ability to be able to effectively communicate and collectively achieve their goals, objectives and ongoing strategies are a must

You will be able to take ownership of any vulnerability types and liaise with multidisciplined technology teams and business owners as required to provide resolutions.

Champion security within the technology teams by increasing their understanding of vulnerabilities and remediation practices, encourage them to apply security thinking to everything they build.

You will own incident investigations and provide swift response and resolution, providing root cause analysis as part of the incident lifecycle.

Expanding upon their cyber security capability to ensure a coordinated response to the increasing cyber security threats landscape, establishing sustainable security capabilities that are integrated with the business goals and objectives.

In this role you will have the ability to express your passion for security and cloud native technology, you will have opportunities for career development and on-going training and an autonomy to assist with the shaping of our future security landscape.

Logical and creative thinking skills
Analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to work independently and to take responsibility
Can use own initiative
A thorough and organised approach
Ability to work with a range of internal and external people
Ability to communicate effectively in a variety of situations
Maintain productive, professional and secure working environment

Desired Qualities, Skills and Knowledge:

We are looking for someone with some experience/knowledge/qualifications which are IT or Cyber Security based

There are career progression opportunities available upon completion of the programme.

About ITP
We help employers develop their best talent and inspire the next generation through apprenticeships, mentoring and training, we’re plugging the UK’s digital skills gap to provide a workforce for the future.

If this sounds like the role for you, get in touch! Once we receive your application, one of our team will be in touch to help you with the next stage.

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Eligibility Criteria
Individuals must have a valid and eligible residency status to apply for this role.

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