12/06/2018 Estio Training Leeds LS11 5QP

Cyber Security Apprentice VAC001404238

  • Sector: i t telecoms
  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: 7.215
  • Level: 4
  • Reference: VAC001404238
Cyber Security Apprentice

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Estio Training has an exciting new opportunity for an Apprentice Security Consultant with Pentest People, based in Leeds

Apprenticeship summary
Weekly wage

Working week

Total hours per week: 37.50

Apprenticeship duration
18 months

Possible start date
17 Jul 2018

Apprenticeship level
Higher Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

1 available

Role Description:

Planning and managing the delivery of external security tests and associated information
Undertaking additional security assessments such as external penetration testing and other projects as required
Communicating directly with key project stakeholders; including clients, both orally and in writing
Producing accurate and thorough reports and managing secure delivery to the client
Reviewing reports written by other team members, ensuring that discrepancies are detected and resolved
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills
Good all round technical knowledge and a detailed understanding of networking protocols
Good all round technical knowledge of information security concepts
A passion for ethical hacking and IT security
Personal qualities
The employers are looking for someone with a strong technical background who is able to demonstrate a passion for network security related subjects, including but not limited to; infrastructure penetration testing, Web application security testing and vulnerability research.
The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator and be able to build professional rapports.
Desired qualifications
5 GCSEs grades A*-C/9-4 or equivalent (including English Language and Maths)
Future prospects
The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position.
About the employer
The role will be working within the Pentest People’s consultancy team based in the Round Foundry near central Leeds. The Junior Security Consultant role involves using the company’s automated (cloud based) vulnerability scanners. These tools are used to perform external vulnerability assessments on client’s infrastructures.


Round Foundry Media Centre

Foundry Street


LS11 5QP

Training provider
The Estio Training programme gives young people the opportunity to get hands on experience in the IT industry whilst still employed in a real paid job with no cost or debt.

Learners will receive ten weeks of intensive training. Whilst in the workplace, apprentices will also receive continual assessment, and help and guidance from a dedicated trainer who will be there to ensure that they get the most from their work experience.

This apprenticeship will give you a Level 4 Cyber Security Technologist Standard with training in areas such as:

Functional skills, Maths L2 and English L2
Cyber Security Introduction
Security Case Development and Design Good Practice
Security Technology Building Blocks
Employment of Cryptography
Some of these modules will include an option to take an examination in order to receive a professional certificate.

Training provider
Estio Training

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Estio Technology Recruitment Ltd

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