13/10/2018 Airbus Newport NP10 8FZ

Graduate Cyber Security Engineer

  • Sector: graduate opportunities, i t telecoms
  • Location: Newport
  • Salary: 27,000
Graduate Cyber Security Engineer

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Reference Code 10421632 D EN EXT 1

– Site: Airbus DS Newport

– Target Group:  Graduate – UK

– Work Contract Type / Working Time:  Graduate programme / Full time

– Work Experience:  Not specified

– Functional Area:  ENGINEERING / Computing&Communication, Info&Data processing

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2017, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 130,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe’s number one space enterprise and the world’s second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide. Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other’s expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary – on the ground, in the sky and in space.

Description of the job

Start date: September 2019

Location: Newport (South Wales)

Application closing date: 4th November 2018

Our UK Graduate Programme provides exceptional graduates the opportunity to master managerial and technical skills. Over the two year period it combines rotational placements with focused training and the possibility of European assignments as well as further personal development and the chance to build your professional network.

From day one, you will be assigned to a particular department and will be guided through the various placement opportunities that exist within your function, the wider business and even with customers and suppliers. This, along with training provided works to ensure you are ready and experienced enough to take the next step of your career following the programme’s conclusion.

Airbus Defence and Space Cyber Security UK provides cyber defence solutions and services to Government and Critical National Infrastructure customers within the UK. Our trusted, high performance security products and services are used to detect, analyse and counter the most advanced cyber attacks.

The Security Engineering team in Newport work closely with our customers and with our Security Operating Centre (SOC) teams to specify design and implement effective cyber defence platforms and services, including:

¤ Security Incident and Event Monitoring of customer networks and systems

¤ Security Incident Response ¤ Intrusion Detection and Prevention

¤ Vulnerability Analysis and Management ¤ Threat Intelligence and Detection

You will have opportunity to grow your ICT skills in both network engineering and security engineering, by developing ISO27001 compliant solutions operating within an ITIL v3 service framework.

As your skills grow, you will have opportunity to contribute across the full lifecycle from initial preparation of customer proposals, through design, implementation and service transition, to service operation and support.


Main activities of the role may include;

¤ Contributing to specification, design, implementation, test, verification and acceptance of cyber defence solutions and services

¤ Designing and integrating components into a SOC service, such as vulnerability management, threat intelligence etc

¤ Developing an understanding of Security Operations Service Management, supporting the preparation of Service Definitions and operating procedures

¤ Following a Personal Development Plan to grow your cyber security knowledge and expertise with a view to eventual Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.


Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following;

¤ Good understanding of Information Systems, Networking components and architectures, and principles of Cyber Security

¤ Evidence of successful project work and/or work experience relevant to the role

¤ Evidence of successful working as part of a team

¤ Evidence of creative and innovative thinking

¤ Confident personality with good communication skills

Please ensure that a covering letter detailing motivations and suitability for this position is included in your application.

The successful candidate will be subject to UK National Security Clearance in order to undertake related work in accordance with business needs.
This role will be based in Newport (South Wales) and will receive the full Airbus Defence & Space Graduate programme benefit package including an annual Salary of £27,000, plus a welcome payment of £2,000.


Please let us know if you need us to make any adjustments. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible facilities; additional time for written exercises; auxiliary aids; room layout; dietary requirements etc.Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

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