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Cyber Security Apprentice

  • Company: BT
  • Location: Ipswich
  • Closing Date: 31-10-2022


What you’ll be doing:
Our award-winning apprenticeship programme offers you the opportunity to gain qualifications, hands-on experience as well as personal and professional development. You’ll be joining us in Security, a team that deals with thousands of cyber-attacks across our networks every day, so that millions of people can safely go about their daily lives and run their businesses.

You’ll be part of a team of experienced Cyber Security professionals, so you can learn directly from the best. We’ll start you off with some key concepts like security, identity and confidentiality and how they relate to each other. We’ll make sure you’ll gain experience in different attack techniques and sources of threat and how to defend against them. You’ll be g trained and gain experience on how to deploy cyber protection techniques via software development. You’ll also learn about security deployment and assurance, and how to apply cyber security concepts to networks and IT infrastructure.

We’ve got lots of different roles you could be doing, from working in our Security Operation Centre, to supporting our external customers in our Cyber Security Engineering team or taking on a more specialised role with our teams in Solutions & Software. No matter what you end up doing every day, you’ll learn all you need to play an important part in protecting us, and our customers.

About the apprenticeship you’ll be studying for:
As a Cyber Security Degree Apprentice, you’ll study for a Level 6 Digital & Technology Solutions Professional apprenticeship with Cyber Security Specialism. This is an apprenticeship degree course, and on successful completion, you’ll receive a degree from one of our university partners (completion is required to retain the role).

Entry Requirements:
You’ll need to achieve (or have achieved) three A-Levels with a minimum of BBC grades, which must include a STEM subject at a minimum grade B. You’ll also need to have a minimum of five GCSEs at grade 4-9 (C or above) including English and Maths. Equivalent qualifications are accepted.

Due to the sensitive nature of some of our roles, you may be required to undergo Security Clearance. Don’t worry, our Early Careers teams will talk you through this if needed.

Apply now or contact student support if you need assistance with your application, we’re here to help!