IT Security Apprentice Facts International Ltd

Facts International in Ashford are looking to take on an IT Security Apprentice.

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £157.50

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9.30am to 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001306524

  • Positions

    1 available

Facts International Ltd is one of the UK’s foremost market research companies specialising in a full range of research services direct to major UK and international clients. Facts International is based in Ashford, Kent and is part of the Chime Insight & Engagement Division of Chime Communications Ltd.

Their IT department is responsible for ensuring the smooth operations of their large Call Centre and national remote network of users.

This is an entry level role suitable for someone who is looking to start a career within IT Security Services. As part of a busy team, you will report to the ISS Director and ensure that company information and information systems are protected from unauthorised access, intrusion, modification or destruction through the use of Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), vulnerability management, SIEM and supporting technologies and investigative techniques.

You will spend one day a week at Canterbury College and the other four days will be spent in the office.

Your duties will include:

  • To assist with data storage and security.
  • To assist with end user system updates and monitoring. Including: spyware removal and testing, virus checking, ensuring backup of data files, etc.
  • To assist with the development and implementation of specific projects as required by the organisation.
  • Setting up new employees on all relevant systems.
  • On-site support and troubleshooting to resolve problems with all equipment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong IT Skills 

Personal qualities

  • Willingness to learn
  • Team player
  • Enthusiastic 
  • Smartly presented
  • Confident in IT

Qualifications required

Level 2 IT Professional Qualification.

Future prospects

Possible permanent position.

About the employer

Facts International Ltd is one of the UK’s foremost market research companies specialising in the provision of both full service and fieldwork/tabulation services direct to major UK and international clients as well as to other well-known market research agencies. We have been providing research solutions for a myriad of both private and public sector clients for almost 30 years from our base in Ashford, Kent.

Employer

Facts International Ltd

Address

Unit 3

Ashford

TN24 8FL

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Training provider

  • Level 3 IT Professional Qualification

Apprenticeship framework

IT, Software, Web and Telecoms Professionals

Training provider

CANTERBURY COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Canterbury College


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Closing date: 20 Oct 2017