V01970 - Cyber Security Degree Apprentice BAE SYSTEMS PLC

As a Cyber Security Analyst Apprentice, you will become highly trained and closely mentored within the Cyber Operations discipline within our IT Security function. This ensures that we deliver the right people to that discipline with exactly the right match of skills and knowledge to work within our technical environments.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    Competitive

    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

    We offer a competitive salary with annual increases throughout the apprenticeship and a range of employee benefits including, free higher education as well as access to the Company pension and Share Incentive plan.

  • Working week

    Details

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    01 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Degree
    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000215825

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The IT Security function within Specialist and Infrastructure Support (SIS) is part of our Shared Services business and is a fast-paced growing team that works closely with all parts of our business as well as governments, industry bodies and regulators to ensure our systems and information are protected, and we are compliant with the highest standards. This allows us to continue delivering on our commitments for our customers. 
Cyber Security is becoming one of the most important business enablers within BAE Systems globally to ensure we protect our company and customer data according to applicable regulatory and contractual obligations.   
As a Cyber Security Analyst Apprentice, you will be predominantly involved in the UK Security Operations Centre (UKSOC) and be actively monitoring the enterprise networks to mitigate the risk of external cyber-attack and insider threat, working across the UKSOC team to deploy proportionate measures to combat such threats.   
During our 4-year Level 6 apprenticeship, you will also gain exposure to aspects of the wider IT Security function, including assurance, architecture and engineering, all of which are an essential background to become a fully rounded Cyber Security Analyst. 
This apprenticeship provides the opportunity to work within our Shared Services business along with the opportunity to study for an Honours Degree programme. 
At the end of the scheme, you will have had a good mix of academic and work-based learning experiences to ensure you develop the skills that will support you and the business in the future 
The Digital Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship is delivered by the University of Cranfield which is held on campus with a mixture of day release, block sessions and online delivery. 

The training you will be getting

Digital and technology solutions professional Level 6.

Blended on/off the job training and location to be confirmed.

 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Around 95% of apprentices choose to stay on with us. And as a global business there are a world of opportunities – whether you decide to stay in the UK or explore an overseas role.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSEs Including Mathematics, Science and English (Grade A*-C or 9-4 (or equivalent)) Essential
Other 96 (Grade UCAS Tariff points) Essential

About the employer

At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions. We employ a skilled workforce of more than 93,000 people in around 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture, and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

Employer

BAE SYSTEMS PLC

Address

BAE Systems

Channel Way

Preston

PR2 2YA

Contact

Early Careers Recruitment Team

GART@baesystems.com

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


Training

Training provider

BAE SYSTEMS PLC

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Digital and technology solutions professional

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Feb 2024