Apprentice Consultant (ASV)

NCC GROUP PLC

The Apprentice Consultant (ASV) role involves using RandomStorm’s automated (cloud based) vulnerability scanners. These tools are used to perform external ASV vulnerability assessments on client’s infrastructures.

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Closing date: 05 Jun 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage

£288.46

Working week

37.5 Hours, Shifts TBC

Total hours per week: 37.50

Apprenticeship duration

12 Months

Possible start date

19 Jun 2017

Date posted

24 Feb 2016

Apprenticeship level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

VAC000787953

Positions

1 available

Level 3 Estio IT Apprenticeships
Apprentice Consultant (ASV)
Leeds
£15,000/Annum


Please contact alexc@estio.co.uk or call 01422 898 888

Estio Training has an exciting new opportunity for a Apprentice ASV Consultant with RandomStorm in Leeds. Randomstorm, a company featured in Deloitte’s Fast 50 Awards as the 21st fast growing IT company in the UK.

The role will be working within RandomStorm’s PCI ASV team based in the Leeds Thorpe Park office. The Apprentice Consultant (ASV) role involves using RandomStorm’s automated (cloud based) vulnerability scanners. These tools are used to perform external ASV vulnerability assessments on client’s infrastructures.

Role Description:

  • Planning and managing the delivery of external PCI ASV 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

Randomstorm 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.
  • This role is perfect for someone with passion and drive to learn with a ‘can-do’ attitude.
  • Someone who is not afraid of hard work and strives to impress!

Qualifications required

  • 5 GCSE’s at grades A*- C or equivalent (including English Language and Maths)

Future prospects

The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position.

Things to consider

**Please note these dates should be used as a guideline only, should the right applicant be found the vacancy may close early.**

About the employer

Randomstorm, a company featured in Deloitte’s Fast 50 Awards as the 21st fast growing IT company in the UK.

Employer

NCC GROUP PLC

Address

Century Way

Thorpe Park

Leeds

LS15 8ZB

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Training provider

The Estio Training IT Apprenticeship 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 nine 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.

Training will lead to industry-recognised qualifications including: 

  • Advanced apprenticeship for IT, Software, Web and Telecoms Professionals
  • Level 3 Diploma in Professional
  • Competence for IT and Telecoms Professionals
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in ICT Systems and Principles
  • Functional skills, Maths L2, English L2 and ICT L2
  • PLTS and ERR

Estio training also offer the following optional units:

  • Microsoft MTA - Networking Fundamentals
  • Microsoft MTA – Windows Operating System Fundamentals
  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+

Apprenticeship framework

IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professionals

Training provider

Outsource Training Development

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

Contact

Abigail Short

Other information

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.30 per hour from the 1st October 2015. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

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Closing date: 05 Jun 2017