Digital and Technology Solutions Professional Degree Apprentice (Cyber Security)

Staffordshire University
June 07, 2024
Offerd Salary:£23,700 to £26,444
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Digital and Technology Solutions Professional Degree Apprentice (Cyber


Digital Services

Location: Stoke Campus Salary: £23,700 to £26,444 Per Annum Full Time Fixed Term for 40 Months Release Date: Wednesday 10 April 2024 Closing Date: Friday 07 June 2024 Reference: DS262-23

Staffordshire University is proud to be an award-winning institution that places students at the heart of everything we do. Digitally innovative, with strong industry links and a mission to provide the next generation of education opportunities. Staffordshire University is transforming people, places and society. A catalyst for change.

This opportunity is within our Digital and Technical Service, which is responsible for the University's use of digital systems and services that support teaching and learning across our campuses. As part of the cyber security team, you will collaborate with a variety of teams gaining technical knowledge and experience with a wide number of enterprise technologies. On a day-to-day basis you will be undertaking

  • Security event monitoring, management & incident response
  • Review and act on threat intelligence.
  • Undertake vulnerability management and security reviews.
  • Raise user awareness in all matters of Cyber Security
  • Provide first line technical and user support, covering all aspects of cyber security.
  • Help to identify risks to security posture.
  • We are looking for curious and daring individuals with a passion for technology to join us within our Cyber Security Team in the role of Cyber Security Analyst Apprentice. You will earn whilst you learn, on our Digital and Technology Solutions Apprenticeship Degree, with release from your role to attend lectures and study weeks with approximately 80% of time working and 20% studying.

    To be successful in this role you will need an interest in cyber security, have excellent problem-solving skills and good attention to detail. Studying for a degree whilst in full time employment is hard work, you will need a positive professional attitude, good organisational skills and a strong work ethic to achieve your goals. Qualifications requirements are a Level 2 English and Maths (GCSE grade C / 4) or Functional Skills level 2 or Equivalent In addition your will have 64 – 112 UCAS Points from A-levels/BTEC or other qualifications or relevant experience in career.

    If you are interested in applying, please upload your CV along with a Personal Statement Only.

    Contact For Informal Discussion

    Emily Hampson - Head of Cyber Security, Risk and Compliance

    [email protected]

    Who is Staffordshire University?

    Staffordshire University is an award winning, teaching-intensive and research- inspired university with a focus on work integrated learning, digital innovation and enterprise engagement. With over 100 years' experience, we are a successful, confident and ambitious modern university, with a foundational purpose of providing higher and applied learning opportunities relevant to our region and beyond.

    Spread across three main campuses in Stoke-on-Trent, Stafford and London, our future-focused courses and next-level teaching ensure our students can unlock the potential the world needs now to support better futures.

    This is a key reason why we are ranked 2nd in the UK for quality education (Sustainable Development Goal 4, THE Impact Rankings 2023) and why we're in the top 10 of UK universities for career prospects (WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2023).

    As a university it is important that we are at the forefront of research, delivering impact across the globe and informing how and what we teach. In the 2021 Research Excellence Framework, 87% of our research impact is recognised as “outstanding” or “very considerable”, demonstrating how we continue to push further to create a better tomorrow for our local and global communities.

    When you join Staffordshire University, you join a highly supportive, supportive, boundary-pushing culture where insight and innovation is celebrated, expertise is valued, and excellence is rewarded. We can't wait to see the contribution that you make to the continued growth and success of the Institution.

    Rewards and Benefits

    In return for your dedication we have a competitive benefits package available

    • Competitive incremental rates of Pay • 32 days Annual Leave plus 11 days Bank Holiday and Discretionary days • Excellent Pension Scheme • Access to continued professional and personal development • An opportunity to become part of the wider University community • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme • Discounted Health & Fitness Facilities on site at the Stoke Campus • Discounted Travel by Rail or Bus, with the option of season tickets loans

    At Staffordshire University, we believe that every student and staff member needs to be carbon literate if we are to help tackle the climate emergency and achieve our One Planet Pledge of carbon neutrality by 2030, and we are proud of our Bronze Carbon Literacy Award status. As part of our ongoing commitment we particularly encourage applications from candidates who have already completed carbon literacy training, or are prepared to undertake this training as part of their ongoing professional development.

    We reserve the right to close any vacancies when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. All applicants are advised to complete and submit your applications as soon as possible.

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  • Staffordshire University is committed to promoting and enabling a positive culture where staff, students and visitors are confident to be their authentic selves. We focus on inclusion as a way to ensure equality of opportunity for all our people and to demonstrate our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Human Rights.

    We promote applications from all sections of the community, regardless of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits a diverse organisation can bring for the University.

    We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people, who are currently under-represented in the University workforce.

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