Cyber Security Degree Apprentice

  • Amazon
  • London , Greater London
  • £Competitive

As a Cyber Security apprentice at Amazon, you’ll gain a vast range of useful experiences and skills. You will work towards the Level 6 Cyber Security apprenticeship standard, and also work towards a BSc (Hons) Cyber Security Technical Professional degree.

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  • GMFJ Reference
    245025
  • Wages
    Competitive
  • Hours
    40.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    11/01/2024
  • Start Date
    02/09/2024
  • Duration
    Not Specified

  • Location
    London
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    IT
  • Opportunity Type
    Higher Level 6
  • Employer
    Amazon

Description

Investment in Apprentices is in our DNA. We look to constantly innovate and create. In order to do this, we recognise that whilst technology is a partner, it’s our people that power us.

We offer a broad range of Apprenticeship opportunities to suit all candidates with different backgrounds, qualifications and career aspirations, so whether you are embarking on your career or want a change of direction, we have an Apprenticeship program for you, that will support your development in an innovative environment.

We’re looking for those with a passion for learning. You’ll need to be committed to your own development whilst implementing what you are learning as you progress through your program. In return we provide first class on the job coaching, specialist partner training and unparalleled experiences. You’ll be working within a diverse, innovative environment where you will be challenged to excel and contribute.

Apply today to be part of the story.

This role is for you if you are a forward-thinking individual with a passion for innovation in the ever-evolving world of Cyber security. This is a cutting-edge programme where your problem-solving abilities will shine as you tackle complex systems and situations. You will possess strong communication skills, the ability to dive deep into research using various sources, and the versatility to excel both independently and as part of a dynamic team. You will collaborate across tech and non-tech teams, leveraging your expertise to defend against cyber threats, hazards, and risks, safeguarding our organisation, systems, and people from potential harm. The challenges you'll face are far from ordinary – they're the kind that directly impact millions of Amazon users.

As a Cyber Security apprentice at Amazon, you’ll gain a vast range of useful experiences and skills. You will work towards the Level 6 Cyber Security apprenticeship standard, and also work towards a BSc (Hons) Cyber Security Technical Professional degree.

Key job responsibilities
You will be combining working in your assigned team as a Cyber Security apprentice whilst continuing your studies to achieve your qualification. As a working student your focus is to complete your studies in your 20% off the job time by learning and developing your skills, knowledge and behaviours to work towards successful graduation. You will be set objectives and goals by your training provider and manager to support your studies.

You will build your skills over a 42-month period, starting in September. These skills will help you develop personally and professionally. Your apprenticeship will be made up of classroom/virtual based training to cover knowledge, on-the-job training at your Amazon base location, online learning as well as mentoring from our experienced team members.

As you progress through your apprenticeship you will become competent at:

- Identifying and analysing potential cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities.
- Working on incident response procedures and recovery plans. Collaborating with your team to implement security measures and policies.
- Conducting vulnerability assessments and proposing mitigation strategies.
- Staying updated on the ever-evolving cybersecurity landscape.
- Documenting and maintaining detailed records of security assessments and measures.
- Participating in training and development activities to enhance your skills.
- Analytical and critical thinking skills for Technology Solutions development and can systematically analyse and apply structured problem-solving techniques to complex systems and situations.
- Use a Logical thinking and creative approach to problem solving.
- Will put forward, demonstrate value and gain commitment to a moderately complex technology-oriented solution, demonstrating understanding of business need, using open questions and summarising skills and basic negotiating skills.
- Can conduct effective research, using literature and other media.
- Will be able to demonstrate a ‘security mind-set’ (how to break as well as make).

In this programme you will receive comprehensive training in the latest strategies to secure networks, systems, and data against cyber threats. You'll gain expertise in incident response and recovery, acquiring skills to detect and effectively respond to security incidents while learning how to recover systems following a breach.

This programme emphasises the development and implementation of robust security policies to shield organisations from vulnerabilities. Additionally, it covers vulnerability assessment and management, enabling individuals to identify and address potential weaknesses in systems and networks. You will also delve into compliance and legal aspects, developing your understanding of cybersecurity laws and ethical considerations for secure practices.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

London, GBRBASIC QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates should be 18 years or over before the start date and have the right to live and work in England

For the apprenticeship program we prioritise applicants eligible to government funding for their apprenticeship and for this you need to:
- Have lived in the UK or in the European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 years
- Be a resident of the UK for the entire duration of the program
- Not be registered to study on a UK government funded course ending August 2024 or later
- At least 5 GCSEs C grade (grade 4) or above including Maths and English
- You must also have a minimum of 112 UCAS points, which includes 1 stem related qualification at level 3 (A-level, BTEC, etc)

*You must NOT already have a qualification in a similar subject at the same or higher level than this apprenticeship*

Please note, you will be required to evidence your qualifications. If you have gained qualifications outside of the UK you will be required to evidence that they are equivalent.

Note: This Apprenticeship assumes the candidate has some or little knowledge/experience of the occupation, and is NOT suitable for candidates who already have a similar or higher-level qualification in the same or similar subject of the apprenticeship. If you already have related qualifications or 2 years plus experience in this field please visit amazon.jobs

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

These will be a plus for your career at Amazon, but are not necessary to enter the program:
- You are able to operate in a fast-paced environment
- You are able to demonstrate drive and a passion for learning

Your recruitment process will start with your online application. You’ll be asked to upload your CV, answer some questions that will help us to ensure your eligible for the programme and finally you’ll complete a short online assessment.

You will then be invited to complete a game-based assessment, to assess your suitability for an apprenticeship role at Amazon.

To get to know you beyond your CV, the next stage of the process will be our online evaluations. You’ll complete 3 video questions to tell us more about you, your motivations and any transferrable skills you have.

As a last step, we will invite successful candidates to an assessment centre where you’ll get the chance to meet the recruitment team and the hiring teams that align to the programme you have applied for. As part of the assessment centre, you may be expected to take part in a group exercise, a presentation, 1 to 1 interviews and other tasks relating to your chosen programme. After you’ve attended the assessment centre, the recruitment team will be in contact to confirm the outcome of your application.

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. Protecting your privacy and the security of your data is a longstanding top priority for Amazon. Please consult our Privacy Notice (https://www.amazon.jobs/en/privacy_page) to know more about how we collect, use and transfer the personal data of our candidates.

Our inclusive culture empowers Amazonians to deliver the best results for our customers. If you have a disability and need an adjustment during the application and hiring process, including support for the interview or onboarding process, please contact the Applicant-Candidate Accommodation Team (ACAT), Monday through Friday from 7:00 am GMT - 4:00 pm GMT. If calling directly from the United Kingdom, please dial +44 800 086 9884 (tel:+448000869884). If calling from Ireland, please dial +353 1800 851 489 (tel:+3531800851489).

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Company website : https://amazon.jobs/en

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