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Apprentice - Cyber Security

Company HS2 Location Various
Contract Apprenticeship Salary
Sector(s) Computer Science, Engineering

Job Description

As a Cyber Security Apprentice at HS2, you will either work in the capacity of a Cyber Security Technologist or Cyber Intrusion Analyst. 
The Cyber Security Technologist works to recognize and mitigate risks to protect HS2 and our staff. 
The role of the Cyber Intrusion Analyst is to detect breaches in network security and, if a breach has been detected, the analyst will escalate to an incident response team, or other determined action, providing both notification of the breach and evidence with reasoning that supports the judgement that a breach has occurred.
About the role: The Apprenticeship Programme will span over a period of two years, which will involve working at HS2 and studying at College.  

Over the two years you will cover various topics including:
Threats, hazards, risks and intelligence; Developing and using a security case; Information and Cyber Security Foundations; Operating systems. 


About You: To join us on an Apprenticeship Programme, you’ll need to have achieved or expect to achieve 5 GCSEs at grades A* - C (9 - 4), including English and Maths, or equivalent qualifications.
You will have a keen interest in the HS2 project and you will find the idea of working on HS2 appealing. In turn, you will also be able to demonstrate:
The ability to organise your workload and meet agreed deadlines; The ability to communicate with stakeholders at various levels within an organization;  The ability to build good working relationships with your colleagues and contacts across the organisation and outside with external partners; The ability to work independently and as part of a team; The ability to analyse complex information and identify patterns and trends. The Apprentice will be expected to demonstrate, at all times, behaviour aligned to HS2’s values of Integrity, Respect, Leadership and Safety.

It is expected that you will actively promote and embed Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in all your work and support and comply with all organisational initiatives, policies and procedures on EDI.
About Us: High Speed 2 (HS2) will be the UK’s new high speed rail network. As well as improving capacity, the new scheme will shorten journey times between a number of Britain’s major population centres, boost the economy and create thousands of jobs.
HS2 Ltd is a safety critical organisation with safety being one of our core values. Employees are required to ensure reasonable care of their own and others’ health and safety by taking personal responsibility for working to the HS2 ‘Safe at Heart’ programme principles and following safe working procedures at all times.


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