Information Security Apprentice

Keen to start a career in IT?

A global S&P500 corporate payments company has need for an apprentice who will be joining an expanding Global Information Security Team and learning the role of Information Security Engineer. The Successful candidate will work with both Information Security and Compliance teams to understand their requirements and take on some of the day to day responsibilities


SOC – Work with the SOC team and build up an understanding of the following:

  • The different types of events and alerts that are generated by their tools.
  • Understand why these are being generated
  • Basic 1st line triage of these events.
  • Work with the SOC team on an end-to-end investigation

Risk & Compliance – Build up a knowledge of the various regulatory boards they need to work with:

  • PCI – Work with compliance team to compile PCI evidence for annual audit.
  • ISO 27001 Sit in on and help document ISO 27001 audit and risk register
  • SOX UA and IAM – help review Sailpoint campaigns, comparing manual data and Sailpoint data. Assist the on-boarding of new platforms to integrate with Sailpoint.
  • Ground Labs Data Discovery – work with team to understand the tool and remediate the findings

Enterprise Vulnerability Management (EVM)

  • Work with Information Security team to understand the EVM program and the reports created from their scans.
  • Review and organize weekly EVM reports, breaking them down into digestible formats.

Application Security and Architecture Review

  • Work with the team to build up a knowledge of AppSec and InfoSec architecture
  • Understand the corporate infrastructure and Information Security

About you

To be an Information Security Apprentice, you must be a tech enthusiast with 5 GCSEs (ideally A* – C, 4-9) including Maths and English.

This 18-month Apprenticeship has a salary of £24,000 per year. You will also receive full training and support from the Just IT Apprenticeship team to increase your skills.

Your training will include gaining internationally recognised Level 3 IT qualifications.

Skills and personal qualities required

  • Basic level of IT skills
  • Use of email – sending and receiving, adding attachments
  • Using Microsoft Word to create documents
  • Basic level of skills using Microsoft Excel to create basic spread sheets.
  • An interest and curiosity in general IT and Cyber security.

Desirable Skills

  • Should have a basic understanding of the Microsoft operating system and IT networking
  • Customer care skills
  • Team working, or can demonstrate working in teams

Personal Qualities

  • Motivation
  • Willingness to work
  • Willingness to learn and progress
  • Reliable, good time keeping
  • Ability to work as a team member
  •  Ability to deal with conflicting demands within tight time-frames.
  • Good time management, planning, organisational skills and flexibility in work in order to deliver to tight deadlines

Next steps

After the apprenticeship

Over 90% of our apprentices move on to permanent full-time employment in the tech industry. There are also opportunities to extend your training with a higher-level apprenticeship programme. Just IT have already helped over 1000 people kick-start their tech and digital careers with an apprenticeship.

Sound like you? Then send us an application, and we will let you know if you are suitable for this position, or one of the other apprenticeships we have available.

Reference code: JT1273