Offered Salary 1000
Experience 4 Years
Full Job Description
Believe there’s more than one way to secure a successful future?
So do we. We believe our apprenticeship programmes are the best alternative to university or college for ambitious and hard-working students. Especially as you’ll gain a qualification whilst earning a salary as well as the reputation that comes with working for a digital pioneer like Siemens.
Here at Siemens we build a better world using digital skills to create greener energy, ground breaking software and ingenious inventions.
Are you interested in making a positive contribution to meet the UK net zero ambition, whilst working on national infrastructure projects such as offshore windfarm developments, nuclear power stations, electricity transmission and distribution network development?
You will be working in the Grid Software Managed Applications and Services (MAS) business within Siemens Smart Infrastructure – responsible for delivering high accuracy metering solutions to help our UK customers measure and manage energy use.
We are recruiting candidates to join our Cyber and Information Security apprenticeship scheme who want to make a difference and develop their skills in Cyber and Information Security.
As a Cyber and Information Security Apprentice working in Siemens MAS, you will be responsible for the collation and development of Cyber Threat Intelligence and Information Security Management information.
Using the skills and knowledge obtained across the MAS business and IT Department you will help develop targeted measures and associated reporting to identify cyber threats, ensure that security controls are operating to expected standards and inform security strategy. You will use your cyber and information security knowledge to help reduce risk and better protect Siemens MAS from identified threats.
Part of being an apprentice at Siemens means you get to work on real life projects whilst also being supported on a guided learning journey. This will be a 3 year apprenticeship where you will be put onto the Level 4 Cyber Security Technologist standard specialising in the Cyber Risk Analysis pathway.
Here is how the programme works:
Years 1 – 3: Following your off-site induction week you will immediately begin integrating into the Siemens community. Based within Managed Applications and Services, at our Nottingham site, you will embark on a broad range of tasks helping you to develop skills and knowledge relating to cyber and information security concepts as well as IT, networks and applications.
You will spend time in a range of business functions including Service Management, Infrastructure, Architecture, Change, Project Management and Information Security in order to develop a broad understanding of the MAS IT development.
During your programme you will:
Experience and develop an understanding of the revenue generating, business services through job shadowing and engagement with business stakeholders.
Develop a technical understanding of the IT environment and applications used within the business.
Gain knowledge and demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental principles of Cyber and Information Security that will enable you to successfully assess risks and help implement mitigating controls.
Learn to define requirements and deliver successful, timely, outcomes through direct interaction with a broad range of business stakeholders.
Gain knowledge and experience of project management in order to successfully and efficiently deliver an outcome.
Demonstrate an understanding and the practical implementation of the principles of information security risk management.
Be able to describe the range of technical and procedural controls that may be implemented to protect a business and its information and data from a range of cyber security threats.
Lead the end-to-end development and implementation of a cyber and information security project or initiative.
Develop your collaboration, communication, and stakeholder management skillset throughout the learning journey.
You will also undertake your apprenticeship End Point Assessment in your final year.
Your learning will be supported throughout your programme by Siemens mentors and by one of our training partners who will be the apprenticeship provider.
Here is what you can make a difference in:
Maintaining timely and accurate cyber and information security intelligence reporting.
Identifying trends in collated cyber and information security intelligence, suggesting opportunities for improvement.
Assisting in the maintenance of external security certifications through the collation of audit evidence.
Assisting in the response to external customer and internal Siemens audit requests.
Supporting the business to enable it to understand and meet its information security obligations.
Help reduce information security risks and improve the security of the business.
Work with cyber and information security colleagues from across the Siemens corporate business to keep up to date on security initiatives and further support the MAS business in remaining secure.
We are looking for forward-thinking candidates that demonstrate the following characteristics:
You think logically, objectively and are willing to self-learn and research, taking a practical approach to problem solving.
You are inquisitive, creative and challenge existing ways of working in order to improve current security processes and reduce risk.
You are able to think logically, objectively and be able to consider the positives and negatives of different approaches to improving security, while maintaining service.
You can confidently communicate with your colleagues to determine requirements for security reporting, collate results and produce accurate and useful security intelligence.
You are proactive, self-managed and have an eye for detail.
You are not shy of professionally questioning the status quo in order to help improve security controls.
You can work independently, safely and responsibly; take ownership of challenges and ideas and are looking to develop your ability to drive and lead change.
Identify with our values of Zero Harm, Innovative, Excellent and Responsible. We can teach you the knowledge on your apprenticeship however it also means a lot to us for you to align to our culture and behaviours.
Minimum Educational Requirements:
You will have achieved at least 5 GCSEs grade 5 or above including Maths and English Language and you will have achieved or be on track to achieve 3 A Levels (or equivalent) – advantageous subjects include Maths, Sciences, IT or Computing.
Also advantageous would be previous study in Cyber or Information Security, Network Security or Risk Management. However, students of subjects which allow the applicant to demonstrate the desirable behaviours would also be considered.
The Benefits of a Cyber and Information Security Apprenticeship:
Continue your learning beyond college/school whilst earning a starting salary of £16,500 at the same time as well as an annual bonus.
Have the chance to join a community of highly skilled professionals who will help you on your learning journey.
Stay at the forefront of innovation by joining Europe’s leading engineering and technology company.
Join our flexible benefits scheme with access to private medical care, discounted cinema tickets and gym membership and so much more!
What else do I need to know?
We’re looking for forward-thinking teammates with the aptitude and attitude to succeed in the world of Cyber and Information Security. Think this is you? Apply Now.
If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new. That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life. We embrace diversity and create what’s right for the world by employing the people who live in it.
Siemens recognise that building a diverse workforce is critical to the success of our business. We strongly encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements and workplace adjustments with all our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation.
Organization: Smart Infrastructure
Company: Siemens Industry Software Limited
Experience Level: not defined
Full / Part time: Full-time