Graduate Cyber Security Analyst 2024

Type: Graduate
Region: Scotland

We’re looking for a number of Graduate Cyber Security Analysts to join our team. This is a hybrid role which will involve at least two days in our Kilbirnie Street office in Glasgow.

About the role

As a Graduate Analyst, you will support the Cyber Security team in protecting our business. There are four core teams and the successful candidate will be aligned to one of the following teams from the start:

  • Governance, Risk and Compliance
  • Security Advisory
  • Security Engineering
  • Security Operations

The successful candidate will work very closely with internal and external stakeholders. Cross-discipline and job-specific cyber security training will be offered to all Graduate Analysts; you will be supported to improve your cyber awareness skills through certifications from our key vendors.

Day-to-day duties

Perform analyst duties in the assigned team, this could include:

  • Follow and influence our processes.
  • Gather data from systems.
  • Analyse data.
  • Monitor system performance and security events.
  • Make stakeholders aware of the findings.
  • Remediate findings using our tools or by influencing others to act.
  • Act on alerts.
  • Configure tooling as and when required.
  • Verify system and configuration changes performed by others.
  • Keep up to date with security concepts, tools and best practices.
  • Prepare, present and review reports.
  • Assist all members of the Cyber Security team with relevant information required.

Experience required

These are graduate-level roles. These are open to graduates with 2:1 score in an Honours degree in a cyber security-related discipline, or higher, with no additional requirement for experience in the field. Work experience, even if unrelated to the field, and cyber focus group participation is welcome so do include this in the application if applicable.

These roles are also open to those with HNC, HND, BSc, still studying part-time, or holders of relevant professional certifications who can evidence paid or voluntary work in a wider IT, cyber or related area

Essential skills

  • Ability to work under the direction of senior colleagues.
  • Ability to consistently complete work within time frames provided.
  • A desire to learn and seek knowledge of all aspects of information and cyber security.
  • Ability to establish positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Nice to have, but not essential

  • Hands-on experience through paid or unpaid work, or labs.

What we offer

  • 33 days’ annual leave
  • Flexible leave
  • Generous employee discounts
  • Private healthcare
  • Workplace pension
  • Training opportunities
  • ?and much more

Arnold Clark is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We strive to create an environment where collaboration, unique perspectives and multiple approaches are celebrated.

We care about our employees and our communities, we nurture talent and encourage ambition, and we are passionate about people who take pride in their work. Our employees are at the heart of everything we do – diverse in our make-up, united in our goals.

Employment within the Arnold Clark Group is offered subject to satisfactory reference and disclosure checks.

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