Cyber Defence Higher Apprenticeship

Type: Apprentice
Region: South West

Job Details

31st May 2024 £23,400 Higher Level Apprenticeship Information Technology, Cyber Security Bristol

Cyber Defence Higher Apprenticeship

Excited to grow your career?

Our purpose is to ’empower people to save and invest with confidence’. We are looking for great people to join us, so please come and invest in YOUR future at Hargreaves Lansdown.

We know that sometimes people can be put off applying for a job if they don’t tick every box. If you’re excited about working for us and have most of the skills or experience we’re looking for, please go ahead and apply. We’d love to hear from you!

About the role

Hargreaves Lansdown are looking for 2 apprentices to join our Cyber, you’ll be based at our offices in central Bristol. You don’t need to have any prior work experience or training in Cyber, just a passion for technology and willingness to learn. As part of your apprenticeship, you will rotate through the four pillars of Cyber Defence, supporting the Security Operations Centre, Vulnerability Management, Cyber Threat Intelligence and Security Testing functions to protect HL clients and colleagues from cyber-attacks.

  • You will complete the 18 month-long, Level 4 Information Cyber Security Technologist apprenticeship
  • The apprenticeship will give you an understanding of working in Cyber Security, covering legislation and ethics, networking and system security, identifying and responding threats and assessing risk.

What you’ll be doing

As an entry level member of the Cyber Defence Team, support analysts in the completion of daily activities:

  • Help assist with ongoing development and project activities
  • Continually improve your knowledge through technical development and learning within the Cyber Defence Team
  • Engage regularly with the team to drive personal development
  • Keep up to date with the latest cyber security threat landscape and drive personal development through learning activities
  • Ensure monitoring, analysis and reporting is delivered within specified SLA targets

Specific Rotation Responsibilities:

  • Aim to monitor and acknowledge alerts in accordance with specified SLA targets
  • Support senior members of the team with security incidents, investigations and projects
  • Support members of the team with completion of technical risk assessments for vulnerabilities discovered via manual methods
  • Monitor and acknowledge TIP alerts in accordance with specified targets
  • Participate in offensive security testing with the team during test engagements The role includes working with a number of IT Support teams, rotating through teams to assist with the apprenticeship modules.

Why Us?

Here at HL, we’re the UK’s number 1 investment platform for private investors, based in Bristol. For more than 40 years we’ve helped investors save time, tax and money on their investments.

To achieve our mission, we believe we have a workplace like no other, with constant learning, dynamic teams, and a great ethos. We’re steered by core values that promote service, quality, innovation, and opportunity in everything we do.

What’s on offer?

  • Discretionary annual bonus* & annual pay review
  • 25 days* holiday plus bank holidays and 1-day additional Christmas closure time
  • Option to purchase an additional 5 days holiday (during annual enrolment window, if eligible depending on start date)
  • Flexible working options available, including hybrid working
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Pension scheme up to 11% employer contribution
  • Sharesave scheme – have a real stake in HL’s future
  • Income Protection & Life insurance (4 x salary core level of cover)
  • Private medical insurance*
  • Health care cash plans – including optical, dental, and out patientcare
  • Help@hand and an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Gympass – gym memberships and wellbeing apps available
  • Variety of travel to work schemes with free bike storage and shower facilities
  • Inhouse barista & deli serving subsidised coffee and sandwiches
  • Join HL’s sports, I&D networks and volunteering groups (two paid volunteering days per year)
  • LifeWorks Discounts on services, restaurants and retailers dependant on role level

About Hargreaves Lansdown

HL is the UK’s number 1 platform for private investors, based in central Bristol, for more than 40 years, we have helped investors save time, tax and money on their investments. Today we than £132 billion by over 1.8 million clients.

Our Purpose is ‘Making it easy to save and invest for a better future’

‘Making it easy’ – firstly this is an active statement that reflects the work that we all do to help people. We make things easy so that saving and investing is accessible to everyone, no matter their knowledge, circumstances or needs. We make things simple and give people choice. We know this is what our clients want. We should all ask ourselves every day how we make it easier for a client.

‘to save and invest’ – saving and investing is what we do! It’s about making people’s money work harder for them and helping them use it to achieve their goals. Through making things easy we’re also caring about how people save and invest their valuable time.

‘for a better future’ – this is the outcome that we hope everyone who interacts with HL achieves. This is the reason we believe the work that we do is so important as it can help people improve their futures for them and their family, whatever the future means for them. Thinking about and planning for the future is so important in today’s society; we believe that by helping more people save and invest we can help people have better futures and support the sustainability of the wider nation.

We have a great office environment in central Bristol, with a subsidised in-house coffee and sandwich shop (the award winning Sandwich Sandwich). There are lots of events taking place regularly by our employee network groups and the opportunity to get involved with sport teams and volunteering activities.

How to apply

To apply for this programme and to find out more, please click on the apply button below.

Please note that applications may close before the application deadline, so apply early to avoid disappointment.

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