Higher Apprenticeship - Cyber - South West

  1. Security, aerospace & defence

Your career starts here

We’re SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business and we’re looking for bright thinkers like you. As one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies, our mission is to drive innovation that protects the environment and enhances the lives of people everywhere. Our award-winning Project Management and Business Consultants work alongside our clients to improve the management and delivery of their programmes and projects through a variety of innovative solutions to ensure real business benefits are realised. Our Consultants lead multidisciplinary teams to deliver cutting-edge solutions to our clients’ biggest problems.

What we can offer

Do you want to gain a higher apprenticeship qualification with on-the-job mentoring and learning? If the answer is ‘yes’, come and join SNC-Lavalin Atkins as an apprentice and get your career off to the best start possible.

We are currently recruiting for a Cyber apprentice to join our Aerospace, Defence, Security and Technology business.

The opportunity will be based out of our Bristol office (The Hub)

Could you be part of our future?

What you’ll be doing:

At SNC-Lavalin Atkins we offer a world of opportunities, from the projects you’ll work on, to the wide variety of career paths you can pursue. Throughout your time as an apprentice you will undertake a variety of roles giving you a breadth of knowledge.

Our tailored apprentice programme will offer the support you need to thrive whilst allowing you freedom to choose your own career. Whether you are about to be a school leaver, or you have already started your career elsewhere, we will empower, trust and stretch you from day one to build your own relationships with key clients, solve complex issues affecting the way organisations work and take on responsibility to demonstrate your unique capabilities.

Cyber Security is critical to the understanding of enterprise security risk, implementation of secure design solutions and ensuring any enterprise continues to operate effectively in the modern digital environment.

Apprentices within the Cyber team will work with a variety of colleagues and clients and can expect to develop knowledge in:

• Consulting Skills
• Focussing on understanding the cyber threat landscape
• Enable our clients to fully understand their cyber risks
• Stakeholder Engagement & Communications
• Business Analysis
• Change Management
• Risk Management
• Budgeting and cost control
• Supporting bids

During your apprenticeship, no two days will be the same as you study and work with a variety of teams whilst developing the skills you need to enjoy a great future at Atkins. Spending one day a week OR on a block release basis at your local college, you’ll study towards a 4 qualification, higher apprenticeship in Cyber security technology. Not only will you learn in the classroom, you’ll enjoy being part of the team as you will get involved with all kinds of projects and learn something new every day.

Who we’re looking for

Enthusiastic, inclusive and committed, you should be curious about the world around you and always want to learn more. To really succeed in the role, you will need to demonstrate that you have:

• 5 GCSEs including a C/5 in Mathematics and a C/5 in English Language
• 112 UCAS points (not including General Studies) A levels must include one subject from a software / computing background.
• Or a Level 3 apprenticeship in a similar subject (IT related)
• Or an International Baccalaureate at Level 3 in ICT
• Or a BTEC Extended Diploma in IT (180 Credits)
• You must not hold an existing qualification at the same or higher level as this apprenticeship in a similar subject.
• The ability to work in a team, assisting with the planning, design and smooth running of a variety of projects
• Creativity and strong communication skills
• A practical mind
• Self-motivated and reliable - you’ll be expected to work across different locations on a variety of projects

What to do next

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Initial closing date: Tuesday 29th January NB: Some of our programmes are incredibly popular so to avoid disappointment (where some roles may close earlier) please make your application as soon as possible. Assessment centre dates: Dependent on location, assessment centres will be held from December 2018 onwards.

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (or in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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