Cyber Security Analyst Degree Apprentice

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About Satisnet:
With 40+ staff working throughout our two UK-based Security Operations Centres (SOCs) (Luton (HQ), and Edinburgh), we offer comprehensive Managed SOC Services to our 30+ (and growing!) Managed Service customers. As a Global MSS Provider, we have SIEM-certified experts, with deep knowledge of other supporting security tools, working throughout our 24/7 SOC.

Apart from our managed SOC services, our other most popular services are consultancy and cyber training. With leading vendor partnerships across the board, including being a Tenable Network Security Platinum Partner and the longest established IBM Security and Splunk partners, we offer a broad range of tools/solutions, across the security spectrum, to end-users and service providers.

You will have the opportunity to gain valuable skills and experience as you complete a BSC (HONS) Cyber Security Technical Professional Degree Apprenticeship.

The Cyber Security Analyst role will work as part of our UK based SOC team to maintain, monitor, and respond to various alerts from monitoring systems to improve the IT security of the customer infrastructure.


  • As a Cyber Security Analyst, you will primarily focus on the detection, investigation, and resolution of security incidents by applying a blend of your technical skills, experience, and knowledge of security principles.

Additionally, you will contribute to the efficiency and maturity of the Security Operations Centre (SOC) team by contributing to:

  • Tooling
  • Updating
  • Keeping abreast of the latest patterns and trends within the wider security arena
  • Supporting customers in any request that they have

Working at Satisnet as Cyber Security Analyst you will be on route to building a great security-themed portfolio of experience and roles and see this as the next step to develop and hone your skills.

The role will be based on a rotating shift pattern to cover the 24/7 service that we provide to customers, with good opportunity for development within the team.

What we are looking for:
Someone with:

  • Good self-motivation
  • The will to learn
  • A drive to build their knowledge in this ever changing industry

Additional Information:

  • Candidates must be eligible to obtain National Security Clearance and will be subject to DBS checks
  • Candidates must be eligible to work within the UK

Will be in the Luton Office but will be temporarily remote and applicants must be within 20 miles of the office.

Entry Requirements:

  • 120 UCAS points through A-levels or equivalent
  • In order to attempt the EPA apprentices must have achieved GCSE Maths and English at Grade C – you may still enter the programme but will need to evidence Level 2 Maths and English qualification before starting the gateway and EPA

Non-standard entry requirements:

Applicants who can in other ways demonstrate their ability to benefit from the programme, in particular mature students without formal qualifications, will always be considered and will be invited to contact the Programme Leader to discuss their application. The University welcomes applications from students studying qualifications from different qualification types – for example A level and a BTEC qualification in combination, and if you are made an offer you will be asked to achieve UCAS Tariff points from all of the qualifications you are studying at level 3.

A good GCSE profile is expected including English Language and Mathematics at minimum grade C (or a University recognised equivalent). Apprentices without Level 2 English and maths must achieve this prior to taking the end-point assessment. If you have studied for a new GCSE for which you have achieved a numerical grade then you will be required to achieve a minimum grade 4.

Informal Interviews:.
Informal interviews will be held where:

  • The suitability of a candidate is in doubt and further evidence is sought.
  • The candidate presents an unusual set of qualifications taken or pending, and an appropriate conditional offer needs to be determined.
  • Candidates may need advice on the appropriateness of the programme.
  • Applicants invited for an informal interview will always be informed of its purpose.

End Point Assessment:

You must be able to evidence level 2 English and Maths before you start your End Point Assessment. You may still be begin the programme without these but must obtain the qualifications in order to begin the EPA.

Satisnet Benefits:

  • Workplace pension
  • Frequent team events
  • Free onsite car parking
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Hybrid working
  • Access to over 6000 discounts on UK retailers

Future prospects:
92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. Additionally, there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programs offer on-going development tracks.

Important information:
QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.
To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.

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