Janus Henderson Global Funds

Cyber Security Apprentice - Higher (Level 4)

Janus Henderson Global Funds (Employer)

Firebrand Training Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £22,000.00
35.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm
24 months (duration)
19 July 2021(start date)
Cyber Security Technologist (2021) (apprenticeship standard)
5 July 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

You will be part of the Information Security team. You will assist in such duties as security incident response, compliance testing, risk assessments and security operations and will be working closely with colleagues based in London and Denver.


This role is an Apprenticeship which is a work-based qualification combining practical training in a job and study. The apprenticeship is a 24-month fixed term contract. Full on the job training is provided by Janus Henderson, with a full apprenticeship package delivered by Firebrand in the workplace.

You will:

  • Work as a member of the Information Security team, working on tasks and incidents as directed by your manager
  • Support other members of the team on incidents, project work, testing and assessments
  • Carry out additional duties as assigned

Future Prospects

  • By working hard and demonstrating your ability, drive and commitment throughout your apprenticeship scheme, there is potential for further opportunities to continue growing within this exciting organisation

Skills Required

  • Problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines and report on progress
  • A keen interest in technology
  • A keen interest in cyber security
  • Basic level understanding PC / laptop hardware
  • Basic understanding of Networks (LAN, WAN)

Qualities Required

  • An inquisitive and curious mind
  • An aptitude and enthusiasm for Cyber Security

Qualifications Required

  • A minimum of 5 GCSEs or A-Levels, a level 3 or equivalent qualification (apprenticeship or BTEC in a relatable subject) or relevant experience and/or an aptitude test
  • Computer science or similar technology-related A-level or equivalent qualification

Training Provided

Higher Level Cyber Security Technologist (2021) Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Firebrand offers a unique Higher Level IT Apprenticeship scheme that provides award-winning industry training and certifications, valuable work experience and offers on-going support all with the ultimate goal of securing you a long-term career within the world of technology
  • During your 16-month IT apprenticeship programme, Firebrand will provide residential training at our distraction-free training centre. Our method of accelerated training allows you to achieve industry-recognised certifications such as CompTIA, ITIL and Microsoft faster, giving you more time to put your new skills in to practice within a working environment. Firebrand will also provide you with a Learning Mentor who will be supporting and assisting you with your development. By the end of your 16-month apprenticeship, in addition to having numerous industry recognized qualifications (if applicable to the standard), a steady career with a supportive employer, you will also be recognised by the British Computer Society (BCS) for entry onto the register of IT Technicians, confirming SFIA level 4 professional competence
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