Graduate Shared Services Cyber Security Preston (Lancashire) or Farnborough (Hampshire) September 20
Job Title Cyber Security Graduate
Location Preston or Farnborough
BAE Systems do offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements, however it is expected on our Graduate Programme you will be required to attend your site 3 days per week. Please note, this may be subject to change in line with the needs of the business. The hybrid working arrangements including which days you are required to work on site/remotely will be outlined by your line manager.
Salary £34,000 + £2,000 Welcome Bonus
What you will be doing
The IT Security function within Enterprise IT Services (EITS) is part of our Shared Services business and is a fast-paced growing team that works closely with all parts of our business as well as governments, industry bodies and regulators to ensure our systems and information are protected, and we are compliant with the highest standards. This allows us to continue delivering on our commitments for our customers. Our team are responsible for delivering operational IT Cyber Security services across the Company in the UK and in some international markets.
Our team assesses cyber and threat risks both internally and externally, ensuring we have the necessary controls and processes in place. They provide threat intelligence by monitoring cyber and insider threats, and managing incidents from our dedicated UK Security Operations Centre. They are motivated by solving complex problems.
We also provide the opportunity to get involved in projects outside of your primary remit. We encourage you to seek a stretch project in which you'll gain different experiences. With our huge portfolio of products and our multinational presence, there are opportunities to get involved in something different around every corner. Additionally, we encourage involvement in community projects, STEM initiatives and support groups (called employee resource groups) which all provide valuable learning and development experiences that you may not have access to in your day-to-day role. To ensure we retain our talented people, we offer a blend of sponsorship, additional support in career development planning and a portfolio of high potential development programmes. We are also fully committed to supporting graduates to work towards professional registration and Chartership with a range of professional institutes (e.g. the IET and IMechE). Our graduate scheme is accredited with a number of different professional institutes, which means that we have demonstrated high standards of delivery and support.
Our mission is to build a strong, diverse, adaptable, and high performing work force that will develop and grow our future business. We believe that everyone has talent, and at the heart of our talent management approach our ambition is to be recognised as the UK's top employer in the defence and security sector for valuing diversity and inclusion. Accelerated development will be offered to those who have the aspiration, ability, and performance to fulfil roles that are critical to our future success. Using The Future Talent Programme, we select high potential graduates and provide them with further tailored development opportunities.
Specific activities could include:
The breadth of activities below gives an indication of the wide array of activities carried out by the department.
• Support the IT Security Assurance Team in conducing risk assessments, determining critical risk mitigations and assuring them to ensure compliance and control effectiveness;
• Embedded in the IT Security Transformation Programme to deliver the required business outcomes;
• Work with the Insider Threat Team to develop and enhance our Insider Threat monitoring capability;
• Work as part of a dynamic team safeguarding BAE Systems IT infrastructure against cyber security threats;
• Develop and create a Threat Hunting Strategy working with our SOC Analysts.
As a minimum requirement you'll need to have obtained, or be predicted to obtain, a 2.2 in your Bachelor's or Master's degree in Information Technology (IT), Cyber Security or Computer Science degree
You'll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You'll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts - you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.
Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. A career here means using your passion and ingenuity to defend national security with breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions. It's rewarding work that truly makes a difference. And as you tackle critical projects, you'll work alongside a supportive team - driven by a shared ambition to protect what really matters. At BAE Systems, you'll find an extraordinary career where you can realize your true potential.
Why BAE Systems?
This is a place where you'll be able to make a real difference. You'll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity and merit, and where you'll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently under represented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.
We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.
Export Control / Security
Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.
Information Technology (IT), Cyber Security or Computer Science degree
Start date (dd Month Year) 02/09/2024 Length of contract Permanent contract