Entry Level Cyber Security Role

althaus talent
West Midlands
21500.00 - 22000.00 GBP Annual
21 Jun 2024
15 Jul 2024
Job Type
Cyber Security
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Part Time

The Opportunity

In partnership with TSP, Althaus Digital are looking for self–motivated, driven individuals with a proven passion for Cyber Security. This is an exciting opportunity to take the first step in your IT career in an evolving and growing industry via some initial training.

Savvy enough to want to work in Cyber Security, but lacking relevant work experience? Our Cyber Security Skills training is tailored made for you. This initial training will give you the foundational knowledge you need for this opportunity with TSP.

By equipping you with the skills and knowledge you'll need for this opportunity, we add icing to the cake by baking in additional Cyber content. Designed as a springboard for your future career with TSP, you'll benefit from live online sessions delivered by our team of expert trainers. As the programme unfolds, we'll start preparing you for interview stage and give you all the necessary skills you need for the interview off the back off what you have learnt from the course.

The Role

You will be part of a warm, friendly, and forward–thinking team responsible for supporting with all things Cyber Security. No day will be the same in what is a fast–paced, exciting new role, with the successful candidates naturally striving to provide great customer service to both external and internal stakeholders. You will be meticulous and patient in your approach; keen to live and breathe company values, and with the ambition and drive to grow and develop.

The typical roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Technical – troubleshoot desktop and system problems, diagnose, and solve hardware/software issues.
  • Manage Helpdesk – ensure help desk tickets are logged, escalated, and resolved in a timely manner.
  • User Management – administer applications for user accounts.
  • Web – assist customers with technical web–related queries.
  • Types of malware and attacks, password security, Infrastructure (securing networks and hardware/ securing software) , cryptography , security vulnerabilities.

What you'll learn over your 12–week, part time training (before your interview with the employer)

  • Operating Systems and Hardware
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
  • Information Security, Legislation and Ethics
  • IT Project Methodology
  • Maintenance Strategies
  • Database Fundamentals
  • Applications and Software
  • Network Concepts
  • Troubleshooting and Fault Finding
  • Supporting a Customer Base
  • Purpose and Importance of Cyber Security
  • Key Cyber concepts, terminology and frameworks
  • Cyber threats and motives
  • Security policies

The Person

We appreciate you will likely be at the very beginning of your IT career, so provided you're able to confidently demonstrate your interest in the subject, we'll be more focused on your passion for learning/development and natural fit with our core values, rather than being able to evidence a significant degree of pre–existing technical knowledge. You will need to have the right to live and work in the UK, be based within the West Midlands, and be over the age of 19.