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Cyber Security Apprenticeship (Level 4)


Location: Buckinghamshire

Job Type: Full time


Salary: £16,500

Location: Marlow

Qualification: Level 4 Cyber Security Technologist

  • Duration: 24 months
  • Start Date: 11th September 2023

Closing Date: Tuesday 30th May 2023

Are you a school or college leaver looking to develop your skills and realise your full potential?

Would you like to kick start your career in a supportive, energetic and innovative company?

Softcat's Apprenticeship Scheme

For ambitious school and college leavers, a Softcat Apprenticeship is a great first step into the world of work. You earn, learn and gain qualifications while starting out on a structured career. Customer Service is at the heart of what we do at Softcat which is why we're so proud of our 94% customer satisfaction score. We have a number of different customer service type of roles across our business, all of which serve the purpose of exceeding customer satisfaction. As an apprentice your time will be split between 80% work experience and 20% off-the-job training with the support of our dedicated training provider. This is a fantastic opportunity for school leavers looking to kick start their career.

Join our Cyber Operations Team

Softcat's Cyber Operations Team provides managed cyber security services to a wide variety of customers in many different industries. The team runs SOC services including Managed SIEM, Vulnerability Assessment, MDR and Threat Intelligence, enabling our customers to detect and respond to cyber threats across their corporate systems.

Build a career in Technology.

As a member of the Cyber Engineering function, you will be responsible for deploying, configuring and maintaining the tools used to deliver the different parts of the service.

As a Cyber Operations Apprentice Engineer you'll be responsible for:

  • Configuring SIEM, Vulnerability Assessment and MDR tools
  • Speaking to customers to address issues or introduce new features and capabilities
  • Participating in reporting and Service Reviews
  • Keeping up to date with Cyber news and activities
  • Completing your Level 4 Qualification

We'd love you to have

  • A passion for technology and cyber security
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Exposure to scripting or IT systems management desirable
  • A minimum of GCSE English & Maths (Level 4/Grade C and above)
  • An A-Level in an IT or STEM based subject

Work in a way that works for you

We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:

  • Hybrid working – 3 days in the office and 2 days working from home
  • Working flexible hours - flexing the times you start and finish during the day
  • Flexibility around school pick up and drop offs

Working with us

Wherever you work, we want you to experience the freedom and autonomy to realise your potential. You will feel supported by a team that celebrates individuality, encourages different perspectives, and embraces every background.

Join us

To become part of the success story, please apply now

As part of our commitment to supporting, attracting and retaining the best diverse talent, Softcat is proud to partner with organisations like WORK180, My G Work and Black Young Professionals. Work 180 endorse employers that demonstrate on-going support for women at work, including offering benefits and policies that best support female employees. My G Work support us in our aim of attracting more LGBTQ+ talent. The BYP network support us in diversifying our talent pool by tapping into the black professional community.