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Junior SOC analyst (apprenticeship)

ISS - Technical Infrastructure Group
Salary:   £24,715 to £28,131
Closing Date:   Sunday 18 June 2023
Interview Date:   Friday 30 June 2023
Reference:  0537-23

Information Systems Services is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Junior Security Analyst to work as part of its IT Security team at Lancaster University. The appointee will receive on the job training as part of an apprenticeship scheme. The role is a full-time permanent hybrid role, with an expectation of a minimum of 2 days a week on site at the Lancaster Campus.

The Junior Security Analyst will be joining a team based in the Technical Infrastructure Group investigating security alerts and working with users and system owners to address identified issues. Using documented processes to deal with incident and requests, the role will involve a wide variety of technical challenges across multiple platforms. 

You will combine your IT and problem-solving skills to ensure accurate investigation of security incidents take place with documented outcomes.

The post will be expected to work normal business hours, however on occasion there may be requirements to work outside those hours.

Lancaster University is consistently ranked in the UK Top 15 and is in the Top 1% of universities globally. Information Systems Services (ISS) supports a range of exciting projects and IT services for staff and students at the University. The ISS Technical Infrastructure Group at Lancaster University provides high quality IT services to approximately 16000 students and 4000 staff.

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

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