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Site Name: UK - London - Brentford
Posted Date: Jun 11 2021
Exciting minds with our Cyber Security Technologist (Tech) Apprenticeship

Education required:


  • Must have achieved a minimum of 5 GCSE (or equivalent) at grades 5 or higher which must include English Language (not literature) and Maths at grade 5 or above.

  • Must also have/be predicted to achieve a minimum of 96 UCAS points from your top 3 A levels or equivalent (not including General Studies).

Start date: September 2021

Assessment centre dates: June Onwards

Application closing date: 28th June 2021

We want you to be motivated and passionate for the Apprenticeship you apply to, so we will only accept ONE Apprenticeship application per candidate each year. Please do your research before applying and select the one Apprenticeship you wish to apply to - good luck with your application!

Want to solve some of the world's biggest health challenges?

With over 300 years of innovation, we're a science-led global healthcare company that delivers billions of innovative products each year. Join us and help millions of people do more, feel better, live longer.

Achieve your career goals on our apprentice programme

On our 2-year programme you'll receive tailored on-the-job training from industry experts from day one combined with early responsibility to help you to develop and progress your career in the crucial arena of cyber security.

You'll be working towards the Cyber Security Technologist - Cyber Risk Analyst Level 4 qualification with The Apprentice and Training Partnership (The ATP) (our provider may be subject to change). Learning through The ATP, you will attend weekly live, interactive, virtual lessons of between 90 and 120 mins, with other learners in groups of up to 12.

If you are offered a role, you will have a buddy or a mentor who will help you to prepare for joining GSK and will be there to offer support and guidance throughout your apprenticeship. You'll also receive a mentor through The ATP to support your learning.

Working with both your line and programme manager we want to identify the right opportunities to help you succeed in the short term and throughout your career with us.

What will you do?

Your apprenticeship will be with the Consumer Healthcare Tech team, based at our GSK House site in Brentford.

GSK House is our head office based in Brentford, near Kew Gardens. Currently the facilities and access to GSK House are limited due to Covid-19. The expectation is that the apprenticeship will be started on a remote basis.

Your duties might include:


  • Combining research and practical exploration to determine system vulnerabilities

  • Analyse and evaluate security threats and hazards to GSK's systems, services and processes

  • Undertake security risk assessments and provide remediation advice

  • Identify anomalies in network data structures and behaviours

  • Determine mitigation or security controls including technical, implementation and policy or process controls

On successful completion of the apprenticeship you'll be qualified to take on a role as a Cyber Security Specialist, a Governance and Compliance Analyst, a Cyber Risk Analyst or many other roles within the Cyber Security discipline.

You'll be excited by the thought of:


  • Building your scientific knowledge, business sense and customer relationship skills on a tailored development programme

  • Learning how to prioritise and manage multiple projects, objectives and deadlines

  • Shaping your own development and choosing courses in line with your needs and interests

  • Learning new skills and concepts

Benefits include:


  • A competitive starting base salary of £21,500 per year

  • An annual bonus

  • Benefit programmes benchmarked against industry standards

  • A recognition programme to reward exceptional work by you and your team

  • Training and development (including opportunities to attend events such as the Outward Bound)

  • Access to employee health and well-being programmes

  • A fully sponsored nationally recognised qualification

Get to grips with our recruitment process

You'll find hints, tips and guidance on our recruitment process on our website - https://www.gsk.com/en-gb/careers/apprentices-students-and-graduates/apprentice-programmes/applying-for-our-apprentice-programme/

We have changed the way we recruit in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, you can learn more about how our practices have adapted here.

Apply now!

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We're 100% open to all talent

We're 100% open to all talent - whatever your gender, marital status, religion, age, colour, race, sexual orientation, nationality or disability. We want to recruit the right people for GSK from the widest possible backgrounds, so we can better serve the diversity of our patients and consumers. And also because it's the right thing to do.

You can learn more about Inclusion and diversity at GSK here.

Need help with your application?

Please email us at [email protected] and let us know how we can help you. Or email us your number and we'll call you back. We'll make all reasonable modifications to support you throughout the recruitment process and we'll treat all information you give us in confidence. Please get in touch to help us process your application as soon as possible.

As a company driven by our values of Patient focus, Transparency, Respect and Integrity, we know inclusion and diversity are essential for us to be able to succeed. We want all our colleagues to thrive at GSK bringing their unique experiences, ensuring they feel good and to keep growing their careers. As a candidate for a role, we want you to feel the same way.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are open to all talent. In the US, we also adhere to Affirmative Action principles. This ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, colour, national origin, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class*(*US only).

We believe in an agile working culture for all our roles. If flexibility is important to you, we encourage you to explore with our hiring team what the opportunities are.

Please don't hesitate to contact us if you'd like to discuss any adjustments to our process which might help you demonstrate your strengths and capabilities. You can either call us on 0808 234 4391, or send an email [email protected]

As you apply, we will ask you to share some personal information which is entirely voluntary. We want to have an opportunity to consider a diverse pool of qualified candidates and this information will assist us in meeting that objective and in understanding how well we are doing against our inclusion and diversity ambitions. We would really appreciate it if you could take a few moments to complete it. Rest assured, Hiring Managers do not have access to this information and we will treat your information confidentially.

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