Cyber Security Degree Apprentice

  • Full Time
  • Newport


Job Summary

Airbus is currently offering Cyber Security Degree Apprentice position for qualified individuals who are willing to work Full Time at their office in Newport Be sure to check job specifications carefully before proceeding.

Job Title: Cyber Security Degree Apprentice
Company Name: Airbus
Job Location: Newport
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Airbus
Job Link Expiry: 2023-04-15
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Job Details:

Job Description:

Start date: September 2023

Location: Newport


Salary: £19,255

37 hours per week // Half day Fridays! // 25 days holiday plus bank holidays // Pension // Success share // Plus many more flexible benefits!

About us:

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2016, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe’s number one space enterprise and the world’s second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.

Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other’s expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary – on the ground, in the sky and in space.

Would you like to work on advanced high grade crypto systems and key management systems to protect Governments, Military, Enterprise Organizations and essential National Infrastructure from cyber threats? Airbus Defence & Space have exciting apprenticeships starting in our Cyber Security Division at our base in Newport, South Wales.

As an apprentice you will be trained in high grade cryptographic development, you will learn about our existing Ectocryp and CertSecure suite of products. You will join a team of highly skilled team of engineers working to deliver the next generation of encryption devices. You will receive on the job training and a formal degree qualification all while being paid and accruing no course fees.

What will you be doing?

Our UK Apprenticeship Programme provides exceptional candidates the opportunity to master managerial and technical skills. Over the four year period it combines rotational placements with focused training and the possibility of European assignments as well as further personal development and the chance to build your professional network.

From day one, you will be assigned to a particular department and will be guided through the various placement opportunities that exist within your function, the wider business and even with customers and suppliers. This, along with training provided works to ensure you are ready and experienced enough to take the next step of your career following the programme’s conclusion.

This is an opportunity to join our Computer Security team and start your career in Cyber managing risk, completing threat assessments, performing vulnerability scans, and applying security assurance processes.

The role is to provide support to the Security Engineer throughout the lifecycle of High Grade security product developments, ensuring compliance with the relevant security policies and standards.

The primary role of this position is to assist the development to ensure that security requirements mandated for HG devices are implemented in the end product, with evidence of compliance documented throughout the lifecycle for evaluation by security authorities.

You will be key in supporting the Lead for all security aspects of the equipment/deliverables to ensure the end product meets the required standards.

Skills you will be taught include:

  • Understanding of information security/communications security principles

  • Identifying Security Risks

  • Providing security risk advice, guidance and support

  • Applying security assurance processes

  • Design and develop security processes

  • Produce evaluation deliverables documenting each stage of the design for review

  • Understand cryptography and encryption

You will develop a deep technical understanding of the Cyber Security landscape to become subject matter experts.

About you!

Please note, we love your interest in working for Airbus but we do ask that you make only one application . We encourage you to take time to decide which of our exciting opportunities is right for you and then submit an application that best represents you, your skills and experience in connection with the role you have selected.

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following;

• 3 A Levels A-C with at least one in a STEM subject

• Genuine interest in Cyber Security

• Must be highly self-motivated, articulate, with good verbal and written communications skills

*Please ensure you include a cover letter*


Please let us know if you need us to make any adjustments. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible facilities; additional time for written exercises; auxiliary aids; room layout; dietary requirements etc. Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence.

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.


AIRBUS Defence and Space Limited

Contract Type:

Fixed term Contract / CDD / Befristet / Contrato de duración limitada

Experience Level:

Student / Etudiant / Student / Estudiante

Job Family:

Support to Management

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Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

Airbus is, and always has been, committed to equal opportunities for all. As such, we will never ask for any type of monetary exchange in the frame of a recruitment process. Any impersonation of Airbus to do so should be reported to [email protected] .

At Airbus, we support you to work, connect and collaborate more easily and flexibly. Wherever possible, we foster flexible working arrangements to stimulate innovative thinking.

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