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We are currently looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our Northampton team in the position of IT Information Security Intern.
We are passionate about helping kickstart careers through our internship offering.A career in Information Security has never been more relevant, with threats ever growing.As part of this internship, you can expect: -
To gain invaluable experience and knowledge that will help you in your 3rd year and going forwards in your professional career.
To gain hands-on experience within an IT and security (Blue Team) position and several IT Technologies and solutions, such as Microsoft Admin Centre, Active Directory, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Defender and more…
To be exposed to the international security framework ISO27001.
To shadow and learn from knowledgeable professionals.
Opportunities to attend networking events and company meetings.
To be listened to, with the aim of helping drive business change with your own ideas.
Your duties would include but not limited to the following;
Assist with the development and maintenance of Information Security policies, procedures and processes.
Participate in security awareness training and activities.
Help to identify and assess potential security risks and vulnerabilities.
Assist with the development and testing of security controls and technologies.
Collaborate with other team members to ensure the security of Forterra’s information systems and data.
Participate in ongoing security assessments and audits.
Assist with the managing of an Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Be involved in vulnerability management and threat intelligence.
Help innovate Information and Cyber Security awareness and training.
Work with the key individuals within the IT function to identify opportunities.
Recommend IT toolsets that could deliver business benefit around the business.
Evaluate potential future opportunities that could include Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality & Virtual Assistants.
The successful candidate will need to be competent within an IT environment and with the use of IT applications such as Microsoft Office, pursuing a degree in Computer Science, Information or Cyber Security, Information Technology or any other related degree.
You will be expected to contribute to meaningful projects and work closely with a mentor and with senior leadership.
Must have an understanding of the core cyber security concepts and best practices.
The candidate must have a passion for security, technology, continuous improvement, collaboration, and creative problem-solving.
The ability to think laterally & literally to evaluate and analyse data, create solutions, & communicate with a variety of people.
The successful candidate must be willing to learn, expand their knowledge and acquire new skills.It is also crucial that the candidate has a willingness to learn how their role, and the IT department as a whole, affects and helps the business.
Must be able to work well within a team, whilst being able to escalate issues and manage one’s own time without being “micro-managed”.
Must be able to travel to, or relocate close to, Northampton. Working time can be split between office time and working from home, within reason.
In addition to these functions, interns are required to carry out such other duties as may reasonably be required.
We have an extensive network of 17 manufacturing facilities in the UK, employing approximately 1,900 people.
We are a leading manufacturer of a diverse and trusted range of concrete and clay building products used extensively within the construction sector, with instantly recognisable brands such as Thermalite blocks, London Brick, Ecostock, Cradley, Formpave and Jetfloor, Bison Precast. Our product range comprises of clay bricks, Thermalite blocks, aggregate blocks, Red Bank chimney, roofing and flue systems, precast concrete and flooring products and Formpave permeable paving.
Forterra represents exactly what we do and have always done. Our purpose is to manufacture products that are the essential to the nation’s construction sector, helping our customers build with ease and confidence. Moreover, we continue to lead our industry in terms of standards and safety.
What we can offer you;
* Competitive salary and 27days annual leave
* Company Pension Scheme
* Employee Assistance Programme