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Apprentice Security Engineer


 𖡡 Greenhous Group, High Ercall
🗓 8.00 am to 4.30 pm, Monday to Friday, i.e. 37.5 hours per week
 £ National Minimum Wage


A great opportunity has arisen at Greenhous Village, High Ercall for an Apprentice Security Engineer

As an active and important part of our small technical team you will be responsible for day to day network management activities related to cyber security. Additionally, under direction you will be responsible for ensuring the maintenance, development and constant improvement of our security tooling stack.

Other duties may be required of the post holder in addition to those listed above and below, to ensure that the requirements of the business are met at all times.


What you'll be doing:

  • Help administer the Group’s Security Operations Centre.
  • Work across our growing toolset to monitor the entire infrastructure and react to real time threats as they occur.
  • Intrusion detection and illegal activity monitoring.
  • Assist with penetration and vulnerability testing.
  • Implement network, firewall, patching and other technical security matters.
  • Ensure up to date patch management is undertaken.
  • Assist with security audits and documentation.
  • Assist in ensuring that vulnerability reporting is appropriate and escalated to key decision makers and stakeholders.
  • Prioritise daily activities to accomplish assignments and meet project deadlines.


You should have an inquisitive nature regarding technical matters as you will need to:

  • Stay abreast of developments and new solutions related to security and IT.
  • Assist with new product evaluations.
  • Drive incident and service request ticket logging, ownership, problem solving and update through to resolution for network and cyber security related matters.


What we need from you:

  • Strong computer skills, with an interest in developing a career in IT.
  • High levels of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritise effectively.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities.
  • Strong team player.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • A thorough understanding of the network infrastructure fundamentals.
  • A good working knowledge of various security technologies such as: active directory, anti-malware protection, vulnerability scanners, intrusion detection and prevention, system hardening along with some knowledge of MS-Windows server operating systems.
  • A willingness and ability to learn about new technologies and solutions and be keen to develop own skills and knowledge.
  • Confident communicator with polite telephone manner.
  • A GCSE ICT grade would be preferable.


In return we'll offer:

  • Pension.
  • Employee discounts.
  • Career development opportunities.


Who we are:

Greenhous is firmly established as one of the largest dealer groups in the UK and has over 100 years’ experience in the franchised dealer world. We are a leader in the supply of dealer services for some of the world’s leading manufacturers.

Our network of Car and Commercial dealerships now stretches across Shropshire, Staffordshire and the West Midlands and includes a number of different franchises including Vauxhall, VW Commercials, Nissan and DAF.

About the author

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Throughout the Greenhous Group, we are always looking for talented and ambitious people to join our ever-growing team.