Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
Roles: Cyber Security Engineer
Salary Range: £25,655 - £31,534 (dependent on experience)
Location: Shrewsbury (Hybrid)
Contract Length: Two Year Fixed Term Contract
Graduates into Health run the NHS Digital, Data and Technology Graduate Scheme and we have partnered with Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, who have an exciting opportunity for a Graduate Cyber Security Engineer to join their team.
This is an exciting role for an enthusiastic and ambitious graduate, ready to kick start their career with the NHS. The graduate will work as part of the Cyber Security Team in protecting the Trusts digital assets data and information. The graduate will be required to bring their specialist skills and knowledge to enable them to engage all users within the Trust and interested parties that deal with the Trust including suppliers, digital service providers and regulators.
The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust is the main provider of district general hospital services for nearly half a million people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales.
Our main service locations are the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford and the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital in Shrewsbury, which together provide 99% of our activity.
Both hospitals provide a wide range of acute hospital services including accident & emergency, outpatients, diagnostics, inpatient medical care and critical care.
The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust is an organisation that strives to provide high quality, safe care for our patients in an environment which our staff are proud to work in.
We believe that by adhering to our Vision and working with our Values in mind we can behave in a way which will ensure the right results for the people that matter most – our patients and their families.
The post holder will work as part of the Cyber Security Team in protecting the Trusts digital assets data and information. The post holder will be required to bring their specialist skills and knowledge to enable them to engage all users within the Trust and interested parties that deal with the Trust including suppliers, digital service providers and regulators.
In a fast changing and evolving lT security landscape the Cyber Security Engineer will need to keep abreast of threats, vulnerabilities trends, technologies and ensure their skill set is appropriate and up to date.
Working with the Digital Services Teams the post holder will be required to contribute to the planning, implementation and review of cyber security tasks and projects liaising with the wider IT organisation as appropriate.
The role will involve a variety of tasks which will include:
- Identifying vulnerabilities across the IT estates
- Gathering information from multiple data sets to provide assurance reporting to senior management
- Writing new or improving current cyber security processes
- Providing expert advice to end users and IT colleagues
- Developing in-depth knowledge in a variety of health technology areas and datasets
- Participating in the on-call rota covering Cyber Security issues out of core office hours
The role will be based at Shrewsbury Business Park, which is located approximately 3 miles from Shrewsbury Town Centre. The team are currently on a rota for remote working with the expectation being for team members to work from the office 3 days a week.
We are seeking a highly motivated candidate with a relevant IT degree (such as Cyber Security or Computer Forensics) who has a keen interest in the field of Cyber Security and has an appreciation of the importance of keeping systems and the data they hold protected.
The successful candidate will meet our organisation values and behaviours, have exceptional attention to detail and demonstrate a broad understanding of IT.
Previous experience in a similar role within health or the wider public sector environment would be an advantage but not essential.
Desirable Skills and Experience
- Demonstrable knowledge and skills in the field of Cyber Security and wider IT disciplines
- Demonstrate knowledge of technology used in a corporate environment (including Active Directory, Server and Desktop Operating Systems, Networking, etc)
- Demonstrate ability to analyse and interpret complex technical data
- Demonstrate ability to contribute to, edit and audit IT knowledge bases and service catalogues to help ensure they are up to date and relevant
- Demonstrate ability to contribute to the continual systems monitoring (including security incident reporting), analysis and the remediation of cyber threats to the organisation including CareCERT monitoring and reporting.
- Demonstrate ability to assist and contribute in the development of Trust Cyber Awareness and Training programmes
- Demonstrate ability to implement and improve processes and procedures within the team allowing strong service focused deliverables
- Demonstrate ability to communicate complex Cyber Security matters to non-technical staff
If you are interested in the opportunity then please apply by uploading your CV and write a cover letter of no more than 1000 words, detailing what skills and experience you can bring to the role.