Cyber Security Service Design Graduate Scheme 2024

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DEADLINE 10th December 2023

NATS is the UK’s leading Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP). Every year we handle 2.6 million flights and keep 250 million passengers safe whilst in UK airspace. We provide air traffic management (ATM) services to 15 airports in the UK as well as providing these services around the world spanning Europe, Middle East, Asia and North America.

We’re shaping the future of ATM through our focus on ‘advancing aviation and keeping the skies safe’ and believe that the size and diversity of our business makes us an exciting choice for undergraduates considering their future careers.

What will the Cyber Security Service Design Graduate Scheme involve

This 2 year programme will be based at our Head Office in Whiteley (Hampshire) or in our Air Traffic Control Centre in Swanwick (Hampshire) however we have adopted ‘agile working’ which will enable you, where possible, to have the opportunity and flexibility to work in our modern office facilities as well as at home.

This is a great time to join the team as we welcome new ways of thinking in delivering our strategy. In return we offer a real world, practical environment, and the opportunity to join a team supporting operational systems for critical national infrastructure. You could be working in many different areas and will be given practical and soft skill experience.

We encourage you to bring challenge and curiosity and be courageous in thinking differently in how we can offer our services.

You will be based within the Service Design Team and have the opportunity to get involved in the following areas of work:

  • Security project management (aspects of the security life cycle for a business service with milestone planning and resource deployment)
  • Security consultancy (opportunity to learn how to perform security assessment, security architecture and threat modelling and security assurance activities)
  • Apply a risk-based approach in cyber security for services with safety driven systems
  • Operational Change Delivery
  • Air Traffic Management Procedures and Systems
  • Regulation & Compliance

Why choose NATS?

You’ll be working at the heart of our organisation, alongside other graduates, undergraduate students and professionals. You’ll gain valuable insight into our business and make a tangible contribution to our success. Your placement experience will be unique to you so you can build on knowledge you have gained at university. We are committed to your personal and professional development and will help you achieve your goals.

What are we looking for?

We’re looking for driven, proactive and committed individuals who will embrace the challenging targets that we’ve set ourselves over the next few years. One thing is clear to us; we can only achieve these targets through our people. We’ll be leading the way technically, operationally, commercially and politically and you can help us shape the future.

You’ll need to have achieved a minimum of 2:2 in a relevant degree within the last 2 years (or be on track to graduate in 2024) and have a demonstrable interest in your field outside of your studies.

You’ll also need to pass NATS pre-employment security clearance checks.

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive salary - £30,000 per annum
  • 28 days of holiday entitlement plus Bank Holidays
  • Market-leading defined contribution pension scheme
  • Opportunity to study for a fully-funded professional qualification (where applicable)

Please note that NATS reserves the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. If you are interested, please submit your application as soon as possible.

DEADLINE 10th December 2023