Digital Security Operations Centre Analyst Intern | Ambitious about Autism
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Digital Security Operations Centre Analyst Intern





Closing Date

Monday, 18 November 2019

Ambitious about Autism are excited to be working with BP, the multi-national oil and gas company who are offering a 6-month paid internship for a young person with autism aged 18 or above in their Sunbury offices.

The Security Operations Centre (SOC) Analyst - Intern will learn to monitor and respond using multiple security technologies to detect cyber security incidents. The analyst will learn and follow detailed operational processes and procedures to appropriately analyse, escalate, and assist in remediation of critical information security events and incidents. View the full job description.

See the BP website for more information about the organisation. 

How to apply

Can you answer yes to the following questions:

  • Are you aged 18 years old or over with a diagnosis of autism?  
  • Do you have experience using UNIX, Linux or Windows?  
  • Are you interested IT Security? 

If you answered yes to the above, please read the job description and email your CV to with the subject title 'BP Digital Security application'. 

Application process

Once you have emailed your CV, a member of the team will contact you to arrange a telephone call or meeting to discuss your interest and suitability to the role based on the questions above. Please tell us how you prefer to be contacted - either telephone or email.  

If you would then like to progress with your application, we will then send you a copy of our Autism Exchange contract to be completed. Once we receive a copy of our completed contract, we will send you a link to apply via an online portal directly to BP (The Autism Exchange Team can support you to complete this online form).

If you meet the requirements, BP will then contact you to complete an online verbal and numerical reasoning tests (practice tests are available here). 

Suitable candidates will be invited to complete an assessment and attend an interview (assessment and questions will be provided in advance).

You will be supported by the Autism Exchange team throughout the process. This process has been adjusted to be more accessible for young people with autism, however if you require alternate adjustments please let the Autism Exchange team know and we will try to facilitate this. 

Application deadline: Monday 18 November 2019 at 9am
Placement begins: mid February 2020 for 6 months. 

Interviews will take place mid-December 2019 or early January 2020.

The roles will be paid at approximately £19,000 (pro rata for 6 months before tax). 
Please also email us if you have any questions regarding this opportunity at

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