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Cyber Security and Infrastructure Engineer

Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per Annum, Pro Rata
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic cyber engineer to join our infrastructure team. The team are responsible for all ICT infrastructure within the trust - including networks, server, and storage.

The post will be based at our Trust Headquarters with scope for flexible working, although the post holder will be required to be mobile to support our staff across Yorkshire and Humber.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will primarily be responsible for monitoring all ICT systems to maintain the effectiveness and compliance for cyber security. Acting as an escalation point for incidents and investigating complex technical issues.

You should be able to work autonomously as well as part of the infrastructure team.

Support of all systems and the ability to drive to all bases in the Yorkshire region in order to provide an effective ICT service.

About us

Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) NHS Trust geographically covers nearly 6,000 square miles of varied terrain, from isolated moors and dales to urban areas, coastline and inner cities.We serve a population of over five million people across Yorkshire and the Humber and strive to ensure that patients receive the right response to their care needs as quickly as possible, wherever they live.We employ more than 7,100 staff, who together with over 1,300 volunteers, enable us to provide a vital 24-hour, seven-days-a-week, emergency and healthcare service.Our ambition is to be an employer of choice, and we are continuously working across our partnership to improve our collective offer to staff in areas like health and wellbeing, benefits and flexible working incl. hybrid working.Benefits:o Flexible working including part-time hours, job shares and flexible hours, agile working (role dependant)o 27 days annual leave, increasing to 33 with service.o Contributory Pension.o NHS Discounts including shops, restaurants, gyms etc.o Car lease and other salary sacrifice schemes.o Dedicated employee assistance and counselling service.o Opportunities for research participation, career progression and ongoing development.o Well respected, committed and supported staff networks for our workforce.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will be responsible for:
  • As a member of the Infrastructure Team, you will monitor Cyber Security systems and work with colleagues and third parties to review compliance with best practice.
  • You will respond to vulnerabilities and threats identified from vulnerability scans to reduce the likelihood of Cyber Security risks.
  • Responsible for recording, actioning, and where appropriate escalating all alerts for cyber security incidents, including CareCerts.
  • You will act as an escalation point for Cyber Security incidents and provide advice and knowledge to support the service operations as well as assisting with Cyber Security training packages for both the teams and organisation in order to develop a culture of Cyber Security awareness.
  • You will be expected to assist in the development and improvement of security processes and practices along with proactive monitoring and reviewing of security incidents and alerts.
  • Investigate complex technical issues and enquiries providing assistance and advice as required.
  • Continually monitor service performance, taking timely and effective action to ensure agreed performance levels are maintained or exceeded.
  • Keep abreast of industry developments, providing ICT service advice to inform strategic business planning.
  • Work closely with the Infrastructure and Voice Communications Manager as part of the ICT team and work closely with IT colleagues to ensure the delivery of day-to-day IT services and support the implementation of the Trusts digital strategy.
  • The post-holder will be required to assist in delivering Trust projects and to manage specific ICT projects.
  • Support of all infrastructure systems (including as part of an out of hours rota).

Person Specification



  • Educated to degree or equivalent level or relevant experience
  • Good interpersonal and explanatory skills in dealing with a wide range of information technology users from skilled to ICT-illiterate
  • Good technical knowledge to understand and resolve enterprise technical problems.
  • Good team-player, highly motivated individual to support the delivery of an efficient, effective customer-focused support service
  • Good knowledge of providing proactive IT System/Network performance monitoring
  • Good understanding of Cyber Security best practices and terminology
  • Knowledge of ITIL


  • Application of Cyber Security in a healthcare environment
  • Good knowledge of one or more specialist areas such as compliance, penetration testing, or incident response.
  • Professional qualification or membership in cyber security
  • Experience of ICT service provision in a health care setting

Employer details

Employer name

Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust


Yorkshire Ambulance Service, Trust Headquarters,

Brindley Way,



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